CAPP Resource Guide

The definitive guide for anyone pursuing or considering pursuing CAPP Certification. It includes study guidance and practice questions. CAPP Resource Guide

The Parking Dream Team

By Kim Jackson, CAPP, and Gary Means, CAPP A parking monitor who smiles, calls her customers by name, and shows the patience of a saint. A general manager who rebuilt an entire municipal parking system after a devastating flood, without losing his cool or his hope. A municipal parking and Read More »

Online Course: Sustainability in Parking and Transportation

Level: Foundational/basic course About the course: Sustainability in Parking and Transportation defines how the parking industry works with the triple bottom line of people, planet, and profit. The course includes decisions, actions, and impacts on parking design, facilities, and operations based on IPI’s Framework on Sustainability and the United States Read More »

To Apply or Not to Apply?

By Rachel Yoka, CAPP, LEED AP BD+C How do you know if you are ready to formally apply for the Accredited Parking Organization (APO) Program? When you submit your application, your organization will have one year to submit your comprehensive package of documentation. There is no precise formula for a program Read More »

Online Course: Off Street Parking Management

Level: Foundational/basic course About the course: This course consists of two parts: 1) the types of customers who use off-street parking and circumstances for use of off-street parking; and, 2) management of validations, billing, and technology used in off-street parking operations. In this course, learn to: Describe off-street parking management Read More »

2012-05-24 General Motors’ Innovator Britta Ross

General Motors’ Innovator Britta Gross to Keynote International Parking Institute Conference in Phoenix, June 10-13 (Fredericksburg, VA) May 24, 2012 – How are plug-in electric vehicles changing consumers and their expectations of parking? Do we fully grasp the big picture implications of electric car technology? Few are better equipped to Read More »

Campus Cycle Program Makes a Difference

By JC Porter, CAPP Boise State University launched the Cycle Learning Center (CLC) on the main campus last August, just in time for the 2011 fall semester. The CLC is a collaborative program funded through a 50/50 partnership between Boise State University’s Transportation and Parking Services and Health and Wellness Read More »

What She Said

By Teresa Davis, Ph.D., CAPP Nine years into my position as the director of transportation services at Penn State, I began work on my dissertation. My professor advised, “Write what you know,” so I opted to study women managers in university transportation departments. I came across information provided by the Read More »

Social Media 101

By Sue Cornell The growing phenomenon of social media has extended into almost every portion of our society. In the last 10 years, social media has grown from a passing fad enjoyed by college students to a prime communication and intelligence tool. More and more average citizens are Tweeting, turning Read More »

Concrete Steps to Sustainability and Profits

By Tom Nickell, MBA Concrete. Gray, dull, boring. Not something to think about, right? Well, it’s also the most common man-made material. We walk on it, drive on it, and park on it. It’s no exaggeration to say that concrete and steel make up 99 percent of the materials used Read More »