The September 2013 Edition of the ITE Journal is out and I really like how the Journal is evolving. The articles are definitely more interesting AND more useful than past articles.
For less than $150, they have a time lapse camera system that can snap photos of about half a city block. They pull the SD cards into the office and review the photos to identify which parking spaces have turned over during their study interval.
They spent about 300 hours collecting data on their Park Slope project by having staff collect the parking data manually the "old-fashioned" way. Based on their experience with the time lapse cameras now, they estimate the data collection would have been reduced to 15 hours. Wow!!!
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