How to Celebrate (and Survive) Mardi Gras

It’s probably been on your bucket list to get to New Orleans for one of the greatest celebrations each year. Mardi Gras captures the attention of many throughout the world, and NOLA is known for celebrating the start to the Lenten season with its days of back-to-back parades, incredible song and dance vis a vis marching bands, the endless supply of Mardi Gras beads, and the infamous partying on Bourbon Street.

How to Outsmart Winter Storm Jonas

The forecast is in. Winter Storm Jonas is expected to punish us on the East Coast. While meteorologists, pseudo meteorologists, and your next door neighbor are calling for anywhere from 18 to 30 inches of snow, only a few are reporting on how to prep before getting pummeled by the 100-year record-breaking blizzard. Just like you, we want to know what to do with our car, what we should stock...

Zoning Changes Coming: Where Will You Park DC?

Thanks to new DC zoning regulations, drivers and commuters coming into the nation's capitol could have fewer street parking options. In November of last year, the District's Zoning Commission voted to change regulations for real estate developers who were required to offer a certain number of parking spaces around properties, saying "requirements would be based on the use and proximity to public transit." Though parking for some uses will stay...

2015 Was a Great Year at Parking Panda!

So many awesome things happened at Parking Panda in 2015 that we just had to share them with our equally awesome customers. Here's a highlight of some of our favorites:The addition of 9 new Pandas to the team. Adding new members to the team demonstrates growth, and each addition has allowed us to better serve our customers.Getting ranked in Washingtonian Magazine's 'Top Pandas and Panda-Related Things'. We were excited editors Benjamin...

Dear Chicago Drivers: You Might Be in Luck When It Comes to the Overnight Parking Ban

By sunrise of Dec. 2, the City of Chicago pocketed an estimated $46,000 in towing, ticketing, and storage fees. What the Windy City might not have expected were angry motorists raising Cain about Chicago's Winter Overnight Parking Ban. Who were they? Likely the 200 motorists who had violated the seasonal overnight parking ban. And the hoopla got someone's attention. In fact, it was raised to the level of a Northwest Side alderman.