A Guide to Parking

IPI’s mission to advance the parking profession manifests in a number of ways – through top-notch education, certification and accreditation, and connecting our community through the conference and expo and now online through Forum.    Publications are another hallmark program of our organization; take a look through this magazine and the 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 »

New Tax Laws and Parking

By Mario Constanz Under the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, employers will no longer be able to deduct expenses related to transportation benefits, including parking, transit, or vanpooling. This eliminates a major incentive for employers to provide transportation and parking to their employees or any other expense relating to Read More »

More from Our Experts

IPI’s panel of experts answer a question in every issue of The Parking Professional. Here are some additional tidbits from a recent question—click here to see answers from the magazine. What’s your best strategy or tip for pricing parking for greatest efficiency and to balance availability and cost? Dan Kupferman, Read More »

Big Data and Dynamic Pricing

By Kelly Clonts The parking industry lacks “industry standard.” Part of this is due to the localized characteristics of each parking location: Even two parking garages in the same city and of the same size might have completely different demand and use patterns based on ease of entry, nearby competition, Read More »

Oh Canada! EMV Lessons Learned North Of The Border

By Renee Smith, JD, MBA Parking owners and operators shouldn’t shy away from EMV conversion; they just need to look north for guidance. Owners and operators across Canada went through the process a decade ago, so they’ve already experienced the growing pains and overcome the challenges. PIN entry for chip-enabled Read More »

Not a U.S. Citizen? Plan Your Finances

By Mark A. Vergenes “Foreign national” is a broad term that includes (from the perspective of the U.S.) both resident aliens (non-U.S. citizens who have established a legal domicile in the U.S. and have no intent to leave) and non-resident aliens (non-U.S. citizens who have not established domicile in the Read More »

Your Investments and Brexit

By Mark A. Vergenes Everybody’s talking about Brexit, but what does it mean for parking professionals and their investments? The markets are down big, but it’s not that bad. First, U.S. stocks and the pound are off overnight lows and European markets actually haven’t violated last week’s lows. The numbers Read More »

EMV and Parking White Paper, 2016

IPI and the Smart Card Alliance have released an update to the white paper addressing the transition to EMV technology in the parking industry.  Download the full publication: EMV and Parking White Paper, May 2016.

Parking Management — Planning, Design and Operations

The third volume in the Parking 101 Series provides you the best information and training available to succeed as a parking and transportation professional. Learn from the top experts in the parking industry through chapters such as: Parking Demand Studies Projecting Parking Usage Successful Parking System Organizational Models Essential Elements Read More »