The Washington Post

The free-parking paradox

City parking is a lot like playing the lottery. It’s a loser’s game, for the most part. But occasionally, if you play enough, you win, and winning the parking lottery sure feels good. I don’t think that people misjudge the value of good street parking spaces. They know they’re highly valuable, and that’s why it’s so exciting to get one. It’s one of the few opportunities in life to truly get something for nothing.

[Continue reading Rob Pitingolo’s post at Extraordinary Observations.]

Rob Pitingolo blogs at Extraordinary Observations. The Local Blog Network is a group of bloggers from around the D.C. region who have agreed to make regular contributions to All Opinions Are Local.


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