February 8, 2022
Wired recently published an article devoted to solving the “critical” dilemma of how to keep electric vehicle fleets charged in dense urban areas. The authors consider a range of strategies to extend the, well, range of the average EV, including classifying EV charging as “a taxpayer-funded public good” that would lead to installing charging stations on public utility poles, at apartment complexes, and converting gas stations to rapid-charging hot spots rather than putting that land to other uses.
STREETSBLOG USA is reporting on a slate of new guidelines that will encourage all states to spend their federal safety dollars on protecting vulnerable road users, while requiring some to do it based on a new rule buried in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law— but some advocates say both the recommendations and the rule could be even stronger.
New Research by the FHWA on Cruising Available in Free Webinar Thursday, February 17
Experts say 30 percent of urban traffic comes from cars circling in the hunt for parking—but recent research says that’s not necessarily true. Join experts from the U.S. Federal Highway Administration to learn why that number is usually much lower and how they’ve developed a new tool to reduce circling even more, potentially transforming the way people find parking and how professionals manage it.

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2022 IPMI Annual Awards: Submissions Due March 15
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  • Christopher Newport University, Director of Parking Services
  • Portland State University, Parking Data Analyst
  • Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, Commercial Parking Yield Manager
  • Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, Commercial Parking Senior Business Specialist
  • Entry Guard Systems, Field Service Technician
  • Town of Chapel Hill, Parking Services Supervisor
  • Texas A&M Transportation Services, Web & Information Designer
  • T2 Systems, Regional Sales Manager
  • Passport Labs, Inc., Client Success Executive
  • City of Hoboken, Assistant Director, Department of Transportation & Parking
  • Blue Systems, Business Development Specialist
  • Duke University, Assistant Director, Parking & Transit Operations
  • University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Supervisor, Parking & Transport Services
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  • Due 3/24/22: Tulsa Authority for Economic Opportunity, Operation and Management of the Tulsa Authority for Economic Opportunity Parking System
  • Due 3/10/22: City & County of Honolulu, Operate and Manage the Parking Lot Concession at the Kaimuki Municipal Parking Lot 1
  • Due 3/7/22: City of West Hollywood, Parking Permit and Citation Management Services 
  • Due 3/1/22: Lexington & Fayette County Parking Authority, On-Street and Off-Street Parking Program
  • Due 2/17/22: Port of Portland, PDX Landside Management Service
  • Due 2/16/22: Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority. Revenue Parking Operations
  • Due 2/15/22: George Mason University, Operational Management of Parking Services
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