PARKING Magazine Articles

July/August 2014


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A Long Flight Home: DFW Stakeholders Land Parking Solution
Replacing a dated Parking Access and Revenue Control System (PARCS) in a busy facility is an easy task to postpone. Enormous expense, disruptions to operations, customer complaints and unforeseen consequences are problems no one wants to face.


The Importance of "LP"in ALPR
While ALPR cameras are critical in the overall process of identifying vehicles, license plates themselves are instrumental in providing accuracy and reliability.


Trading Up at Chicago O'Hare: A Parking Case Study
For air travelers, utilizing airport parking facilities can often be more of a headache than a convenience. At one of the world’s busiest terminals, Chicago O'Hare Airport, the challenge for parkers includes finding an available space within a particular lot or garage that offers a manageable walk to the terminal.


Don't Let Your Garage Be the Next "Target": How the Windows XP End of Life Affects Parking
While the XP operating system itself continues to work, the key for parking operators accepting credit cards is security and compliance.


Chairman's Outlook
Convention Sessions Produce Well-Rounded Learning Experiences


NPA Update
Use Your Network to Advance Your Career


Advocacy
NPA's Stance on Fair Tax Policy


Research
Now Available: The NPA Parking Demand Report


Public Practices
Maintain Control in Public Private Partnerships
By Sarah Blouch


Legal Matters
Managing Your Online Reputation
By Michael L. Stevens


Safety & Security
Stop Risk in its Tracks
By Kathy Phillips, CIC, CPP


Tech Trends
Implement Hassle-free Technology to Ease Travel Headaches


Greener Parking
DFW Parking Enhances Speed, Reduces Emissions


Newstrack


Smart Marketing
How to Use Guerrilla Marketing in Your Parking Business
By Rieva Lesonsky


Executive Perspective
Kobie Brandt, CCPFM, senior vice president, Major Markets, Impark


Industry Newsmakers