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 »

Frontline Fundamentals: A Platform for Education and Collaboration for Your Frontline Employees

Frontline Fundamentals: A Platform for Education and Collaboration for Your Frontline Employees   By Cindy Campbell The past few years have been such an intense time of change for many employees throughout our industry, especially those working on the frontlines in roles like customer service, enforcement, operations, and more. Further, Read More »

Benefits of Cooperative Purchasing

Benefits of Cooperative Purchasing   By Paul Whetzel, CAPP  After attending a couple of conferences this year, I am still amazed by how many vendors and end users are not aware of cooperative purchasing.  For those that don’t know how it works, it basically allows you to bypass your organization’s normal Read More »

Increasing Parking Supply When Supply Is Constrained

Increasing Parking Supply When Supply Is Constrained   By Cynthia Lang, CAPP, MPA  In urban areas where land use is littered with mixed-use buildings, shopping malls and high-rise apartments there are few options to increase parking supply.  As cities increase multi-modal options in efforts to reduce the number of vehicles Read More »

Employee Engagement Requires a Strategy and a Plan

Employee Engagement Requires a Strategy and a Plan   By Liliana Lasso Rambo, CAPP We often hear about the value of having engaged employees at work and how we can monetize an organization’s culture by enhancing the way employees feel at work.  How do you monetize/measure the positive or negative Read More »