From: Roger Turk <73527.1356(--nospam--at)compuserve.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Jun 1999 13:55:14 -0400
I thought that I had seen weird parking arrangements when Tucson traffic
engineers reoriented diagonal parking near the University of Arizona so that
you had to *back in*!
-------> Traffic Direction
/ / / / /
___ /_/_/_/_/_____ Curb
Makes one wonder what they were taught!
A. Roger Turk, P.E.(Structural)
Bruce C. Trobridge, PE, wrote:
. > The parking lot where I park has irregular spaces. The centerline between
. > the short side of the spots is an arc. This makes the open end of the
. > spots very wide on the outside and very narrow on the inside of the arc.
. > So some of the spots are difficult to get into. I found this out the hard
. > way this morning the hard way when the corner of my bumper bumped the
. > corner of the car in the adjacent spot.