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By Spencer Sechler 1. What Is Transportation Demand Management (TDM)? Transportation demand management (sometimes referred to as comprehensive transportation management or traffic demand management) is a collection of community-based strategies that encourage a shift away from single-occupant vehicle (SOV) usage to other, more sustainable methods of transportation. Commonly, TDM encourages the use of public transportation,...
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By Josh Gianotsos I have a confession: I’m a parking professional, and I need to take a hike. Shockingly, I find myself encouraging prospective clients to take a hike, too. Because the simple act of taking said hike (though perhaps more accurately described as a pleasant, leisurely walk) through your parking assets is an essential...
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By Paul Kobylnyk Missed Part 1? Read it here. Choosing a monthly parking spot used to be easy for commuters. They’d find a facility close to their destination, park, and they were good to go. Easy, right? But these times, they are a-changin’. The parking industry has evolved into a multi-faceted marketplace — one that...
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By Paul Kobylnyk Choosing a monthly parking spot used to be easy for commuters. They’d find a facility close to their destination, park, and they were good to go. Easy, right? But these times, they are a-changin’. The parking industry has evolved into a multi-faceted marketplace — one that now extends beyond product to unequivocally...
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If you could reduce your parking facility’s carbon footprint, increase its operational efficiency, and save money, would you do it? If your answer is yes — and how could it not be — consider retrofitting your parking facility. Here are five low-risk, high-return green garage retrofits that can help save the planet and your profit...
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Ridesharing Companies in Healthcare: What You Need to Know
In the last 12 months, multiple app-based ridesharing companies have announced plans to enter the healthcare industry by offering patient transportation programs. The move comes at a time where hospitals are increasingly challenged with expanding their service offerings while maintaining their primary focus on clinical care. Healthcare Ridesharing – What Does it Mean? An Estimate...
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We get it — switching parking operators can feel like a colossal task. However, if you partner with the right provider, the process may be much simpler than you think — particularly with an in-house transitions team and a well-honed switching strategy at your disposal. Here’s what happens as soon as you sign a contract...
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Impark Parking Insights: Why Isn't Your Parking Facility Eco-Certified?
Consumers have spoken: in 2018 and beyond, a relevant business is a green business. This article is part of our sustainability series. To receive more how-to guides and industry insights straight to your inbox, sign up for our newsletter at the bottom of this page. Three out of four consumers are drawn to service providers...
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106,000 customers, 8,300 cars, 260 employees, 22 lots, 3 stadiums, three cities, one day. The Challenge On May 17, 2017, three stadiums in the San Francisco Bay Area simultaneously held a series of major events. AT&T Park, Avaya Stadium, and Levi’s® Stadium squeezed a number of music, sports, and community events into only 11 hours...
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Impark Parking Insights: Autonomous Vehicles and the Impact on Parking
Where we’re going In September 2017, the U.S. House passed the SELF DRIVE Act, which permits AV manufacturers to deploy up to 25,000 test vehicles per year and 100,000 annually in three years’ time. Some states, including Washington, have gone even further, signing executive orders that enable test programs to take place without a human...
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