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National

Canadian Parking Association

350-2255 St Laurent Blvd
Ottawa Ontario KIG 4K3 CANADA

Phone: 613-727-0700
Fax: 613-727-3183
Officers

Daniel Germain, President; Janice Legace, VP; Alex Maclsaac, Treasurer; Brett Brian, Secretary; Rick Duffy, Past President; Carole Whitehorne, Executive Director

Association Description

Connecting parking and mobility professionals in Canada, we bring together professionals across a broad spectrum of the parking and mobility industries to network, provide training, develop and adapt new technologies and enhance customer experiences for the betterment of our communities and industry.

Publications

The Parker - available online www.canadianparking.ca

Events

Annual Conference & Trade Show
Toronto, Ontario
September 15 - 19, 2018

Contacts

Carole Whitehorne
carole@canadianparking.ca


National Parking Association

1112 16th Street, NW, Suite 840
Washington DC 20036 USA

Phone: 202-296-4336
Fax: 202-296-3102
Officers

Christine Banning, MA, CAE ChristineBanning@WeAreParking.org, 202 470-6299, President; Alan Lazowski, Chairman & CEO, LAZ Parking, Chairman; Linda Gill Anderson, lindagillanderson@weareparking.org, 202 470-6304, Dir. MEM & Certification; Peshie Chaifetz, PeshieChaifetz@WeAreParking.org 202-470-6303, VP of MKTG, Comm & Events; Stacy Hudson, stacyhudson@WeAreParking.org, 202 470-6302, Dir Biz Dev; Eamon Connor, EamonConnor@WeAreParking.org, 202-849-6262, Dir Prof Dev

Association Description

The National Parking Association is an international network of organizations comprised of parking industry professionals. NPA’s mission is to serve as a resource to the parking industry and our members by offering quality education, networking opportunities, advocacy, products and services.

Publications

Parking Magazine

Events

67th Annual Convention & Expo
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV
Oct 22-25

Contacts

Cindy Satin
cindysatin@WeAreParking.org


North American

Carolinas Parking Association

Attn: Garrett Male
Mission Health System
509 Biltmore Avenue
Ashville NC 28801 USA

Phone: 336-334-5595
Fax: 336-334-5567
Officers

Lynn Sylvia, President; Paul Whetzel, Past President; Dave Pitts, Vice President; Garrett Male, Treasurer; Kerry Joel Beck, Secretary, Affiliate Vendor Member; Matt Sumpter, Consultant Affiliate Member; Derrick Moore, Thomas Leathers, Mark Aakhus, Allen Altman, Harry Brown, Member at Large

Association Description

The Carolinas Parking Association is a professional association of parking administrators, practitioners, suppliers, vendors and consultants formed for the purpose of acquiring knowledge; encouraging professional development, providing mutual support and creating an environment for professional interaction. CPA annually sponsors a conference in the fall.

Contacts

All mail goes to:
ATTN:  Garrett Male
Mission Health System
509 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC  28801


Florida Parking Association

PO Box18641
Tampa FL 33679 USA

Phone: 813-259-3549
Officers

Lissette Hernandez, CAPP, Florida International University, President; Mark Santos, PE, Kimley-Horn & Associates, President-Elect; Tracie Saunders, University of Central Florida, Secretary; Alex Argudin, CAPP, Miami Parking Authority, Treasury; Pamela Corbin CAPP, City of Orlando; Chip Chism, University of West Florida; Salena Tepas, University of North Florida; Thomas Hartley, CAPP, Florida International, Directors; Chester Escobar, SP Plus, Past President

Member Description

Three types of Memberships – Regular, Affiliate & Associate; fiscal year January to December of current year

Association Description

The Florida Parking & Transportation Association, an allied association of the International Parking Institute and National Parking Association, was founded in 1980 to provide a statewide network to exchange ideas and concerns and to promote Florida’s fast growing parking and transportation industry. The association’s 250+ members represent all aspects of the parking and transportation profession: municipalities, universities, hospitals, airports, government agencies, suppliers, consultants, contractors, developers and private operators throughout the State of Florida. An annual conference and trade show provides members with an opportunity to network with other parking and transportation  professionals, attend trade related educational seminars, view the latest equipment, products and services while establishing peer relationships that last a lifetime.

Publications

Florida Parking & Transportation Association Newsletter - quarterly

Events

Florida Parking & Transportation Association Annual Conference and Trade Show
December 4 – 7, 2018
Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa
1000 Ponte Tour Boulevard
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida 32082
www.sawgrassmarriott.com

Contacts

Marilyn Etheridge, Association Manager, 813 787-4509,
metheridge1@verizon.net


International Downtown Association IDA

910 17th Street NW, Suite 1050, Washington DC 20006

Phone: 202-393-6801
Officers

David T. Downey, CAE, Assoc. AIA, President & CEO

Association Description

The International Downtown Association is the premier organization for urban place professionals who are shaping and activating dynamic city center districts. We represent an industry of more than 2,500 place management organizations, employing 100,000 people throughout North America and growing rapidly around the world. Founded in 1954, IDA is a resource center for ideas and innovative best practices in urban place management. For more information, visit www.downtown.org.


Los Angeles Parking Association

1100 South Flower Street, Suite 3300, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Phone: 213 896-8933
Association Description

The Los Angeles Parking Association has been of service to the parking industry for 40 years. It has two major goals: To serve as a representative for parking interests with city, state and federal government, and to undertake community projects that will appropriately represent the members as caring corporate citizens. Legislative accomplishments include having a member named to the Air Quality Management District; aiding in the defeat of a 5 percent parking tax; successfully representing property owners with the LA city planning department.


Michigan Parking Association

222 S. 1st Street, Louisville, KY 40202

Phone: 859 257-3512
Website: www.mstpa.org
Officers

Jay O’Dell, SP Plus, President; Aaron Terpstra, City of Grand Rapids, Vice President; Tracy Shell, City of Lansing, Secretary; Susan Wyatt, City of Lansing, Treasurer; Debby Nyenhuis, Ellis Parking, Immediate Past Pres; Margaret Hannon, Henry Ford Hospital; Julie Parisian, City of Muskegon; Keith Hey Jr., Traffic and Safety, Members at Large

Member Description

Currently the association has approximately 120 members representing public agencies, hospitals, colleges, universities, and commercial operators.

Association Description

Our organization was formed to provide parking professionals from universities,  municipalities, private operators and vendors, a place to share ideas, identify issues, exchange solutions, and socially network in the  mid-south region.

             
Events

2019 Spring Conference will be held in Lexington, KY on March 4-6, 2019. 


Mid-South Transportation and Parking Association

Phone: 859 257-3512
Association Description

 Our organization was  formed to provide parking professionals from universities,  municipalities, private operators and vendors,  a place to share ideas,  identify issues, exchange solutions, and socially network in the  mid-south region.


Middle Atlantic Parking Association

PO Box 2512 Columbia, MD 21045
Phone: 410 964-5724
Association Description

The Middle Atlantic Parking Association is a non-profit association that, since 1987, has provided a mutual support network and environment for the professional interaction, growth and redevelopment of officials of municipalities and other political subdivisions, transit agencies, airport authorities, schools, colleges, universities, hospitals and other providers of on- and off-street parking in the Middle Atlantic region.


New England Parking Council

Phone: 240-893-6296
Association Description

The goal of the  NEPC is to further people’s skills and understanding in the parking and transportation industry through conferences, seminars, workshops, meetings, and other networking opportunities.

Events

NEPC ANNUAL SPRING CONFERENCE - APRIL 2-4, 2019 - HARTFORD, CT


New Jersey Parking Institute, a Division of NJAPAA

144 Livingstong, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Phone: 732 828-8866
Association Description

The New Jersey Association of Parking Authorities and Agencies (NJAPAA) was founded in 1967 to solve the challenges of providing business, residential and public parking in the state. Its purpose is to plan, promote, and develop procedures and legislation for the betterment of parking in New Jersey, which has national application. Its objective is to further the growth of parking knowledge and the advancement of parking related technology through the participation of its members.


New York State Parking Association

PO Box 614, Amherst, NY 14226
Phone: 716 645-3943
Association Description

The NYSPA is a statewide organization created to enhance the development of parking professionals within New York State, and provides a forum in which New York State parking professionals can network, share and disseminate information specific to the parking industry, and speak with a united voice.


Ohio Parking Association

Association Description

The Ohio Parking Association is a professional organization that provides education, networking and advocacy to advance the parking professionals and parking industry in the state of Ohio.  OPA has been in existence for over 50 years actively representing the interests of on-street and off-street operators. OPA welcomes all professionals involved the parking industry in the Ohio region.


Ontario Campus Parking Associations

Association Description

The Ontario Campus Parking Association is a collective of professional managers and administrators specializing in college and university parking operations in the Province of Ontario, Canada. The Association will promote efficient and cost-effective parking strategies and provide a forum for benchmarking, communication, cooperation and informal information exchange on all matters related to campus parking.


Pacific Intermountain Parking & Transportation

942 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402

Phone: 303-725-3818
Website: www.pipta.org
Association Description

The Pacific Intermountain Parking and Transportation Association (PIPTA) was founded by a group of parking professionals who saw value in a regional organization designed to provide those involved in parking and transportation programs with an open forum to discuss common challenges, share information and remain abreast of industry best practices. Membership consist of professionals from the states of Alaska, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.


Parking Association of Georgia

150 Shafe Tree Way, Alpharetto, GA 30009

Phone: 770-845-6180
Association Description

The PAG was formed in 1993 by nine founding members. The objectives of this non-profit organization are to establish a statewide network to foster mutual support among its members; develop parking management as a profession; assist members in solving parking problems; share information and technical know-how through education and training; monitor parking-related  legislation; and educate the  public on parking and related transportation issues. The PAG meets annually, typically in the spring, but more often as special circumstances dictate.


Parking Association of the Virginias

5700 Park Road, Crozet, VA 22932 
Phone: 434-924-6763
Association Description

The Parking Association of The Virginias is a non-profit chartered corporation of the state of Virginia and licensed by the State Corporation Commission to practice business in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

It includes the state of West Virginia with association members from that state. The association became a chartered corporation in 1988 when a small group of parking professionals in the north and eastern part of the state decided that facing the daily challenges of the parking industry could be easier with help from others. Our mission is to promote the parking profession in our region.


Pennsylvania Parking Association

Phone: 240-893-6296
Association Description

The PPA began with its first meeting on December 11, 1985. The first conference was held in 1989 in Harrisburg. Since then, the conference has been held annually at cities across the state including State College, Lancaster, Harrisburg, Scranton, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. 


Southwest Parking and Transportation Association

Association Description

The Southwest Parking Association was formed in 2001 with the purpose of connecting parking and transportation professionals and providing a forum in which to share knowledge and further develop the industry. Since founding, our membership has grown to well over 100 and our annual conference has become nationally recognized for networking opportunities that build deep and lasting business relationships

Publications

SWPTA Fall Conference, Las Vegas September 25-27, 2019

Events

 

 

 


Texas Parking and Transportation Association

PO BOX 524230, Houston TX 77052

Association Description

The Texas Parking and Transportation Association:
Was created to enhance the development of parking and transportation professionals within the public and private sectors in the State of Texas.

Seeks to provide a forum in which parking and transportation professionals can network, share and disseminate information, and stay informed of issues, specific to the parking industry, and to speak with a united voice.

Is a mutual support network providing an environment that fosters the growth and development of the parking and transportation industry and professionals.

Is a “not for profit” organization, that is affiliated with the International Parking Institute.

Vision Statement:
The Texas Parking and Transportation Associationtransforms professionals into leaders of their organization

Mission Statement:
We are a dedicated organization that engages in relationship building, information sharing and business growth.

Key Priorities: 
Expand Membership, Enhance Annual Conference, Enhance Outreach and Communications, Enhance Roundtable Program 


Washington Parking Association

4200 Wisconsin Avenue, NW Suite 550, Washington DC 22016

Officers

Martin Janis, Atlantic Services Group, President; Andrew C Blair, Colonial Parking, Inc., Vice President & Secretary; TBA, Treasurer; Dawn Marti, Association Administrator & Event Planner

Association Description

The Washington Parking Association, founded in 1953, is a nonprofit trade organization of commercial off-street parking operators serving the Nation’s Capital.  We are a community leader in working with major organizations dealing with area wide parking and transportation issues. Our members are involved in various civic and charitable activities seeking to provide a better quality of life for all who live and work in the Washington metropolitan area.


Wisconsin Parking Association

125 South 84th Street, Suite 401, Milwaukee, WI 53214

Officers

 

 



Association Description

WisPA is a professional association dedicated to solving the challenges of public and private parking.  The purpose of WisPA is to enhance the development of parking professionals and to represent the public and private sectors.  WisPA is an Allied Association of the International Parking Institute.


Related Industry

American Assoc of State Hwy & Transportation

444 N. Capital Street, Suite 249 Washington, DC 20001
Phone:  (202) 624-5800.
Association Description

AASHTO is a nonprofit, nonpartisan association representing highway and transportation departments in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. It represents all five transportation modes: air, highways, public transportation, rail, and water. Its primary goal is to foster the development, operation, and maintenance of an integrated national transportation system. AASHTO works to educate the public and key decision makers about the critical role that transportation plays in securing a good quality of life and sound economy for our nation.


American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)

130 E. Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 866.ASK.AISC
Website: www.aisc.org
Member Description

The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) is a not-for-profit technical institute and trade association established in 1921 to serve the structural steel design community and construction industry in the United States. AISC offers two excellent references for those who design, build, own, and maintain parking garages. Innovative Solutions in Steel: Open-Deck Parking Structures, which was written for designers and owners, is an introduction to steel-framed parking structures that provides general information in a non-technical manner 


American Public Transportation Association

1300 St. NW, Suite 1200

Washington, DC 20005

 

Phone: (202) 496-4800
Website: www.apta.com
Association Description

APTA is the leading force in advancing public transportation.

APTA members are public organizations that are engaged in the areas of bus, paratransit, light rail, commuter rail, subways, waterborne passenger services, and high-speed rail. Members also include large and small companies who plan, design, construct, finance, supply, and operate bus and rail services worldwide. Government agencies, metropolitan planning organizations, state departments of transportation, academic institutions, and trade publications are also part of our membership.

Contacts

Richard Weaver, Director of Planning


Association for Commuter Transportation

210 North Main Street, #3, Sharon, MA 02067

Phone: 202-792-5801 x 101
Officers

David Straus, Executive Director, Casey MurphyEvents & Programs Manager

Association Description

The Association for Commuter Transportation, (ACT), is an international association and leading advocate for commuter transportation and transportation demand management (TDM). Commuting by bus, train, rideshare, bike, walking, or telework improves our world by contributing to energy independence, better air quality, livability, mobility, and reduced congestion. Through advocacy, education, and networking efforts. ACT strives to improve the lives of commuters, the livability of communities, and the economic growth of businesses.            

Events

2019 International Conference:  August 4th – 7th, New York City, NY

ACT’s International Conference is one of the largest gatherings of TDM professionals in the country. Representatives include individuals from major employers, departments of transportation, municipalities, transportation management associations, metropolitan planning organizations, consultants, transit agencies, vendors, and other shared use mobility providers.


California Transportation Commission

1120 N Street, Sacramento, CA 95414

Phone: (916) 654-4245
Association Description

he California Transportation Commission (CTC) was established in 1978 by Assembly Bill 402 (Ingalls) out of a growing concern for a single, unified California transportation policy. The Commission replaced and assumed the responsibilities of four independent bodies: The California Highway Commission, the State Transportation Board, the State Aeronautics Board, and the California Toll Bridge Authority.

Events

December 4, 2018 - Joint California Transportation Commission - California Air Resources Board Meeting - Southern California

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
3rd floor, Metro Board Room
One Gateway Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012-2952


Campus Parking and Transportation Association

Phone: 479-575-3304
Officers

Patrick Kass, University of Wisconsin, President; Beth Snoke, The Ohio State University, Vice President; Betty Love, University of Oklahoma, Treasurer; Gary K. Smith, Secretary

Member Description

The Campus Parking and Transportation Association (CPTA) holds annual conferences at member schools in the fall of each year.  Members share information about campus parking and transportation issues and present initiatives that have been successful on their campus.  The conference also includes updates on the latest trends in the industry as well as training sessions in parking and transportation operations and management.  CPTA maintains an on-line benchmarking database for its members.


Community Transportation Assoc of America

1341 G Street N.W., Washington DC
Phone: 800.891.0590
Website: www.ctaa.org
Association Description

The Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) and its members believe that mobility is a basic human right. From work and education to life-sustaining health care and human services programs to shopping and visiting with family and friends, mobility directly impacts quality of life.

Contacts
Scott Bogren, Executive Director

Electric Drive Transportation Association

1250 Eye Street NW, Suite 902, Washington DC 20005

 
Phone:  (202) 408-0774
Officers
Genevieve Cullen, President
Association Description

The Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) is the trade association promoting battery, hybrid, plug-in hybrid and fuel cell electric drive technologies and infrastructure. EDTA conducts public policy advocacy, provides education and awareness, and enables industry networking and collaboration.

Events
September 30-October 3, 2018
31st International Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exhibition (EVS31)
Kobe, Japan
http://www.evs31.org/

Federal Transit Administration

1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
WashingtonDC 20590
Phone: 202-366-4040
Officers

K. Jane Williams, Acting Administrator, Matthew Welbes serves as Executive Director

Association Description

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) provides financial and technical assistance to local public transit systems, including buses, subways, light rail, commuter rail, trolleys and ferries. FTA also oversees safety measures and helps develop next-generation technology research.  Transit services supported by FTA span many groups and provide wide-ranging benefits. Since 1964, FTA has partnered with state and local governments to create and enhance public transportation systems, investing more than $12 billion annually to support and expand public rail, bus, trolley, ferry and other transit services.


Institute for Transporation and Development

9 East 19th Street, 7th Floor New York, Ny 10003
Phone: 212-629-8000
Website: www.itdp.org
Association Description

Promoting Sustainable and Equitable Transportation Worldwide. The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy works around the world to design and implement high quality transport systems and policy solutions that make cities more livable, equitable, and sustainable. ITDP is a global nonprofit at the forefront of innovation, providing technical expertise to accelerate the growth of sustainable transport and urban development around the world.


Los Angeles Dept of Transportation

100 S. Main Street, 10th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Phone: 323-972-8470
Officers

Robert Hindle, Parking Concepts, Inc., Chair/VP; Ken Spiker and Associates Inc., Executive Director; Greg Spiker, Ken Spiker and Associaties, Secy/Treas

Member Description

Leading parking operators plus parking industry vendors

Association Description

LADOT's mission is to lead transportation planning, project delivery, and operations in the City of Los Angeles.  We work together and collaborate to deliver a safe, livable, and well-run transportation system in the city and region.  LADOT manages all on-street parking in the city and 118 public parking lots and garages.  LADOT is also responsible for installing and maintaining parking signs, colored curb restrictions, parking meters, and parking permit zones.


Roadmarking Industry Association of Australia

PO Box 5070, Hallum, VC 3803 Austrlia

Phone: 1300 625 983
Association Description

The peak industry body representing Contractors, Manufacurers, Suppliers, ROad and Government authority representatives and Consultants engaged in the application and installation of roadmarking materials, sinage and work deliniation and work zone sagety products.


Transportation for Smart Cities - America

1152 15th Street NW, Suite 450, Washington DC 20005

Phone: 202-971-3931
Association Description

an alliance of elected, business and civic leaders from communities across the country, united to ensure that states and the federal government step up to invest in smart, homegrown, locally-driven transportation solutions. These are the investments that hold the key to our future economic prosperity.


Worldwide

Austrian Association of Garage & Service Stations

Wirtschaftskammer Österreich
Wiedner Hauptstraße 63 Wien 1045 Austria

Phone: 43 (0)5 90 900-3252/3240
Association Description

Within the WKO we are a modern, powerful and member-oriented representation of interests. Our employees see themselves as knowledge service providers, industry supporters, employer representatives and social partners who, in coordination with the member companies, actively position topics and think ahead for Austria as a business location.


Belgium Parking Federation

Avenue Louise 235

Bruxelles

B1050 - Belgium

Phone: +32 490 650820
Officers

Dominique Laurent, Director; Dimitri Heirbaut, President

European Parking Association 

Association Description

The Belgian Parking Federation unites engineers, owners and operators of car parks in Belgium. The BPF :

  • Represents the car park sector at the various levels of government.
  • Informs its members and other interested parties on latest developments in the car park sector.
  • Researches into common challenges of its members and maps these challenges.

The Belgian Parking Federation keeps an overview on the market situation of the Belgian car park sector. BPF shares this information through dialogue with the various stakeholders and others that are interested in this information.

The Belgian Parking Federation represents the car park sector at the various governments, construction partners and many others. It also takes action in case of specific issues of its members.

The BPF is active on local, regional, national and European level. For the European Parking Association (EPA), the umbrella organisation of European parking associations, the BPF is the only representative of the Belgian sector. Through the European level the BPF maintains its good contacts with other European federations of the car park sector.


China Parking

Rm508 Yanxiang Mansion,2-2 Yanzishan Road,

Ji Nan , shan dong 250014

China
Phone: Tel 0086-531-8512040
Association Description

China Parking Network is the authoritative information portal of China's parking industry and China Parking Industry Information Center. The website was established in 2000 and is operated by Shandong Sanding Development Co., Ltd. and Jinan Bohu Network Information Technology Co., Ltd. China Parking Network reports the parking industry information, policy and market analysis from a professional perspective every day. It publishes more than 7,000 parking project bidding procurement information every year, and exclusively holds terminal market seminars such as hospital/road/airport/public parking/smart parking every year. Over 20 years of accumulation of parking industry data. At present, the daily average IP access of the website exceeds 6,000. The Chinese parking network WeChat public number has exceeded 20,000 fans, and is recognized as the authoritative media platform for the industry to understand the parking industry.


Croatian Parking Association

Subiceva 40/111 
Zagreb, 
HR-10000 Croatia
Phone: 00385-1-4501 700
Officers
President of Croatian Parking Association - Goran Bulat
Association Description

The Croatian Parking Association is the umbrella organization of all interested companies and individuals in the Republic of Croatia who are involved in organizing and regulating traffic at rest.

Due to the volume of traffic generated by the ever-increasing number of cars, the management of parking capacity has been imposed as a key theme for the underdeveloped life of every urban space.

Satisfaction with the needs of mobile individuals can only be achieved by continually pushing the development of technological solutions.


Cyprus: Vert Et Blanc Enterprises Ltd.

199, Chr. Hadjipavlou Ave.
P.O.Box 53346
3302 Limassol - Cyprus

Phone: +357 25 341 991
Officers
George Hadijigeorgiou
Association Description

Vert&Blanc Group of Companies is an adequately structured, multidisciplinary, consulting and engineering group ready to accomplish the needs of each client. We offer a complete planning, design engineering, project management and contract administration service, for projects ranging in size from the smallest schemes to large and complex turnkey contracts. We are one of the leading companies of Cyprus in the field of land-property development offering unique investment opportunities.


European Parking Association EPA

RichartzstrasseBe 10, 
Köln
D-50667 Köln Germany
Phone: +49 221 257 10 18
Officers

Elisabeth Herles, Communication Coordinator

Association Description

Umbrella organization of currently 22 national parking associations in Europe.
29 Associate Members.  

The European Parking Association (EPA), founded in 1983, is the umbrella organisation for European parking associations. The national member associations represent the parking sector which is consisting of private companies and public bodies that are operating and managing on- and off-street parking structures and services.

The associate members represent the supply industry that offers all related products and services concerned with parking. The EPA aims to facilitate cooperation between the professional parking organisations of different European countries, the exchange and mutual support of professional experience among members and may exert influence on measures and resolutions of the European Commission and other relevant international bodies relating to parking and urban mobility.


Finland: Finnish Parking Association

40100 Jyvaskyla
Finland
Officers
Hannu Leskinen
hannu.leskinen@suomenpysakointiyhdistys.fi
Association Description

Established in 1988, the Finnish Parking Association (SPY) collects car park operators in Finland and other operators within the same roof.

The association provides its members with advice on parking matters and strives to influence parking-related public issues and legislative solutions. The association is involved in the development of the field from design, economics and customer orientation. SPY is also involved in international operations. SPY is one of the founding members of the European Parking Association (EPA) and SPY has been a member of the Board since the founding of the association.


Great Britain: British Parking Association

Chelsea House
8-14 The Broadway, Haywards Heath

West Sussex 

RH16 3AH

 

Phone: 44 (0) 1444 447304
Officers
David Smith – Head of Public Affairs and Research
Association Description

The British Parking Association is a not for profit organisation, representing, promoting and influencing the parking and traffic management profession throughout the UK and Europe.  Our 700 members include manufacturers, car park operators, local authorities, health authorities, airports, railways, shopping centres, bailiffs and consultants.  We manage the Approved Operator Scheme for parking on private land and the Safer Parking Scheme.


Guadong Static Traffic Association

2608-2610, 26 F,R & F New World Center,

307 Middle Section of Guangzhou Ave.,

Yuexiu District, Guangzhou,P.R. China

Phone: +86 20 37158915
Officers

Amy Chen - Director of International Department

Guangdong Static Traffic Association       

Member Description

Founded in March 2016, GSTA is the first provincial-level Static Traffic Association in China, young and full of energy.

More than 100 members which mainly from the parking industry (automatic Parking Lot, parking app,intelligent parking facilities, navigation system, traffic signs), chargingpile industry (charging pile operators / manufacturer / service providers,the intelligent module) andinvestment and financing industry.

Our member companies are covering the whole industry chain.

We have established a wide range of contacts and cooperation with industry associations and Chambers of Commerce.


Hungarian Parking Association

Hungarian Parking Association 
4025 Debrecen, Piac Street 77.

Phone: +36 30 250-2800
Member Description

Istvan Nyikos, Chair; Ferenc Kocsis, Secretary

Association Description

Non-profit organisation to support URBAN MOBILITY and CITY PARKING MANAGEMENT across Hungary. The association is proud member of EPA (European Parking Association) and BPA (British Parking Association). Hungaropark is the leading platform for innovation and ideas related to better parking in Hungary.

Contacts

Ferenc Aprad Kocsis MBA. MSc,
ferenc.kocsis@hungaropark.org
https://www.facebook.com/frankykocsis


Irish Parking Parking Association

Unit 3, Barrowside Business ParkSleatly Road, Carlow Ireland
Phone: +353 59 9136886
Member Description

Keith Gavin, Chairman; St. John O’Gara, Secretary; David Cullen, Treasurer

Association Description

The Irish Parking Association was formed in 1995 in order to:

  • Be a forum for all car parking throughout Ireland, in order to facilitate discussion and exchange of information on professional issues at national level.
  • Be a driving force in improving the image of car parking in Ireland.
  • Organise lectures, conferences and workshops on professional parking.
  • Co-ordinate industry relations on a wide range of policy issues affecting car parking, including car park design, staff training, quality standards,construction, finance, taxation and regulation at both local and national levels.

 

 

Publications

parkingIRELAND Magazine (3-4 times p.a.)


Italian Parking Association - AIPARK

Viale Ungheria, 84
00039 Zagarolo (RM) - Italy

Phone: +39 06 9576245
Member Description

Massimo Vernetti, President; Carlo Bevilacqua, David Fornaiero, VP; Laurence A. Bannerman, Secretary General

Association Description

aims to promote and encourage the professional link between Members and the spread of the culture of stopping and parking. To that end:

  • develops initiatives for the collection and dissemination of information and exchange of experiences and the collaboration among the Members regarding the problems related to the stay;
  • coordinates and protects the interests of the category;
  • represents and promotes contractual solutions for employees in the sector and offers trade union assistance to Members;
  • promotes initiatives and activities aimed at developing the parking industry;
  • takes care of the development of regulations with the competent and national and international bodies and bodies;
  • promotes the examination of innovative technologies and the search for solutions to problems related to parking and to all the activities that are complementary and connected to it;
  • promotes collaboration with associations, including foreign states, and with international organizations.

Japan Parking Association

Association Description

We, Japan Parking Association, conduct, in concert with 20 regional parking associations, diverse activities in line with our basic policies which include cooperating with governmental policies concerning parking, trying to promote information exchange and relationships between Members, encouraging sound development in parking business and contributing to public interest.  We also:

  1. Provide guidance and advice for promoting and improving parking and parking business
  2. Carry out surveys and research into specific issues around parking and parking management
  3. Make proposals to the Japanese government about transport policy, parking regulations and urban planning
  4. Provide training opportunities for parking Professionals
  5.  Carry out public relations about specific issues on parking business in general, for instance, facilities’ maintenance, management and operation through activities such as publishing Association’s Bulletins “PARKING”

National Counsel of Professions CNPA

50, rue Rouget de Lisle 
92158 Suresnes Cedex FRANCE, 75008

Phone: 01 40 99 55 00
Association Description

The National Council of the Professions of the Automobile (CNPA) is an employers' organization, founded in 1902, to defend the interests of the companies of the distribution and the services of the automobile in France. It is the leading movement of entrepreneurs in the mobility trades: vehicle trading, fuel and new energy distribution, repair, recycling and all auto service offerings. 

In order to promote legislative and regulatory developments that are most favorable to the professions it represents, the CNPA maintains an ongoing dialogue with local, national and European public authorities. As the largest professional organization in the sector, the CNPA is the preferred interlocutor, associated with all the work carried out by the government, parliamentarians or the administration.


New Zealand Parking Association NZPA

C/- PO Box 21-555, Henderson, Auckland NZ

Phone: 0274556628
Member Description

Scott Ebbett, Chairperson; Stuart Goodman, Secretary

Association Description

The New Zealand Parking Association, (NZPA) was established in 1983. Membership has grown to include more than 80 members from local Authorities, Airport authorities, Car park owners and operators, Police, Trade Exhibitors and Training providers and continues to expand with new members from related industries. While the NZ Parking Association is New Zealand based, there are also Australian members.
The network of members countrywide provides a wealth of experience for problem sharing. Trade exhibitors provide up-to-date industry knowledge and technological trends for the efficient enforcement of parking.


Norway Parking Association - NorPark

Øvre Slottsgate 18-20

Oslo , 0157

Norway
Phone: +47 22421307
Association Description

Norpark is the industry association for all parking-related businesses, both for commercial and management purposes. Members may be municipalities, municipalities and private businesses that provide enforcement services, as well as private entities that supply goods and services within the area of employment.  Norpark is an important educational institution and holds professional courses for all employees who work with parking. In addition, the association provides legal assistance to members who wish. Norpark is also an important link between the players in the parking industry and public authorities. In particular, the contact with the Road Directorate and the Ministry of Transport and Communications is prioritized high.


Parking Association of Australia

PO Box 47, Douglas Park NSW 2569 Autralia
Phone: 1300 787 233 mobile 0401 410 242
Officers

Lorraine Duffy, lduffy@parking.asn.au, Chief Executive; Sharon Prior, president@parking.asn.au, President

Association Description

Parking Australia is the national body representing the interests of the parking industry in Australia. Our purpose is to provide leadership, education, technical and other information to all parties who may be associated with our industry. Since 1986, our association has represented a broad cross-section of local government and statutory authorities, car park management companies, equipment suppliers, consultants, property developers and property owners.

Events

PACE - Parking Australia Conference & Exhibition (coming Nov 2018 held biennially)
OUTLOOK - Parking Australia Conference (coming in 2019 held biennially)


Polish Parking Associations

ul. Polna 52/1, Pozon
PL-60-533 Poland
Phone: +48 607982802
Association Description

The Polish Parking Association is a non-governmental organization established in 2005, bringing together the environment of road managers, designers and private entrepreneurs. Our role is to create a coherent platform across the country that will allow free and more explicit articulation of common interests. The activity of the Polish Parking Association is to a large extent involved in engaging and taking a position on matters of key importance for the members of the Association and taking measures to improve the operation of the parking industry.

We undertake mediation in a partnership formula between the members of the Association and other entities operating on the market. Based on the monitoring of public life, we analyze the collected information and prepare comprehensive change programs and we conduct public debates on their implementation.


Serbian Parking Association

Starine Novaka 22 Street

Belgrade , 11000

South Sudan
Phone: +38 11 3235 485
Website: www.ups.co.rs
Association Description

Serbian parking association came from the idea of cooperating by firms which occupation is organization of parking places, decoration, servicing and using parking places, as well as the similar jobs in the area of stationary traffic in the Serbia Republic. On the foundation assembly 18.12.2001. Members of the Serbian parking Association concluded the contract about establishing business association. For the president has been selected Slobodan Miljkovic . And his obligations are defined in the contract and by the statute. Goals of association pursue organizing business technical cooperation between members, standardization of equipment and tools as collective presentation in front of competent state organs and other institutions which help is necessary for solving the problems in stationary traffic.


Slovak Parking Association

Kosická 2

010 65

Slovakia
Phone: +421 (0)910 276 414
Association Description

The business activities.

  1. The association and cooperation between organizations, car park operators, city authorities, investors, and other stakeholder in parking.
  2. Mutual support:
    1. in legal, professional and trade issues
    2. b) common conceptual and organizational achievement
    3. c) when representing and presenting externally
  3. Creating conditions for effective cooperation between towns and villages, investors, suppliers and operators of car parks and parking facilities.
  4. Support the development of parking systems and equipment, and exchanging experiences through professional meetings, organizing and participating in conferences and contacts with foreign partners.
  5. The Association is authorized to carry out the activities, actions and business activities that will assist in achieving its objectives (expertise, recommendations, studies, etc.).
  6. Association following any political objectives. Its activities are not profit-oriented.
  7. Being a member of the European parking associations (EPA), respectively. and global organizations.

Spain Parking Association: ASESGA

Plaza de Santo Domingo 1, 1A

Madrid , E-28013

Spain
Phone: +34 91 5480416
Association Description

The Spanish Association of Parking and Garages (ASESGA) was born in 1977 promoted by the main private companies and concessionaires of Spain. Subsequently, all those companies that carry out their activities in the sector have been associated: municipal companies, resident car parks, surface car parks, professionals, garages.


Sweden Parking Association

PO Box: 5021 

Sweden

Phone: +46 40 605 69 10
Member Description

Svenska Parkeringsföreningen

Association Description

The Swedish Parking Association, a non-profit association, edits ParkeringsNytt. The association consists of more than 70 members; municipal and private parking companies as well as other companies, administrations and other types of organisations that operate parking services.

The objective of The Swedish Parking Association is to take care of mutual interests within the business and work in behalf of development of the parking organisation from guidelines held in common. Our aim is to resolve the parking issues from the perspectives of accessibility and town planning where the customer is in the centre.


Swiss Parking: Parking Swiss

Wölflistrasse 5, Postfach 64

Bern 22 , 3000

Switzerland
Officers

Alain Deschenaux 
President 

Giovanni Zen 
Vice-President 

Association Description

The Swiss Parking Association and supports private and public parking garages for example parkingoperators, manufacturers and suppliers of parking guidance systems with any questions regaridng the topic of parking in Switzerland and neighboring countries.


Taiwan Parking Association

4F., No.53, Hejiang St., Zhongshan Dist., Taipei City 104, Taiwan 
(R.O.C.)

Phone: +886-2-2517-1286
Association Description

Taiwan Parking Association (TPA) is a non-profit social organization founded in April 1991. TPA has a mix of influencers from the government, industry and academics. Many of TPA key functions consist of acting as a neutral party in facilitating communication between government, commercial and civil organization and uniting business owners to collectively advance the overall industry strength, raise the quality of parking system manufacturing process and to improve automobile parking facility management. To sustain its mission for a convenient and safe residential environment with parking capability and assist government in shaping public safety policy on equipment maintenance and inspection, TPA in recent years has been active overseas such as attending various international industry and urban traffic improvement conferences. In 2004, TPA became an official member of International Parking Association and represent Taiwan as a key stakeholder in strategy discussions, technology development, and improving commerce through information exchange.


The Netherlands Parking Association: Vexpan

Phone: +31 (0) 35 694 32 45.
Website: www.vexpan.nl
Association Description

Vexpan is the platform for parking in the Netherlands. Consultancy-, construction companies, service providers, municipalities, installation companies, operators and suppliers of parking equipment and project developers are all working within the parking industry and are part of Vexpan. All subjects related to parking have the full attention of Vexpan. These subjects could be about street parking, garages, free, paid parking, mechanical parking and parking equipment. 

Besides offering the communication platform, Vexpan also facilitates the practice of knowledge sharing within the industry. In addition Vexpan supports and develops the identity and image of the parking industry. Therefore Vexpan is the main contact for the public and private target groups, concerning everything about parking.

 




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