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  • Black Leaders in Transportation

    Black Leaders in Transportation By Madison Huemmer It’s February which means it’s Black History Month! I want to take a moment to celebrate the contributions of a few black leaders in transportation. Garrett Augustus Morgan Born in Paris but moved to Cleveland in 1895. There, Morgan witnessed a car crash Read More »

  • Mobile Smart City and the City of Hamilton, Bermuda, Enter Pilot Program for Ticketless Parking

    Mobile Smart City and The City of Hamilton, Bermuda, Have Entered into a Pilot Program to Provide a Ticketless Parking System   The new system will include Mobile Smart City’s N42 Entry unit with a full interactive screen, QR reader for Pango Parking App, ability to print tickets and intercom Read More »

  • Umojo Expands Commitment to Drive Better Urban Mobility with Award of Sourcewell Curb Management Contract

    Umojo Expands Commitment to Drive Better Urban Mobility with Award of Sourcewell Curb Management Contract   Cooperative Municipal procurement leader awards Umojo with Preferred Contract Supplier Status for Municipal Curb Management Technologies. . Chicago, IL – Umojo announced today that it is delighted to have been chosen as a contract Read More »

  • The Benefits of Accurate SOPs in Parking Management

    The Benefits of Accurate SOPs in Parking Management   By Jovan Douglas, CAPP, MBA In the changing dynamic of balancing residents, guests, business owners, and other stakeholders in high-density urban areas with limited parking, having accurate Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in place can be a game-changer. These precise guidelines not Read More »

  • Carlisle, PA To Update Its Parking System with User-Friendly Solution in 2024

    Carlisle, PA To Update Its Parking System with User-Friendly Solution in 2024   New mobile payment options offer faster convenience than ever before. Carlisle, Pennsylvania — The Borough of Carlisle, Pennsylvania has announced an exciting upgrade to its parking system in partnership with Butts Ticket Systems and Flowbird Group, Read More »

  • Artificial Intelligence Takes Control of the New SmartLPR: QAI Inside!

    Artificial Intelligence Takes Control of the New SmartLPR: QAI Inside!    Quercus Technologies, a forerunner in All-In-One license plate recognition cameras, is proud to announce the launch of its latest innovation, the new version of the SmartLPR system. This advanced license plate recognition system redefines industry standards, introducing novel Read More »

  • Carolina Parking and Mobility Association Names New Board Member

        Carolina Parking and Mobility Association Names Vanessa Watson as New Board Member   Durham, North Carolina – CPMA is pleased to announce the appointment of a new board member, Vanessa Watson, of Clemson University Parking and Transportation Services. She will serve a two-year term commencing January 29, 2024. Read More »

  • Parkopedia Collaborates with ChargeHub to Provide Data and Transactions on North American Chargers

    Parkopedia collaborates with ChargeHub to provide data and transactions on over 80,000 North American chargers   New partnership between ChargeHub and Parkopedia to provide drivers direct access and frictionless transactions on over 80,000 US and Canadian chargers. ChargeHub offers the largest ‘roaming hub’ in North America. Access provided to more Read More »

  • Event Parking Strategies

    Event Parking Strategies   By Elvis Reyes, CAPP Parking operations play a vital role in ensuring an event goes well. Identifying the consumer who comes to a venue and “knowing your crowd” is key to an operator’s success. A great example of this is the Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. 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 »

  • The Impacts of Automated Enforcement Technologies on the Parking Industry

    The Impacts of Automated Enforcement Technologies on the Parking Industry   By Heidi Wingate, CAPP Automated enforcement solutions are becoming more important as the parking industry experiences a technology revolution. By improving efficiency, simplifying operations, and strengthening enforcement, these technologies—which include license plate recognition (LPR) systems and sensor-based enforcement—benefit parking Read More »

  • It’s Just Parking!

    It’s Just Parking!   By Christopher Polk, CAPP I was given some great advice one day from my boss as I was stressing over whatever the issue of the day happened to be. My frustration and stress must have been clearly visible. As he was walking out of my office, Read More »

  • Navigating the Parking Industry’s “Jump the Shark” Moments

    Navigating the Parking Industry’s “Jump the Shark” Moments   By Katherine Beaty In the vast landscape of the parking industry, certain decisions have earned the dubious distinction of “jumping the shark.” For those who remember the iconic show, Happy Days, the pejorative signifies a moment when a creative endeavor takes Read More »

  • Free Virtual Learning Lab: Presented by Municipal Parking Services

    Click here to register! SafetyStick®, the only technology on the market that reduces parking in dangerous no parking zones by up to 95%. Developed by MUNICIPAL PARKING SERVICES (MPS) a technology company committed to transforming urban landscapes through cutting-edge, Internet-connected parking solutions and cloud-enabled, SAAS-based parking compliance services. In this Read More »

  • To Be Towed, or Not To Be Towed

    To Be Towed, or Not To Be Towed   by Michelle Wahl, CAPP The City of Bloomington, within the last year, implemented a new towing policy which is quite different than what this community has experienced in the past.   The division has been extremely successful in the implementation of these Read More »

  • EV – From Racing to Parking?

    EV – From Racing to Parking?   By Jimmy Herrera, CAPP Today, 2.5 million electric vehicles (EVs) are on the road. Everything indicates that they are here to stay and will need somewhere to park. As more manufacturers make net zero emissions commitments, more will be invested in improving the Read More »

  • Mentoring: Helping Others Achieve Their Dreams

    Mentoring: Helping Others Achieve Their Dreams   By Irma Henderson, CAPP January is National Mentoring Month! Established in 2002, it is a campaign recognized yearly by the President and administration, dedicated to recognizing mentoring and the impact it can have on people’s lives. It is a time to celebrate the Read More »

  • Propark Mobility Names Rudy Touvell Chief Development Officer

    Propark Mobility Names Rudy Touvell Chief Development Officer to Propel Innovation and Growth   Hartford, Conn. – Propark Mobility announced today that the company has appointed Rudy Touvell, a longstanding parking management leader, as its Chief Development Officer (CDO). “Rudy’s contributions to Propark have paved the way for an Read More »

  • Vanguard University Makes Campus Parking Easier with Passport

    Vanguard University Makes Campus Parking Easier with Passport   University students and faculty are welcomed into the new year with a new and convenient way to pay for parking.   Costa Mesa, California — Vanguard University has launched a new way to pay to park with an easy-to-use mobile payment Read More »

  • Hiring Process Begins For Ocean City’s New Parking Division

    Hiring Process Begins For Ocean City’s New Parking Division   Shared from The Dispatch, originally posted Jan 9, 2024, by Bethany Hooper. OCEAN CITY, MARYLAND – Officials say they are in the process of hiring staff for the town’s new parking division. Transit Manager Rob Shearman told members of the Read More »

  • Wayfinding in Large Parking Facilities

    Wayfinding in Large Parking Facilities   By Elvis Reyes, CAPP It’s a common scene to watch vehicles circling in parking lots and parking facilities with a lost look on their faces as they struggle to find open parking stalls. Even more so when most consumers prefer to park close to Read More »

  • Smart Parking Innovative Solutions

    Smart Parking Innovative Solutions   By Heidi Wingate, CAPP In today’s fast-paced city life, the traditional way of parking is getting a modern upgrade with the introduction of smart parking solutions. The use of Internet of Things (IoT) sensors and smartphone apps is driving this change because they offer consumers Read More »

  • Cookie Cutter Solutions (A Change in Philosophy)

    Cookie Cutter Solutions (A Change in Philosophy)   By Christopher Polk, CAPP ‘Times they are a changin.’ The ‘future is now.’ If only some vendors could read the writing on the wall. So many are still trying to put all parking operations into one box. Parking is extremely dynamic, and Read More »

  • Managing a Scooter Parking Program

    Managing a Scooter Parking Program   by Michelle Wahl, CAPP As a parking administrator, you must embrace other modes of transportation to support your organizations or, in this case, the City of Bloomington’s sustainability initiatives.  The City of Bloomington has contracted several scooter vendors that serve our community members and Read More »

  • Free Chat: Brand and Visibility Opportunities

    REGISTER HERE. Join IPMI staff to learn how to build your company’s brand and increase your bottom line. Get all the details on free, earned, and paid media and marketing opportunities through this live member chat.  Review the 2024 Branding and Visibility Guide and bring us all your questions.  Staff will Read More »

  • Propark Mobility Promotes Jennifer Atkins to Senior Vice President of National Accounts

    Propark Mobility Promotes Jennifer Atkins to Senior Vice President of National Accounts   Denver, Colorado – Propark Mobility announced today that Jennifer Atkins has been promoted to Senior Vice President of National Accounts. “Jennifer’s impact on the company can be felt across the country,” said Propark President Stephen Duffy. “In Read More »

  • EV: Worth the Weight?

    EV: Worth the Weight?   By Jimmy Herrera, CAPP Electric vehicles (EVs) seem to be here to stay. Every day, they seem more common and perform just a little bit better. From range to charging stations, the benefits seem to improve. Slowly but surely. That’s great on streets and highways Read More »

  • Flash and Mavi.io to Demo “Windows Up Charging” at 2024 Consumer Electronics Show

      Flash and Mavi.io to Demo “Windows Up Charging” at 2024 Consumer Electronics Show Attendees to experience dashboard activated EV charging consumer technology.   AUSTIN, TEXAS – Flash, a leader in the transformation and electrification of the mobility ecosystem, and Mavi.io, maker of the OnMyWay™ Commerce in-car retail marketplace, will showcase Read More »

  • Parker Technology Enjoys Unprecedented Success in 2023

    Parker Technology Enjoys Unprecedented Success in 2023   Indianapolis, Indiana — Parker Technology, the parking industry’s leading customer service technology company, enjoyed unprecedented success in 2023. In addition to adding 40% more new customers in 2023, Parker also expanded its technology offerings with the introduction of three new APIs with Read More »

  • Normal, IL Introduces New Payment System for Uptown Normal Parking Decks with Passport

    Normal, IL Introduces New Payment System for Uptown Normal Parking Decks with Passport   Normal, Illionis —  The Town of Normal announces plans to implement a new, easy-to-use mobile payment application for parking  in Uptown Normal parking decks. The new system, which features gateless entry, reads license plates as users Read More »

  • New Partnership: Rezcomm and Helm

    New Partnership: Rezcomm and Helm Pioneering E-commerce and Revenue Management Duo Unveils Game-Changing Unified Parking Solution for North America. Rezcomm and Helm, both innovative scale-ups in their respective fields, have formed a unique partnership to deliver a comprehensive, all-encompassing service to clients across North America. This strategic alliance seamlessly combines Read More »

  • Promoting Diversity in the Valet Parking Industry

    Promoting Diversity in the Valet Parking Industry   By Elvis Reyes, CAPP For years, the valet parking industry has been predominantly a male-dominated industry. We have seen a slight shift in the valet employee demographics after COVID-19, but still, the numbers are not even close. This, of course, will lead Read More »

  • Artificial Intelligence and Future-Proofing Parking

    Artificial Intelligence and Future-Proofing Parking   By Heidi Wingate, CAPP Parking management is experiencing a new era of customer-oriented service that is proactive in nature. In order to better adjust these facilities to the constantly changing urban environment and address existing issues, the parking sector is embracing solutions powered by Read More »

  • Parking Attendant: Worst Job in America?

    Parking Attendant: Worst Job in America?   By Christopher Polk, CAPP The 50 worst jobs in America, according to the people who do them (msn.com). I am sure that most of us, at some point in our careers, have been on the frontlines of an operation. It can be a Read More »

  • Automotus Named to Inc.’s 2023 Best in Business List in Government Services

    Automotus Named to Inc.’s 2023 Best in Business List in Government Services   4th annual list recognizes 215 private companies putting purpose ahead of profit. Los Angeles, California – Automotus, Inc. (Automotus) has been named to the Inc. 2023 Best in Business list in the Government Services category. Inc.’s Read More »

  • Miami Parking Authority Unveils Collaborative Mural in the Courthouse Center Garage

    Miami Parking Authority Unveils a Collaborative Mural by the New World School of the Arts in the Courthouse Center garage.   The mural is an imaginative and meaningful depiction of the critical need to safeguard South Florida’s fragile marine ecosystem.   Miami, Florida – Miami Parking Authority (MPA) has once Read More »

  • POGOH Bikeshare Reaches Historical Ridership Records in 2023

      POGOH Bikeshare Reaches Historical Ridership Records in 2023   Station Expansion, E-Assist Bikes, University of Pittsburgh Partnership Contribute to Major Growth   PITTSBURGH, PA — Bike Share Pittsburgh (POGOH) is celebrating a year of record-high ridership in 2023, with over 200,000 trips since January 1. This year’s ridership numbers Read More »

  • Bendheim Doubly Recognized for Product Innovation

    Bendheim Doubly Recognized for Product Innovation   Problem-Solving Design Achievements Garner Awards.   NEW YORK, N.Y. —Recognizing its commitment to innovation, Bendheim has received industry honors for two key recent design achievements: its ventilated glass parking façade for Kansas City International Airport, and its new TurnKey Fusion™ Light Wall system Read More »

  • Kimley-Horn to Offer 401(k) Student Loan Repayment Match in 2024

    Kimley-Horn to Offer 401(k) Student Loan Repayment Match in 2024    Qualifying Employees to Receive Up to 8% of Their Salary Plus Bonus for Outstanding Student Loans from One of the Country’s Best 401(k) Plans, in Partnership with SoFi at Work.   Raleigh, North Carolina –Kimley-Horn, a premier engineering, planning, and Read More »

  • Winnipeg Parking Authority Vehicles for Hire Division Named Global Regulator of the Year

    Winnipeg Parking Authority’s Vehicles for Hire Division Named Global Regulator of the Year by the International Association of Transportation Regulators   The Vehicles for Hire (VFH) division of the Winnipeg Parking Authority has been named the 2023 Global Regulator of the Year by the International Association of Transportation Regulators (IATR). The award, Read More »

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    Parksmart Advisor, Online, Instructor-Led Training – Day Four

    REGISTER HERE.  Parksmart Advisors lead clients through the certification process for sustainable parking structures. The Parksmart program is now offered by the USGBC/GBCI alongside the suite of LEED and other sustainability rating systems. IPMI is the USGBC Education Partner providing the education required to earn this valuable certificate. Offers 9 Read More »

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    Parksmart Advisor, Online, Instructor-Led Training – Day Three

    REGISTER HERE.  Parksmart Advisors lead clients through the certification process for sustainable parking structures. The Parksmart program is now offered by the USGBC/GBCI alongside the suite of LEED and other sustainability rating systems. IPMI is the USGBC Education Partner providing the education required to earn this valuable certificate. Offers 9 Read More »

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    Parksmart Advisor, Online, Instructor-Led Training – Day Two

    REGISTER HERE.  Parksmart Advisors lead clients through the certification process for sustainable parking structures. The Parksmart program is now offered by the USGBC/GBCI alongside the suite of LEED and other sustainability rating systems. IPMI is the USGBC Education Partner providing the education required to earn this valuable certificate. Offers 9 Read More »

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    Parksmart Advisor, Online, Instructor-Led Training – Day One

    REGISTER HERE.  Parksmart Advisors lead clients through the certification process for sustainable parking structures. The Parksmart program is now offered by the USGBC/GBCI alongside the suite of LEED and other sustainability rating systems. IPMI is the USGBC Education Partner providing the education required to earn this valuable certificate. Offers 9 Read More »

  • FREE Frontline Training: Don’t call us Meter Maids!

    Everyone knows promoting parking compliance through citations is a thankless but necessary function. The notion of “meter maids” is a thing of the past, and parking teams need to be both enforcers and ambassadors to serve their community. Learning Objectives: Discuss the shift from parking “enforcement” to parking “compliance” and Read More »

  • IPMI Webinar: Planning, Design, and Construction Concerns for Modern Parking & Mobility

    Presented by: Kevin White, CAPP, AICP, Senior Parking & Mobility Consultant, Walker Consultants Ben Henderson, PE, SE, Vice President, Kimley-Horn John Hammerschlag, President, Hammerschlag & Co., Inc.  Jeff Pinyot, President. ECO Parking Technologies The parking and mobility industry continues to undergo significant advancements, innovations, and evolution. The continued advent of new Read More »

  • Awards Chat

    REGISTER HERE. A live, interactive discussion of the IPMI Awards Programs. This year’s Call for Awards will be open in late Fall 2024/early Winter 2025. Get all the details and information you need in advance to apply. Explore the Awards of Excellence and the Professional Recognition Program, learn about revisions Read More »

  • Amplify Company Culture & Employee Engagement with Organizational Rounding

    Originating in healthcare, “rounding,” can be effectively applied to parking organizations for enhanced employee engagement and operational efficiency. This specific and consistent process helps foster openness, honesty, and trusted communication. Moreover, numerous small improvements can lead to larger collective positive changes over time. Attend this session to learn about how Read More »

  • IPMI Webinar: State of Smart Transportation – the Sequel

    Presented by: Maria Irshad, MPA, CAPP, Deputy Director, City of Houston, Texas Casey Jones, CAPP, PMP, Senior Director of Customer Success, Flash     In 2022, IPMI created the Smart Transportation Task Force (STTF) to seek answers that would further smart transportation beyond Smart Cities. The goal is a published Read More »

  • Communication is Everyone’s Job

    Good communicators are valued in every organization. Most of us don’t focus on sending or receiving clear information, even though effective communication is the cornerstone of our professional relationships. The message may be as simple as “I am going on my lunch break,” or it may be complex technical instructions Read More »

  • Conference & Expo First Timer’s Orientation Chat

    REGISTER HERE. Conference & Expo First Timer’s Orientation Chat Join staff to find out more about the upcoming Conference & Expo.  

  • IPMI Webinar: Driving Innovation: The AI-Powered Evolution of Parking

    Presented by: Carmen Donnell, CAPP, Managing Director, North America at PayByPhone Nick Mazzenga, Associate, PE, Kimley-Horn & Associates   In our rapidly evolving technological landscape, artificial intelligence (AI) is taking center stage. This presentation from the IPMI Technology Committee delves into the exciting realm of AI and its implications on Read More »

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    Accredited Parking Organization (APO) New Site Reviewer Training – Session 2

    The Accredited Parking Organization (APO) program establishes a benchmark of the quality by which a parking management organization conducts its business and maintains its facilities and services. Site review is a required component for applicant organizations and must be completed by an IPMI-approved site reviewer who has successfully completed this training. Become Read More »

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    Accredited Parking Organization (APO) New Site Reviewer Training – Session 1

    The Accredited Parking Organization (APO) program establishes a benchmark of the quality by which a parking management organization conducts its business and maintains its facilities and services. Site review is a required component for applicant organizations and must be completed by an IPMI-approved site reviewer who has successfully completed this training. Become Read More »

  • ParkSmart Logo

    Parksmart Advisor, Online, Instructor-Led Training – Day Four

    REGISTER HERE.  Parksmart Advisors lead clients through the certification process for sustainable parking structures. The Parksmart program is now offered by the USGBC/GBCI alongside the suite of LEED and other sustainability rating systems. IPMI is the USGBC Education Partner providing the education required to earn this valuable certificate. Offers 9 Read More »

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    Parksmart Advisor, Online, Instructor-Led Training – Day Three

    REGISTER HERE.  Parksmart Advisors lead clients through the certification process for sustainable parking structures. The Parksmart program is now offered by the USGBC/GBCI alongside the suite of LEED and other sustainability rating systems. IPMI is the USGBC Education Partner providing the education required to earn this valuable certificate. Offers 9 Read More »

  • ParkSmart Logo

    Parksmart Advisor, Online, Instructor-Led Training – Day Two

    REGISTER HERE.  Parksmart Advisors lead clients through the certification process for sustainable parking structures. The Parksmart program is now offered by the USGBC/GBCI alongside the suite of LEED and other sustainability rating systems. IPMI is the USGBC Education Partner providing the education required to earn this valuable certificate. Offers 9 Read More »

  • ParkSmart Logo

    Parksmart Advisor, Online, Instructor-Led Training – Day One

    REGISTER HERE.  Parksmart Advisors lead clients through the certification process for sustainable parking structures. The Parksmart program is now offered by the USGBC/GBCI alongside the suite of LEED and other sustainability rating systems. IPMI is the USGBC Education Partner providing the education required to earn this valuable certificate. Offers 9 Read More »

  • FREE Frontline Training: Stress – Is it Physical, Mental . . . or Both?

    Do you find yourself stressed out? Do you cause your own stress? What can you do to reduce the anxiety you feel? With all these questions, you are probably stressing out just thinking about the answers. Am I right? Welcome to reality. To discuss stress, we have to accept that Read More »

  • APO Chat

    REGISTER HERE. APO Chat Join staff and APOs to explore the Accredited Parking Organization Program.  

  • APO Chat

    REGISTER HERE. APO Chat Join staff and APOs to explore the Accredited Parking Organization Program.  

  • IPMI Webinar: A kiloWHAT? Mastering the Language of Electric Fueling

    Presented by: Jim Burness, CEO/GM, National Car Charging Margaret-Ann Leavitt, VP, Marketing, National Car Charging When it comes to transportation, our brains naturally default to thinking in terms of miles and gallons. But when it comes to electrification, how do we make sense of it all? What is the capacity of Read More »

  • Free Higher Education Member Roundtable

    Free Higher Education Member Roundtable Open to all IPMI members from colleges and universities. REGISTER HERE.  Due to the success of our members-only municipal roundtable discussion series, we are hosting three higher roundtable discussions in 2024: March 7, October 3, and December 5. Members will moderate these virtual events and Read More »

  • Free Higher Education Member Roundtable

    Free Higher Education Member Roundtable Open to all IPMI members from colleges and universities. REGISTER HERE.  Due to the success of our members-only municipal roundtable discussion series, we are hosting three higher roundtable discussions in 2024: March 7, October 3, and December 5. Members will moderate these virtual events and Read More »

  • Free Higher Education Member Roundtable

    Free Higher Education Member Roundtable Open to all IPMI members from colleges and universities. REGISTER HERE.  Due to the success of our members-only municipal roundtable discussion series, we are hosting three higher roundtable discussions in 2024: March 7, October 3, and December 5. Members will moderate these virtual events and Read More »

  • 2024 IPMI Leadership Summit

    Join us February 27-29, 2024 Click here for the full details!

  • New Member Chat

    REGISTER HERE. New Member Chat Join members and staff to network and find out more about member benefits.  

  • New Member Chat

    REGISTER HERE. New Member Chat Join members and staff to network and find out more about member benefits.  

  • New Member Chat

    REGISTER HERE. New Member Chat Join members and staff to network and find out more about member benefits.  

  • New Member Chat

    REGISTER HERE. New Member Chat Join members and staff to network and find out more about member benefits.  

  • New Member Chat

    REGISTER HERE. New Member Chat Join members and staff to network and find out more about member benefits.  

  • FREE Frontline Training: Customer Service Drives Customer Experience

    Good customer service is the catalyst for creating a top-notch customer experience. Customer service policy provides the foundation for driving outstanding customer service. In this session, we will discuss some of the strengths and results of great customer service and how to develop customer-focused objectives through policymaking. Providing reliable customer Read More »

  • Free IPMI Municipal Member Roundtable

    Free Virtual Event for Cities and Municipalities Municipal Member Roundtable REGISTER HERE.  Join us for our popular members-only municipal roundtable discussion series, including four virtual roundtables and a meeting to connect with peers in-person at the IPMI Parking & Mobility Conference & Expo this June in Columbus, Ohio. Do you Read More »

  • Free IPMI Municipal Member Roundtable

    Free Virtual Event for Cities and Municipalities Municipal Member Roundtable REGISTER HERE.  Join us for our popular members-only municipal roundtable discussion series, including four virtual roundtables and a meeting to connect with peers in-person at the IPMI Parking & Mobility Conference & Expo this June in Columbus, Ohio. Do you Read More »

  • Free IPMI Municipal Member Roundtable

    Free Virtual Event for Cities and Municipalities Municipal Member Roundtable REGISTER HERE.  Join us for our popular members-only municipal roundtable discussion series, including four virtual roundtables and a meeting to connect with peers in-person at the IPMI Parking & Mobility Conference & Expo this June in Columbus, Ohio. Our municipal roundtable Read More »

  • Free IPMI Municipal Member Roundtable

    Free Virtual Event for Cities and Municipalities Municipal Member Roundtable REGISTER HERE.  Join us for our popular members-only municipal roundtable discussion series, including four virtual roundtables and a meeting to connect with peers in-person at the IPMI Parking & Mobility Conference & Expo this June in Columbus, Ohio. Topics will be Read More »

  • APDS Advisor & Technical Specialist Certificates

    REGISTER HERE.  Limited to 20 participants. Register today to add this valuable certificate to your resume!  February 6 & 8: 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ET (Two sessions: APDS Advisor) February 13: 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ET (Third session: APDS Technical Specialist) Be one of the very first industry professionals Read More »

  • APDS Advisor & Technical Specialist Certificates

    REGISTER HERE.  Limited to 20 participants. Register today to add this valuable certificate to your resume!  February 6 & 8: 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ET (Two sessions: APDS Advisor) February 13: 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ET (Third session: APDS Technical Specialist) Be one of the very first industry professionals Read More »

  • APDS Advisor Certificate Course

    REGISTER HERE.  Limited to 20 participants. Register today to add this valuable certificate to your resume!  February 6 & 8: 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ET (Two sessions: APDS Advisor) Be one of the very first industry professionals to earn the new APDS Advisor Certificate offered by the Alliance for Parking Data Standards Read More »

  • CAPP Chat

    REGISTER HERE. CAPP Chat Join members and staff to find out more about CAPP!  

  • CAPP Chat

    REGISTER HERE. CAPP Chat Join members and staff to find out more about CAPP!  

  • CAPP Chat

    REGISTER HERE. CAPP Chat Join members and staff to find out more about CAPP!  

  • IPMI Webinar: Turn Panic into a Plan: Stories from Industry Leaders

    Presented by: Franc Genoese, Sr. Director of Technical Services, High Concrete Group From collapses to car fires, fatalities, or even floods, catastrophic events can happen to anyone with little or no notice. While parking structure incidents and collapses are rare, preparing for the worst is vital. Learn the role of Read More »

  • PAV Municipal Roundtable Discussion

    PAV Municipal Roundtable Discussion   By Christopher Polk, CAPP I recently attended the PAV Conference at the Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Virginia. The conference was well attended, and the presentations were engaging and informative. The golf was incredible, too. On the last day of the event, I attended the Municipal Read More »

  • Turnover and Barhopping

    Turnover and Barhopping   By Steven Bergin, CAPP It’s been over a year – in October 2022, the City of Richmond began enforcing time-restricted parking regulations on Saturdays in strategic areas of our central business district. This is part of our downtown city center area where Monday through Friday parking Read More »

  • SafetyStick and Virtual Enforcement

    Meet the ‘SafetyStick,’ Somerville’s New Robotic Approach to Doling out Parking Tickets   The Boston Globe recently featured a new technology that is designed to make streets safer, the SafetyStick®, a new auto enforcement capability created by Municipal Parking Services, an enforcement solutions company based in Austin, Texas. City leaders Read More »

  • ABM Provides Integrated Facility Services for LaGuardia Airport Terminal B

    ABM Expands Partnership with LaGuardia Gateway Partners, Providing Integrated Facility Services for LaGuardia Airport Terminal B   ABM’s Performance Solutions elevate the traveler experience, enhance operations,  and drive sustainability and diversity best practices.   NEW YORK – ABM (NYSE: ABM), a leading provider of comprehensive facility services, infrastructure solutions, and parking Read More »

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    The Parking Podcast: E104: An Interview with Russell Wiant and a Conversation about Data-Driven Organizations

    Russell Wiant, EVP of Product and Technology at TEZ, discusses the value of being a data-driven organization.

  • Modii & MasParc and Mobility, LLC Transform Campus Parking with New Parking Finder

    Modii and MasParc and Mobility, LLC at Northeastern University Transform Campus Parking with New Parking Finder   Boston, MA – Modii, a leading provider of digital infrastructure solutions for parking and mobility, is proud to announce a partnership with MasParc and Mobility, LLC (MasParc) at Northeastern University, marking a milestone Read More »

  • Tailored Excellence: Navigating Unique Parking and Mobility Challenges Across the Country

    Tailored Excellence: Navigating Unique Parking and Mobility Challenges Across the Country   by Ben Henderson, PE, SE I’ve heard it many times and seen it in action in pursuing new projects. The team that approaches a new client and says, “Well, we did it like this way there, so trust Read More »

  • Bring Your Superpower!

    Bring Your Superpower!   by Kendra Violet In October, Women Industry Leaders (WIL) held their first Coffee with a WIL Leader featuring Tina Reid, Co-Founder and Executive VP for Pivot Parking.  Tina shared with us her journey through the world of parking.  Now that I’ve had time to digest my Read More »

  • Timeless Day

    Timeless Day   By Mary B. Mabry, CAPP Recently, I forgot to cancel a day off time request when a personal trip did not happen. Faced with the dilemma of going through the hoops to cancel that time, I decided to take that day off even though it was mid-week, Read More »

  • Introducing LENZ: A Comprehensive BI Reporting & Analytics Tool for Parking Operators

    Introducing LENZ: A Comprehensive BI Reporting & Analytics Tool for Parking Operators   TEZ Technology (TEZ), the parking industry’s leading developer of app-free, ticketless solutions is thrilled to introduce LENZ. LENZ reflects TEZ’s ongoing commitment to providing customers with a deeper perspective on data. The new and improved BI reporting Read More »

  • PAVE Mobility Reorganizes, Secures Additional Capital to Fuel Growth and Expansion Plans

    PAVE Mobility Reorganizes, Secures Additional Capital to Fuel Growth and Expansion Plans   Company will look to bring proven performance-based services to operators and cities across the country as tech-enabled parking solutions emerge as a growing trend. DANIA BEACH, FLORIDA – PAVE Mobility, a parking-enforcement solutions provider that offers Read More »

  • Parking Sensor Technology Breakthrough

    Parking Sensor Technology Breakthrough   Once again, Quercus Technologies takes the parking experience to the next level, launching the new version of SC Indoor guidance sensors. Quercus Technologies, a leader in smart parking solutions, announces the launch of the latest version of its renewed SC Indoor parking guidance sensors. Read More »

  • Rezcomm Launches AI-Driven Technology to Transform Airports

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  • Škoda Partners with Parkopedia to Introduce New Pay to Fuel Service

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  • Bendheim Channel Glass Wins USGlass Sustainability Award

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    The Parking Podcast: E103: An Interview with Levi Sudak and a Conversation about Entrepreneurship

    Levi Sudak, co-founder of PAVE Mobility, discusses entrepreneurship.

  • Spotlight on Parking Data (Post 6 of 6)

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  • CAPP Scholarship Fund

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  • Passport and Automotus Partner to Streamline Curb Management

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  • Flash Names Eric Levine as Chief Growth Officer

      Flash Names Eric Levine as Chief Growth Officer    Austin, Texas– Flash announced that Eric Levine has been named Chief Growth Officer, leading Marketing and Enterprise Sales, effective immediately. “Eric’s leadership and strategic vision will be instrumental in expanding Flash’s market presence and fostering strong relationships with customers and Read More »

  • Pontiac, MI Partners with Passport to Introduce Mobile Payments for Parking

    Pontiac, MI Partners with Passport to Introduce Mobile Payments for Parking   The Passport Parking app is now available for users to pay for and manage parking.   Pontiac, Michigan —  “The Heart of Oakland County” is reintroducing paid parking with an easy-to-use mobile payment application, Passport Parking. The app, Read More »

  • Walter P Moore Announces Parking Leadership Transition

    Walter P Moore Announces Leadership Transition in Parking Consulting Team Chad Snyder Assumes Managing Director Position in Houston Houston, Texas — Global engineering firm, Walter P Moore, announces a key transition within the firm’s Parking Consulting team which provides a comprehensive suite of services for planning, designing, and operating parking Read More »

  • ACE Parking Announces Nine Promotions

      ACE Parking Announced Nine Advancements to Support Growth   Nick Hutsen has been promoted to Senior Vice President for the Pacific Northwest.  Through Nick’s leadership, the scale of our regional operations has doubled in the last six years.  He accomplished this by cultivating relationships, embracing new technologies, and expanding Read More »

  • Spotlight on Parking Data (Post 5 of 6)

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  • 2024 NEPC Annual Conference & Tradeshow

    NEPC Annual Conference & Tradeshow  April 30 – May 2, 2024 Manchester, NH  The New England Parking Council is thrilled to announce the 2024 NEPC Conference & Tradeshow dates and locations! Join us from April 30 to May 2 in Manchester, NH, for one of the year’s largest regional parking, Read More »

  • Mailing Address Confirmation

    Thank you for confirming your mailing address! By confirming your mailing address, you will receive FOUR printed editions of Parking & Mobility magazine in 2024: January 2024: The Best of 2023 Year in Review May 2024: Accessibility & Transportation Equity, Conference Preview August 2024: Community Impact November 2024: Future Trends Read More »

  • Technology, Green, and Innovation

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  • Spotlight on Parking Data (Post 4 of 6)

    European Parking Association: Spotlight on Parking Data   Follow this series of six posts highlighting content from the European Parking Association (EPA), presented by EPA President Nigel Williams. Nigel joins some of the EPA’s data experts and other thought leaders to bring you this content, published by EPA in September Read More »

  • Why a Parking Consultant Can Be Helpful to You and Your Program

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  • Propark Mobility Names First Chief Legal Officer, Courtney Keany

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  • FLEETCOR® Acquires PayByPhone, a Global Digital Parking Company

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  • Propark Mobility Announces Strategic Joint Venture with Atlantic Transportation

    Propark Mobility Announces Strategic Joint Venture with Atlantic Transportation   Washington, D.C. – Propark Mobility announced today that it has entered a strategic joint venture with Atlantic Transportation, a leader in shuttle services throughout Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. “Both Propark Mobility and Atlantic Transportation strive to deliver five-star Read More »

  • The Fallacy of Dashboards

    The Fallacy of Dashboards   by Santiago Morales Exploring the essence of dashboards and the evolution of parking intelligence, it’s essential to debunk a common misconception. Dashboards, widely considered as indispensable tools, enable organizations to derive valuable insights from their data, serving as a singular source of trust, providing real-time Read More »

  • Spotlight on Parking Data (Post 3 of 6)

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  • Share Your Smart Parking, Transportation Pilots, Programs, and Case Studies for New Publication

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  • podcast / video

    The Parking Podcast: E102: An Interview with Tony Jordan and a Conversation about the Parking Reform Network

    Tony Jordan, President of the Parking Reform Network, discusses parking reform.

  • podcast / video

    The Parking Podcast: : E101: An Interview with Tony DiPaolo and a Conversation about LAZ Parking

    Tony DiPaolo, SVP of LAZ Parking, discusses LAZ history, culture and technology.

  • podcast / video

    The Parking Podcast: E100: 100th Episode Celebration

    Brian Wolff of the Harder Than It Looks podcast, discusses behind the scenes of The Parking Podcast with host Isaiah Mouw.

  • Parking Vet Publishes Second Book from Behind the Scenes of a Parking Authority

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  • Meagan McKinnon Joins Ocra as Director of Operations

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  • Passport Parking App Now Available Across Montgomery County, MD

    Passport Parking App Now Available Across Montgomery County, MD   Parkers can conveniently pay for parking with the Passport Parking app at more than 22,000 spaces across the County.   Montgomery County, MD — Maryland’s largest county is partnering with mobility software and payments company, Passport, to offer more ways Read More »

  • ABM Partnering with Auto Dealers to Lead the Way on EV Charging Infrastructure

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  • Propark Mobility Strengthens Washington, D.C. Presence with Acquisition of Atlantic Parking

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  • Spotlight on Parking Data (Post 2 of 6)

    European Parking Association: Spotlight on Parking Data   Follow this series of six posts highlighting content from the European Parking Association (EPA), presented by EPA President Nigel Williams. Nigel joins some of the EPA’s data experts and other thought leaders to bring you this content, published by EPA in September Read More »

  • Integrating Real-time Availability with Parking Payments

    Integrating Real-time Availability with Parking Payments   By Stefanny Perez Apart from regulating traffic demand in congested areas, paid parking regulations involve a business model where drivers pay for their infrastructure use, rather than the general population. It also represents a significant source of income for municipalities, which can be Read More »

  • Planning Project Success (Tips and Tricks)

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  • ABM Advances Simplified and Customized EV Charging Infrastructure Through Exclusive Charging Network

    ABM Advances Simplified and Customized EV Charging Infrastructure Through Exclusive Charging Network   NEW YORK, NY (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ABM (NYSE: ABM), a leading provider of facility services, infrastructure solutions, parking management and electric vehicle (“EV”) charging solutions, has completed the rollout of its proprietary ABM EV Charging Network, powered by Read More »

  • FAAC Technologies Parking Business Unit in NA Appoints Scott Hutchison VP of Sales

    FAAC Technologies Parking Business Unit in North America Appoints Scott Hutchison as New VP of Sales   Scott’s extensive and successful track record in Parking and Aviation Sales and Business Development will further accelerate the NA Parking Unit’s growth and expansion plans. Columbus, OH and Warrendale, PA  – FAAC Read More »

  • CivicSmart Announces Appointment of Beatrice Hiner as Vice President, Sales

    CivicSmart Announces Appointment of Beatrice Hiner as Vice President, Sales   CivicSmart, Inc., a global leader in smart parking solutions, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Beatrice Hiner as Vice President, Sales. An esteemed industry expert in parking enforcement technology, Beatrice joins the CivicSmart team to spearhead strategic Read More »

  • Fermata Energy’s FE-20 Achieves UL 9741 and UL 1741 SA Certifications

    Fermata Energy’s FE-20 Bidirectional EV Charger and V2G Software Platform Achieves UL 9741 and UL 1741 SA Certifications, Signaling Shift in EV Charging Landscape   Charlottesville, VA – Fermata Energy, a leading pioneer in vehicle-to-everything (V2X) technology, reveals that its FE-20 bidirectional charging system is fully certified to UL Read More »

  • Summon Announces Partnership with Athena Partners Strategy Group

    Summon Announces Partnership with Athena Partners Strategy Group   Uniting relationships and experience with cutting-edge technology to elevate valet services nationwide. Anaheim, California – Athena Partners Strategy Group (APSG), recognized for its advanced technology expertise, is set to elevate Summon’s already remarkable achievements in the valet parking technology and services industry. Read More »

  • 2024 Carolinas Parking & Mobility Association (CPMA) Fall Conference & Expo

    2024 Annual CPMA Fall Conference & Expo Hilton University Place in Charlotte, North Carolina The Carolinas Parking & Mobility Association would like to invite you to attend our 2024 Annual Conference & Expo at the centrally located Hilton University Place in Charlotte, North Carolina. This Association takes great pride in offering quality Read More »

  • Spotlight on Parking Data (Post 1 of 6)

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  • It’s All About IPMI’s Professional Recognition Awards

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    IPMI Launches Parking & Mobility Accessibility Survey

    IPMI Launches Parking & Mobility Accessibility Survey October 18, 2023 IPMI has just issued a new national survey to capture critical benchmarks and data on the state of the industry’s policies, programs, and practices on accessibility in parking, transportation, and mobility operations and programs. We are seeking your feedback as Read More »

  • All-In-One TDM Solutions Cut Costs and Improve Efficiency

    All-In-One TDM Solutions Cut Costs and Improve Efficiency   By Danny Drees Manage more than just parking with a unified transportation demand management (TDM) system. Whether serving a sprawling campus or a unique community, transportation professionals stand to gain from more connected and flexible technology. There are many benefits to Read More »

  • Professional Recognition Awards: Highlighting the Best of the Best

    Professional Recognition Awards: Highlighting the Best of the Best By Josh Cantor, CAPP Each year, parking, mobility, and transportation professionals at all stages of industry careers are recognized with the Professional Recognition Awards (PRA) from IPMI. The Professional Recognition Awards were created to acknowledge professionals and organizations operating, maintaining, and Read More »

  • Northleaf Commits $200 Million to EVPassport, Open API-Driven Electric Vehicle Charging Platform

    Northleaf Commits $200 Million to EVPassport, Open API-Driven Electric Vehicle Charging Platform   Strategic Investment and Partnership Will Accelerate Ongoing Build-out of Reliable and Integrated EV Charging Infrastructure Across North America.   LOS ANGELES & TORONTO — Northleaf Capital Partners (“Northleaf”), a leading global private markets investment firm, today announced Read More »

  • Flowbird Gives Cities a Fast-Track to E-Mobility readiness

    Flowbird Gives Cities a Fast-Track to E-Mobility Readiness   A new end-to-end Park&Charge solution empowers parking authorities and operators to accelerate alignment with directives, and level-up the public charging experience.   Helping cities to design, operate and maintain efficient EV networks, providing parking and charging access and payment services, Read More »

  • IPMI Members Lead Panel Discussion at MOVE America 2023

    IPMI Members Lead Panel Discussion at MOVE America 2023     Austin, Texas – Several members of the International Parking & Mobility Insitute (IPMI), including three members of the IPMI Board of Directors, served as expert panelists leading a discussion at the 2023 Move: Mobility Reimagined show. The conversation centered Read More »

  • Driving Growth: Propark Mobility Names New President, Stephen Duffy

    Driving Growth: Propark Mobility Names New President, Stephen Duffy   Hartford, Connecticut –Propark Mobility announced today that Stephen Duffy has been appointed president of the company. “Stephen has been a driving force for Propark’s growth and success in recent years,” said Propark Mobility CEO David Schmid. “His impact has Read More »

  • Mobile Smart City Corp: Sustainable Growth & Innovation

    Mobile Smart City Corp: Sustainable Growth & Innovation   Mobile Smart City Corp continues experiencing consecutive years of exponential growth with their Pango and Hectronic solutions. John J. Incandela, President and CEO, emphasizes, “The effectiveness of our contactless solutions and the robust business intelligence allow us to bring an integrated Read More »

  • Metropolis Technologies, Inc. to Acquire SP Plus Corporation for $1.5 Billion

    Metropolis Technologies, Inc. to Acquire SP Plus Corporation for $1.5 Billion   SP Plus Corporation stockholders to receive $54.00 per share in cash, representing a 52% premium to the closing stock price on October 4, 2023 and a 28% premium to the 52-week high. Combination of Metropolis Technologies, Inc. and Read More »

  • Flash Names Chris Donus as Chief Financial Officer

      Flash Names Chris Donus as Chief Financial Officer   Austin, Texas  – Flash, providing the world’s first end-to-end cloud-based parking, reservations, and EV Charging platform, announced today that Chris Donus has been named Flash’s Chief Financial Officer, effective October 10, 2023. “Chris is a tenured multi-faceted executive with an impressive track record Read More »

  • Tappy Guide Joins Forces with Athena Partners Strategy Group

    Tappy Guide Joins Forces with Athena Partners Strategy Group   Athena, known for its technology network, will support Tappy Guide continued mission to enhance the lives of individuals with disabilities and senior citizens. Anaheim, California – Athena Partners Strategy Group (APSG), a prominent firm specializing in government relations and technology Read More »

  • Bendheim Channel Glass Achieves EPD and HPD

    Bendheim Channel Glass Achieves EPD and HPD   Material transparency supports sustainability.   NEW YORK, N.Y.– Bendheim’s channel glass, manufactured by Glasfabrik Lamberts of Germany, now carries both an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) and a Health Product Declaration (HPD), supporting architects and designers’ demands for sustainability. “This news reflects our Read More »

  • eleven-x Unveils eXactnav

    eleven-x Unveils eXactnav to Provide Drivers With Easy Real-Time Parking Space Visibility and Navigation   Innovative app features multiple wayfinding and personalization options, giving drivers a faster and more convenient way to find parking. WATERLOO, ONTARIO – eleven-x™, a leading IoT and Smart City technology company specializing in accurate, real-time stall occupancy Read More »

  • Beverly, MA, Partners with Passport to Upgrade Mobile Payments for Parking

    Beverly, MA, Partners with Passport to Upgrade Mobile Payments for Parking   The Passport Parking app is now available for users to pay for and manage parking. Beverly, Massachusetts —  The City of Beverly is introducing a new, easy-to-use mobile payment application for parking, Passport Parking. The app is powered Read More »

  • Corey Jennings Joins Ocra as Revenue Optimization Manager

      Corey Jennings Joins Ocra as Revenue Optimization Manager   Corey Jennings – formerly of Ace Parking, Seven One Seven Parking Enterprises, and Lanier Parking – has joined as our new Revenue Optimization Manager. Corey has 11+ years of experience in the parking and mobility industries, having managed almost every type Read More »

  • The University of Northern Colorado Leverages Passport’s Platform to Offer Mobile Payments for Parking

    The University of Northern Colorado Leverages Passport’s Platform to Offer Mobile Payments for Parking   The University joins the City of Greeley in offering a simple, more convenient way to pay for parking through Passport. Greeley, Colorado — Through its partnership with the City of Greeley, mobility software and payments Read More »

  • TEZ Technology Elevates Sales Team with Two New Director Appointments

    TEZ Technology Elevates Sales Team with Two New Director Appointments   TEZ Technology (TEZ), the parking industry’s leading developer of app-free, ticketless solutions proudly announces the promotion of two key team members to Director roles. Andrew Sherstad assumes the role of Director of Sales, East US and Mark Berglund as Read More »

  • New Parking Software Offers a Better Customer Experience

    New Parking Software Offers a Better Customer Experience   Anchorage, AK – Beginning October 1, 2023, EasyPark will transition to a new service provider called IPS Group (IPS), a leading Smart Parking digital payments solutions provider. The parking software will offer an easy setup and user interface, a payment Read More »

  • TIBA Parking Systems Enhances Customer Journey with Launch of X60 Ticketless Solution

    TIBA Parking Systems Enhances Customer Journey with Launch of X60 Ticketless Solution   Powered by License Plate Recognition, Operators Now Have Access to a Stable and Convenient Seamless Entry/Exit/Payment Solution. Petach Tikvah, Israel – TIBA Parking Systems R&D (1986) LTD a subsidiary company of FAAC Technologies, a leader in Read More »

  • Parkopedia & Blink Charging Work Together to Make Seamless EV Charging Accessible

    Parkopedia and Blink Charging Work Together to Make Seamless EV Charging Accessible to More North American Drivers   Collaboration sees Parkopedia adding nearly 12,000 Blink public chargers to its in-car EV service. Parkopedia grows its global network of charger locations, while Blink services are delivered directly to EV drivers, with Read More »

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    The Parking Podcast: E99: An Interview with Fred Bredemeyer and a Conversation about Automated Parking Enforcement

    Fred Bredemeyer, CEO of PAVE Mobility, discusses automated parking enforcement.

  • 2025 SWPTA Annual Conference

    Save the Date! October 27-29, 2025 SWPTA Fall Conference Las Vegas, NV Watch the SWPTA website for updates.

  • 2024 SWPTA Annual Conference

    Save the Date! October 28-30, 2024 SWPTA Fall Conference Las Vegas, NV Watch the SWPTA website for updates.

  • 2023 SWPTA Annual Conference

    October 23-25 SWPTA Fall Conference Las Vegas, NV   Click here to register now! Click here for the conference agenda.

  • Livingston Energy Group, a Lynkwell Company, Celebrates Second Year on Inc. 5000 List and Executive Team Expansion

    Livingston Energy Group, a Lynkwell Company, Celebrates Second Year on Inc. 5000 List and Executive Team Expansion   Complete turnkey electric vehicle charging solutions provider recognized as an Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Company in America with sights set on rapid expansion. Schenectady, NY – Livingston Energy Group, a Lynkwell Company Read More »

  • Submitting for Awards in Multiple Categories: The More the Merrier!

    Submitting for Awards in Multiple Categories: The More the Merrier!   By Irma Henderson, CAPP The IPMI Awards of Excellence is an outstanding program that honors the industry’s latest and greatest programs, facilities, and projects.  Starting a submission or even considering participating in the program can be daunting.  You may Read More »

  • Michigan Parking Association (MIPA) 2023 Fall Conference

    2023 Fall Conference – September 28th We’re excited about our conference this year!  See below for more details on conference costs, vendor exhibits, and sponsorship opportunities.  MIPA FALL CONFERENCE ITINERARY City Flats – Grand Rapids Cost – Members $100 – Non-Members $150 – SIGN UP NOW! Sponsorship Opportunities – Click Here Thursday, September 28, 2023 8:00 Read More »

  • 2024 MSTPA Annual Conference & Tradeshow

    Save the Date! Mid-South Transportation and Parking Association (MSTPA): Annual Conference and Tradeshow 2024 May 6-9, 2024 Chatanooga, TN Watch the MSTPA website for updates!

  • 2024 Pennsylvania Parking Association (PPA) Conference

    Save the Date! 2024 PPA Conference and Trade Show April 16-18, 2024 Hershey, PA Visit the PPA website for updates!    

  • 2024 Texas Parking & Transportation Association (TPTA) Conference & Trade Show

    Save the Date! TPTA 2024 Conference & Tradeshow April 8-11-2024 Winstar Casino Oklahoma, Thackerville, OK  

  • Kimley-Horn Eliminates the Guesswork of Electric Vehicle Charger Site Selection

    Kimley-Horn Eliminates the Guesswork of Electric Vehicle Charger Site Selection    U.S. Needs Millions of New Public EV Chargers by 2030   Kimley-Horn’s TREDLite EV Helps Retailers, Restaurants, Hotels,  and Governments Pinpoint New Charger Locations  Raleigh, North Carolina– Private businesses and governments can now choose their new electric vehicle (EV) charger locations with data-driven precision. Kimley-Horn, the national engineering, planning, and design consulting firm, today launched TREDLite EV, a cloud-based tool that helps Read More »

  • GO TO-U and Parkopedia Collaborate to Elevate the EV Charging Experience

    GO TO-U and Parkopedia Collaborate to Elevate the EV Charging Experience   New partnership combines GO TO-U’s charging-centric operating system with Parkopedia’s in-vehicle services to provide a seamless EV charging experience. Drivers benefit from a simplified process of finding and navigating to available charge points, plus predictive charger availability. Cooperation Read More »

  • HONK Contactless Parking Arrives at The University of Manitoba

    HONK Contactless Parking Arrives at The University of Manitoba   HONK and UManitoba team up to elevate the campus parking experience.   WINNIPEG MB, CANADA – HONK, North America’s leading provider of contactless payments for parking, is proud to partner with the University of Manitoba to make parking on Read More »

  • NYSPTA 2023 Conference and Trade Show

    NYSPTA 2023 Conference and Trade Show  October 17-19, 2023 Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, NY GO All IN and join NYSTPA at Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, NY, for their 30th Annual Conference & Exhibit Show. The dynamic sessions, panel discussions, vendor-centric activities, and downtime events, including Read More »

  • Parking in a University Town

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  • It’s Like The Academy Awards of Parking!

    It’s Like The Academy Awards of Parking!   By Julie Dixon This is like the Academy Awards of our industry, at least, that’s how I felt when I accepted one of the 2023 IPMI Organization of the Year awards on behalf of DIXON Resources Unlimited. Honestly, this was such an Read More »

  • Professional Recognition Award: What is the Impact?

    Professional Recognition Award: What is the Impact?   By Jordan Justus Winning an IPMI Professional Recognition Award had a massive impact on Automotus. The recognition immediately heightened our credibility, making customer acquisition notably smoother. Within months, we secured contracts with major cities we connected with at IPMI. On the talent Read More »

  • Propark Mobility Expands West Coast Presence by Acquiring California Parking

    Building on Success: Propark Mobility Expands West Coast Presence by Acquiring California Parking   San Francisco, California – Propark Mobility announced today that the company has acquired California Parking, a family-run business located in San Francisco, Calif. “For nearly 70 years, the Puccinelli family has led California Parking to great Read More »

  • Fishbeck Hires Fabio Serrato, PE, as Sr. Project Manager – Parking and Restoration

      Fishbeck Hires Fabio Serrato, PE, as Sr. Project Manager – Parking and Restoration   Grand Rapids, Michigan — Fishbeck, a leading engineering, architectural, environmental, and construction management consulting firm, is proud to announce that Fabio Serrato, PE, has been appointed as its new senior project manager over parking and Read More »

  • Hyundai Introduces In-Vehicle Payment Service, Hyundai Pay, on All-New 2024 Kona

    Hyundai Introduces In-Vehicle Payment Service, Hyundai Pay, on All-New 2024 Kona   Hyundai Pay is the Foundation for Exciting Future Use-Cases for In-Vehicle Payments Hyundai Pay Launches with Parkopedia, Providing a Leading In-Car Parking Reservation and Payment System S. Hyundai Drivers Can Now Make Parking Reservations and Payments at 6,000 Read More »

  • The City of Torrington, CT Partners with Passport

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  • 2023 Parking Association of the Virginias Conference

    Register today for the 2023 PAV Conference & Tradeshow!  Connect with parking, transportation, and mobility professionals from throughout the region at the iconic Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, October 23-26. We are so excited to officially announce the PAV program for this fall’s show! View the agenda to learn about the Read More »

  • Customer-Focused Operations Lead to Outstanding Customer Service

    Customer-Focused Operations Lead to Outstanding Customer Service   By Lisa Copeland, CAPP, PMP, CUFM There is much to be said about an operation’s ability to provide outstanding customer service. Customer interactions are information-sharing opportunities between both parties – the customer and the customer service provider. The benefits of an amenable Read More »

  • Public Art Funding in Evanston, Illinois

    Public Art Funding in Evanston, Illinois   By John W. Hammerschlag High above the street at 1800 Maple Self Park in Evanston, Illinois, two figures balanced on a steel beam appear to be edging toward one another. The sculpture, by internationally known artist Hubertus von der Goltz, was installed in Read More »

  • New Partnership Sees JustPark Spaces Made Available to Book via Parkopedia

    New Partnership Sees More Than 100,000 JustPark Spaces Made Available to Book via Parkopedia   Users and connected car drivers with integrated Parkopedia services can find, reserve and pay for JustPark’s 100,000 spaces across the UK as part of a smoother and more complete parking experience As part of the Read More »

  • Bendheim Launches Comprehensive Sustainability Program

    Bendheim Launches Comprehensive Sustainability Program   “Building a Clear Future” Signals Company’s Commitment.   NEW YORK, N.Y.—Bendheim announces the public launch of “Building a Clear Future,” a comprehensive initiative to advance sustainability in every aspect of its operations. “Sustainability is a 360-degree, 365-day-a-year mindset, and this program is designed accordingly,” Read More »

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    The Parking Podcast: E98: An Interview with Becca White and a Conversation about a Career in Parking

    Becca White looks back on her career in parking and the wonderful people she met along the way.

  • podcast / video

    The Parking Podcast: E97: An Interview with Ryan Givens and a Conversation about Culture

    Ryan Givens, Regional Account Executive with Parker Technology discusses leadership and culture.

  • A Rational Argument: 5 Reasons Why Hospitals Should Implement Parking Fees

    A Rational Argument: 5 Reasons Why Hospitals Should Implement Parking Fees   Republished with permission from the Southwest Parking & Transportation Association (SWPTA) blog. By Andy Cushman, CAPP Parking at hospitals has been a subject of ongoing debate, with proponents arguing for free parking to alleviate patient and family burdens, Read More »

  • Chris Everton Promoted to Chief Operating Officer at Ocra

      Chris Everton Promoted to Chief Operating Officer at Ocra   In exciting Ocra leadership news, Chris Everton, formerly Vice President of Product & Partnerships, has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer! In his new role, Chris oversees operations and product to help Ocra’s partners succeed in today’s expanding e-commerce marketplaces. Read More »

  • Parking Logix Announces Partnership with Athena Partners Strategy Group

    Parking Logix Announces Partnership with Athena Partners Strategy Group   Athena, known for its technology network, will support Parking Logix’s continued expansion into cities, universities, operators, and private corporate and parking across the U.S. Anaheim, CA –Parking Logix, a leading provider of parking guidance and occupancy detection systems, announced a Read More »

  • Hailo’s AI Processor Helps WiseSight Develop Fully Automated Parking Enforcement Solution

    Hailo’s Leading Edge AI Processor Helps WiseSight Technologies Develop Fully Automated Parking Enforcement Solution   Parking fees are a significant part of many modern municipalities’ budgets, especially ones that operate entire parking lots on public property. The catch is that they often have to pay people to enforce the parking Read More »

  • The Value of IPMI Accreditation: A Deep Dive into its Importance

    The Value of IPMI Accreditation: A Deep Dive into its Importance Republished with permission from the Mid-South Transportation & Parking Association (MSTPA) blog. By Mark E. Hairr For organizations contemplating the prospect of obtaining IPMI’s Accredited Parking Organization (APO) designation, my advice is unequivocal: Dive in wholeheartedly. At the University 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 »

  • Exercise Your Procurement Muscles: Ask the Experts for Help!

    Exercise Your Procurement Muscles: Ask the Experts for Help!   By Brian Shaw, CAPP It used to be that sourcing a Parking Management System (PMS) to manage permits, transactions, citations, etc., was such a huge undertaking, that parking operations tended not to source this product very often.  It was not Read More »

  • Surviving the Grind: How to Avoid Corporate Burnout

    Surviving the Grind: How to Avoid Corporate Burnout   By  Heather Matthews, CAPP, PMP The corporate world can be a challenging environment to navigate, with its high-stakes, fast-paced culture often leading to long hours and intense pressure. Many professionals find themselves experiencing corporate burnout, a state of chronic stress that 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 »

  • UT Arlington Launches Parking Finder With Modii Through NCTCOG Grant

    UT Arlington Launches Parking Finder With Modii Through NCTCOG Grant   Modii, a provider of modern mobility solutions, has announced the rollout of their digital parking platform this fall. Funded through a $500,000 grant between the North Central Texas Council of Governments and The University of Texas at Arlington, the Read More »

  • EV Readiness Plan Samples

    EV Readiness Plan Samples Peruse the list of recent samples, listed first by sector and then alphabetically by state. Academic/University University of California, Los Angeles EV Readiness Plan Airport City/Government/Municipality City of Tucson, AZ EV Roadmap 2022  

  • EV Glossary of Terms

    EV Glossary of Terms   Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines ADAAG This document contains scoping and technical requirements for accessibility to buildings and facilities by individuals with disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. These scoping and technical requirements are to be applied during the design, Read More »

  • Loveland Foundry Parking Structure

    Loveland Foundry Parking Structure   By John W. Hammerschlag Nestled in the foothills of the Colorado Rockies just north of Denver, Loveland, Colorado, has been a destination for artists since the 1970s. Known as the “Gateway to the Rockies,” Loveland shows off its artistic heritage with over 200 sculpture installations Read More »

  • Chris Franzen Joins Ocra as Director of Market Expansion

      Chris Franzen Joins Ocra as Director of Market Expansion   Ocra welcomes Chris Franzen, formerly of Zipcar and SpotHero, as their first Director of Market Expansion. He’ll leverage his 16+ year career in parking and mobility to drive sales strategy. His diverse and unique talents and perspectives will power Read More »

  • Propark Mobility Promotes Peter Kim to Senior Vice President of Marketing

    Propark Mobility Promotes Peter Kim to Senior Vice President of Marketing   Hartford, Connecticut –Propark Mobility announced today that Peter Kim has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Marketing. Kim’s exceptional leadership in spearheading digital transformation in marketing, as well as his adept skills in effective team management, Read More »

  • PayByPhone Welcomes the City of Tampa to its Roster

    PayByPhone Welcomes the City of Tampa to its Roster   Vancouver, Canada – The City of Tampa adds PayByPhone, a global leader in mobility parking payments, to service its parking operations. The service is available across the City’s on-street and off-street locations. Carmen Donnell, Managing Director, NA at PayByPhone, Read More »

  • Phoenix Parking Solutions Partners With Oobeo and EnforcePlus on Parking Operations Platform

    Phoenix Parking Solutions Adds Percentage-Based Convenience Fees, Auto-Canceling for Unpaid Permits, and More to Parking Operations Platform   Atlanta-Based Parking Management Company Partners with Oobeo and EnforcePlus to Add New Features to Optimize the Parking Experience ATLANTA, GEORGIA — Phoenix Parking Solutions, an Atlanta-based parking management company that offers services Read More »

  • Robert Cizek Joins Pivot Parking as Operating Partner

    Robert Cizek Joins Pivot Parking as Operating Partner Parking Industry Veteran Charged with Driving Strategic Growth Initiatives FT. LAUDERDALE, FL – Pivot Parking, a leading name in innovative parking management solutions, is proud to announce the appointment of Robert Cizek as Operating Partner. With a wealth of experience spanning over Read More »

  • podcast / video

    The Parking Podcast: E96: An Interview with Jonathan Curth and a Conversation about Parking Minimums

    Jonathan Curth, AICP, Development Review Manager of City Planning Division with the City of Fayetteville, discusses removing parking minimums in the City of Fayetteville.

  • podcast / video

    The Parking Podcast: E95: An Interview with Kevin Woznicki and a Conversation about ParkTrans Solutions

    Kevin Woznicki, Principal at ParkTrans Solutions, discusses different parking solutions.

  • Free Virtual Learning Lab, presented by THA Consulting.

    Navigating the Parking, Mobility, and Development Planning Journey Presented by THA Consulting, Inc. Parking, mobility, and facility feasibility studies are valuable initiatives that help shape development in many ways. In this session, we will explore the various types of parking studies, as well as the methodologies, principles, and the significance Read More »

  • Free Virtual Learning Lab: Parking Intelligence Dashboards at the Miami Parking Authority, presented by In-Parking, Inc.

    Register here. Case Study: How Miami Parking Authority (MPA) Wrangles Data The parking space is filled with many applications and hardware that facilitate and enhance the end-user experience. Learn how MPA connects their disparate systems into a unified Parking Intelligence dashboard providing unparalleled operations insights. Learn more about how MPA Read More »

  • PayByPhone Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

    PayByPhone Appoints New Chief Financial Officer   Vancouver, Canada – PayByPhone, the global leader in mobile parking payments and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Volkswagen Financial Services AG, announces the appointment of Nick Hamill as Chief Financial Officer, effective 1 August 2023. Thirty-nine-year-old Hamill previously served as Vice President, Finance Read More »

  • Turnstone Finalizes Contract with Denver to Manage & Analyze Parking Data

    Turnstone Data Inc. Finalizes Contract with the City and County of Denver to Manage and Analyze Parking Data   Denver, Colorado – Turnstone Data Inc. is excited to announce a partnership with the City and County of Denver, Colorado, to support Denver’s parking operations and planning through comprehensive data analysis Read More »

  • Flowbird App Empowers Tampa’s Parking Experience with Multi-App Integration and Equal Accessibility

    Flowbird App Empowers Tampa’s Parking Experience with Multi-App Integration and Equal Accessibility   Four Free Hours of Parking for Disabled Permit Holders.   Clearwater, Florida – Flowbird Group, a global leader in curbside management and urban mobility solutions, is proud to announce its partnership with the City of Tampa Read More »

  • Flowbird & Umojo Announce Partnership in the City of Portland

    Flowbird and Umojo Announce Strategic Partnership for Off-Street Parking  Solutions in the City of Portland   Moorestown, New Jersey —  Flowbird, the global leader in cloud-based mobility and off-street parking solutions, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Umojo, the foremost provider of communication, data analytics, and automation Read More »

  • ABM Named One of the 50 Best Companies to Sell For

    ABM Named One of the 50 Best Companies to Sell For   New York, New York (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) –– ABM (NYSE: ABM), a leading provider of facility services, infrastructure solutions, and parking management, has been named one of Selling Power magazine’s 50 Best Companies to Sell For in 2023. This Read More »

  • Southampton, NY, Digitizes Parking & Mobility Operations with Passport

    The Town of Southampton, NY digitizes parking and mobility operations with Passport Parkers can now use the Passport Parking app to pay for and manage parking sessions at certain beach locations. Southampton, New York — The Town of Southampton is launching an easier way to pay for parking with 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 »

  • The City of Kirkland Improves Parking Through Data From eleven-x’s eXactpark Smart Parking Solution

    The City of Kirkland, Washington Aims to Improve Parking Through Data  from eleven-x’s eXactpark Smart Parking Solution   Accurate and real-time insights will empower effective, citizen-centric policy planning and parking management. WATERLOO, ONTARIO – eleven-x, a leading IoT and Smart City technology company specializing in accurate, real-time stall occupancy monitoring, Read More »

  • HONK and eleven-x Collaborate in the Town of Oakville

    HONK and eleven-x Collaborate to Enhance Parking Experience and Traffic Flow in the Town of Oakville   Real-Time Technologies Help Create Superior Parking Experience by Helping Drivers Easily Find and Pay for Parking   OAKVILLE, Ontario – HONK, North America’s leading provider of contactless payments for parking and mobility, Read More »

  • Propark Mobility Names David Schmid CEO

    Propark Mobility Names New CEO, David Schmid, to Spearhead Innovation & Fuel Growth   Hartford, Connecticut – Propark Mobility announced that David Schmid will become the company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective July 1, 2023. “It brings me great joy to pass the baton of CEO to David Schmid, Read More »

  • $17M Federal Infrastructure Grant to Transform New London’s Downtown Transit Infrastructure

    Courtney, Murphy, Blumenthal Announce $17M Federal Infrastructure Grant to Transform New London’s Downtown Transit Infrastructure   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Joe Courtney, Senator Chris Murphy, and Senator Richard Blumenthal announced a $17 million federal grant to the City of New London to transform public transportation and improve public safety. Read More »

  • Bottle Necks

    Bottle Necks   By Mike Harris, CAPP I was fortunate enough to have experienced the IPMI conference in Ft. Worth and really enjoyed all it had to offer, and I can honestly say it offered a lot. On my way back home as I waited in the baggage claim area Read More »

  • Tritium Becomes First Manufacturer to Win NEVI Fast Charger Order

    Tritium Becomes First Manufacturer to Win NEVI Fast Charger Order; Company to Provide All Fast Chargers for First Phase of Hawai’i NEVI Program   Hawai’i expected to be among the first to install fast chargers purchased through the federally funded NEVI program. Torrance, California —Tritium DCFC Limited (Tritium) (Nasdaq: DCFC), Read More »

  • Flowbird: Sewickley To Update Its Parking System with User-Friendly Solution

    Sewickley To Update Its Parking System with User-Friendly Solution This July 2023 New mobile payment options offer faster convenience than ever before.    Sewickley, Pennsylvania – The Borough of Sewickley, Pennsylvania has announced an exciting upgrade to its parking system in partnership with Flowbird Group, the leader in curbside Read More »

  • Town and Gown Relationships

    Town and Gown Relationships   By Matt Davis, MCJ, CAPP Does your local parking system operate and function on its own or does your system have a sprawling university campus that adjoins its local municipal boundaries? If you are one of the many communities that has this wonderful dynamic, then Read More »

  • University of Montana Provides Parking Options with Passport

    University of Montana Provides More Campus Parking Options with Passport   Hourly and daily parking payment options are now available across all commuter lots. Missoula, Montana — Just in time for the new school year, the University of Montana is launching an easier way to pay for parking with Read More »

  • Parking Industry Veteran Todd Tucker Joins Parking Logix as Global President

    Longtime Parking Industry Veteran Todd Tucker Joins Parking Logix as its’ New Global President   LaSalle, Quebec, Canada – Parking Logix, a world leader in accurate, real-time, modular parking occupancy detection solutions, announces today its appointment of parking and mobility industry veteran and change agent, Todd Tucker, as its new Read More »

  • Sampling Methods for On-Street Parking

    Sampling Methods for On-Street Parking   By Linden Smith When I began working in the parking industry 10 years ago now, we had a “how to” report from Chance Management Advisors that became my introduction to parking analysis. This report was the starting point for a journey that now includes Read More »

  • How Art Restoration Can Bring Vintage Public Art Back to Life

    How Art Restoration Can Bring Vintage Public Art Back to Life   By John W. Hammerschlag Driving through older American cities and towns, one might notice “ghost murals” – murals painted decades ago and faded by the elements and time. Once such mural graces the exterior of a building at Read More »

  • Six-Year Accredited Parking Organization (APO) Renewal

    Important Information about Your Upcoming  Six-Year Accredited Parking Organization (APO) Renewal Your organization was originally accredited in 2018, and successfully completed the streamlined re-accreditation process in 2021. If your organization intends to pursue re-accreditation for recognition at the 2024 IPMI Parking & Mobility Conference & Expo in Columbus next June, Read More »

  • Oh My, IPMI!

    Oh My, IPMI!   By Robin Pulsifer I’m not sure where to start, so I’ll start at the beginning. One year into a new position as Director of Parking for Keolis Commuter Services, I decided, for the first time, that it was the perfect time to attend an IPMI conference, Read More »

  • Looking for EV Resources and Funding? IPMI and AASHTO can help!

    Looking for EV Resources and Funding? IPMI and AASHTO can help! We heard you loud and clear at the 2023 IPMI Parking & Mobility Conference & Expo – the push to electrify transportation and parking systems is in high gear and a key strategic priority for many IPMI members, especially Read More »

  • Modii Collaborates with St. Augustine, FL to Implement A New Era of Efficient Parking For The City

    Modii Collaborates with St. Augustine, FL to Implement A New Era of Efficient Parking For The City   St. Augustine, Florida – Modii, a leader in smart mobility solutions, in collaboration with the City of St. Augustine is pleased to announce the launch of the St. Augustine Parking Finder website. Read More »

  • Passport Unveils New Performance Benchmarking Solution

    Passport Unveils New Performance Benchmarking Solution   The City of Charlotte and the City of Tampa are among the first to test functionality, comparing and evaluating enforcement data. Charlotte, North Carolina— Passport, the leading mobility software and payments company trusted by cities to manage their parking and mobility infrastructure, Read More »

  • National Car Charging Expands Product Portfolio to Include Kempower

    National Car Charging Expands Product Portfolio to Include Kempower   The nation’s Largest EV Charging Reseller Strengthens Rapid EV Charging Technology Through Partnership.   DENVER, CO — The nation’s largest and most experienced EV charging station reseller and installer, Denver-based National Car Charging (NCC), announced at the International Parking Read More »

  • ABM Debuts Its First-Ever Branded Integrated EV Charging Solution

    ABM Debuts Its First-Ever Branded Integrated EV Charging Solution   Introduction of ABM-Branded Charger Stations and EV software further strengthens  position as a leading single source provider of EV ecosystem solutions and service. NEW YORK – ABM (NYSE: ABM), one of the nation’s largest providers of facility services, infrastructure Read More »

  • Parkopedia Partners with Plugsurfing to Provide Seamless In-Car Payments for Over 500,000 EV Chargers

    Parkopedia partners with Plugsurfing to provide seamless in-car payments for over 500,000 EV chargers   New collaboration brings together Parkopedia’s Payment Platform in-car commerce functionality and Plugsurfing’s Drive API, which allows drivers direct access to the company’s network of chargers across Europe Drivers will be able to benefit from a Read More »

  • Lynkwell Honored in 2023 American Business Awards®

    Lynkwell Honored as Silver and Bronze Stevie ® Award Winners in 2023 American Business Awards®   Energy Industry Innovation of the Year, Medium Organization of the Year  & Marketer of the Year Schenectady, NY – Lynkwell is being honored with three awards in the 21st Annual American Business Awards® (ABA).  Read More »

  • podcast / video

    The Parking Podcast: E94: An Interview with Henry Grabar and a Conversation about Paved Paradise

    Henry Grabar, Author of Paved Paradise: How Parking Explains the World, discusses the writing of his book.

  • IPMI 2023: Takeaways from My First IPMI Experience

    IPMI 2023: Takeaways from My First IPMI Experience   By Tobias Marx Reposted with permission from LinkedIn. I have never considered myself a conference person. The idea of leaving my wife alone with our young children always made me feel uneasy. Besides, what could be so special about attending a Read More »

  • Removing Parking Minimums: The Journey Begins

    Removing Parking Minimums: The Journey Begins   By Steven Bergin, CAPP In April 2023, The City of Richmond repealed parking minimums – as you know, this means developers will no longer have to provide a set amount of off-street parking for future housing, retail, and restaurant projects. This was a Read More »

  • Illuminating Ideas: The Future for Connected LED Lighting is Now

    Illuminating Ideas: The Future for Connected LED Lighting is Now   By Mike Riebling The future of your LED lighting installation is brighter when lighting controls and sensors are added. Stand-alone controls are one option to enable deeper energy- and cost-savings (see previous blog ‘Illuminating Ideas: Take Control of Your Read More »

  • What the Future of Parking Might Look Like

    What the Future of Parking Might Look Like   By Junior Khan, CAPP The future of parking will likely involve more technology, automation, and innovation. Here are some trends that are likely to shape the future of parking: Smart Parking: Smart parking systems use sensors and technology to help drivers Read More »

  • James MacKay Becomes 3rd Generation President of J.J. MacKay Canada Limited

    James MacKay Becomes 3rd Generation President of J.J. MacKay Canada Limited   New Glasgow, NS —J.J. MacKay Canada Limited today announced that James MacKay has been named President as George MacKay enters retirement.  James MacKay previously held the position of Vice President of Sales. “Together, we have worked hand Read More »

  • podcast / video

    The Parking Podcast: E93: An Interview with Jack Skelton and a Conversation about RISETK Global

    Jack Skelton, CCO at RISETEK Global, discusses parking technology.

  • Cortland, NY Partners with Passport

    Cortland, NY Partners with Passport to Digitize Parking and Mobility Management City deploys mobile pay parking and digital permits through Passport’s platform.   Cortland, New York — The rehabilitation of downtown Cortland is paving the way for modernization of the City’s parking and parking permits program. The Cortland City Read More »

  • 2023 Global Driver Survey Results

    2023 Global Driver Survey Reveals Increasing Demand for Accurate Parking and Charging Data and In-Car Connected Services   92% of global respondents highlighted difficulties in locating parking spaces, with 18% of US drivers experiencing issues every time they look for parking, combined with a widespread underutilization of connected services. Survey Read More »

  • Cleverciti and and City of Paderborn Unite to Transform Parking Guidance in Germany

      Cleverciti and City of Paderborn Unite to Transform Parking Guidance in Germany     Cleverciti recently completed an innovative smart parking integration with the City of Paderborn, Germany. This week, Mayor Michael Dreier hosted a press conference commemorating the beginning of the most comprehensive and modern parking guidance system Read More »

  • Parkopedia Partners with Valtech Mobility to Provide Parking and Charging Solutions

    Parkopedia partners with Valtech Mobility to provide end-to-end parking, charging and in-car commerce solutions   Parkopedia and Valtech Mobility collaborate to integrate parking and EV charging services within vehicle infotainment systems. This partnership brings together Parkopedia’s data and payment processing platform and Valtech Mobility’s connected car software expertise. Together the Read More »

  • ABM Continues 20-Year Parking Partnership with Orlando International Airport

    ABM Continues Twenty-Year Parking Partnership with Orlando International Airport   ORLANDO, FLORIDA (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ABM (NYSE: ABM), a leading provider of facility services, infrastructure solutions, and parking management, today announced a five-year partnership with one of the nation’s busiest airports, Orlando International Airport (MCO). This partnership serves as an Read More »

  • LEXPARK Launches Innovative Curb Management Pilot with Vade

    LEXPARK Launches Innovative Curb Management Pilot with Vade   LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY – The Lexington & Fayette County Parking Authority (LEXPARK) has partnered with curb management company Vade to implement a pilot program to collect curbside data analytics. This project aims to revolutionize the way curbs are utilized in Lexington, Read More »

  • Sheeva.AI & APSG Announce Strategic Partnership to Enhance the Digital Parking Experience

    Sheeva.AI and APSG Announce New Strategic Partnership to Enhance the Digital Parking Experience   Partnership brings together the leader in location-driven in-vehicle commerce with the premiere strategy team advancing new technology solutions to parking operators. TYSONS CORNER, VIRGINIA  – Sheeva.AI and Athena Partners Strategy Group (APSG) announced a new strategic Read More »

  • Empowering Students to Create a More Sustainable Future

    Empowering Students to Create a More Sustainable Future By Steven Fernstrom  The Bethlehem Parking Authority, an IPMI Accredited Parking Organization (APO),  recently hosted an after-school sustainability program with the Bethlehem Area School District. Over six weeks, team members from the Bethlehem Parking Authority instructed the Go Green after-school program sessions Read More »

  • IPMI Announces New and Renewed APOs

    IPMI Awards Top Industry Accreditation to Leading Parking, Transportation, and Mobility Organizations The Accredited Parking Organization (APO) recognizes national and international standards for professionalism, accountability, innovation, responsibility, and performance for industry owners and operators. The International Parking & Mobility Institute (IPMI) recognized industry organizations that have achieved Accredited Parking Organization Read More »

  • UPDATE: So, You Want to Electrify Your Fleet?

    UPDATE: So, You Want to Electrify Your Fleet?   Read the original blog post of May 26, 2022, So, You Want to Electrify Your Fleet, here now. By John W. Nolan, CAPP Wow! I cannot believe more than a year has passed since we bought four EV buses and installed Read More »

  • 2023 FHWA Resources and Links

    Featured Federal Highway Administration Resources Parking Cruising Resources Bringing Understanding to the Cruising Phenomenon   By Rachel Weinberger, PhD, Adam Millard-Ball, PhD, Dr. Robert Hampshire, Allen Greenberg, Tayo Fabusuyi and Ellis Calvin New FHWA tool to enable cities to measure and ultimately reduce parking cruising It has been stubbornly difficult for city officials to gain a Read More »

  • PayByCar Expands Into The Parking Industry With Pay-By-Text Technology

    PayByCar Expands Into The Parking Industry With Pay-By-Text Technology   Boston, MA. (May 25, 2022) – PayByCar, Inc., the leading mobile payments company responsible for providing pay-by-text payments, announces an expansion into the Off-Street Parking industry. The company is responsible for leading the fueling industry with its mobile payments Read More »

  • Parkopedia Welcomes Benjamin Xuan as the New China Managing Director

    Parkopedia Welcomes Benjamin Xuan as the New China Managing Director   Benjamin joins the Parkopedia team to lead Parkopedia’s operations in China. Benjamin brings 20 years of automotive experience working with both domestic and international car manufacturers. The new role will see Benjamin building relationships within the Chinese automotive market Read More »

  • Pivot Parking Announces New Executive Vice President

      Pivot Parking Announces New Executive Vice President   Charlotte, North Carolina – Pivot Parking is proud to announce the addition of industry veteran, Gary Means, CAPP, to their growing team. Means will serve as Executive Vice President of Municipal and Commercial, focusing on territory growth and the development and Read More »

  • podcast / video

    The Parking Podcast E92: An Interview with Jordan Justus and a Conversation about Automotus

    Jordan Justus, CEO and Co-Founder of Automotus, discusses curb management.

  • Conference & Expo First Timer’s Orientation Chat

    REGISTER HERE. Conference & Expo First Timer’s Orientation Chat Join staff to find out more about the upcoming Conference & Expo.  

  • New Kansas City Airport Terminal Features Ventilated Parking Façade from Bendheim

    New Kansas City Airport Terminal Features Ventilated Parking Façade from Bendheim   Glass experts lend expertise to major infrastructure upgrade. New York, New York—Architects selected an elegant and functional parking façade from Bendheim as part of a major upgrade for Kansas City International Airport. A completely new air terminal for Read More »

  • ABM Named a 2023 DiversityInc Noteworthy Company

    ABM Named a 2023 DiversityInc Noteworthy Company   NEW YORK (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ABM (NYSE: ABM), one of the nation’s largest providers of facility services, infrastructure solutions, and parking management, has been named to the DiversityInc list of Noteworthy companies for the first time. The DiversityInc Noteworthy Companies list is comprised Read More »

  • TIBA Parking Systems LTD. Launch the X60 and SPARK platform in Israel

    TIBA Parking Systems LTD. Launch the X60 and SPARK platform in Israel   Petach Tikvah, Israel – TIBA Parking Systems company of FAAC Technologies, a global Parking and Revenue Control Systems (PARCS) development company announces the launch of X60 hardware product line, that is complemented by homegrown enhanced legacy Smart Read More »

  • Flowbird Partners Minneapolis to Launch New & Improved MPLS Parking App

    Flowbird Partners with the City of Minneapolis to Launch New & Improved MPLS Parking App Additional convenience delivered to drivers in record time.   Moorestown, New Jersey – The City of Minneapolis launched the newest version of its white-labeled mobile parking payment app, the MPLS Parking App, in just Read More »

  • Sault Ste Marie, MI Introduces Mobile Pay Parking with Passport

    The City of Sault Ste Marie, MI Introduces 100% Mobile Pay Parking with Passport Passport Parking app now available to use at all on and off-street parking spaces.   Sault Ste Marie, Michigan — The City of Sault Ste Marie is launching an easier way to pay for parking Read More »

  • ABM Announces Plan to Build First-of-its-Kind EV Ecosystem Hub

      ABM Announces Plan to Build First-of-its-Kind EV Ecosystem Hub   ATLANTA — ABM (NYSE: ABM), one of the nation’s largest providers of facility services, infrastructure solutions, and parking management, has announced its plan to centralize its eMobility, resiliency, and electrical infrastructure operations, services and training through an expanded multiuse Read More »

  • E2 Apartments – Evanston, Illinois

    NEXT – 347 W. Chestnut, Chicago, Illinois   By John W. Hammerschlag The E2 Apartment building, located at 1890 Maple Avenue in Evanston, Illinois, was completed by Fifield Companies in 2015. The 16-story unit received the 2015 Significant Contribution Award in New Construction from Design Evanston and the 2016 Gold Read More »

  • The Best of Both Worlds

    The Best of Both Worlds   By Mike Harris, CAPP I was fortunate enough to have been able to attend Mid-South Transportation and Parking Association (MSTPA) Annual Conference a few weeks back in Savannah, Georgia. It was great catching up with old friends and meeting new ones. A great time Read More »

  • Transportation Pollution Reduction Highlighted in the EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund Implementation Framework

    Transportation Pollution Reduction Highlighted in the EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund Implementation Framework   By Trevyr Meade The EPA’s $27 billion Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund was created as part of the Inflation Reduction Act with the goal of mobilizing private capital for clean energy and climate projects. In its recently Read More »

  • IPMI Recognizes Outstanding Professionals & Organizations in Parking, Transportation, and Mobility

        IPMI Recognizes Outstanding Professionals and Organizations in Parking, Transportation, and Mobility   Winners of the 2023 IPMI Professional Recognition Awards showcase dedication to their colleagues, organizations, and communities. Fredericksburg, Virginia – Parking, mobility, and transportation professionals at all stages of industry careers will be recognized with the 2023 Read More »

  • IPMI’s Parking Garage Safety Symposium Links and References

    IPMI’s Parking Garage Safety Symposium Links and References Access the recorded symposium here: How Safe are Your Parking Facilities? Garage Safety Symposium – YouTube. Complete the survey by June 1 to share your feedback. Download a copy of the presentation deck. This symposium and all related materials are the intellectual Read More »

  • Sustainable Parking: How to Design & Operate Eco-Friendly Parking Facilities

    Sustainable Parking: How to Design & Operate Eco-Friendly Parking Facilities   By Junior Khan, CAPP Sustainability has become a major concern in the modern world, and the parking industry is no exception. With growing awareness of environmental issues, there has been an increased focus on designing and operating eco-friendly parking Read More »

  • Village of Oak Park Improves Parking Services with Passport

    Village of Oak Park Makes Parking Services More Convenient and Accessible with Passport Parkers can use the ParkOakPark app to pay for and manage parking sessions and citations, and to apply for parking permits and vehicle licenses. Village of Oak Park, Illinois — The Village of Oak Park is Read More »

  • podcast / video

    The Parking Podcast E91: An Interview with George Baker and a Conversation about ParkHub

    George Baker, Chairman of ParkHub discusses all things parking technology.

  • podcast / video

    The Parking Podcast E90: An Interview with Gwen Bolden and a Conversation about On-Street

    Gwen Bolden, CAPP, Director of On-Street Metered Services at Pittsburgh Parking Authority, discusses on-street parking and the CAPP Certification Board.

  • Millennials and Leadership. Are they Ready?

    Millennials and Leadership. Are they Ready?   By Chuck J. Boddy, CAPP Millennials, born between 1981-1995 (depending on who you ask), not to be confused with Generation Z born between 1996-2010, are now the largest generation and make up majority of the workforce. In the past, there have been negative Read More »

  • Parkhub

    ParkHub’s George Baker, Sr. EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2023 Southwest Award Finalist

      EY Announces George Baker, Sr. of ParkHub as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2023 Southwest Award Finalist   Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates ambitious entrepreneurs who are building bolder futures. Dallas, TX – Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that George Baker, Sr. of ParkHub was named Read More »

  • Parkopedia Expands Partnership and Global Parking Services Across Europe and North America

    Parkopedia Expands Partnership and Global Parking Services Across Europe and North America   Parkopedia builds upon its global parking service partnership with Mercedes-Benz AG, which dates back to 2018 Parkopedia in-car parking reservations are now available in models with the automaker’s ‘MBUX’ infotainment system in over 5000 locations in North Read More »

  • Illuminating Ideas: Take Control of Your LED Parking Garage Lighting

    Illuminating Ideas: Take Control of Your LED Parking Garage Lighting   By Mike Riebling Control is empowering – so why not take control of your LED parking garage lighting? Adding lighting controls can deliver value beyond on/off illumination, such as deeper energy- and cost-savings. Lighting control options range from stand-alone Read More »

  • Mobility Promotes Sustainability, Too

    Mobility Promotes Sustainability, Too   By Ravali Kosaraju, PE, PTOE Mobility is an essential element of urban and transportation planning in the 2020s and it will continue to be for decades to come. When we provide seamless mobility, we promote more vibrant economic development, more sustainable communities, and a better Read More »

  • IPMI Recognizes Excellence in Parking, Transportation, and Mobility

    IPMI Recognizes Excellence in Parking, Transportation, and Mobility Award winners will be recognized at the IPMI Conference & Expo, June 11-14, 2023. Fredericksburg, Virginia – Parking, mobility, transportation, and mixed-use projects and programs showcasing creativity, innovation, sustainability, and customer experience are recognized by the International Parking & Mobility Institute Read More »

  • Planning for Success with Customer Experience in Your Parking Facility

    Planning for Success with Customer Experience in Your Parking Facility   By Nicholas King As parking professionals, we often find ourselves looking for the best ways to impact the client’s experience while utilizing our products and services in parking facilities.  Some parking owners and operators feel that more signage is Read More »

  • Making the Parking Experience Forgettable

    Making the Parking Experience Forgettable   By Ben Henderson, PE, SE I’m sure we’ve all had very pleasant parking experiences…and some that weren’t so much. Although not the destination itself, parking is often the first and last experience you’ll have when arriving at and leaving a destination. The best experiences Read More »

  • Passport Launches Text to Pay for Parking in Cities Nationwide

    Passport launches Text to Pay for parking in cities nationwide, including Atlanta and New Orleans   Charlotte, North Carolina —Passport, the leading mobility management platform provider, is bringing ease and optionality to parkers across the country with the launch of Text to Pay. This new functionality allows users to Read More »

  • Bethlehem Parking Authority Receives 2023 Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence

    Bethlehem Parking Authority Receives 2023 Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence   Bethlehem, Pennsylvania – The Bethlehem Parking Authority is proud to announce that they are among a select group of organizations chosen by the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) to receive the 2023 Read More »

  • Flash and One Parking Announce Enterprise-Level EV Charging Agreement

      Flash and One Parking Announce Enterprise-level EV Charging Agreement   As the Exclusive EV Charging technology provider, Flash will extend One Parking’s best-in-class service to include seamless parking and charging experiences.   Austin, TX  – Flash, the only global platform connecting cloud parking software to electric vehicle charging, has Read More »

  • FREE Frontline Training: Procurement – Best Practices & Lessons Learned

    Procurements are a big investment for both the agency and the vendor. Join us for this frontline session that approaches outsourcing and procurement from both perspectives; and leave with a better understanding of how the purchasing and contracting process impacts your organization’s financial and operational performance.  Review and gain value Read More »

  • FREE Frontline Training: Implementing License Plate Recognition on Campus

    Unlike bluetooth earbuds, implementing a license plate recognition (LPR) program is not a simple plug-and-play endeavor.  This technology-focused session will provide attendees with an opportunity to hear from industry peers who have adopted LPR as an effective tool for parking operations and management. Join Chris Dobek to discover best practices, Read More »

  • FREE Frontline Training: The Benefits of Understanding the Parking Lifecycle

    We often think of structured parking as a process that begins with design and ends with the opening of a new facility. However, the parking lifecycle starts at the earliest planning stages of a project, whether expanding a campus, designing an entirely new development, or redeveloping an existing area. Once Read More »

  • FREE Frontline Training: Brand Yo’Self

    Learn how to brand yourself for optimized professional growth in a fun and interactive session. Madison Huemmer, branding extraordinaire, will lead you through exercises showing you assess your current brand and how to put your best foot forward for short and long-term success. Learning objectives: Discuss how you are perceived. Read More »

  • Creative Ways Of Making Money With A Parking Garage

    Creative Ways Of Making Money With A Parking Garage   By Junior Khan, CAPP One creative way of making money with a parking garage is by using the space for events and experiences. Rather than just offering parking spaces, you can transform your garage into a unique venue that hosts Read More »

  • news

    ITE & IPMI Open Call for Data to Update Parking Generation Manual

    ITE & IPMI Open Joint Call for Parking Data to Update Landmark Parking Generation Manual  Data collection open through June 1, 2023. The Institute for Transportation Engineers (ITE) and the International Parking & Mobility Institute (IPMI) opened the joint Call for Data to revise ITE’s landmark publication, the Parking Generation Read More »

  • Smart Mobility: Using Tech for Superior Customer Service

    Smart Mobility: Using Tech for Superior Customer Service   By Daniel DeMott, PMP, CSM Is your organization leveraging every tool that today’s dynamic technology has to offer? Seamless connectivity is no longer simply a perk for customers; it’s an expectation. Embracing leading-edge tech in mobility management practices will maximize your Read More »

  • IPMI/ITE Joint Call for Data Closes Today!

    Share your data to shape the future of parking and our cities by May 19. The Institute for Transportation Engineers (ITE) and the International Parking & Mobility Institute (IPMI) announced a strategic partnership to revise ITE’s Parking Generation Manual. The publication supports parking requirements and decision-making throughout the country and is heavily Read More »

  • IPMI/ITE Joint Call for Data Opens

    Share your data to shape the future of parking and our cities by May 19. The Institute for Transportation Engineers (ITE) and the International Parking & Mobility Institute (IPMI) announced a strategic partnership to revise ITE’s Parking Generation Manual. The publication supports parking requirements and decision-making throughout the country and is heavily Read More »

  • Will Swapping From Gas to Zero Emission Vehicles Save the Planet?

    Will Swapping From Gas to Zero Emission Vehicles Save the Planet?   By Dion Knill As we celebrate Earth Month, the push for a more sustainable transportation system has never been more important. Electric Vehicles (EVs) are seen as a promising solution for reducing carbon emissions and mitigating climate change. Read More »

  • How Safe are Your Parking Facilities? Free IPMI Parking Garage Safety Symposium

    How Safe are Your Parking Facilities?   Free IPMI Parking Garage Safety Symposium: Best Practices and Operations to Protect your Patrons and the Public   Monday May 8, 2 pm – 3:30 pm ET  A free virtual symposium offered by industry experts on garage safety and how to protect your patrons and Read More »

  • Parksmart Version 2.0 Forum Discussion: Parksmart Advisors

    Join USGBC/GBCI and IPMI program leaders for a discussion about the Parksmart program and help shape the next Version 2.0 pilot. This informal discussion will share details about the proposed pilot and serve as an open forum to get detailed feedback. Open to all Parksmart Advisors. REGISTER HERE. 

  • Parksmart Version 2.0 Forum Discussion: Owners and Operators

    Join USGBC/GBCI and IPMI program leaders for a discussion about the Parksmart program and help shape the next Version 2.0 pilot. This free, informal discussion will share details about the proposed pilot and serve as an open forum to get detailed feedback. No Parksmart experience required, and open to all Read More »

  • Women Industry Leaders Announces Partnership with HONK

    Women Industry Leaders Announces Inaugural Founding Friends Partnership with HONK to Promote Equality in the Workplace   Burlington, VT – Women Industry Leaders (WIL), an organization dedicated to empowering and connecting women across various industries, is thrilled to announce its first-ever Founding Friends partnership with HONK, North America’s leading Read More »

  • April is Earth Month!

    April is Earth Month! Here’s what NDOT is doing to keep Nashville beautiful and clean and how you can get involved! By Sissy Muro Juarez Litter in the right-of-way is a big problem in Nashville. The Nashville Department of Transportation and Multimodal Infrastructure (NDOT) and Metro Beautification and Environment Commission Read More »

  • Eau Claire, WI Expands Parking and Enforcement Operations with Passport

    Eau Claire, WI Expands Parking and Enforcement Operations with Passport   Mobile pay parking and digital permits powered by Passport’s platform now available throughout the City. Eau Claire, Wisconsin — In partnership with mobility software and payments company Passport, the City of Eau Claire is introducing a new way Read More »

  • Jonathan Evens Joins eleven-x

    Parking Industry Leader Jonathan Evens Joins eleven-x to Help Drive the Company’s Expansion in North America   Eleven-x, developers of the award-winning eXactpark™ smart parking solution, a real-time stall occupancy monitoring sensor and software platform, is pleased to announce the addition of industry veteran Jonathan “Jon” Evens as Vice President Read More »

  • Building with Sustainability in Mind

    Building with Sustainability in Mind   By Lisa Nemeroff Building with sustainability in mind can help to reduce the environmental impact of your property and create a more attractive and sustainable community for tenants, employees, and customers. Investing in electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure is a key component of this Read More »

  • podcast / video

    The Parking Podcast E89: An Interview with Erik Strobert and a Conversation about NoiseVu

    Erik Strobert, Founder and CEO of NoiseVu, discusses parking security.

  • IPMI Announces 2023-2024 CAPP Certification Board

    IPMI Announces 2023-2024 CAPP Certification Board New slate of directors takes effect following the IPMI Conference & Expo June 11-14, 2023. FREDERICKSBURG, VIRGINIA: The International Parking & Mobility Institute (IPMI) is pleased to announce its 2023-2024 CAPP Certification Board. Elections were held by the association in April 2022. At Read More »

  • IPMI Announces 2023-2024 Board of Directors

    IPMI Announces 2023-2024 Board of Directors New slate of directors takes effect following the IPMI Conference & Expo June 11-14, 2023. FREDERICKSBURG, VIRGINIA: The International Parking & Mobility Institute (IPMI) is pleased to announce its 2023-2024 Board of Directors. Elections were held by the association in April 2022. At Read More »

  • Campus Parking – Many Options Available

    Campus Parking – Many Options Available   By Mike Harris, CAPP Almost all campuses fall into the categories of being both unique and predictable. They have parking spaces located in lots, garages, and/or on street, and almost all want to park in the most convenient space next to the door Read More »

  • Broadview, IL Launches Mobile Payment Option for Parking with Passport

    Broadview, IL launches first mobile payment option for parking with Passport Village tourists and residents can now use the Passport Parking app to pay for and manage on and off-street parking. Broadview, Illinois— In partnership with mobility software and payments company Passport, the Village of Broadview has introduced its Read More »

  • Cleverciti and Trojan Energy Team Up In London

      Cleverciti and Trojan Energy Team Up to Help London EV Drivers Find Available On-Street Charging     Cleverciti has partnered with Trojan Energy to provide electric vehicle drivers with real-time EV parking space availability. The initiative integrates Trojan’s electric vehicle charging stations with Cleverciti parking occupancy sensors to monitor Read More »

  • Smart is as Smart Does: IPMI Task Force to Propel Smart Transportation

    Smart is as Smart Does: IPMI Task Force to Propel Smart Transportation   By Casey Jones, CAPP, PMP Last fall, IPMI stood up the Smart Transportation Task Force and invited a well-rounded and diverse set of industry thought leaders to promote and possibly accelerate transportation-focused smart strategies.  I’m honored to Read More »

  • news

    ITE & IPMI Launch Strategic Partnership to Update Landmark Parking Generation Manual

    ITE & IPMI Launch Strategic Partnership to Update Landmark Parking Generation Manual   The Institute for Transportation Engineers (ITE) and the International Parking & Mobility Institute (IPMI) announced a new strategic partnership in support of an updated version of ITE’s landmark publication, the Parking Generation Manual (PGM).  Currently in the Read More »

  • Livingston Energy Group Honored by New York League of Conservation Voters

    Livingston Energy Group Honored by New York League of Conservation Voters   An organization that empowers New Yorkers to make environmental change recognizes EV Infrastructure Leader. . Albany, NY – The New York League of Conservation Voters (NYLCV) has selected Livingston Energy Group as the honoree for their annual Read More »

  • Parkhub

    ParkHub, AEG Partner to Bring Parking Experience to Sports & Entertainment Venues

      ParkHub, AEG Partner to Bring Game-Changing Parking Experience to Marquee Sports & Entertainment Venues   Multiyear Agreement Names ParkHub the Official Parking Technology Partner of Multiple AEG Owned and Operated Venues, Includes Full Integration Across the AXS Ticketing Platform. DALLAS, TEXAS and LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – ParkHub, a technology Read More »

  • New Data Reveals Drivers Rethinking Transportation and Parking Options

    New Data Reveals Drivers Rethinking Transportation and Parking Options New findings from SpotHero report uncover environmental consciousness, stress of parking and concerns over a potential recession are shaping driving habits. CHICAGO — SpotHero, the leading parking reservation marketplace in North America, revealed environmental sustainability, stress and the economy are Read More »

  • Illuminating Ideas: How to Mitigate Glare and the “Cave Effect” in Your Parking Garage

    How to Mitigate Glare and the “Cave Effect” in Your Parking Garage   By Mike Riebling Great lighting is essential whether you have a single deck parking structure or a five-story garage. Think about the discomfort you experience from sun glare — it can also occur indoors due to excessive Read More »

  • Effectively Reach Your Audience Through the Four Primary Learning Styles

    Effectively Reach Your Audience Through the Four Primary Learning Styles By Meghan Maynard Do your responsibilities include educating employees or customers on how to use your software and equipment? Or, do you spend time training employees as part of your job? Whether your main job duties and responsibilities involve educating, Read More »

  • Municipal Government: Kings & Queens of Parking

    Municipal Government: Kings & Queens of Parking By Kathryn Hebert My career has been in the municipal/public sector space for more than 35 years, with about 25 of those years in the parking industry.  In 2020, I left municipal government and started my own business in a similar space  focused Read More »

  • NEXT – 347 W. Chestnut, Chicago

    NEXT – 347 W. Chestnut, Chicago, Illinois   By John W. Hammerschlag NEXT is a luxury apartment building located in Chicago’s River North neighborhood. A hotspot of art, culture, shopping, dining, and nightlife, River North has a lot to offer, making the once derelict area attractive to developers and residents. Read More »

  • Patient-Focused Automated Parking Structure Opens at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center

    Patient-Focused Automated Parking Structure Opens at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center   The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center opened its new outpatient center to patients on March 27th, adding new imaging suites and a fully-automated parking structure to the South Lake Union campus in Seattle. The 160-stall parking garage was designed Read More »

  • Flash Announces Partnership with Get My Parking to Accelerate Parking Asset Digitalization

      Flash Announces Partnership with Get My Parking to Accelerate Parking Asset Digitalization Re-selling partnership offers operators a reliable and cost-effective way to access digital white-label parking solutions   Austin, TX  – Flash, the only global platform connecting cloud parking software to electric vehicle charging for a transformed mobility experience, has Read More »

  • In-Car Parking Information Ranked Most Valuable Connected Car Feature

    In-car parking information ranked as the most valuable connected car feature by drivers globally   Parking space availability information has overtaken traffic information to be listed as the most crucial in-car feature for motorists worldwide, according to 4,990 respondents in a recent global survey. Interest in connected parking features which Read More »

  • Addressing the Perception & Image of Parking & Transportation Professionals

    Presenter: Kevin White, Parking and Mobility Consultant, Walker Consultants    Customers often share strong and negative feelings about those professionals and organizations that operate and manage parking, even referring to parking as a “necessary evil”. Patrons complain and may even become confrontational with industry personnel, especially those on the frontline. Does Read More »

  • What Does Good Planning Do For You?

    Why Does Parking Have to be a Bad Word?   By Kevin White, CAPP, AICP and Jaime Snyder, CAPP As a trained planner, I don’t have to remind myself of the value of good planning. The merits of good planning (and the outcomes of bad/no planning) are reinforced by experiencing Read More »

  • Disadvantages or Negative Impacts of Running a Parking Garage Remotely

    Disadvantages or Negative Impacts of Running a Parking Garage Remotely   By Junior Khan, CAPP The advent of technology has led to various businesses operating remotely, and parking garages are no exception. Running a parking garage remotely involves using technology to monitor and manage parking spaces without being physically present Read More »

  • Joe Caputo Promoted to Senior Vice President of Propark Mobility’s Southwest Region

    Joe Caputo Promoted to Senior Vice President of Propark Mobility’s Southwest Region   Hartford, Connecticut – Propark Mobility announced today that the company has promoted Joe Caputo to Senior Vice President of the organization’s Southwest Region. “Joe continues to be instrumental to Propark Mobility’s blossoming growth and ongoing success, Read More »

  • Propark Mobility Promotes Peter Thorson to Executive Vice President

    Propark Mobility Promotes Peter Thorson to Executive Vice President   Hartford, Connecticut – Propark Mobility announced today that Peter Thorson has been promoted to the company’s Executive Vice President. “Since joining Propark, Pete Thorson has made dramatic impacts in various core areas of our business operations,” said David Schmid, Read More »

  • Illuminating Ideas: The Right Parking Garage Lighting Can Enhance Customers’ Visual Acuity and Comfort

    Illuminating Ideas: The Right Parking Garage Lighting Can Enhance Customers’ Visual Acuity and Comfort   By Mike Riebling   A poorly lit parking lot may be the perfect backdrop for a thriller or scary movie scene. But for a parking administrator? It’s your worst nightmare! Transitioning to LED lighting, though, Read More »

  • podcast / video

    The Parking Podcast E88: An Interview with Dave Onorato and a Conversation about the Public Parking Authority of Pittsburgh

    Dave Onorato, Executive Director of the Public Parking Authority of Pittsburgh, discusses all things Pittsburgh parking and IPMI.

  • Five LAZ Managers Promoted To Leadership Roles

    Five LAZ Managers With Decades of Combined Industry Experience Promoted To Leadership Roles   Hartford, CT –  A seasoned parking professional who got his start as a part-time valet car-parker in college, has been promoted to the position of President for the West Region, Alan Lazowski, Founder and CEO of Read More »

  • TEZ Technology Announces Leadership Restructuring to Support Organization Growth

    TEZ Technology Announces Leadership Restructuring to Support Organization Growth   TEZ Technology (TEZ), the parking industry’s leading developer of app-free, ticketless solutions is thrilled to announce the appointment and promotion of several new executive and director level positions. This leadership restructuring is an essential step toward the organization’s continued Read More »

  • Mobile Smart City Introduces LG Series for Entry/Exit Access Control

    Mobile Smart City Introduces LG Series for Entry/Exit Access Control   Mobile Smart City has introduced a new pay-in-lane contactless and seamless equipment, which has been fully designed in the US, and manufactured using state-of-the-art technology. The LG1 series uses QR readers to grant access control for permit holders Read More »

  • Women Industry Leaders Announces Strategic Partnership with IPMI

    Women Industry Leaders Announce Strategic Partnership with IPMI   Burlington, VT – Women Industry Leaders (WIL) and the International Parking & Mobility Institute (IPMI) are thrilled to announce a strategic partnership to advance diversity and inclusivity in the parking and mobility industries. This partnership will bring together the two Read More »

  • Technology Is the Friend of the Modern Day Workforce

    Technology Is the Friend of the Modern Day Workforce   By Scott A. Petri The fears of being replaced by a machine have haunted the workforce so much so that movies feature the rise of machines against mankind.  According to “The Great Resignation Why Gen Z is Leaving the Workforce Read More »

  • Execute Violently: A Leaders Call

    Execute Violently: A Leaders Call   By Andy Troth, CAPP Not actually violently but with passion. As we all know there are different types of leaders; you can become one through self-awareness, surrounding yourself with great mentors, and sometimes people are naturally born leaders. Execute Violently was my late son  Read More »

  • Best Approach for Acquiring Parking Technology & Drawbacks to the RFP Process

    IPMI Learning Lab: Testimonials on the Best Approach for Acquiring Parking Technology and Drawbacks Using the Traditional RFP Process.   March 29, 2023 – 2 PM EDT gtechna is pleased to announce an upcoming IPMI Learning Lab featuring Faye Morrison, Parking Director, from the City of Medford, and Bruno Lopes, Read More »

  • What is Your EV Readiness?

    What is Your EV Readiness?   By Robert Ferrin, CAPP By now, you have probably lost track of how many electric vehicle (EV) articles, blogs, and posts you have read or seen in the last six to 12 months.  Whether you like it or not, the EV revolution is here Read More »

  • Century II in Wichita, Kansas, to Introduce ParkMobile’s Digital Payment System to the Venue’s Lots

    Century II in Wichita, Kansas, to Introduce ParkMobile’s Digital Payment System to the Venue’s Lots   Visitors to Century II Performing Arts Center and Convention Center will be able to use the mobile app to pay for daily and event parking.   Wichita, Kansas – ParkMobile, the leading provider Read More »

  • What’s New With CAPP?

    What’s New With CAPP?   By Kathleen Federici, M.Ed. Occasionally you may find yourself asking, “What’s new with CAPP?”  The answer to your question is, “There is so much that is new!” The CAPP Candidate Handbook has a bold new look and now matches its sister document the Recertification Guidelines. Read More »

  • Advancements in the Shuttle Industry

    Advancements in the Shuttle Industry   By Junior Khan, CAPP   The shuttle industry has seen significant advancements in recent years, driven by the rapid development of technology. Two of the most important advancements in the shuttle industry are GPS tracking and fleet management software. GPS tracking technology has revolutionized Read More »

  • What You Said is NOT What I Heard

    What You Said is NOT What I Heard   By Mary B. Mabry, CAPP Have you ever been in a situation at work or a professional gathering where you hear something being said and suddenly think, “Wait, what did they just say? “ Was that what they meant to say, Read More »

  • Free Virtual Learning Lab: Parking Building Designs: What You Need to Know About High-Performance Doors, presented by Hörmann

    Register here. High-performance doors have been around for over forty years and got their start as a solution for demanding high-traffic areas within behind-the-scenes industrial applications.  Original models were made of heavy-duty fabric panels, and opening speeds were five times faster than conventional rolling steel doors.  High-performance doors (both fabric and Read More »

  • Free Virtual Learning Lab: Fixed LPR and Invoice by Mail – How the MBTA Has Put Customer Experience First to Become an Innovative Leader, presented by gtechna

    Register here. Learn how featured guest, Bruno Lopes, Director of Parking & Station Access at MBTA is achieving the best of both worlds: a solution that’s customer-friendly, reduces costs, and increases parking revenues. One of the primary goals is to create a customer experience that encourages increased ridership by making Read More »

  • Free Virtual Learning Lab: Best Approach to Acquiring Parking Tech & Drawbacks to the Traditional RFP, presented by gtechna

    Register here. Testimonials on the best approach for acquiring parking technology and drawbacks using the traditional RFP process  Finding the right technology for your parking operation can be a complicated business which includes securing funding and resources, writing the RFP, and vendor procurement. The Cities of Macon, GA, Medford, MA, Read More »

  • Parking and Land Use in Our Urban Environment

    Parking and Land Use in Our Urban Environment   By Linden Smith I’m a (former) consultant in City Planning. I feel the discussion of parking requirements needs to be viewed in a larger context, as the implications of change in the logistics of commerce and land uses will dictate parking Read More »

  • news

    IPMI Releases Industry-Wide Electric Vehicle Readiness Survey

    IPMI Releases Industry-Wide Electric Vehicle Readiness Survey March 8, 2023 IPMI releases landmark survey to capture critical benchmarks and data on industry readiness to prepare for electric vehicles and charging needs to support national initiatives. Electric vehicles (EVs) and charging infrastructure are poised to transform the parking, transportation, and mobility Read More »

  • Honoring an Industry Legend: A Tribute to Doug Holmes

    Honoring an Industry Legend: A Tribute to Doug Holmes   Forward by Shawn Conrad, CAE, CEO of IPMI As I sat down to write down some thoughts about the passing of Doug Holmes, I found it difficult to summarize the impact that he had on our parking community. Doug was Read More »

  • Cleverciti Welcomes Adam Kriegel to its U.S. Executive Team

    Cleverciti Welcomes Adam Kriegel to its US Executive Team   Leading Integrated Parking Intelligence Solutions Provider Continues its US Momentum.   Cleverciti® has appointed Adam Kriegel to Vice President – Eastern U.S. Adam brings more than 5 years of parking industry experience to the Cleverciti team, most recently as Read More »

  • Forbes Names SP Plus Corporation One of America’s Best Small Companies

    SP Plus Corporation Named one of America’s Best Small Companies – Forbes   Chicago – SP+ (SP+), (Nasdaq: SP) a leading provider of technology-driven mobility solutions for aviation, commercial, hospitality and institutional clients throughout North America and Europe, today announced it has been named to Forbes annual list of Read More »

  • Modii Partners with the City of Colorado Springs to Help Drivers Conveniently Find Parking

    Modii Partners with the City of Colorado Springs to Help Drivers Conveniently Find Parking   Colorado Springs, CO – Modii, a provider of smart mobility solutions, announced their partnership with the City of Colorado Springs to empower the City of Colorado Springs Parking Enterprise, residents, and commuters with its smart Read More »

  • Parker Technology + Ocra Announce Strategic Alliance and Introduce Partner API

    Parker Technology + Ocra Announce Strategic Alliance and Introduce Partner API   Indianapolis, Indiana — Parker Technology and Ocra officially announce a strategic alliance and introduce their innovative partner API to solve on-site friction for customers using third-party reservation platforms. This alliance enables the two companies to maintain their vendor-neutral Read More »

  • SP Plus Corporation Re-Accredited as Accredited Parking Organization (APO) with Distinction

    SP Plus Corporation Successfully Re-Accredited as an Accredited Parking Organization (APO) with Distinction   SP+ was the first commercial parking operator to earn APO with Distinction Chicago – SP+ Corporation (SP+), (Nasdaq: SP) a leading provider of technology-driven mobility solutions for aviation, commercial, hospitality and institutional clients throughout North America Read More »

  • Bethlehem Parking Authority Awarded PaDEP Grant

    Bethlehem Parking Authority Awarded PaDEP Grant   Bethlehem, Pennsylvania – The Bethlehem Parking Authority was recently awarded $15,000 of grant funding by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to support the purchase of two Electric Vehicles. This is the second year in a row that the Bethlehem Parking Authority Read More »

  • Campus Mobility: Processes to Achieve a Modern Campus and Promote Growth

    Campus Mobility: Processes to Achieve a Modern Campus and Promote Growth   By Mike Harris, CAPP Campuses are living and breathing organisms, they are consistently changing and evolving. It is up to us as parking and transportation professionals to help campuses with those changes. Mobility, in all its forms, needs Read More »

  • Parkopedia Powers Parking & Charging Solutions on Simplenight’s In-Car Booking Platform

    Parkopedia Powers Parking & Charging Solutions on Simplenight’s In-Car Booking Platform   Parkopedia is working with Simplenight to build upon its market-leading services, including parking data and payment features Customers benefit from Parkopedia’s extensive global parking data, plus the company’s established in-car Payment Platform combined with Simplenight’s expertise in bookable Read More »

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    Subscribe Today Click here to subscribe to communications, set your email preferences, and stay up to date on industry trends in parking, transportation, and mobility.   For existing members and subscribers: Edit your IPMI email preferences to tailor which communications you would like to receive. Click here to update your Read More »

  • Delegation

    The Demands and Rewards of Management   By Varena Harding, CAPP   I have been a manager for over 10 years. One of the hardest tasks I have had to face as a manager is delegating. It was hard to let go of projects that I have overseen for years. Read More »

  • 10 Ways to Build Resilience

    10 Ways to Build Resilience   By Paula E. Camargo   The more focused, specific, intentional, and informed our strategies are, the more impactful and rewarding they can be and the better able we will be to demonstrate the impact of our work. And when others see the impact, they Read More »

  • Minimum Parking Requirements and Their Effect on the Parking Industry

    Minimum Parking Requirements and Their Effect on the Parking Industry   By Junior Khan, CAPP   Minimum parking requirements have damaged the parking industry and their removal will result in unavoidable changes that will determine the future of the industry. For those unaware, minimum parking requirements are zoning laws that Read More »

  • ParkMobile Partners with Village of Mokena to Offer Contactless Parking

    ParkMobile Partners with Village of Mokena, Illinois, to Offer Contactless Parking for Chicago Commuters and Visitors   Metra riders are now able to use ParkMobile to pay for daily parking.   Mokena, IL – ParkMobile, the leading provider of smart parking and mobility solutions in North America and part Read More »

  • Sam Duboc Joins HONK Board of Directors

    Sam Duboc Joins HONK Board of Directors   Former Chair of Business Development Bank of Canada is appointed to HONK’s Board   TORONTO, ON, CANADA – HONK, North America’s leading provider of contactless payments for parking and mobility, announced today that Sam Duboc, President and CEO of Elkland Capital Read More »

  • Modii Awarded Mobility Research Grant in Partnership With UT Arlington

    Modii Awarded Mobility Research Grant in Partnership with UT Arlington Modii is Awarded Research Grant to Tackle Campus Parking and Mobility Challenges Arlington, Texas – Modii, a leading provider of mobility technology solutions, is pleased to announce the award of a $500,000 research grant from The North Central Texas Council Read More »

  • Illuminating Ideas: Why It Makes Sense (& Cents) to Upgrade Your Parking Garage Lighting

    Illuminating Ideas: Why It Makes Sense (& Cents) to Upgrade Your Parking Garage Lighting   By Mike Riebling   Sustainability is top of mind these days and with good reason. Buildings must adapt to minimize their long-term environmental impact. Your parking structure is no exception. Upgrading to LED lighting can Read More »

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    APO – A Great Investment on Many Levels

    Accredited Parking Organization (APO) Designation – A Great Investment on Many Levels   By Mike Harris, CAPP   We as parking professionals know the importance of organizational planning. At times we get distracted focusing on the day-to-day fires that need to be put out and neglect the overall operational needs Read More »

  • Arcadis IBI Group’s CurbIQ Solution Gains Momentum

    Arcadis IBI Group’s CurbIQ Solution Gains Momentum with Two New Curbside Management Software Implementations in North America and Europe Arlington County, VA, and Dublin, Ireland latest urban centers to implement curbside management programs using CurbIQ. TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA – Arlington County, VA, one of the largest principal cities in the Read More »

  • Modii Launches Smart Parking Platform in City of Arvada, CO.

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  • TripShot Engages Athena Partners to Advance Mobility Technologies in the U.S.

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  • eleven-x Awarded Major North American Smart Parking Contract by Arlington County, Virginia

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  • In-Parking Launches as New Solution for Parking Challenges

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  • The Poetry Garage

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  • We Are All Project Managers

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  • Passport and AutoReturn Partner to Streamline Digital Parking Enforcement

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  • PayByPhone Announces Changes to its Management Board

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  • Why Does Parking Have to be a Bad Word?

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  • Five Languages of Love in Parking

    5 Languages of Love in Parking   By Katherine Beaty The parking industry has changed very rapidly in the last few years.  Vendors/operators/parking programs can no longer be dependent on their products and services to build meaningful and stainable customer relationships.  We must move beyond the widget.  So how do Read More »

  • ParkMobile Partners with American Bank Center to Offer Parking Reservations

    ParkMobile Partners with American Bank Center, an Oak View Group Venue, to Offer Parking Reservations in Corpus Christi, Texas   As Oak View Group’s official parking payments provider, ParkMobile reservations are now available at OVG’s American Bank Center. Corpus Christi, TX –ParkMobile, the #1 parking app in the U.S. Read More »

  • Bethlehem Parking Authority Becomes an Accredited Parking Organization

    Bethlehem Parking Authority Becomes an Accredited Parking Organization   International designation recognizes national and international standards for parking management and operations, customer service, professional development, safety, and security. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania – The Bethlehem Parking Authority recently earned status as an Accredited Parking Organization (APO), joining an elite class of Read More »

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) is a Great Opportunity

    Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) is a Great Opportunity   By Paula E. Camargo   On top of all the pressure in our corporate environments, we want to master diversity and inclusion. Diversity work has expanded over the years and we can see this evolution in the very names we Read More »

  • Nominations Now Open for the IPMI Board of Directors

    Nominations Now Open for the IPMI Board of Directors   The Nominating Committee of the International Parking & Mobility Institute (IPMI) is pleased to announce the annual Call for Nominations for individuals interested in serving as members of the IPMI Board of Directors. The Role of the IPMI Board of Read More »

  • Frontline Fundamentals – Shoptalk February 14: Discussing Challenges & Strategizing for Success

    Moderated by: Ed Kinkade, Vice President of Sales Northeastern US, Flowbird The strength and flexibility of our frontline staff continues to play a major role in the success of our organizations. What challenges has your team overcome? What challenges still remain and how can we address them? What is working Read More »

  • CPTA Annual Conference

    CPTA Annual Conference October 1-4, 2023 The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio Campus Parking and Transportation Association Annual Conference hosted by The Ohio State University, October 1-4, 2023. Contact Kalie Mascarello at kmascarello@campusparc.com for more information

  • Professional Parking Technologies Introduces CellRaven

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  • Parking and Mobility Company Spot Parking Rebrands to Modii

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  • HONK Appoints Tim Maloney as Chief Revenue Officer

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  • podcast / video

    The Parking Podcast E86: An Interview with Hal King and a Conversation about On-Street Parking

    Hal King, Parking Director for the City of Lansing, discusses on-street parking.

  • podcast / video

    The Parking Podcast E85: An Interview with Tammy Baker and a Conversation about Employee Development

    Tammy Baker, COO with Parker Technology, discusses employee development.

  • Data: Can’t Live With It, Can’t Live Without It!

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  • EV Design Considerations That Make You Go Hmmm…

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  • IPMI Board of Directors and CAPP Certification Board: Call for Nominations Closes Today

    The Call for Nominations for the IPMI Board of Directors and CAPP Board closes February 16, 2023. To submit your nomination for the IPMI Board of Directors or the CAPP Certification Board, click the links below for eligibility, application instructions, and the link to submit your completed nomination materials. IPMI Read More »

  • The Demands and Rewards of Management

    The Demands and Rewards of Management   By Varena Harding, CAPP   Managers play an important role in the success of the organization, especially when it comes to employee satisfaction and retention. Managers deal with a lot and have a lot of responsibilities. Being a manager is a demanding position, Read More »

  • University of Nevada, Reno Celebrates Grand Opening of the Gateway Parking Complex

    University of Nevada, Reno Celebrates Grand Opening of the Gateway Parking Complex   University of Nevada, Reno celebrated the opening of the new Gateway Parking Structure with a ribbon-cutting event on January 19th. The seven-level, 814-stall parking structure brings much-needed parking to the new Gateway Precinct and serves university Read More »

  • Preventative Maintenance Challenges

    Preventative Maintenance Challenges   By Paul Whetzel, CAPP  The City of Charleston, South Carolina, is a coastal city offering a different set of challenges for staff when it comes to preventative maintenance.  With the close proximity to the ocean, salts find their way into the garage in a variety of Read More »

  • CPMA Announces New and Re-elected Directors

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  • New Year Brings “Recalibration”

    New Year Brings “Recalibration”   By Paula E. Camargo Whenever a new year comes around, I see it as a chance to catch my breath. Usually, I have been going full speed ahead, so busy crossing things off a long to-do list that I realize I often forget to look Read More »

  • Accountability

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  • Art In Themed Parking

    Art in Themed Parking   By John W. Hammerschlag The ubiquitous double-helix garage ramp design is beneficial for efficient traffic flow and enables developers to maximize stall count. A downside to this design is that it can add to customer confusion as to where they have parked their car. To Read More »

  • eleven-x Innovative Parking Solution Wins in 2023 IoT Breakthrough Awards Program

    eleven-x’s Innovative Parking Solution eXactpark Wins “Overall Smart City Solution Of The Year” from 2023 IoT Breakthrough Awards Program   Prestigious Annual Awards Program Recognize Standout Internet-of-Things Companies and Product. Waterloo, Ontario – eleven-x, a global leader providing comprehensive, high-performance, wireless IoT and Smart City solutions, today announced that its eXactpark Read More »

  • So Why Carpe Datum (Seize the Data)?

    So Why Carpe Datum (Seize the Data)?   By Katherine Beaty First, data helps you make better decisions.  It adds long-term value to your organization, has positive financial implications, and gives your organization competitive advantages that are achievable in no other way.  All data is filled with potential if you Read More »

  • Sometimes the Best Solution is the Simple One

    Sometimes the Best Solution is the Simple One   How a Simple Idea Turned into a Priceless Community Engagement Opportunity between FLASH, Bethlehem Parking Authority, and Bethlehem Area School District By David Venancio Sometimes the best solution is the simple one. When Bethlehem Parking Authority (BPA) came to me about Read More »

  • South Orange Parking Authority Updates Parking System with User-Friendly Solution

    South Orange Parking Authority Updates Its Parking System with User-Friendly Solution   New, updated solar-powered pay stations offer faster options than ever before. . Moorestown, New Jersey –The Village of South Orange, New Jersey and the South Orange Parking Authority (SOPA) have announced an exciting upgrade to its parking Read More »

  • Bethlehem Parking Authority Announces Smart Loading Zone Pilot

    Bethlehem Parking Authority Announces Smart Loading Zone Pilot   Bethlehem, Pennsylvania – The Bethlehem Parking Authority (BPA) announced today that it’s launching a Smart Loading Zone program with Automotus. The pilot project aims to increase short-term parking efficiency, relieve congestion, and make the streets safer by applying automated progressive Read More »

  • Hörmann Announces BIM Content for HD-DD 3065 Rubber Door

    Hörmann Announces BIM Content for HD-DD 3065 Rubber Door   Sparta, Tennessee – Hörmann North America has had BIM models available for high performance fabric and rigid door models since 2016.  Now, BIM content for the HD-DD 3065 rubber door is also available for architects and designers:  https://www.tnrdoors.com/bim The Read More »

  • Stillwater, MN Digitizes Parking & Mobility Management with Passport

     Stillwater, MN digitizes parking and mobility management with Passport Year-round travel destination in Minnesota launches Passport Parking for easy, contactless parking payments. Stillwater, Minn. — The City of Stillwater is partnering with mobility software and payments company Passport to provide its community with an easier and more convenient way Read More »

  • Choices at the Pay Station

    Choices at the Pay Station   By Steven Bergin, CAPP In the City of Richmond, Virginia, we’ve offered two pay options for on-street parking for our citizens for years: Cash/credit card at the meter/pay station or pay by phone/app using one provider. Adding additional app options was recommended by our Read More »

  • Understanding Curb Management: Tackling Demand at the Curb

    Understanding Curb Management: Tackling Demand at the Curb   By Mary Catherine Snyder IPMI is starting off 2023 with the hottest of hot topics these days – Curbside Management and an IPMI spotlight on Washington DC, San Francisco, and Seattle on January 11. When actively managed, the curb space is Read More »

  • Technology in Parking – A Security Challenge

    Technology in Parking – A Security Challenge   By Cynthia Lang, CAPP, MPA  Data analytics, enforcement, occupancy, turnover rate, way finding, and parking management share a need for technology.  The answers to parking’s most basic questions retrieved by using tools capable of producing data points at the push of a Read More »

  • Parker Technology Partners with Regina International Airport & Platinum Parking

    Parker Technology Partners with Regina International Airport & Platinum Parking to Improve the Airport Parking Experience     INDIANAPOLIS, IND.  – Parker Technology has partnered with Regina International Airport (YQR) and Platinum Parking Canada, the Airport’s selected parking operator, to provide customer support in their parking facilities. With Parker Technology’s Read More »

  • Saying Goodbye to Parking Minimums

    Saying Goodbye to Parking Minimums   By Robert Ferrin, CAPP The start of a new year is a very real reminder that change is all around us.  The new year is a time to reflect on what has been and what will be. And often it’s a time to say Read More »

  • IPMI Board of Directors and CAPP Elections: Voting Closes April 11

    The 2023 Elections for the IPMI Board of Directors and CAPP Board is open for voting through April 11, 2023.  Primary contacts for all members in good standing will receive an email invitation to vote.

  • IPMI Board of Directors and CAPP Certification Board: Voting Period Open

    The 2023 Elections for the IPMI Board of Directors and CAPP Board is open for voting through April 11, 2023.  Primary contacts for all members in good standing will receive an email invitation to vote.

  • IPMI Board of Directors and CAPP Certification Board: Call for Nominations Open

    The Call for Nominations for the IPMI Board of Directors and CAPP Board is open through February 16, 2023. To submit your nomination for the IPMI Board of Directors or the CAPP Certification Board, click the links below for eligibility, application instructions, and the link to submit your completed nomination Read More »

  • Transitioning to Electric

    Transitioning to Electric   By Cynthia Lang, CAPP, MPA  According to U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm, the U.S. power grid is more than 25 years old.1  Upgrading the current grid to meet President Biden’s goal to be 100% clean electricity by 2035 is a lofty goal.  This change Read More »

  • Life Throws Us Snowballs

    Life Throws Us Snowballs (or in Some Cases – Hardballs) By Kathryn Hebert I’m now at that weird age that I find myself looking back at my life and at the same time looking forward to the next opportunity. Life gets in the way sometimes.  Just when you think things Read More »

  • Ocean Tides, Shifting Sands, and the Changing Landscape

    Ocean Tides, Shifting Sands, and the Changing Landscape   By Maria Irshad, CAPP, MPA Ocean tides and currents launch waves at the shore, shifting sand, grain by grain until ultimately the landscape changes. How has the adoption of technology changed the landscape of your operations? And how do you plan Read More »

  • TEZ Technology Introduces App-Free, Ticketless SMS Valet at Pendry Hotel in Washington, DC

    TEZ Technology Introduces App-Free, Ticketless SMS Valet at Pendry Hotel in Washington, DC   PLANO, TEXAS – TEZ Technology (TEZ) is pleased to announce the integration of its app-free ticketless SMS Valet solution at the new Pendry Hotel in the Wharf District of Washington, DC. The Pendry Washington DC Read More »

  • New London Brings Additional Convenience To Parkers With Flowbird App

    New London Brings Additional Convenience To Parkers With Flowbird App   City expands touchless payment options.   Moorestown, NJ – The New London Parking Authority has announced the launch of the Flowbird App to make it easier for motorists to find and pay for parking downtown.  At a time Read More »

  • Kindness

    Kindness   By Varena Harding, CAPP Being kind is truly powerful. Think about what we could achieve in our organization if we chose to be kind to the people we come in contact with. We wouldn’t make our coworkers feel judged, embarrassed, or not heard. They would feel seen, appreciated, Read More »

  • Art in Urban Development

    Art in Urban Development   By John W. Hammerschlag One of the many challenges institutions and building developers face when planning new developments is personality and curb appeal. How can they ensure the neighborhood’s new addition stands out in a crowd of concrete and steel? One way they are tackling Read More »

  • Electric Vehicle Inequities

    Electric Vehicle Inequities   By Kellie Dugdale In recent years, there has been a significant increase in the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs). According to the Department of Energy, the number of EVs in the United States has more than quadrupled since 2013, with over 2.3 million EVs on the Read More »

  • Winpark Promotes Amy Zaid to Senior Vice President

    Winpark Promotes Amy Zaid to Senior Vice President   Houston, Texas – Winpark, the Houston-based parking company powered by Propark Mobility, announced today that the company has promoted Amy Zaid to Senior Vice President. “Amy is an exceptional leader, who has made a tremendous impact on the company over Read More »

  • Honoring Peer Ghent

    Honoring Peer Ghent   Peer Ghent, the project manager for LA Express ParkTM and steadfast advocate for California disabled placard reform, passed away on September 26, 2022, at the age of 83. Peer joined the City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) Parking Meters Division in October 2008 Read More »

  • Impacts of COVID and Customer Service

    Impacts of COVID and Customer Service   By Paul Whetzel, CAPP  How many organizations are still dealing with impacts of COVID?  I would say most still are!  Charleston County employees we are still required to report a positive test to our HR Department.  Currently, our Parking Operations Division is understaffed.  Read More »

  • The Politics of Parking

    The Politics of Parking   By Cynthia Lang, CAPP, MPA  When you hear the word “politics,” parking may not the first thought to come to mind.  Those of us who work in this industry know all too well that politics can and does play a role.  Let’s examine how politics Read More »

  • Free Learning Lab: A New Frontier and Perspective on Monthly Parking presented by TEZ Technology

    February 22 Learning Lab: A New Frontier and Perspective on Monthly Parking presented by TEZ Technology Free Learning Lab presented by TEZ Technology. Free to all industry professionals, pre-registration required to attend. The sponsored education session will be hosted on IPMI’s platform, with content provided by Blink. Register here for Read More »

  • Your Time is Valuable

    Your Time is Valuable   By Jennifer I. Tougas, Ph.D., CAPP We are approaching the one year anniversary of devastating tornadoes that struck the southeast and Kentucky in particular.  Hundreds of homes and businesses were destroyed in Bowling Green alone, and 17 people lost their lives.  The University was spared, Read More »

  • Propark Mobility Selected by CampusParc to Manage Parking for The Ohio State University

    Propark Mobility Selected by CampusParc to Manage Parking for The Ohio State University   Columbus, Ohio – Propark Mobility announced today that it has partnered with CampusParc, the concessionaire for the long-term parking lease at The Ohio State University, to provide parking management services for the institution. “We’re proud Read More »

  • NMI Acquires Agreement Express’s Payments Solutions

    NMI Acquires Agreement Express’s Payments Solutions     SCHAUMBURG, IL  – NMI, a leading full commerce enablement technology company, has acquired the Agreement Express payments solutions, including onboarding, underwriting and risk monitoring capabilities designed for current and emerging leaders in financial services. Together, the pair’s joint offering enables ISV, ISO and Read More »

  • Parkopedia Partners with Desay SV to Provide Parking Services to Chinese Automakers

    Parkopedia Partners with Desay SV to Provide Parking Services to Chinese Automakers.   Parkopedia partners with Desay SV to provide market-leading parking services including payments to Chinese automakers and their drivers. Drivers will benefit from Parkopedia’s industry-leading on-street and off-street parking data, as well as payments via in-vehicle QR codes. Read More »

  • How Will Autonomous Vehicles Impact the Way We Park?

    How Will Autonomous Vehicles Impact the Way We Park?   By Alex Alegre The rise of autonomous vehicles is set to revolutionize the way we park. No longer will we have to waste time and fuel circling the block looking for a spot – self-driving cars will be able to Read More »

  • podcast / video

    The Parking Podcast E83: An Interview with Heidi Barber and a Conversation about Personal Branding

    Heidi Barber, Sr. Director of Marketing & Sales Ops with Parker Technology, discusses personal branding.

  • ‘Tis the Season…for More EVs.

    ‘Tis the Season…for More EVs.   By Rachel Yoka, CAPP, LEED AP BD+C The US Forest Service recently announced a new pilot program in Greenfield Village at The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Michigan, in which the Forest Service EVs delivered Christmas trees from the Huron-Manistee National Forest for families in Read More »

  • Umojo Announces Key Appointments and Portfolio Expansion

    Umojo Capitalizes on Opportunity in 2023 with Key Appointments and Portfolio Expansion   Leading communications and automation company adds to executive team and introduces new Smart City platform solution, . Chicago, IL – Umojo, the parking and mobility industry’s leading provider of communication, data analytics, and automation solutions has Read More »

  • Ribbon Cut on the Largest EV Charging Station Deployment in Upstate NY

    Van Patten, Livingston Energy Group, and National Grid Cut the Ribbon on the Largest EV Charging Station Deployment in Upstate New York   Project is consistent with Van Patten’s focus on the future of their organization and the technology that will get them there. Jonesville, NY –Van Patten Golf Read More »

  • New ParkNYC App Proves to be Unrivaled Success in First 30 Days

    New ParkNYC App Proves to be Unrivaled Success in First 30 Days   Record-Breaking Numbers in First 4 Weeks. . Moorestown, New Jersey –Flowbird Group launched the new and improved ParkNYC mobile parking app on October 17th, allowing motorists to pay for on-street and municipal parking in New York Read More »

  • Passing the Baton

    Passing the Baton   By Jennifer I. Tougas, Ph.D., CAPP I recently accepted a promotion to be the AVP for Business Services at Western Kentucky University (WKU).  This opportunity allows me to contribute to the University at a higher level than I could as the director of Parking & Transportation Read More »

  • Post-Pandemic and The Parking Revenue: How Can Revenues be Maximized?

    Post-Pandemic and The Parking Revenue: How Can Revenues be Maximized?   By Cynthia Lang, CAPP, MPA  On December 31, 2019, the World Health Organization announced the first report on COVID-19.  Within 90 days, in March 2020, COVID-19 had been declared a global pandemic.  No one could have anticipated what followed Read More »

  • TKH Security Obtains Additional Innovative Patent

    TKH Security Obtains Additional Innovative Patent CHESHIRE, CT –TKH Security (formerly Park Assist) has been recently granted an additional United States patent. In effect as of November 1, 2022, the patent is for systems and methods for identifying vehicles using wireless device identifiers. “The new patent demonstrates our continuous Read More »

  • Propark Mobility Promotes Jennifer Atkins to Senior Vice President

    Propark Mobility Promotes Jennifer Atkins to Senior Vice President   Hartford, Connecticut – Propark Mobility announced that the company has promoted Jennifer Atkins to Senior Vice President, Mountain Region. “Under Jennifer’s leadership, Propark has experienced tremendous growth in the Denver market,” said Stephen Duffy, Chief Strategy Officer. “Jennifer has Read More »

  • eleven-x’s eXactpark Solution Selected by the City of Guelph to Improve Parking Access and Urban Mobility

    eleven-x’s eXactpark Solution Selected by the City of Guelph to Improve Parking Access and Urban Mobility   The solution will provide real-time space status availability and intelligent enforcement to help residents and visitors more easily find parking and reduce traffic. Waterloo, Ontario – eleven-x, a global leader providing complete, high-performance, Read More »

  • EV Readiness Clearinghouse: Sample Plans

    EV Readiness Clearinghouse: Sample Plans and References Explore recent electric vehicle readiness plans and references below or share yours here. NEVI Deployment Plan Approvals by State Electric Vehicles Roadmap | City of Tucson Climate Action Hub Recharge Boston: Boston’s Zero Emission Vehicle Program SEMPO Plug-In Electric Vehicle Readiness Plan, Southeast Read More »

  • EV Readiness Clearinghouse: Partners

    EV Readiness Clearinghouse: Partners To be added to our list of partners and collaborators, please email us. CHARGE Coalition CHARGE is a unique coalition of transportation, industry, environmental, labor, health, equity, and civic organizations supporting smart policy to electrify America’s transportation system. We endorse the following principles for Congress and Read More »

  • Donations For Citations

    Donations For Citations   By Gary A. Means, CAPP Some of our members may have heard of our Food for Fines program here in Lexington, KY, but for those who haven’t, I’ll give you a quick recap and hopefully encourage organizations to roll out a similar program in your community: Read More »

  • Quercus Technologies Rounds Out Outdoor Guidance System With Information Totem

    Quercus Technologies Rounds out its Outdoor Guidance System with an Information Totem   To make its offering in guidance solutions even more comprehensive, Quercus Technologies is launching its outdoor digital information Totem. The Totem informs users entering and driving through an outdoor parking lot on the availability of parking Read More »

  • Restocon Corporation Announces New Line Striping and Parking Lot Maintenance Division

    Restocon Corporation Announces New Line Striping and Parking Lot Maintenance Division   Tampa, Florida – Restocon Corporation (Restocon) is pleased to announce the addition of a new Line Striping and Parking Lot Maintenance division. In an effort to provide clients with an even more comprehensive lineup of services, Restocon Read More »

  • ParkDSM Powered by ParkMobile Expands to Offer Parking Reservations

    ParkDSM, Des Moines, Iowa’s, Parking App Powered by ParkMobile, Expands Partnership to Offer Parking Reservations   Users are now able to reserve parking in advance of events at Iowa Events Center via the ParkDSM app. Des Moines, IA –  ParkMobile  has expanded its partnership with ParkDSM, a parking app Read More »

  • Parkopedia Publishes the 2022 Global Parking Index

    Parkopedia Publishes the 2022 Global Parking Index   Parkopedia releases the third edition of its Global Parking Index, with detailed information on global average parking prices and the key trends influencing price changes New York continues to be the most expensive city for 2-hour off-street parking ($43.10 average) and is Read More »

  • IPMI Representatives Present at NACAS Annual Conference

    IPMI Representatives Share Industry Expertise with the National Association of College and Auxiliary Services (NACAS) on Parking and Mobility   The International Parking & Mobility Institute (IPMI) participated in the National Association of College and Auxiliary Services (NACAS) C3X 2022 Annual Conference & Expo hosted in Las Vegas, Nevada from Read More »

  • Developing a Curb Management Strategy: Three Factors of Formulation

    Developing a Curb Management Strategy: Three Factors of Formulation   By Andrew Lamothe and Jason Sutton, CAPP As cities navigate complex parking environments, adapt new policies, and integrate innovations, curb management continues its trend toward mainstream adoption. Most if not all parking and transportation experts across the U.S. agree that Read More »

  • The EPA Congress: Broadening Thinking and Inspiring for Industry Shifts

    The EPA Congress: Broadening Thinking and Inspiring for Industry Shifts   By Alejandra “Alex” Argudin, CAPP Last month, I was honored to speak at the 20th European Parking Association (EPA) Congress and Exhibition in Brussels, Belgium. It was an enormous privilege to represent my country and the International Parking and Read More »

  • Veterans in Parking, Inc., & Veterans in Parking UK Create a Strategic Partnership Alliance

      Veterans in Parking, Inc., & Veterans in Parking UK Create a Strategic Partnership Alliance     Veterans in Parking, Inc., and Veterans in Parking UK have agreed in principle to the creation of a Strategic Partnership Alliance (SPA) between the two organizations to further the mission of placing Military Read More »

  • LEGOLAND® Installs New Livingston Charge Port Electric Vehicle Chargers

    LEGOLAND® New York Resort Installs New Livingston Charge Port Electric Vehicle Chargers for Guests’ Use     PEARL RIVER, NY – LEGOLAND® New York Resort is ensuring guests with electric vehicles can focus on having fun while their vehicles charge during their bricktastic day! The Goshen theme park has Read More »

  • Updated Mobile App Makes Paying to Park Easier in Evanston

      Updated Mobile App Makes Paying to Park Easier in Evanston The ParkEvanston app powered by Passport has a new look and enhanced features.   Evanston, Ill. — The City of Evanston announces the update of its mobile payment application for parking, ParkEvanston. The app, first launched in the Read More »

  • TAPCO Selects LYT to Move Emergency & Transit Vehicles Safer and Faster

    TAPCO Selects LYT Intelligent Traffic Technologies to Move Emergency and Transit Vehicles to Destinations Safer and Faster   Multiple projects already underway to give priority to emergency and transit vehicles, improving overall traffic flow in congested metropolitan areas. Santa Clara, Calif. –  LYT, a leader in intelligent connected traffic Read More »

  • IPMI Policies

    All presenters and instructors agree to abide by the following policies.  Non-Discrimination Policy Individuals involved in developing, administering, and delivering the International Parking & Mobility Institute’s professional development experiences, seminars, events, or programs are expected to maintain high professional standards in conducting their work. They will refrain from making discriminatory 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 »

  • Leadership Lessons from PIPTA

    Leadership Lessons from PIPTA   By Casey Jones, CAPP, PMP I had the privilege of moderating a leadership panel at PIPTA’s annual conference recently in Salt Lake City.  Thanks to Kenzie Coulson (Utah Property Management Association), Kaite Justice (Valley Regional Transit) and Ian Ortlieb (Missoula Parking Commission) for their insights, Read More »

  • podcast / video

    The Parking Podcast E82: An Interview with Brian Wolff and a Conversation about Digital Transformation

    Brian Wolff, President and CEO of Parker Technology, discusses digital transformation, parking mix and integrations.

  • TEZ Technology Announces Expansion of Sales Team

    App-Free Parking Software and Payments Innovator TEZ Technology Announces Expansion of Sales Team   PLANO, TEXAS – App-free parking software and payments innovator TEZ Technology (“TEZ” or the “Company”) today announced it has expanded its sales team to accommodate the Company’s rapid growth trajectory.  This expansion of the TEZ Read More »

  • Avail Car Sharing and LAZ Parking Enter Unique Partnership

    Avail Car Sharing and LAZ Parking Enter Unique Partnership to Innovate Traditional Parking Garage Experience   First-of-its-kind agreement brings Avail to LAZ properties, expanding urban mobility options in the U.S.   CHICAGO, IL  – Avail, a car sharing platform protected by Allstate, and LAZ Parking, the fastest growing and Read More »

  • Cleverciti Bringing Good Parking Luck to Major Irish Shopping Centre

      Cleverciti Bringing Good Parking Luck to Major Irish Shopping Centre     Cleverciti is excited to bring our innovative parking technology solutions to the Liffey Valley Shopping Centre in Dublin, Ireland! Liffey Valley is one of Ireland’s largest shopping destinations, with more than 80 stores, 20 restaurants, and a Read More »

  • Watry Design Promotes Key Staff

    Parking Design Leader Watry Design, Inc. Promotes Key Staff to Associate Principals and Associate Director     Watry Design, Inc. is pleased to announce the promotions of three individuals to Associate Principals and one to Associate Director. The firm aspires to recognize those who go above and beyond, and 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 »

  • 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 »

  • Cleverciti: Welcome to Miami!

      Cleverciti: Welcome to Miami!   Cleverciti® is thrilled to announce our new partnership with the Miami Parking Authority (MPA). Cleverciti will work with the MPA to enable them to improve curb management operations, reduce curb abuse, and create a “white glove” parking experience for drivers.  Effectively managing the curb 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 »

  • Scheidt & Bachmann Announce Channel Partnership with Creative Parking Concepts, LLC

    Scheidt & Bachmann USA, Inc. Announce Channel Partnership with Creative Parking Concepts, LLC   CPC will become a sales, distribution, and service provider for new S&B customers in the Southeastern United States.   LOWELL, MA and NASHVILLE, TN – Scheidt & Bachmann USA, Inc. (“S&B”) and Creative Parking Concepts, LLC Read More »

  • APO Chat

    REGISTER HERE. APO Chat Join staff and APOs to explore the Accredited Parking Organization Program.  

  • Awards Chat

    REGISTER HERE. A live, interactive discussion of the IPMI Awards Programs. This year’s Call for Awards will be open in late Fall 2023/early Winter 2024. Get all the details and information you need in advance to apply. Explore the Awards of Excellence and the Professional Recognition Program, learn about revisions Read More »

  • New Member Chat

    REGISTER HERE. New Member Chat Join members and staff to network and find out more about member benefits.  

  • CAPP Chat

    REGISTER HERE. CAPP Chat Join members and staff to find out more about CAPP!  

  • APO Chat

    REGISTER HERE. APO Chat Join staff and APOs to explore the Accredited Parking Organization Program.  

  • New Member Chat

    REGISTER HERE. New Member Chat Join members and staff to network and find out more about member benefits.  

  • APO Chat

    REGISTER HERE. APO Chat Join staff and APOs to explore the Accredited Parking Organization Program.  

  • Free Online Shoptalk: University Shoptalk – Guiding Your Team to Serve Your Patrons through Best Practices

    IPMI Shoptalk: University Shoptalk – Guiding Your Team to Serve Your Patrons through Best Practices Shoptalks are complimentary for all industry professionals, pre-registration required. REGISTER HERE.  Join IPMI for our online Shoptalk series addressing the parking, transportation, and mobility industry. Open to all, join us for discussions centered on best Read More »

  • Free Online Shoptalk: Turning Parking Data into Valuable Insights

    IPMI Shoptalk: Turning Parking Data into Valuable Insights Shoptalks are complimentary for all industry professionals, pre-registration required. REGISTER HERE.  Join IPMI for our online Shoptalk series addressing the parking, transportation, and mobility industry. Open to all, join us for discussions centered on best practices, next steps, and the challenges ahead.

  • Free Online Shoptalk: Planning for an EV Future- Avoiding the Pitfalls and Planning Future Forward

    IPMI Shoptalk: Planning for an EV Future- Avoiding the Pitfalls and Planning Future Forward Shoptalks are complimentary for all industry professionals, pre-registration required. REGISTER HERE.  Join IPMI for our online Shoptalk series addressing the parking, transportation, and mobility industry. Open to all, join us for discussions centered on best practices, Read More »

  • Free IPMI Municipal Member Roundtable

    Free Virtual Event for Cities and Municipalities Municipal Member Roundtable REGISTER HERE.  Join us for a roundtable discussion series this year, including virtual roundtables on March 22 and October 18, 2023 and in-person meeting to connect at the 2023 IPMI Parking & Mobility Conference & Expo.  Moderated by municipal members, Read More »

  • Free Online Shoptalk: Shifting Sands: Industry Outlook & Future Trends

    IPMI Shoptalk: Shifting Sands – Industry Outlook and Future Trends: Integrating Technology into Planning, Design, and Current Operations Shoptalks are complimentary for all industry professionals, pre-registration required. REGISTER HERE.  Join IPMI for our online Shoptalk series addressing the parking, transportation, and mobility industry. Open to all, join us for discussions Read More »

  • Online Instructor-Led Learning: Cybersecurity – Managing Risk and Securing Your Operating Environment

    This session will cover cybersecurity as it relates to the parking and mobility industry, including how a rapid shift to technology has created new opportunities for cyber criminals and vulnerabilities for our industry. In addition to covering compliance, attendees will discuss practical ways they can protect their businesses and institute Read More »

  • Online Instructor-Led Learning: Analysis & Applications of Technology

    Data is all around us, and data-driven decision making is key to operational success. But what exactly is data and how can parking and mobility operations make use of it? Explore the various data sources prevalent in the industry, how data is stored in the back end of the many Read More »

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    Parksmart Advisor, Online, Instructor-Led Training

    REGISTER HERE.  Become a Parksmart Advisor and add this valuable credential to your resume. Lead the effort for your organization or your clients to certify high-performing parking structures. Register today and learn how to plan, initiate and execute strategies and best practices to achieve Parksmart certification for parking structures. IPMI Read More »

  • ParkSmart Logo

    Parksmart Advisor, Online, Instructor-Led Training

    REGISTER HERE.  Become a Parksmart Advisor and add this valuable credential to your resume. Lead the effort for your organization or your clients to certify high-performing parking structures. Register today and learn how to plan, initiate and execute strategies and best practices to achieve Parksmart certification for parking structures. IPMI Read More »

  • ParkSmart Logo

    Parksmart Advisor, Online, Instructor-Led Training

    REGISTER HERE.  Become a Parksmart Advisor and add this valuable credential to your resume. Lead the effort for your organization or your clients to certify high-performing parking structures. Register today and learn how to plan, initiate and execute strategies and best practices to achieve Parksmart certification for parking structures. IPMI Read More »

  • ParkSmart Logo

    Parksmart Advisor, Online, Instructor-Led Training

    REGISTER HERE.  Become a Parksmart Advisor and add this valuable credential to your resume. Lead the effort for your organization or your clients to certify high-performing parking structures. Register today and learn how to plan, initiate and execute strategies and best practices to achieve Parksmart certification for parking structures. IPMI Read More »

  • ParkSmart Logo

    Parksmart Advisor, Online, Instructor-Led Training

    REGISTER HERE.  Become a Parksmart Advisor and add this valuable credential to your resume. Lead the effort for your organization or your clients to certify high-performing parking structures. Register today and learn how to plan, initiate and execute strategies and best practices to achieve Parksmart certification for parking structures. IPMI Read More »

  • IPMI Webinar: Evolving Parking and Transportation Programs: Profiling the Path to Greater Mobility in Nashville

    Presented by: Diana Alarcon, CAPP, Director, Transportation & Multimodal Infrastructure, Metropolitan Nashville REGISTER HERE. Member Rate: $35 per webinar, or $379 for the entire annual series. Non-member rate: $85 per webinar.  Click the register link above to attend as a non-member. Purchase the Webinar Bundle and get all 2023 webinars Read More »

  • IPMI Webinar Sponsored by ABM: EV Readiness – Develop and Execute an Effective Plan in your Parking Operations

    Sponsored with the generous support of ABM.  Presented by: Robert Ferrin, CAPP, Mobility and Parking Senior Project Manager, Kimley-Horn Brett Wood, CAPP, President, Wood Solutions Group, LLC. REGISTER HERE. Member Rate: $35 per webinar, or $379 for the entire annual series. Non-member rate: $85 per webinar.  Click Read More »

  • IPMI Webinar Sponsored by Leonardo: What Factors Affect the Cost of Building a Parking Space?

    Presented by: Matt Davis, Principal, Watry Design, Inc. Taylor Kim, AIA, Senior Project Manager, Watry Design, Inc. REGISTER HERE. Member Rate: $35 per webinar, or $379 for the entire annual series. Non-member rate: $85 per webinar.  Click the register link above to attend as a non-member. Purchase the Webinar Bundle Read More »

  • IPMI Webinar: If You Build It, Will They Charge? Planning for Successful EV Charging in Your Parking Operation

    Presented by: Carmen Donnell, CAPP, Managing Director, North America, PaybyPhone, Co-Chair, IPMI Technology Committee Nick Mazzenga, PE, Associate, Kimley-Horn and Associates, Co-Chair, IPMI Technology Committee REGISTER HERE. Member Rate: $35 per webinar, or $379 for the entire annual series. Non-member rate: $85 per webinar.  Click the register link above to Read More »

  • CAPP Chat

    REGISTER HERE. CAPP Chat Join members and staff to find out more about CAPP!  

  • CAPP Chat

    REGISTER HERE. CAPP Chat Join members and staff to find out more about CAPP!  

  • IPMI Webinar: Understanding Curb Management: Tackling Demand at the Curb

    Presented by: Mary Catherine Snyder, Parking Strategist, City of Seattle Department of Transportation Matt Darst, Director, Conduent Transportation Haley Peckett, Associate Director, DDOT Hank Willson, Parking Policy Manager, SFMTA REGISTER HERE. Member Rate: $35 per webinar, or $379 for the entire annual series. Non-member rate: $85 per webinar.  Click the Read More »

  • 2023 Pacific Intermountain Parking & Transportation Association (PIPTA) Conference & Expo

    Come join PIPTA for fun in Seattle, WA, September 6-8, 2023 The annual PIPTA Conference & Expo is the Northwest region educational and networking event for parking and transportation professionals. From seasoned managers to beginners, there’s something for everyone. You have the opportunity to connect with peers from around the Read More »

  • The Power of Influential Leadership

    The Power of Influential Leadership By Tiffany Peebles Growing up, many of us remember the old mentality of a manager –  heavily focused on policies and procedures, power and control, and instructing versus inspiring. Today, most leaders know the importance of leading versus managing. If you are fortunate enough to Read More »

  • 2024 Pacific Intermountain Parking & Transportation Association (PIPTA) Conference & Expo

    Come join PIPTA for fun in Denver, CO, October 23-25, 2024. The annual PIPTA Conference & Expo is the Northwest region educational and networking event for parking and transportation professionals. From seasoned managers to beginners, there’s something for everyone. You have the opportunity to connect with peers from around the Read More »

  • Cleverciti Promotes Andrew LaMothe to Vice President of Sales and Marketing

      Cleverciti Promotes Andrew LaMothe to Vice President of Sales and Marketing     Cleverciti®, the leader in comprehensive, turn-by-turn parking guidance solutions for both on-street and off-street operations, has promoted Andrew LaMothe to Vice President of Sales and Marketing. For the past 10 months, LaMothe has led sales and Read More »

  • CMPA Conference – Join us in LA!

    CMPA Conference – Join us in LA!   By Jon Hamblen The California Mobility and Parking Association will be holding our Annual Conference November 7 – 9, 2022.  The Conference is our association’s opportunity to finally get together after our prior two conferences were moved to online events due to Read More »

  • Parkhub

    ParkHub Acquires Business Intelligence Leader Smarking

      ParkHub Acquires Business Intelligence Leader Smarking   Leading B2B parking software and payments provider expands into commercial and municipal parking markets. DALLAS, TEXAS and SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA – ParkHub, a leading provider of parking software and payments solutions, announced the acquisition of Smarking, a leading provider of parking software Read More »

  • Dealing with Loss in the Workplace

    Dealing with Loss in the Workplace   By Shontel Zamora Dealing with the loss of a loved one is never easy. It is usually met with a large show of support during the first initial days and weeks. There are tons of books and resources dedicated to help those who Read More »

  • podcast / video

    The Parking Podcast E81: An Interview with Diana Alarcon and a Conversation about Multimodal Infrastructure

    Diana Alarcon, CAPP, Director of Transportation and Multimodal Infrastructure with Nashville Department of Transportation, discusses parking. mobility and multimodal access. .  

  • NYC Local Law 126 Parking Garage Inspection Rules

    How to Comply with NYC Local Law 126 Parking Garage Inspection Rules   Submitted by Hoffman Architects, Inc. Effective January 1, 2022, New York City requires garage owners to retain a specially designated professional engineer to conduct an assessment and file a report at least once every six years. Why Read More »

  • Infrastructure Opportunities & Challenges: What is to Come & How to Prepare

    Infrastructure Opportunities & Challenges: What is to Come & How to Prepare   Blink Charging will be presenting a FREE Learning Lab on October 26 to discuss this topic in depth. Click here to register now! While electric vehicle sales have risen an average of 40% each year since 2016, Read More »

  • Amano McGann Partners with Soldier Field to Deploy New Parking Technology

      Amano McGann Partners with Soldier Field in Chicago to Deploy New Parking Technology   Amano ONE, The Most Simplified, Powerful and Reliable Cloud-Based Parking Access/Revenue Control System, Comes to Legendary Stadium. MINNEAPOLIS and CHICAGO – Amano McGann, a parking technology company, announced that Amano ONE, the most simplified, powerful, and Read More »

  • Flowbird Group and NYCDOT Launch ParkNYC Mobile Parking App

    Flowbird Group and NYCDOT Launch New and Improved ParkNYC Mobile Parking App   New App to Service Nearly 2 Million NYC Users.   Moorestown, New Jersey –Flowbird Group, a curbside management and urban mobility solution, launched the ParkNYC app in New York City on October 17th, 2022. The release Read More »

  • Mike Farley Joins First Nationwide Payments

    Mike Farley Joins First Nationwide Payments in Service Manager Support Role   Boston, Massachusetts – First Nationwide Payments Headquartered in Boston, MA is pleased to announce that Mike Farley has joined the company in the role of Service Manager. Mike has an extensive background in merchant services, beginning in 2000. Read More »

  • ParkMobile Partners with the City of Spokane, Washington

    ParkMobile Furthers Pacific Northwest Expansion with Partnership with the City of Spokane, Washington   ParkMobile is now the exclusive parking provider in Spokane with 5,000 metered spaces integrated through the app.   Spokane, WA – ParkMobile, has expanded into Spokane, Washington, becoming the city’s exclusive parking provider. ParkMobile has Read More »

  • EV Readiness Clearinghouse: Research Links

    EV Readiness Clearinghouse: Research Links CHARGE Coalition IIJA Implementation Policy Recommendations Electrification Coalition EV Tools and Calculators Local EV Policy Toolkit State Policy Factsheet

  • Parking and Mobility Trends

    Which Parking and Mobility Trends Will Have the Most Impact Over the Next Five Years? By Al Carroll While it’s difficult to identify/rank one specific trend that will have the most impact to our industry over the next five years, the majority of trends we’re currently seeing and expecting to Read More »

  • EV Readiness Clearinghouse: Featured Resources

    EV Readiness Clearinghouse: Featured Resources Download IPMI’s publications, articles and resources on EVs and charging. Parking & Mobility Magazine Features and Columns A Different Perspective: Parking Should NOT be the Gas Stations of the Future! Are You Ready for Electric Vehicles?  Cautious Optimism about EVs Clean Air for All: The Read More »

  • EV Readiness Clearinghouse: Member Resources

    EV Readiness Clearinghouse: Member Resources Share your resources here.   

  • EV Readiness Clearinghouse: Training & Education

    EV Readiness Clearinghouse: Training & Education Register for IPMI training and education on planning, design, and more for electric vehicle charging in parking, transportation, and mobility systems.   Featured education includes: On-demand Sustainability Courses Upcoming Webinars Parksmart Advisor Training Free Industry Shoptalks Free EV Courses for IPMI Members An Electrified Future  Read More »

  • How Does Paid Parking Affect Downtowns?

    How Does Paid Parking Affect Downtowns? By Philip Oliver Republished with permission from the author’s LinkedIn Blog. Working in business development for a parking company in the South, I come across quite a few towns that are interested in implementing paid parking, but are curious about the real impacts and Read More »

  • IPMI Promotes Rachel Yoka, CAPP, to Chief Strategy Officer

    International Parking & Mobility Institute Promotes Rachel Yoka, CAPP, LEED AP DB+C to Chief Strategy Officer   International Parking & Mobility Institute (IPMI) announced the promotion of Rachel Yoka, CAPP, LEED AP BD+C from Vice President, Program Development to Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) for the organization. As CSO, Yoka Read More »

  • aiMotive and Parkopedia Partnership Provides Automakers with Parking Solutions

    aiMotive and Parkopedia partnership provides automakers with cost-effective and scalable automated parking solutions.   The partnership offers automakers unique and scalable parking navigation and Type 1 Automated Valet Parking (AVP) functions for the first time Improved parking experience for drivers without the need for any costly additional infrastructure within parking Read More »

  • SP Plus Acquires K M P Associates Limited

    SP Plus Corporation Acquires K M P Associates Limited, Including its Global E-Commerce Platform AeroParker   Acquisition Broadens Technology Capabilities and Expands Addressable Market CHICAGO – SP Plus Corporation (Nasdaq:SP), a provider of technology-driven mobility solutions for aviation, commercial, hospitality and institutional clients throughout North America, today announced   that Read More »

  • IPMI Volunteers Moving the Industry Forward

    IPMI Volunteers Moving the Industry Forward By Shawn D. Conrad, CAE Thank you to the hundreds of IPMI members that stepped forward in the “Call for Volunteers”  to participate on our committees and task forces. These volunteers will work on projects and activities including an EV charging cohort,  smart transportation, Read More »

  • How To Manage And Own Your Personal Brand

    How to Manage and Own Your Personal Brand By Kathleen Laney Republished with permission from Laney Solutions blog. To clearly differentiate the value you bring to an organization during the interview process, you need to do more than have a good reputation. You need to have a well crafted personal Read More »

  • The Fear of Failure

    The Fear of Failure By Adrienne Tucker, CAPP “Do not fear failure but be terrified of regret” – Deshauna Barber, Ms. USA – 2016. “Amen!” I shouted as soon as she said those words.  Sure, she was giving a commencement speech and not talking about parking, but something was nagging Read More »

  • THA Consulting Appoints Javier Sanchez to Director of Operations

    THA Consulting, Inc. Appoints Javier Sanchez to Director of Operations   THA Consulting, Inc. (THA) is pleased to announce Javier Sanchez, AIA, NCARB as their Director of Operations for the firm’s Miami office.  In this role, Javier will support and oversee THA’s Miami operations, leading all aspects of project Read More »

  • City of Iowa City Transitions Mobile Parking Payments to ParkMobile

    City of Iowa City Transitions Mobile Parking Payments to ParkMobile   ParkMobile will be the exclusive parking provider in Iowa City, with availability at over 2,200 on- and off-street parking spaces.   Iowa City, IA – ParkMobile, a provider of smart parking and mobility solutions in the U.S., is Read More »

  • Oak View Group to Implement ParkHub Technology

    Oak View Group to Implement ParkHub’s Parking Management Technology Across Multiple Properties   New partnership will optimize operations, facilitate payments, and gain customer insights. DALLAS, TX – Oak View Group, the global venue development, advisory, and investment company for the sports and live entertainment industry, will immediately begin implementing a Read More »

  • Should You Consider an Early Retirement Offer?

    Should You Consider an Early Retirement Offer?   By Mark A. Vergenes As corporate America continues to shift and reorganize, cost cutting, restructuring, mergers, buyouts, and downsizing are the norm. Amidst all this change, some companies are offering their employees early retirement packages. But how do you know if the Read More »

  • Submit for Your Chance to Shine!

    Submit for Your Chance to Shine! By Mark Lyons, CAPP The 2023 IPMI Call for Awards is accepting entries through November 3, 2022. Now is the time to share your entries for the Awards of Excellence and Professional Recognition Awards programs! Award winners are recognized at the annual IPMI Parking Read More »

  • 2023 Texas Parking & Transportation Association (TPTA) Conference & Trade Show

    TPTA 2021 Conference & Tradeshow April 10-13, 2023 Hilton Dallas/Plano Granite Park, TX  

  • Mid-South Transportation and Parking Association (MSTPA): Annual Conference & Tradeshow 2023

    Mid-South Transportation and Parking Association (MSTPA): Annual Conference and Tradeshow 2023

  • The Devil is in The Details

    The Devil is in The Details By Melissa Yates, CAPP On October 19th, Laura Lierz and I will be discussing “The Devil is in The Details” where we will be focusing on the typical transactional project implementation process and how most pitfalls occur with services and anticipated functionality delivery of Read More »

  • Kent King Joins Parker Technology as the New VP of Sales

    Kent King Joins Parker Technology as the New VP of Sales   INDIANAPOLIS, IND.  – Parker Technology announced that Kent King has joined the team as the new VP of Sales. King comes with 7+ years of experience in the parking and mobility industry and over 16 years of B2B Read More »

  • Schenectady Hosts Largest National Drive Electric Week and Sustainability Fair

    Schenectady Hosts Largest National Drive Electric Week and Sustainability Fair on Sunday During Schenectady Greenmarket   SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK – The City of Schenectady, Schenectady Greenmarket, Livingston Energy Group, and the Capital District EV Drivers Group co-hosted the NYS Capital District Drive Electric Week and Sustainability Fair on Sunday, September Read More »

  • It’s Raining…Electric Cars? Wait, What?

    It’s Raining…Electric Cars? Wait, What? Parry Gripp and National Car Charging are charging up kids everywhere with a new song about electric cars. DENVER, CO – Emmy-winning songwriter and YouTube sensation Parry Gripp and the nation’s leading privately-held distributor and installer of EV charging equipment National Car Charging have teamed Read More »

  • IPMI Webinar: Mayors’ Commuter Incentives Toolkit. Presented by the Federal Highway Administration. Free for all industry professionals.

    IPMI Webinar: Mayors’ Commuter Incentives Toolkit. Parking Cash Out and Commuter Benefits Ordinance Analysis Presented by the Federal Highway Administration Free to all industry professionals! Click here to register. Join today and find out more about member benefits here. Offers one CAPP Credit towards application or certifications.  Learn more about CAPP today. 

  • New Member Chat

    REGISTER HERE. New Member Chat Join members and staff to network and find out more about member benefits.  

  • ParkMobile’s Chief Revenue Officer, David Hoyt, Named Managing Director, North America for the EasyPark Group

    ParkMobile’s Chief Revenue Officer, David Hoyt, Named Managing Director, North America for the EasyPark Group   Following ParkMobile’s acquisition by the global leader for smart parking and mobility solutions, EasyPark Group, Hoyt will assume overall responsibilities of U.S. operations as Managing Director, North America, while also continuing his role Read More »

  • Kansas City International Airport’s Superior Customer Experience Journey Begins and Ends in the Parking Garage

    Kansas City International Airport’s Superior Customer Experience Journey Begins and Ends in the Parking Garage   CHESHIRE, CT –TKH Security (formerly Park Assist) has begun installing the previously awarded Automated Parking Guidance System (APGS) contract through JE Dunn Construction in conjunction with the Kansas City Aviation Department (KCAD) in Read More »

  • Parking Structure IV Brings Much Needed Staff Parking to UC Davis Health Center

    Parking Structure IV Brings Much Needed Staff Parking to UC Davis Health Center   After achieving temporary occupancy in January, the UC Davis Health Center Parking Structure IV celebrated completion on September 1st, 2022 and is fully open to serve hospital employees. The 1,221-stall parking structure delivers much needed Read More »

  • The Origin of the Spiraling-Track, High-Performance Door

    The Origin of the Spiraling-Track, High-Performance Door   By Michael Watkins Did you know that Rytec was the first domestic door manufacturer to offer the spiraling style of high-performance doors in North America? In 1999, Rytec acquired the rights to sell this patented rigid panel, roll-up door design from a Read More »

  • 2022 NEPC University and Hospital Forum

    2022 NEPC University and Hospital Forum December 1, 2022 Harvard University, Harvard Faculty Club 20 Quincy Street Cambridge, MA 01238 Register here. 

  • podcast / video

    The Parking Podcast E79: An Interview with Melissa Rysak & a Conversation about Parking & Mobility

    Melissa Rysak, Director of Communications, discusses the Parking & Mobility magazine.  

  • The Courtesy Wave

    The Courtesy Wave By Jennifer Carroll, CAPP The finger wave (courtesy wave) is something I only discovered after I moved south of the Mason-Dixon line.  Raising your fingers off the steering wheel as a “greeting” to others passing by.  It is fairly safe as you can keep your hand/thumb on Read More »

  • EV Charging Stations Drive Business Loyalty

    Renters Want To Go Electric, But Where Will They Charge?   By Margaret-Ann Leavitt I am often asked, “Why should I install EV charging stations?” There are many answers to that question: EVs are better for the environment, they reduce greenhouse gasses and they look good parked outside your business. Read More »

  • FLASH Delivers EV Charging Solution Built to Meet the Unique Needs of Urban Real Estate

      FLASH Delivers EV Charging Solution Built to Meet the Unique Needs of Urban Real Estate Multi-use, often gated assets require reliable, reservable parking + charging technology integrated into the smart building and smart city to deliver significant incremental revenue   Austin, TX and Chicago, IL – FLASH announced the launch of Read More »

  • Honda Center Partners with ParkMobile to Offer Reserved Parking for Anaheim Ducks

    Honda Center Partners with ParkMobile to Offer Reserved Parking for Anaheim Ducks Games and Events   Fans can easily reserve a parking spot in advance for NHL games, concerts, and other events at the arena.   Anaheim, CA –  ParkMobile is now the official parking provider for Honda Center, home of the NHL’s Anaheim Read More »

  • Propark Mobility Grows Los Angeles Presence by Acquiring Imperial Parking Industries, Inc.

    Propark Mobility Grows Los Angeles Presence by Acquiring Imperial Parking Industries, Inc.   Los Angeles, Calif. – Propark Mobility announced that the company has purchased Los Angeles-based Imperial Parking Industries, Inc. (IPI), expanding its area portfolio by 75 percent. “As a leader in the Los Angeles area, Imperial Parking Read More »

  • What is Work-Life Balance and Why Does it Matter?

    What is Work-Life Balance and Why Does it Matter?   By  Heather Matthews, CAPP, PMP This blog was first published by the New England Parking Council (NEPC). What is work-life balance?  And why is it important for Parking and Transportation professionals.  Work-life balance is the balance between time spent on Read More »

  • Laney Solutions Announces New Career Center For Candidates

    Laney Solutions Announces New Career Center For Candidates Laney Solutions Launches New Section Of Website To Provide Exceptional Candidate Experience And Expert Career Management Advice.   DENVER, COLORADO– Laney Solutions, a premier executive search firm focused exclusively on recruitment services for the parking industry, announced the launch of a new Read More »

  • Flowbird Promotes Natalie Snow and Ed Kinkade

    Flowbird Proudly Announces Promotion of Natalie Snow and Ed Kinkade  for the U.S.   Moorestown, NJ —  Flowbird Group, specializing in curbside management and urban mobility solutions, proudly announced the promotion of two Business Development Managers, Natalie Snow and Ed Kinkade to Regional Vice President of Sales. Natalie, appointed to Read More »

  • Flowbird Promotes Julianne Wilhelm to VP of Marketing

    Flowbird’s Julianne Wilhelm Starts Position as Vice President of Marketing  for the US Market     Clearwater, FL —  Flowbird Group, specializing in curbside management and urban mobility solutions, announced the promotion of Julianne Wilhelm to Vice President of Marketing for the U.S. market. In her new role, Julianne will Read More »

  • ParkMobile Partners with GlidePathCX to Launch a Rewards Program for App Users

    ParkMobile Partners with GlidePathCX to Launch a Rewards Program for App Users   ParkMobile users are now able to earn rewards when parking at over 100 participating airports worldwide.   Atlanta, GA – ParkMobile has announced a new strategic partnership with GlidePathCX, the leading account linked loyalty solution provider for Read More »

  • 2023 Pennsylvania Parking Association (PPA) Conference

    2023 PPA Conference and Trade Show  

  • EV Charging: An Opportunity not to be Missed

    EV Charging: An Opportunity not to be Missed   By Nick Stanton What We Have Learned So Far These last few years have seen unprecedented technological innovation in the parking, transportation, and mobility industry. Previously, an exciting new technology-solution in our industry was announced, maybe once or twice in a Read More »

  • Do the Pros Outweigh the Cons?

    Do the Pros Outweigh the Cons? By Jennifer Carroll, CAPP As many of us continue to adapt to working from home, today I am reminded of what I miss from working non-virtually or IRL (in real life). I was always envious of my friends and coworkers who got to work Read More »

  • The European Union Takes the Helm in Ending the ICE Age

    The European Union Takes the Helm in Ending the ICE Age   Europe sets its sights on 2035 and outlaws the sale of gas-powered vehicles. By Bill Blomberg The European Union (EU) recently announced they are taking a bold, unprecedented move and will join California in ending the production and Read More »

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    The Parking Podcast E78: An Interview with Mike Tudor and a Conversation about Multi-App

    An Interview with Mike Tudor and a Conversation about Multi-App.  

  • Propark Mobility Appoints Brenda Freije Vice President of Business Analytics

    Brenda Freije Appointed to Vice President of Business Analytics for Propark Mobility   Hartford, Connecticut – Propark Mobility announced  that Brenda Freije has been promoted to Vice President of Business Analytics. “Brenda has been a remarkable team member and leader throughout her time at Propark,” said Stephen Duffy, Propark’s Read More »

  • 2023 MAPA Fall Conference & Tradeshow

    2023 MAPA Fall Conference & Tradeshow November 7-8, 2023 Sheraton Inner Harbor Baltimore, MD Click here for more information and to register!

  • Free Learning Lab: From the Experts: Infrastructure Opportunities & Challenges: What is to Come & How to Prepare presented by Blink

    October 26 Learning Lab: From the Experts: Infrastructure Opportunities & Challenges: What is to Come & How to Prepare presented by Blink Free Learning Lab presented by Blink Free to all industry professionals, pre-registration required to attend. The sponsored education session will be hosted on IPMI’s platform, with content provided Read More »

  • Whittier, AK Launches Contactless Parking Payment Option with Passport

      Whittier, AK Launches Contactless Parking Payment Option with Passport Passport Parking app now available to offer easier, more convenient parking payments throughout the City.   Whittier, Alaska — The City of Whittier, Alaska is launching an easier way to pay for parking with Passport, a mobility software and Read More »

  • Big Cities at #IPMI2022

    By Diana Alarcon, CAPP Big cities met at the IPMI 2022 Conference to discuss what’s happening in their communities. We had approximately 20 cities participate. One of the leading topics: how we are all managing the curb? The conversation then dived into how variable/demand-based pricing for on-street and loading/unloading fit Read More »

  • Milford, CT Launches Mobile Parking Payment Option with Passport

      The City of Milford, CT launches mobile parking payment option with Passport   Milford, Conn.  — The coastal City of Milford is partnering with mobility software and payments company, Passport, to offer visitors a more convenient way to pay for parking at more than 750 on and off-street Read More »

  • LAZ Parking Promotes Three Managers to Senior Leadership

    LAZ Parking Announces the Promotion of Three Managers to Senior Leadership Positions   Hartford, CT – Three managers with decades of combined management and parking industry experience have been promoted to senior leadership positions at LAZ Parking, Alan Lazowski, Chairman and CEO, announced. Senior General Managers, Lyla Ellens, and Read More »

  • Mercy Hospital Puts Parking Experience First When Designing New Garage

    Mercy Hospital Puts Parking Experience First When Designing New Garage   CHESHIRE, CT –TKH Security (formerly Park Assist) has been awarded an Automated Parking Guidance System (APGS) contract by Mercy Hospital in St. Louis, MO.  In Summer 2023, Mercy Hospital St. Louis is scheduled to complete a new, state of Read More »

  • Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Expands ParkMobile Partnership

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Expands Partnership with ParkMobile to Offer Parking Reservations at Three Local Venues   Users are now able to reserve parking in advance of events at Alliant Energy Powerhouse, Paramount Theatre, and Theatre Cedar Rapids.   Cedar Rapids, IA –  ParkMobile has expanded its partnership with Park Cedar Read More »

  • ParkHub Named to Third Consecutive Inc. 5000 List

    ParkHub Continues Meteoric Growth, Named to Third Consecutive Inc. 5000 List   Dallas-based parking software, payments provider achieves 144 percent growth over last three years. DALLAS, TX – ParkHub, a leading provider of parking software and payments solutions, has been named to Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 5000, an annual listing of Read More »

  • Are We in a Recession?

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  • Work-Life Balance Post COVID

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  • Livingston Enery Group Ranks on the 2022 Inc. 5000 List

    Livingston Energy Group Ranks No. 377 on the 2022 Inc. 5000 Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies     New York – Livingston Energy Group, a Lynkwell Company, ranked 377th fastest-growing private company in America on the Inc. 5000 list. Specializing in EV infrastructure development and deployment, the Read More »

  • “CAPP” off Your Parking & Mobility Career in 2023

    “CAPP” off Your Parking & Mobility Career in 2023   By Kathleen Federici, MEd Is last month’s IPMI Parking & Mobility Conference & Expo still on your mind? Do you find yourself thinking about how you can keep that momentum going? Did you watch as the newly minted CAPPs walked Read More »

  • Goderich, ON Expands Mobile Parking Payment Solution with Passport Canada

      The Town of Goderich, ON expands mobile payment solution for parking with Passport Canada   Passport Canada offers an easy, digital option for parking payments. Goderich, Ont. — The Town of Goderich, Ontario is now offering the Passport Canada parking application for its waterfront parking. The app is Read More »

  • Parkopedia Partners with ETCP to Expand in China

    Parkopedia partners with ETCP to expand smart parking and payment services to drivers in China   Parkopedia now supports both in-car ‘Access and Pay’ and QR code parking payments at more than 3 million ETCP managed spaces across 60 major cities in China Both parking payment methods utilise licence plate Read More »

  • Newburgh Expands Parking Operations and Enforcement with Passport

      The City of Newburgh expands parking operations and enforcement with Passport   Passport’s platform continues to bring easier, more convenient parking payments across New York.   Newburgh, New York — The City of Newburgh is excited to launch its first mobile payment option for parking powered by Passport, Read More »

  • podcast / video

    The Parking Podcast E77: An Update about MSTPA and PAG

    An Update about Mid-South Transportation and Parking Association (MSTPA) and Parking Association of Georgia (PAG).  

  • 2023 Call for Awards Closes

    2023 IPMI Parking & Mobility Conference & Expo, June 11 -14, 2023 Location & Dates: Fort Worth Convention Center Fort Worth, Texas, USA June 11-14, 2023 The 2023 IPMI Parking & Mobility Conference & Expo will be dedicated to keeping our amazing community connected through exhibits, general and education sessions, Shoptalks, networking, Read More »

  • 2023 Call for Presentations Closes

    2023 IPMI Parking & Mobility Conference & Expo, June 11 -14, 2023 Location & Dates: Fort Worth Convention Center Fort Worth, Texas, USA June 11-14, 2023 The 2023 IPMI Parking & Mobility Conference & Expo will be dedicated to keeping our amazing community connected through exhibits, general and education sessions, Shoptalks, networking, Read More »

  • 2023 Call for Presentations & Awards Open

    2023 IPMI Parking & Mobility Conference & Expo, June 11 -14, 2023 Location & Dates: Fort Worth Convention Center Fort Worth, Texas, USA June 11-14, 2023 The 2023 IPMI Parking & Mobility Conference & Expo will be dedicated to keeping our amazing community connected through exhibits, general and education sessions, Shoptalks, networking, Read More »

  • 2022 Call for Volunteers and 2023 Call for Content Closes

    Apply today! 2022 Call for Volunteers 2023 Call for Content 

  • IPMI Announces New and Renewed APOs

    Parking, Transportation, and Mobility Organizations Achieve Top Industry Accreditation The Accredited Parking Organization (APO) establishes national and international standards for professionalism, accountability, innovation, responsibility, and performance. The International Parking & Mobility Institute (IPMI) is pleased to recognize parking organizations that have achieved Accredited Parking Organization (APO) certification, earned the more Read More »

  • Top Five Trends at IPMI 2022

    Top Five Trends at IPMI 2022   By Mark Frumar and James Waddell After a successful 2022 IPMI Parking & Mobility Conference & Expo the Spot Parking team have shared their insights into five key trends they took away from this year’s conference. Technological innovation is back on the agenda Read More »

  • ParkMobile Launches New & Improved ParkBoston App

    Current ParkBoston users will need to immediately update the app to continue making mobile parking payments in the city.   Boston, Massachusetts – ParkMobile announced today the official launch of the new and improved ParkBoston app. In partnership with the City of Boston’s Transportation Department, the upgraded ParkBoston app Read More »

  • MSTPA & PTAG Merge to Bring Enhanced Education and Resources to Members

    MSTPA and PTAG Merge to Bring Enhanced Education and Resources to Members     The Mid-South Transportation & Parking Association (MSTPA) and the Parking & Transportation Association of Georgia (PTAG) are proud to announce the merger of these two amazing organizations.  The two parties have agreed to maintain the Mid-South Read More »

  • podcast / video

    The Parking Podcast E76: An Interview with David Hoyt and a Conversation about Parking

    David Hoyt, Chief Revenue Officer at Parkmobile discusses, mobile payments, European parking and Parkmobile.  

  • Lakewood, Ohio, Expands ParkMobile Partnership

    Lakewood, Ohio, Expands ParkMobile Partnership in an Effort to Modernize Parking in the City.   ParkMobile will now provide contactless payment options for over 1,000 additional spaces throughout Lakewood.   Lakewood, Ohio –  ParkMobile has expanded its partnership with the City of Lakewood, Ohio. A suburb of Cleveland, Lakewood Read More »

  • IPMI Announces 2022 Chair and Lifetime Achievement Awards

    IPMI Recognizes Outstanding Contributions to the Industry with Chair and Lifetime Achievement Awards Four individuals who have had tremendous impacts on the parking, mobility, and transportation industry were recognized with 2022 IPMI Chair and Lifetime Achievement Awards by the International Parking & Mobility Institute (IPMI) last month at the 2022 Read More »

  • Analysis & Applications of Technology Course: Valuable Tools and CAPP Prep

    Analysis & Applications of Technology Course: Valuable Tools and CAPP Prep   By Kathleen Federici, MEd Data has become an essential component of parking and mobility operations for owners and operators throughout the industry. It is all around us. Data-driven decisions are possible because of the new tools and resources Read More »

  • ParkMobile Partners with Village of University Park, Illinois

    ParkMobile Partners with Village of University Park, Illinois, to Offer Contactless Parking for Chicago Commuters and Visitors.   Metra riders are now able to use ParkMobile to pay for daily parking and to reserve a monthly permit.   University Park, IL – ParkMobile announced a new partnership with The Village Read More »

  • 8 Things We Learned About Customer Success at IPMI 2022

    8 Things We Learned About Customer Success at IPMI 2022   By Sarah Becherer *Reposted with permission from the Ocra blog.* This post is a summary of our takeaways from a stellar session at IPMI featuring Brian Wolff, Jeff Johnson, and Catherine Dunwoodie. We’ve done our very best to represent their insights based Read More »

  • IPMI Announces 2022-23 Board of Directors Executive Officers

    IPMI Announces 2022-2023  Board of Directors Executive Officers     The International Parking & Mobility Institute is pleased to announce the newly appointed Executive Officers of the 2022-2023 Board of Directors. Elections for the Board of Directors were held by the association in April 2022, and the members began their Read More »

  • Roamy Valera, CAPP to Join Automotus as President

      Parking Industry Veteran Roamy Valera, CAPP to join Automotus as President   The former CEO of PayByPhone North America and past IPMI Chair will leverage 33 years of industry experience to support Automotus’ rapid rise as the leader in curb management. New Orleans, Louisiana — Automotus, a provider of  Read More »

  • Ocra Launches New Centralized Management Platform

      Ocra Launches New Future-Proofed Version of Its Centralized Management Platform for Parking Operators   In response to insatiable demand, Ocra introduces a full bottom-up rebuild of its revolutionary platform for managing rates, inventory, blackouts, and reporting across multiple customer demand channels. Los Angeles, California–Today Ocra announces Version 2.0 of Read More »

  • Amano McGann Launches Amano ONE

      Amano McGann Launches Amano ONE –  The Most Simplified, Powerful and Reliable Cloud-based Parking Access and Revenue Control System   New System Efficiently Optimizes Parking Operations. MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA – Amano McGann, a parking technology company, announced Amano ONE today, the most simplified, powerful, and reliable parking access and revenue control Read More »

  • FLASH Announces Strategic Partnership with Brookfield

      FLASH Announces Strategic Partnership with Brookfield to Shape Smart Cities and the Future of Global Mobility    Partnership expands FLASH’s global footprint, fully integrating the connected mobility journey, and accelerating workplace and multi-family EV charging. Austin, Texas and Chicago, Illinois – FLASH, global provider of  cloud parking software and mobility transformation, Read More »

  • ABM Debuts ABMVantage Integrated Mobility Solution

      ABM Redefines Parking Infrastructure and Driver Experience with Debut of ABMVantage Integrated Mobility Solution   New data-enabled, driver-first mobility solution by ABM, one of the nation’s largest parking service providers, accelerates industry innovation with a fully integrated, tech-forward offering that propels profitability for parking operators. New Orleans, Louisiana: Read More »

  • Introducing the Cleverciti Circ 360 Ultra and Ultra+

      Introducing the Cleverciti Circ 360 Ultra and Ultra+.   Cleverciti® announces the Circ® 360 Ultra and Circ® 360 Ultra+, the next generation of its flagship PARKING GUIDANCE PRODUCT. Atlanta, Georgia and Munich, Germany — This newly updated version of the patented Circ builds on the success of the original Read More »

  • Old Dog, New Tricks

    Old Dog, New Tricks   By James Knickrehm, Ed.S. I was a first-time attendee at #IPMI2022 in New Orleans. My background is on the mobility side of our operation. I am sure my boss would say I know enough about parking to be dangerous. IPMI is the industry standard for Read More »

  • Why I Volunteer

    Why I Volunteer   By Casey Jones, CAPP, PMP My first IPMI conference was in 1999, and shortly thereafter I began volunteering for the organization.  In 2007, I was elected to the Board of Directors and have volunteered on more committees, task forces, and efforts than I can remember.  From Read More »

  • Spot Parking Partners With Athena to Expand Digital Technologies

    Spot Parking Partners With Athena Partners Strategy Group to Expand Digital Technologies Across U.S. Parking Industry.   APSG, renowned for its nationwide network, to support Spot’s explosive expansion into cities, schools and airports.   Spot Parking has announced a partnership with Athena Partners Strategy Group (APSG), a government relations and Read More »

  • Tampa Offers Parkers More Ways to Pay with Passport

      Tampa Continues to Innovate and Offers Parkers More Ways to Pay with Passport   Passport Parking app now available through Passport’s platform.   Tampa, Florida— The City of Tampa, Florida is partnering with transportation software and payments company, Passport, to offer residents and visitors a more convenient way Read More »

  • SemaConnect Partners with Athena Partners Strategy Group

    SemaConnect Finds Innovative Solutions for Municipalities, and Education Through Partnership With Athena Partners Strategy Group.   SemaConnect’s leading EV amenities combined with APSG EV integration model set to change future of electric vehicle charging in North America as market grows exponentially. SemaConnect, a Blink Charging Company (Nasdaq: BLNK, BLNKW) and  provider of electric Read More »

  • This is a Crisis!

    This is a Crisis: What in the Wide World of Mobility is Happening Out There?   By Cindy Campbell We hear about labor shortages on an almost daily basis. The Great Resignation, the Great Renegotiation, the Great Reshuffle, the Great Rethink…whatever you want to call it, the parking and transportation Read More »

  • Chaos and Order

    Chaos & Order   By Matt Penney, CAPP The Chinese image of yin and yang is a curious sight.  Two bent raindrops, one black, one white, chase each other inside of a tight circle.  The image has symbolized numerous differing ideas, but almost always it points to a balance of Read More »

  • Cleverciti Promotes David Parker to CEO

    Cleverciti Enters Next Stage of Growth, Promotes David Parker to CEO   Building upon the solid foundation established during his 3-year tenure as COO, Parker will lead Cleverciti as CEO.   Cleverciti®, provider of comprehensive, turn-by-turn parking guidance solutions both on-street and off-street, has promoted David Parker to Chief Read More »

  • Boston Partners with ParkMobile on ParkBoston App

    City of Boston Partners with ParkMobile to Launch a New Version of the ParkBoston App   Boston, Massachusetts – ParkMobile, a provider of smart parking and mobility solutions in North America and now part of the EasyPark Group, announced today a partnership with the City of Boston’s Transportation Department Read More »

  • PAV Fall Workshop & Tradeshow

    PAV Fall Workshop & Tradeshow November 1-3, 2022 Richmond, VA

  • T2 Systems Releases T2 Velocity Frictionless Parking Solution

    T2 Systems Releases T2 Velocity Frictionless Parking Solution   The all-in-one access and revenue control solution is designed to help operators increase compliance, improve enforcement efficiency, automate the citation lifecycle, and make data-driven decisions. Parking technology company T2 Systems has released T2 Velocity, a frictionless parking access and revenue control Read More »

  • Passport Parking App in Use Across Eastern Massachusetts

      Passport Parking App in Use Across Eastern Massachusetts   Residents and visitors in 11 local communities use the Passport Parking mobile parking pay app. Charlotte, North Carolina — The Passport Parking app, powered by transportation software and payments company Passport, is offered throughout local communities in Massachusetts for Read More »

  • Parker Technology Closes $2.2 Million Seed Round led by Elevate Ventures

    Parker Technology Closes $2.2 Million Seed Round led by Elevate Ventures   INDIANAPOLIS, IND.  – Parker Technology announced a series seed round of $2.2 million, led by Elevate Ventures and several other investors. The influx of capital will be used for accelerating sales and marketing, and scaling operations to support Read More »

  • IPMI Anti-Trust Compliance and Confidentiality Policies

    All IPMI volunteers, instructors, presenters, and partners agree to abide by IPMI’s Anti-Trust Compliance Statement and Confidentiality Policies.  Anti-Trust Compliance Statement   Intent: The International Parking & Mobility Institute (IPMI) is committed to strict compliance with federal and state anti-trust laws. The anti-trust laws are designed to promote free and Read More »

  • Quiet Quitting

    Quiet Quitting   By Shontel Zamora After surviving the trend of ‘ghosting’ employees, an immobilizing pandemic, and the great resignation, who would have thought the next hurdle to jump would be ‘quiet-quitters‘? The new buzzword around the water cooler has sprung up, but it may not be what you think. Read More »

  • IPMI Announces 2022 Professional Recognition Awards

    IPMI Recognizes Outstanding Professionals and Organizations in Parking, Transportation, and Mobility   Winners of the 2022 IPMI Professional Recognition Awards showcase dedication to their colleagues, their organizations, and their communities. Parking, mobility, and transportation professionals at all stages of industry careers will be recognized with 2022 IPMI Professional Recognition Read More »

  • Renters Want To Go Electric, But Where Will They Charge?

    Renters Want To Go Electric, But Where Will They Charge?   By Margaret-Ann Leavitt With roughly 15% (or 6.5M) U.S. renters now considering an electric car, multifamily dwellings are quickly adding EV charging to their list of amenities – and taking advantage of free money. In 2021, the U.S. Department Read More »

  • Robert Ferrin Joins Kimley-Horn

    Robert Ferrin, CAPP joins Kimley-Horn’s Central Ohio office   Kimley-Horn is expanding our mobility planning and parking services in Columbus with the addition of Robert Ferrin, CAPP. Robert currently sits on the board of IPMI where he was recently re-elected to a second term. Robert’s previous experience includes working as the Read More »

  • University of Louisville Expands ParkMobile Partnership

    The University of Louisville Expands ParkMobile Partnership to Offer Contactless Parking Year-Round on Campus   After the success of ParkMobile parking reservations for football games last fall, The University of Louisville is transitioning all mobile parking payments to ParkMobile’s easy-to-use system. Louisville, Kentucky –  ParkMobile has expanded its partnership at Read More »

  • WKU Names Tougas AVP for Business Services

    Dr. Jennifer Tougas Appointed as Assistant Vice President for Business Services in the Division of Strategy, Operations and Finance for WKU   Western Kentucky University has announced Dr. Jennifer Tougas, CAPP as Assistant Vice President for Business Services in the Division of Strategy, Operations and Finance. Dr. Tougas sits on Read More »

  • Jamestown Upgrades Parking & Mobility With Passport

      The City of Jamestown upgrades parking and mobility management with Passport   Jamestown continues to modernize its operations with the launch of Passport’s mobile payment application for parking. Jamestown, New York — The City of Jamestown, New York is introducing a contactless payment option for parking with the Read More »

  • 2025 CMPA Annual Conference & Tradeshow

    CMPA Conference & Tradeshow November 4-6, 2025 San Jose, CA

  • 2024 CMPA Annual Conference & Tradeshow

    CMPA Conference & Tradeshow November 5-7, 2024 Costa Mesa, CA

  • CMPA Annual Conference & Tradeshow

    CMPA Conference & Tradeshow November 8-10, 2022 HILTON LAX Los Angeles, CA

  • IPMI Recognizes 20 New CAPPs

    IPMI Recognizes 20 New CAPPs During 28th Annual Ceremony at Conference & Expo   The International Parking & Mobility Institute (IPMI) will celebrate the achievements of 20 new CAPPs during its 28th annual ceremony on July 26 during the IPMI Parking & Mobility Conference & Expo in New Orleans, Louisiana.