Consumer Resources

2018 Emerging Trends in Parking Survey Report

The 2018 Emerging Trends in Survey reveals that more than 60 percent of parking professionals surveyed now identify as “parking, transportation, and mobility professionals,” their jobs increasingly integral to design, management, and operations of parking that are part of the broader movement to ease traffic congestion and create more livable, Read More »

Forum, IPI’s New Online Community

Forum is an online community that gives members a powerful new way to access and share parking, transportation, and mobility-industry information and on-the-job experiences. IPI members can log in and join vibrant discussions, gain others’ perspectives on questions and challenges, access a robust, online library of member knowledge and resources, Read More »

Transportation, Mobility, and an Aging Population

Much has been researched and written about the need for housing and healthcare as the next generation ages. But there hasn’t been a lot said about that generation’s transportation needs and what they’ll need to get around, which is a huge part of aging comfortably. TransitCenter, a foundation dedicated to Read More »

Saving Lives

By Larry Cohen, CAPP I’ve recently received calls from universities across the country that are working on putting measures in place to mitigate suicides from occurring on their campus. Many of the tactics I discuss with them are in my The Parking Professional 2015 article, “Saving Lives.” I am proud Read More »

What Do We Know About Technology in Parking?

During the past several years, the use of technology has accelerated in the parking and transportation industry. As the number of cars on our roads rises and cities struggle with congestion, diminishing space, and increasing concerns over air quality, parking technology evolves to deliver solutions. With these advances come new Read More »

BPA-IPI Technology Glossary for Parking Professionals (First Edition 2017)

IPI and British Parking Association’s Technology Glossary for Parking Professionals During the past several years, the use of technology has accelerated in the parking and transportation industry. With these advances come new terms and changes to some definitions of terms we thought we knew. This glossary will help you better Read More »

At a Glance: Green vs. Greenwashed: A Reference for the Parking Industry

With the rise of consumer demand for environmentally (and socially conscious) products and services, companies promote the perception that an organization’s products, goals, or policies are environmentally friendly. This may occur without a true commitment to environmentally sustainable practices. “Green marketing” or “greenwashing” is defined as the practice of a Read More »

Six Ways Hiring a Parking Consultant Can Save Time and Money, and Reduce Aggravation on Your Next Project

Whether you’re an architect, urban planner, or head of a parking department, getting advice from a parking consultant at the earliest stages of a project can really pay off. When people enter a city, university, hospital, airport, or any other large institution, what are their critical first and last impressions? Read More »

Emergency Preparedness Manual

Parking-specific guidance on developing an emergency response plan for natural disasters, criminal activity, and other risks. View the Emergency Preparedness Manual.

Pocket Guide to Transportation 2016 Smartphone App

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) has introduced its most innovative product — a smartphone app for the Pocket Guide to Transportation 2016. The Pocket Guide is a popular, quick reference guide to significant transportation statistics. The new app allows users to take all the informative Read More »