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TNC Impacts

Ride-Hailing Impacts on Parking While most Americans have not yet used TNCs, some land uses are already experiencing parking demand reductions due to...

AV Challenges and Benefits

BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES OF AV TECHNOLOGY The potential benefits of AVs include safety on the road, increased quality of life through less time...

Levels of AVs

AV TECHNOLOGY: WHERE ARE WE NOW? The AV industry recognizes six levels of vehicle autonomy, where Level 0 includes no automation, and Level...

Parking In The Age of Uber and AVs

The impacts of AVs and TNCs on the future of transportation remains unknown. The benefits of AVs could be important, and investments...

90% Fallacy

The 90% Fallacy Some recent studies estimate that autonomous vehicles (AVs) will reduce parking and/or driving demand by 90 percent by 2050. These...

Springfield Town Center Garage Renovation

THE REDEVELOPMENT OF SPRINGFIELD TOWN CENTER, Springfield, Va., posed multiple challenges: Not only did the mall need to stay open during an...

The Future of Parking

No one can know what the future holds, but I am optimistic parking will play a meaningful role and not be buried...

Parking Today: The Promise and Challenges of LPR

Interested in learning more about the pros and cons of LPR (License Plate Recognition) technology?  Read Jon Martens, recently published article in...

Need ideas on how to implement new parking technologies?

Walker's Andrew Vidor, Parking Consultant, shares a few tips on implementing new parking technologies in the June issue of Colorado Real Estate...

Standard Vehicle Sizes and Parking Stall Dimensions

Mary Smith, PE, Senior Vice President and Senior Director of Parking Consulting and Carl Schneeman, PE, Director of Operations for our Minneapolis...

Self-Driving Vehicles and the Future of Parking

Mary Smith, PE, a Senior Vice President and Director of Parking Consulting at Walker, authored an article entitled “Self-Driving Vehicles and the Future...

“Earning green stars” – Why sustainability is so i...

Walker is very proud to be an International Parking Institute Green Star Exhibitor and in the December issue of the Parking Professional Walker's sustainability...