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The IPMI Leader, November 2, 2022

Parking & Mobility Magazine

The November Edition: Parking & Mobility Magazine

In parking and mobility, the shift to a greener reality has been making slow progress for many years. In November's Parking & Mobility magazine, we focus on the many ways that progress continues, navigating the road to a more sustainable future for parking and mobility. 

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Inside November's edition:

A Sensible Approach to Sustainable Parking

Rob McConnell, PE, SE of WGI, a GBCI Certified Parksmart Advisor, talks sustainability and the positive impacts it has on parking projects.

Click now to read about several elements in parking design that can help your garage be greener.

Preparing for the Electric Future of Parking

Electric vehicle (EV) deployment is making parking management more complex for parking owners as the auto industry becomes electrified.

Read more about the impact of EVs on parking operations, and how to get prepared for an "electric" future.

Creating and Executing a Sustainability Plan

The Bethlehem Parking Authority in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania has built a best-of-class sustainability program that sets a high bar for the industry. 

Join Executive Director Steven Fernstrom for a look at the plan, its execution, and the outcomes of a sustainability plan that works.

2023 Call for Awards Closes November 3! 

You've done the work. Now is the time to reap the rewards! The Call closes this Thursday, November 3. Submit nominations in our Professional Recognition Awards (click here to see the 2022 winners) and nominate outstanding projects and programs for Awards for Excellence (see our 2022 winners). 

Don't wait! Get more information and start your submission today.

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Sponsored Content

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Through collaboration, dedication, and support from our partners, we've provided enforcement software, integrated hardware, and infrastructure that's digitally transformed cities' parking and transportation management. To those of you that we had the pleasure to work with and those that we may work with in the future, we look forward to connecting and building even more relationships to continue to reshape cities for the better for decades to come.

In the meantime, please take a moment to celebrate with us!

Read about Gtechna's 30 years of innovation.

From the IPMI Blog

Dealing with Loss in the Workplace

Dealing with the loss of a loved one is never easy. There are books and resources dedicated to help those who are coping with the loss of a family member or close friend, yet what happens when you experience a loss in the office?

Shontel Zamora, budget analyst for the California State University at San Bernardino and a member of the IPMI Education Development Committee, shares a poignant piece about navigating the loss of a co-worker.

Did you know? Writing for the IPMI Blog shares your viewpoint with our community

(and if you are a CAPP, it contributes points for your recertification, too).

FREE Frontline Training for Members

Storytelling Strategies to Improve the Customer Experience

November 8, 2022

2:00 - 3:00 PM EST

Sometimes it’s hard to be friendly! Customer service is demanding, and it’s easy to become overwhelmed or frustrated when you just can’t get through to someone. Challenging conversations can escalate quickly, and neither you nor your customer feels good after a disagreement. Here’s the good news: it doesn’t have to be that way!

Barbara Shuck, president of Everest Marketing Services, is a StoryBrand Certified Guide who will share seven simple communication principles proven to engage customers and resolve issues. This session will help customer service professionals understand how a proven storytelling framework can improve all conversations, even those that are going negative. 

Register now to reserve your space!

Industry Events

IPMI's calendar is packed with opportunities to connect with industry professionals and advance your career through professional development and networking events.

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Member News

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Cleverciti Promotes Andrew LaMothe to Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

LaMothe has led sales and business development efforts across North America as Vice President of Sales. During this time, Cleverciti has added major metropolitan centers including Miami, FL, as well as expanding its presence among private operators and communications providers.Read the full release.

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Career Center

Submitting free postings is an IPMI member benefit. 

Share your career opportunities here.

  • Assistant Parking System Manager - Off Street, City of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN
  • Revenue Strategy Program Manager (Commercial Parking), Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA), Arlington, VA
  • Deputy Director - Transportation, Traffic, & Parking, City of New Haven, New Haven, CT
  • Multiple Positions, SP+ through Veterans in Parking, Multiple Locations
  • General Manager - Parking and Mobility, City of Sarasota, Sarasota, FL
  • Product Support Lead, Ocra, Remote Position
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Requests for Proposal

Members post RFPs and RFQs free here.

  • On-Street Parking Enhancement Solution, City of Cleveland Department of Public Works, DUE NOVEMBER 3, 2022.
  • Automated Real-Time Shuttle Bus GPS Tracking System - Salt Lake City Dept. of Airports, DUE NOVEMBER 4, 2022.
  • Campus Transit Study (Main Campus, Gainesville, Florida), University of Florida, DUE NOVEMBER 4, 2022.
  • Managed Parking Expansion and Optimization Study, Missoula Parking Commission, DUE NOVEMBER 14, 2022.
  • Parking Access and Revenue Control System (PARCS), The Baltimore City Parking AuthorityDUE NOVEMBER 16, 2022.
  • Parking Enforcement Software Equipment, National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance, DUE NOVEMBER 17, 2022.
  • Parking Garage Wayfinding Sign Design, Placement, & Installation, Albany Parking Authority, DUE NOVEMBER 21, 2022.
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