The First Garage of the Future

A speeding car with blurred lightsDevelopers in Nashville are about to start transforming a 50-acre parking lot into the parking structure of the future, complete with mixed-use, solar technologies, green roofs, and all the bells and whistles parking technology can offer. But that’s not what makes the property newsworthy: It appears to be the first parking project specifically designed to accommodate self-driving or self-parking vehicles. For the first time, a constructed garage will incorporate drop-off zones, narrower lanes, and the smaller spaces self-driving cars will use.

Read about it here. We can’t wait to see the finished product.

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  1. This would be a great project to pitch for inclusion in season 3 of Jay Leno’s Garage on CNBC. I’m serious. He’s done a couple future-looking pieces on the show, and this nexus between parking and autonomous vehicles might get his interest (which would be an opportunity to show the parking industry…and IPI…in a cutting-edge light to a huge audience).

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