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National Parking Association Unveils Leading Edge PARKING Magazine

NPA Remakes PARKING Magazine with Focus on Industry Issues and Trends


Washington, DC (Apr. 5, 2011)—The National Parking Association has relaunched its award-winning PARKING Magazine. This international magazine reaches all 50 states and 14 countries, bringing the trends, technology, best practices and research on the economy and parking industry.

NPA President Christine Banning, CAE, said, “PARKING magazine leads the industry with a focus on the issues that affect the broad spectrum of private and public parking with complex business models, rising consumer expectations, increasing regulatory and tax pressures and innovations in sustainability, technology and industry best practices.” Banning added, “PARKING will be at the forefront representing industry thought leaders and the best practices for parking design/build, operations and management.”

The newly relaunched PARKING identifies issues with the insights of the its Advisory Council members: Herb Anderson, Chairman and CEO, Royal Parking; James Cox, Director, State and Local Affairs, Building Owners and Managers Association International; William Kilpatrick, Executive Director, New Haven Parking Authority; Rieva Lesonsky, Founder and CEO, GrowBiz Media; Nathan Owen, CFO, LAZ Parking; Mary Smith, Senior Vice President, Walker Parking Consultants/Engineers Inc.; Rob Streib, Director, Office of Auxillary Enterprises, University of Baltimore; Sonny Taragin, executive vice president,  Information Technology, Towne Park; and Rick Wilson, Senior Vice President, Ampco System Parking.

PARKING will include executive perspectives from private and public parking leaders; cover trends in green parking; report on technology innovations; share research reports and market information; and provide parking best practices and resources on professional development and certification; as well as updates on industry news and advocacy issues. Upcoming issues focus on technology, college and university campus transportation and airport and off-airport parking.

PARKING readers include C-suite leaders throughout the private sector, leaders of public parking and transportation operations and a myriad of professionals across the industry in the real estate, architecture, engineering and financial sectors. PARKING is free to NPA members in print and online. Non-members can subscribe by going to and clicking on “Resource Center.”

About NPA: The National Parking Association is the nation's leading parking trade group advancing the interests of the private and public sector in parking technology, sustainable mobility, certification, advocacy, research and education. Founded in 1951, NPA has more than 2,000 members and represents all facets of the parking industry, Convention site: