City of Columbia launches PassportParking mobile app for downtown meters

City of Columbia launches PassportParking mobile app for downtown meters
Passport partnered with The COMET to give riders the option to pay for their fare through the phone app. Spade said the equipment parking staff use to issue citations is tied into the Passport system to monitor when a meter's time has expired …
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Just how much will the parking kiosk know about you? A look at privacy and
If a person's license plate tag has expired, will they be denied parking privileges? License plate tags are the domain of the Secretary of State and the police – not ParkDetroit. The parking enforcement officers only care about whether you are parked …
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Joe Mathews: Next Disney park should be in Fresno

Joe Mathews: Next Disney park should be in Fresno
Disney has suspended sales of the Southern California Annual Passport that many locals bought in order to visit frequently throughout the year. Disney does offer a “select” … Land on the coast would cost too much, so it should be inland. And to …
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Answers to DMC questions fail to address local vision for downtown
I went to the Destination Medical Center meeting Dec. 17 to find answers to two questions: What is the plan for the $ 400 million transportation budget, and what is the vision for the future for downtown Rochester? I got my answers. Light rail … …ah …
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Pumpkinfest in Downtown Zeeland

Pumpkinfest in Downtown Zeeland
http://www.pumpkinfest-zeeland.org/events/pumpkinfest-passport/ and visit six of the nine participating restaurants to try their pumpkin food or drink item. Turn in your passport and be entered to win a gift certificate from one of the participating …
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How Immigration Officers aid drug couriers, visa racketeers, other criminals
The embassies complained that apart from applicants presenting fake or forged travel documents, it was also discovered that they could produce passports in multiple names. Each time a visa application was denied, the applicant just went and got another …
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Surprising downtown bar selected to have first Austin bitcoin ATM

Surprising downtown bar selected to have first Austin bitcoin ATM
UPDATE: Since this article was published, it has been reported that bitcoin ATMs were installed in Albuquerque on February 18 and Boston on February 19. Austin's bitcoin ATM will be the first machine installed by Robocoin, which announced on February …
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Bill Hancock's Olympic letters home: Grandfather Frost, don't forget your
Here are excerpts from his latest update, Friday Feb. 14: • Walked through about four blocks of fairly new houses here. All had red roofs. … A little dog yapped at us in Russian. A man sat on his front porch. It was an upscale neighborhood, but …
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