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Car

A loose quantity term sometimes used to describe the amount of a commodity underlying one commodity contract; e.g., "a car of bellies." Derived from the fact that quantities of the product specified in a contract once corresponded closely to the capacity of a railroad car.

Car

1. Informal; a loose term for the number of commodities underlying a single contract. The amount varies by commodity.

2. See: CARS.
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This would result in the car parking service being cost neutral and achieving full cost recovery providing an income for car park maintenance and help manage the provision and turnover of spaces for visitors to town centres.
Dean Street multi-storey car park - 2,010 PCNs in 2016, 1,998 PCNs in 2015.
A team of four operatives from Novus' Bathgate office repainted four ramps, three lift entrances and a lift corridor at the OMNI car park in just one month last year.
Rob Triggs, Mayor of Barmouth, called for more of the money collected in the car park to be spent in the town: "There is a 10 per cent levy from the car parks that goes to projects in the town but ideally we would like the whole income form the car parks to be kept locally.
In September 2014 it was revealed that Cardiff council had spent PS9m on buying the car park, admitting at the time they would likely demolish the building.
The demolition of the car park has provoked concern from local businesses.
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust When did negotiations to transfer the car park begin?
Based on the corner of James Street and The Strand, the land has been used as a car park since October despite planning permission never being granted.
Beware - if you find that the car park is busy, and you are limited to the remaining under-size parking spaces, there is likely to be further discomfort in store.
Source Wikipedia) But it does not have a car park building.
Car parks taking recycling waste are Quarrybank Road car park, Birkenhead; Coronation Park, Greasby; Woodchurch Leisure Centre; Seaview Road, Liscard; Pye Road car park, Heswall; Woodhead Street car park, New Ferry; Allport Lane car park, Bromborough; Leasowe Common car park; Dee Lane car park, West Kirby; and Fishers Lane, Pensby.