The IPMI Leader

The IPMI Leader, August 10, 2022

Parking & Mobility Magazine

The August Edition: Parking & Mobility Magazine

August's Parking & Mobility magazine gets us talking with the new Chair of IPMI's Board of Directors, Gary A. Means, CAPP. This edition also takes a closer look at transportation equity, providing both some reading to provoke thought and conversation, and an example of a company successfully implementing a DEI program that is making a positive impact.

Visit our interactive digital platform to engage with the content online or flip through the digital magazine. This month's articles include:

Explore our August Issue

Setting the Standard

Parking, transportation, and mobility organizations achieve top industry accreditation as Accredited Parking Organizations (APO). See all the new and reaccredited APOs and APOs with Distinction.

Celebrating Excellence

IPMI announces the newest CAPP certified professionals - those in our industry who exemplify parking and mobility knowledge and expertise. Review the complete list of CAPPs celebrated at #IPMI2022.

2022 Lifetime Achievement and Chair Awards

Four individuals who have had tremendous impacts on the parking, mobility, and transportation industry were recognized with 2022 IPMI Chair and Lifetime Achievement Awards last month at the 2022 IPMI Parking & Mobility Conference & Expo, July 24-27 in New Orleans, Louisiana.


Both the Chair Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award recipients are selected by the Executive Officers of the IPMI Board of Directors.

2022 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients

Allen Corry, CAPP

AVP, Transportation Business Unit, DFW International Airport, TX

Wayne Mixdorf, CAPP

Assistant Director of Urban Development, City of Lincoln, NE

2022 Chair Award Recipients

David Stein

Director, New York City Department of Transportation, NY

Carey Eugene Redd, II, CAPP

CEO/Director, New London Parking Authority, CT

Parking & Mobility Highlight

Journey to DEI Implementation

Why did Platinum Parking make the decision to establish a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) program, and how did they implement it?  Karla Cantu and Will Thompson, DEI Champions for Platinum Parking, walk us through their program and the positive impact it has had on their organization and its employees.

Make Your Mark With IPMI

Deadline to Submit: August 26, 2022

2023 Call for Content for Parking & Mobility Editorial and Virtual Education Programs

IPMI is accepting proposals for 2023 education including Webinars, Shoptalks, and Frontline sessions. For Parking & Mobility content, pitch your best ideas for features or columns. Start by reviewing the 2023 editorial calendar.


Share your ideas and topics for training, Shoptalks, and editorial today.

Submit Here

2022-2024 Call for Volunteers: New Task Forces, Ask the Experts, and Ways to Get Involved 


This is your association - volunteer to participate in activities that advance your career, build your network. and benefit the industry. Gain experience, connect with your peers, and contribute to strategic IPMI initiatives on the most critical issues and trends. Align these opportunities to the topics and projects that interest you the most. Volunteer opportunities include, but are not limited to:


  • Accredited Parking Organization Working Group
  • Awards and Recognition Judges
  • Conference Program Task Force
  • Education Development Committee
  • EV Readiness Cohort
  • Parking & Mobility Contributors
  • Planning, Design, and Construction Committee
  • Smart Transportation Task Force
  • Sustainable Mobility Task Force
  • Technology Committee

Volunteers for IPMI must be members in good standing. Not a member yet, or need to renew a lapsed membership? Join or renew here.

Sign Me Up!

Sponsored Content

IPMI Learning Lab | Behind Every Smart City Is Smart Tech: Using Intelligent Error Correction to Deliver a Frictionless Parker Experience

Learn more from featured guests Dave Onorato, CAPP, Executive Director of the Public Parking Authority of Pittsburgh, Mike Bourre, VP of Sales & Marketing, and Sean Renn, VP of Marketing and Communications of Flowbird North America, as they explore the city of Pittsburgh’s technology journey, and how they used Intelligent Error Correction to reduce human and machine errors due to transcription and transportation mistakes, as well as server and network communication issues.

Watch Learning Lab to learn more about Intelligent Error Correction

From the IPMI Blog

8 Things We Learned About Customer  Success at IPMI 2022

The Team from Ocra attended a panel discussion at the 2022 IPMI Parking & Mobility Conference & Expo in New Orleans titled "Customer Success: Voice of the Customer" that resonated with them. Sarah Becherer, vice president of growth at Ocra, posted the eight points they took away from the session that will have the most impact on their business. 

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 Member Chat Helps You Make the Most of Your Membership

Free New Member Chat, September 15, 2 pm ET


Are you a new member of IPMI and need to learn how to engage all of your great member benefits? Or are you a long-term member of IPMI who has never fully taken advantage of all that IPMI has to offer? Either way, this chat is for YOU!

Join our live, interactive session with staff and members of IPMI's Board of Directors. Find out how you can dive in to education, certification, networking, and positioning for yourself and your company in the IPMI community. Come ready to talk about yourself, your company, and how IPMI can help you succeed!

Register for September 15 chat today

Free Industry Shoptalk

Innovations at the Curb

Cities are continuously innovating to better manage the curb. Moderated by IPMI Board Treasurer Robert Ferrin, CAPP, hear from Miami, Las Vegas, and Minneapolis on how they are pushing the limits of new technology to more actively and dynamically manage the curb.

Register today! Shoptalks are always free for IPMI members, thanks to our exclusive Shoptalk Sponsor, IPS.

Industry Events

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

Register for IPMI events here

Registration Information:

Members receive discounted rates on all IPMI educational offerings, in addition to free frontline training and member chats. Not a member yet, or need to renew a lapsed membership? Join or renew today.

Explore all member benefits here.

Member News

IPMI Members share free press releases and news. Share yours here.

Roamy Valera, CAPP, joins Automotus as President

The former CEO of PayByPhone North America and past IPMI Chair will leverage 33 years of

industry experience to support Automotus’ rapid rise as the leader in curb management.

Read the full release.

Read All IPMI Member News  

Career Center

Submitting free postings is an IPMI member benefit. Share your career opportunities here.

Parking & Transportation Services Manager

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX

Transportation Engineer

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Madison, WI

MWAA Multiple Positions, including: 

  • Commercial Parking Business Specialist Term (NTE 4 yrs 5 mths)
  • Commercial Parking Senior Business Specialist 
  • Commercial Parking Revenue Strategy Program Manager

Community Access & Parking Program Advisor

City of Seattle Department of Transportation

Seattle, WA

Ground Transportation Administrator

Raleigh Durham Airport Authority

Durham, NC

Shuttle Service Supervisor

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Brownsville, TX

Traffic and Projects Analyst

UC San Diego

La Jolla, CA

Associate Director Operations

Towson University

Baltimore, MD

Director of Operations (Government Services)

LAZ Parking Midwest LLC

Multiple Locations

Supervisor, Parking Operations & Planning

Seattle Children's Hospital

Seattle, WA

Executive Director

Philadelphia Parking Authority 

Philadelphia, PA

Assistant Manager - Valet Regulations

Parking Authority Baltimore City

Baltimore City, MD

View Career Center Listings

Requests for Proposals

Members post RFPs and RFQs free here.

Due August 31:

City of Portland

On-Call Parking Data Collection

View All RFPs

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