A Record-breaking Parking Space and a Parking Lottery for Vaccinations

Bright neon signs colourful crowded cityscape Kowloon Hong Kong ChinaIn parking news this past weekend is the world record for most expensive parking space being shattered in Hong Kong. An unidentified buyer paid $1.3 million for a parking space in an ultra-luxury development. The previous record for a parking space was $980,000, also in Hong Kong.

Elsewhere, Trenton, Mich., officials are on a goodwill mission to get people to stop parking recreational vehicles (RVs) in neighborhoods longer than the allowed 72 hours. They’re spreading the word, asking people to move their vehicles before being stickered or towed, in an effort to avoid what can be costly measures to drivers. Trenton is one of many cities dealing with RV parking, both because people are living in the vehicles and because RV travel has exploded in popularity.

Finally, Indiana University is trying something different to encourage students, staff, and faculty to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The university is entering vaccinated university community members into raffles to win bookstore gift cards, electronic gadgets, and the big prize–a year-long campus parking permit.