IPMI Blog

2022-23 Board of Directors & CAPP Certification Board

IPMI Announces 2022-2023  Board of Directors and CAPP Certification Board   The International Parking & Mobility Institute is pleased to announce its 2022-2023 Board of Directors and CAPP Certification Board. Elections were held by the association in April 2022. At the conclusion of IPMI’s 2022 Parking & Mobility Conference & Read More »

Are You A Leader Who Delivers – Or A Leader Who Destroys?

by Pamela Corbin, CAPP We have all worked for various types of leaders throughout our careers, ranging from outstanding to mediocre. While it is challenging to work for individuals who simply don’t “lead”, it does provide the opportunity to gain perspective and insight on what kind of leader you want Read More »

How to Implement Shared Parking

The dentist needs parking during the day. The restaurant needs parking at night. Why wouldn’t they share a lot? Well, because depending on the circumstances, it’s complicated–way complicated. In this month’s Parking & Mobility magazine, Carmen Donnell, CAPP, shares a plan for implementing shared parking, from considerations to common barriers Read More »

Supreme Court Blocks Covid Vaccine Mandate for Businesses

By Michael J. Ash, Esq., CRE On January 13, the United States Supreme Court rejected an emergency mandate implemented by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requiring all workers at businesses with 100 or more employees to get COVID-19 vaccinations.  The emergency measure also required weekly COVID-19 testing for the unvaccinated and workplace Read More »

The Benefits of Slowing Down

By Sylvia Martinez-Mullally, MPA We’re speeding back up to a fast-paced world with plenty of distractions. Back to the politics of parking, putting out fires, and making sure everyone is okay. It’s been a time for reflection, reprioritizing, and, hopefully, slowing down to put yourself first. Yes, I said it! Read More »

ROPEd Into the Future

By Kirk McManus The future of parking is already here. The next generation of parkers and parking entities will involve flying airships, driverless automobiles, a phone app, a web browser, and a car charger. Lift Aircraft already has an FAA-approved, single seat flying airship. A person with a backpack or Read More »

Preserving Road Safety: The Critical Need for Enforcement Against Altered License Plates

Preserving Road Safety: The Critical Need for Enforcement Against Altered License Plates   By Scott A. Petri The open road is a shared space where safety and accountability go hand in hand. License plates play a pivotal role in maintaining order and ensuring responsible conduct on our streets. However, an Read More »

A Little Inspiration from the Garden

A Little Inspiration from the Garden   By Jennifer I. Tougas, Ph.D., CAPP It’s that time of year when the backyard’s small garden produces more vegetables than we can eat.  I’m sharing tomatoes with colleagues and putting up tomato juice, sharing squash and zucchini with my neighbors and baking zucchini Read More »

Evaluating Campus Operations

Evaluating Campus Operations   By Mike Harris, CAPP Operating campus parking and transportation departments on campus is very complex. When doing so, it is extremely important to have a plan. This helps to keep you focused, provides clarity for all involved, and helps lay the foundation for things to come. Read More »

Three Views on the End of Parking Minimums

Three Views on the End of Parking Minimums By Robert Ferrin, CAPP Minimum parking requirements date back to the 1920s—nearly as long as zoning codes—and most cities implemented them in the 1960s. They have shaped our cities and helped personal vehicles dominate Americans’ transportation. More than 50 years later, 2017 Read More »