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

NPA's Stance on Fair Tax Policy

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


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