Top-tier Garage Spaces a Hot Commodity in New York City

In an era of tightening parking maximums for development and great calls for transit-oriented development and walkable cities, private parking has gone upscale in New York City and developers and real estate agents say it’s in hot demand at record-high prices. The New York Times this weekend ran a story Read More »

Leading with Graciousness

By Thomas W. Gaffery IV, MBA, CAPP Years ago, I attended a mentor’s workshop entitled “The art of graciousness.” The topic is something that has crossed my mind many times since. The idea of graciousness in the workplace is fascinating because it can be a nebulous thing and takes ongoing Read More »

Time to Consider Non-city Transportation Issues

By Courtney Turner I hate driving. Aside from emptying the dishwasher and folding clothes, it’s my least favorite thing to do. However, I’m finding that I spend more time in my car than anywhere else–and I’m not even commuting for work. Because my kids aren’t eligible to ride one of Read More »

Emerging Parking and Mobility Partners

By L. Dennis Burns, CAPP In the past year or two, I have noticed what seems to be an encouraging trend related to an increased interest and focus on parking and mobility issues by inter-governmental and planning organizations. Metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) in particular have become much more active in Read More »

Curb Management and the Smart Cities Road Map

Our world is becoming more urbanized than ever before. By 2050, more than 60 percent of the world’s population is expected to live in cities, and public and private companies, as well as federal, state, and city governments, are getting involved to make the connection between people and the city Read More »

Becoming the Social Media Hot Rod

By Kim A. Spagnulo Let’s face the facts: There is a lot more to the parking industry than just pulling into a garage or valeting your car for a few hours. In an industry advertising cement parking structures and wide-open surface lots, we’re tasked with the challenge of making that Read More »

Flying Taxis May Debut in San Francisco

Don’t put those Jetsons dreams on hold just yet–a Google-related startup has eyes on launching flying taxis in San Fransicso, and they’re not kidding around. Kitty Hawk Corp., is a three-year-old company backed by Larry Page, founder of Google and CEO of Alphabet, Google’s parent company. They say the best Read More »

Enemy at the Gate?

By Michelle W. Jones, CAE, CMP Sometimes at night I’ll watch old sitcoms. One recent evening I was scrolling the onscreen program guide, and I saw some episodes of “Frasier” coming up. In the middle of the night an episode was going to air involving a parking garage. I had Read More »

Seattle Contemplates On-street Bike, Scooter Parking

Users love the convenience of dockless, shared bikes and scooters, but not everyone is quite as enamored with the clutter they can create on sidewalks and curbs in between uses. Seattle, Wash., is considering establishing on-street parking spaces for the vehicles to help combat that. The city council this week Read More »

A Different Fee Structure for E-scooters to Solve Curb Clutter

By Nathan Donnell We live and die by supply and demand in the parking and mobility industry. We are challenged by the public, stakeholders, and business owners to have enough parking  while keeping the price at a reasonable level so as to not deter people from using the curb space. Read More »