Parking Magazine Articles

December 2014

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Las Vegas's Implementation of a Strategic Plan: A Case Study
The city of Las Vegas developed a strategic plan and direction for parking in January 2012 following six months of study. The plan was based on current development, future development plans, the problems with the existing parking system, and assessed the technology needed to replace obsolete systems.

Maintain and Preserve Asphalt Surfaced Parking Lots
Parking lots represent a significant investment, therefore, the correct application of maintenance treatments can help preserve them and save a significant amount of money over time. From the day a pavement is finished, it is under attack from traffic, and, particularly for parking lots, the environment.

Special Report: The Globalization of Parking - Part 3: Day-to-Day Operations
This is the third of a four-part series on parking lessons North America has taught the rest of the world and what North America can learn from the experiences of those abroad.

Fort Worth Parking Improvements: A Parkeon Case Study
Prior to March 2012, the city of Fort Worth, Texas had an aging on-street paid parking system of 2,400 metered spaces comprised of coin-operated single and multiple space meters. The city had two specific goals when determining which technology they would select to redevelop the downtown parking system: Increase customer satisfaction and improve the management and operations of the on-street parking system.

Chairman's Outlook
Resolve to Advance Your Career in 2015

NPA Update
NPA 2015 Webinar Series

NPA Makes a Difference in Public Policy

2014 Research Roundup: NPA Released Studies on Parking Tech Trends, Top Cities & Size

Public Practices
LA Express Parkā„¢ An Update
By Peer Ghent

Legal Matters
Doing Business with Municipalities
By Michael L. Stevens

Safety & Security
Get Ahead of the Snow and Ice
By Kathy Phillips, CIC, CPP

Tech Trends
Business Intelligence in 2015

Greener Parking
Durham Centre Parking Deck Rehabilitation


Smart Marketing
Optimize Your Web Site for Mobile
By Rieva Lesonsky

Executive Perspective
Mary Ruberry, senior vice president, human resources, The Parking Spot

Industry Newsmakers