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  2 min. read In preparation for a certain shopping-frenzied Friday and beyond, the American Automobile Association (AAA) shared their trove of tips for navigating parking lots safely. “Don’t let the business of the holiday season distract you from your top priority behind the wheel — traffic safety,” said Theresa Podguski, director of legislative affairs for...
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By Alli Richards for Parking Today, November 2018 Entering the Parking Industry It was the winter of 2017 when I came across a posting for my current job. Republic Parking and Impark were looking for a corporate recruiter. Before this moment, working for a parking company — and, truth be told, parking companies in any...
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Imperial Parking Canada Corporation (Impark Canada) is pleased to announce the first implementation of the Dynamic Symbol of Access (DSA) at an Impark-managed parking facility. An invitation-only painting event took place in Toronto on May 1 to commemorate the initiative’s successful launch. A Symbolic Change As reported on February 28, 2018, Impark Canada is working...
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Impark Vancouver: Giving Back By Giving Blood
Did you know? In Canada, a patient needs blood every minute of every day. In the U.S., five million patients will need blood this year. Impark’s director of customer service, Barb Mount, realized there’s power in numbers when it comes to blood donation. Already a champion of blood donation herself, Barb has coordinated group blood...
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On February 27, Impark proudly announced its collaboration with The Forward Movement, a Canadian advocacy group campaigning for the support and adoption of the Dynamic Symbol of Access (DSA). This collaboration encompasses Impark’s adoption of the DSA as standard for all new facility painting projects in Canada, along with a renewed commitment to providing barrier-free...
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Imperial Parking Canada Corporation (Impark Canada) is proud to announce its collaboration with The Forward Movement, a Canadian advocacy group campaigning for the support and adoption of the Dynamic Symbol of Access (DSA). To advance its work with The Forward Movement, Impark will adopt the DSA as standard for all new facility painting projects in...
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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 2018, maybe it’s time to expand our understanding of what makes parking “accessible.” How, for example, do traditional handicap parking...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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