Another automayed parking garage is schedules to be built, this time in Boston. It is scheduled to be completed in early 2009.
Here's how it is supposed to work:
Drivers enter the garage, park their vehicles in a transfer cabin on the ground floor, turn off their engines, and leave. The vehicle, parked on a pallet, is moved through the entire automated garage by a computer-operated system of robots that store each vehicle in an available parking space. Because no person has access to the actual storage garage, there is no risk of dents, dings, or vehicle theft, as well as no risk of personal harm or robbery. Vehicle retrieval, which can be activated by swiping a monthly card, takes 1 to 2 minutes.
These garages hold alot more cars in alot less space than the traditional parking garages and parking lots. Yet some people feel a little nervous with the idea of everything being handled by machines - maybe a little
I guess some people just prefer a little human contact.
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