Parking & Mobility Article

Important Conversations

By Gary Means, CAPP THERE HAVE BEEN A LOT OF CONVERSATIONS lately about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. If you didn’t get a chance to catch the Fireside Chat On Industry Inclusion back on August 20, 2020, I would encourage you to do so (click here). I was joined by a Read More »

Continuing the Conversation

By Kim Jackson, CAPP GARY MEANS, CAPP, began the conversation for our industry of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) in the October issue of Parking and Mobility. I have the ex­treme pleasure of continuing the conversation for this issue. DEI is a topic I am and have been passionate about Read More »

A Win-Win: Improving Post-Event Traffic Flow

A Win-Win: Improving Post-Event Traffic Flow By Jennifer I. Tougas, CAPP, PhD IT’S A COOL FEBRUARY NIGHT and Western Kentucky University (WKU) is hosting Louisiana Tech in an end-of-season men’s basketball game to determine placement in the upcoming Conference USA tournament. This season marks the first for activating the university’s Read More »

University Plans and Strategies for Fall 2020

University Plans and Strategies for Fall 2020 A panel of experts discusses recovering from COVID-19 in the academic world. OUR PANELISTS JOSH CANTOR, CAPP, is director of parking and transportation at George Mason University. He was previously at Cal State Fullerton. He serves on IPMI’s Board of Directors and served Read More »

Can PARK(ing) DAY Help in Combating COVID-19?

Can PARK(ing) DAY Help in Combating COVID-19? Applying the lessons from an annual celebration of parklets to pandemic recovery in cities. By Michael Connor and Brian Bartholomew RETAIL SHOPS AND RESTAURANTS IN CITIES across the country are starting to open under mandated social distancing guidelines. However, maintaining six feet of Read More »

Parking, the Environment, and COVID-19

Parking, the Environment, and COVID-19 By Brian Shaw, CAPP EVIDENCE HAS SHOWN THAT THE PLANET’S AIR QUALITY and greenhouse gas emissions improved from the human response to COVID-19. Driving drastically reduced, leading to much cleaner air in many cities. Traffic all but disappeared. Gas prices dropped. Bike sales grew, and Read More »

Flint AutoPark: A Case Study

Flint AutoPark: A Case Study By Brian Cassady FOR YEARS, FLINT, MICH., unsuccessfully sought to solve the principal dilemma of on-street parking: how to balance the need to regulate curbside spaces to serve a downtown commercial district with consumer desires for hassle-free parking. But recently the city implemented a dynamic Read More »

Is COVID-19 a Force Majeure?

Is COVID-19 a Force Majeure? By Michael Ash, Esq., CRE THE PARKING AND MOBILITY INDUSTRY (like most industries) is held together through a series of interconnected contracts and agreements for goods and services. The on­going pandemic resulted in federal, state, and local jurisdictions issuing declarations of emergency and stay-at-home orders Read More »

Facebook’s One-stop Mobility Hub

Facebook’s One-stop Mobility Hub By Matt Davis MOBILITY IS KEY TO CONNECTING FACEBOOK EMPLOYEES throughout their sprawl­ing Menlo Park headquarters. This includes the new Menlo Gateway, a 16-acre proj­ect nearing completion of its second phase that has transformed a former indus­trial complex into Facebook’s latest expansion. The mixed-use project adds Read More »

The Making of Midtown Park: A new Houston property offers an urban oasis of sustainable and innovative design

The Making of Midtown Park A new Houston property offers an urban oasis of sustainable and innovative design By Brian Lozano, PMP HISTORICALLY KNOWN as Houston’s second residential neigh­borhood, Midtown flourished through the mid-1940s, boasting Victorian homes owned by well-known families. After declining in the 1980s and 1990s, Midtown has Read More »