Category

Parking Insight
When you think of accessible parking, what do you see? You’re likely envisioning something like the image above: extra-wide spaces that prominently display the international accessibility icon, with a wheelchair-friendly, sloped curb nearby. But in 2017, maybe it’s time to expand our understanding of what makes parking “accessible.” How, for example, do traditional handicap parking...
Continue Reading
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) estimates that 39,471 veterans are homeless on any given night. An additional 1.4 million are at risk of losing their accommodation. On the 16th anniversary of 9/11, Portland held Oregon’s largest Veterans Stand Down event. The event honors and supports those who, having heroically put their lives...
Continue Reading
by Randall Dennis In a consumerist age fueled by robotic automation, the Internet of Things (IoT), and disruptive apps, the tipping point for consumer loyalty remains the same as it ever was — customer service. Customer service has traditionally been a muted priority for healthcare providers, with patient care quite rightly taking precedence. But as...
Continue Reading
Hurricane Harvey has taken a devastating toll on the lives of the people of Houston, as well as the infrastructure that supports the City.  Republic Parking has over one hundred employees in Houston, operating parking facilities in the Theatre District and George R. Brown Convention Center, a number of which are now filled with flood...
Continue Reading
Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are a prevalent, yet often preventable, threat to patient safety. In fact, as you’re reading this, a staggering one in 25 hospital patients has fallen victim to one or more HAIs, in a battle that costs an estimated $10 billion a year in the U.S. alone. For healthcare providers to effectively combat...
Continue Reading
North American healthcare spending is set to rise by $777.4 billion between 2015 and 2020, according to Deloitte’s 2017 Global Health Care Sector Outlook. The upsurge relates to a forecasted increase in demand driven by population growth, population aging and, in the U.S., enhanced treatment eligibility under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The...
Continue Reading
Public’s hunt for ‘Nissan in a haystack’ reaches happy ending in an Impark facility A U.S. teen who lost his car in Toronto, sparking “the best scavenger hunt ever,” has been reunited with his vehicle after it was found safe and sound in an Impark parking lot. Gavin Strickland made the four-hour drive from Syracuse...
Continue Reading
WASHINGTON, May 23, 2017 – The National Parking Association (NPA) announces Leonard Carder, CPP, Chief Commercial Officer of Impark, as the chair of NPA’s 2017 Convention & Expo taking place October 2-5 in Palm Springs, Ca. “I’m honored to chair the 2017 NPA Convention & Expo. The members of the Convention Planning Committee and I...
Continue Reading
In many teen comedy movies, there’s a scene where a young, carefree valet is tossed the keys to an expensive sports car and drives off on a wacky adventure or somehow damages the vehicle, resulting in a hilarious situation where he has to repair or replace the damaged vehicle before the owner finds out what...
Continue Reading
First impressions are everything. How many times have we heard this? For me the idea of making a good first impression seems to have been embedded in my brain from birth, and I imagine it is no different for the rest of society. With most first impressions typically made in the first seven seconds of...
Continue Reading
1 2 3 4