Monthly Archives: April, 2017

driverless cars

The Evolution of Parking in a World of Driverless Cars

April 26th, 2017 Posted by Parking, Technology No Comment yet

It’s been difficult to read or watch the news in the past year without being aware of the rise of driverless cars. Car and tech giants from Uber and Google to Tesla and Ford have identified self-driving vehicles as the next logical step in the industry, and are investing billions of dollars to plan accordingly.


College Recruiter Feature: Account Executive Mac Anderson

April 26th, 2017 Posted by Parking, ParqEx, startup, Technology No Comment yet

Read this collegerecruiter article which mentions ParqEx’s own Mac Anderson and considers the importance of an entry-level sales job in the 2017 job market.

Entry-level sales jobs present a great opportunity for recent college grads to learn professional skills that last a lifetime. And below, a variety of entry-level sales professionals, as well as business owners and sales executives with experience at companies like Google, IBM, AOL, and Dell Computers, talk about the unique and life-long skills developed through an entry-level sales job. Here is what every recent college grad needs to know to succeed in a career in sales:


11 Surprising Benefits of A Coworking Space

April 26th, 2017 Posted by Parking No Comment yet

WeWork’s Hollywood Space.


Coworking spaces are for those who think outside of the box and do not want to be confined to a traditional cubicle-style office. There are countless benefits of working in a shared space, namely great networking resources. Check out this article by the Huffington Post about the benefits of being in a coworking space.


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How Parents Can Save Time, Energy and Money using the Sharing Economy

April 17th, 2017 Posted by Parking, sharing economy No Comment yet

If you’re a parent, you know just how much work goes into raising a little one. From diapers and bottles to ballet class and sports practice, there is a lot of stress involved in the process. Fortunately, all of the work is well worth the multitude of snuggles and kisses a parent receives in return.


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Make money with these new parking apps

April 12th, 2017 Posted by Airbnb of Parking, Parking, Parking Apps No Comment yet

Over the last few years, there’s been a revolution in many industries that’s completely transformed many services. Companies such as Uber and Lyft for transportation and Airbnb for vacation rentals have ushered in the age of the sharing economy, also known as the collaborative economy. There’s one area in which this model is severely needed: parking. People are starting to appreciate the need for an Airbnb type model to address parking issues, such as lack of space, congestion, and unnecessary stress. Parking apps including ParqEx, SPOT and JustPark have introduced a solution that’s starting to transform the way people think about parking. Let’s see why we need an Airbnb of parking and how various companies are providing this service.


West Loop

What Are the Top 10 Restaurants in Chicago’s West Loop?

April 6th, 2017 Posted by Chicago, Parking, restaurants No Comment yet

Chicago is a shopper’s paradise and a diner’s delight. Our city is full of fantastic stores and restaurants. Here are our recommendations for the ten best restaurants in the West Loop.


There’s no scarcity of parking spaces – what’s lacking is sharing

April 1st, 2017 Posted by Airbnb of Parking, Parking Apps, ParqEx, startup, Technology No Comment yet

Apps including ParqEx show that there’s revenue in renting out private parking spaces—and urban planners like it

Take a look at this MarketWatch article discussing the future of the sharing economy while at the considering solutions to current problems.



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