We employ the most advanced and recent sustainability initiatives. In May 2017, over 25 staff members have completed the International Parking Institute’s Parksmart Advisor Training course. As our firm continues to advance our practices in environmental stewardship, the Parksmart Certification serves as a great tool for industry-wide application. Parksmart is a rating system that measures the knowledge and application of a client’s parking structure design in relation to minimizing waste […]
The Middle Atlantic Parking Association (MAPA) recently announced the winners of the 2016 MAPA Awards at its annual conference in Baltimore on October 19th. We are honored to have received a top award for the Temple University New East Garage project. Awarded in the category of Innovative Parking and/or Transportation Program Implemented, The Temple University New East Garage includes 484 parking spaces for patients, visitors, emergency services, and employees. Our […]
The International Parking Institute (IPI) recently announced the winners of the 2016 IPI Awards of Excellence at its annual conference in Nashville. Our firm is honored to have received an award for Architectural Achievement for the Miami Design District City View parking structure project. This is the top honor chosen in the overall competition. The City View parking structure includes 559 parking spaces with approximately 22,660 square feet of retail […]
Last Tuesday, Chris Gray, PE participated in Engineer’s Week by attending ASCE’s Younger Member Forum at Spring Ford Senior High School. Chris introduced the subject of civil engineering to 9th grade students. Engineer’s Week is a national learning experience where we celebrate engineers who make a difference in our world, increase public dialogue about the need for engineers, and bring engineering to life for kids, educators, and parents. The mission […]
On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 New Jersey Alliance for Action presented the 2016 New Jersey Leading Infrastructure Project awards. The NJIT Science and Technology Park Parking Garage project, in Newark, New Jersey, won an award! The New Jersey Alliance for Action team stated, “This project is a great example of what can be done when organizations work as a team to develop a fantastic project.” For the New Jersey Institute of […]
The Florida Parking Association (FPA) recently announced the winners of the 2015 FPA Awards at its annual conference on December 3rd. Our firm is honored to have received an award of excellence, and an award of merit for the Miami Design District City View Garage project. We also received an award of merit for the Reedy Creek Improvement District Orange Garage project. Both the Miami Design District City View garage […]
On Thursday, October 1st, our team participated in the much anticipated groundbreaking ceremony for the Pearl Street Piazza Parking Garage in downtown Metuchen. This new parking facility will provide 769 parking spaces to meet the demand for parking in Metuchen. The parking facility will serve the needs of a new transit-oriented development near Metuchen Station on the New Jersey Transit system. City officials, Woodmont Properties, Nexus Properties, our firm, and […]
The Pennsylvania Parking Association (PPA) recently announced the winners of the 2015 PPA Awards at its annual conference in Pittsburgh on October 1st. We are honored to have received a top award for the Miami Design District City View Garage project. Awarded in the category of New Parking Structure, The City View mixed-use facility includes 559 parking spaces and offers visitors their first experience to the Design District in Miami, […]
The International Parking Institute’s monthly publication The Parking Professional recently featured an article written by Senior Parking Consultant, Vicky Gagliano, LEED AP, on digital permit systems. The article was featured in IPI’s August 2015 issue. The article discusses the benefits of digital permitting (electronic or paperless permitting). Digital permitting is convenient, safe, financially savvy, and saves a lot of time. Gone are the days of decals and hang tags! Click here […]
Each year, our staff gathers to reflect on our mission, share and listen to testimonies from our peers, and participate in fun team-building exercises. This year’s excursion had us climbing through trees and zipping through the air as everyone participated in the Tree Top Adventures zip line course at the Elmwood Park Zoo. Some employees braved the WILD obstacle course while others enjoyed the TAME course. Screams, laughs, and encouraging […]
Our Parking Database is a great resource for all of your parking-related questions. With information related to planning, studies, design, construction, and operations and management, the Parking Database provides a wide variety of information related to parking planning, design, and management. Our parking specialists understand the many complex issues related to parking planning, design, and management. We have combined our research and first-hand knowledge of many of these issues into […]
The International Parking Institute (IPI) recently announced the winners of the 2015 IPI Awards of Excellence at its annual conference in Las Vegas. We are honored to have received a top award for the Philadelphia Zoo Centennial District Intermodal Transportation Center project. Awarded in the category of Best Design of a Parking Facility with Fewer than 800 Spaces, The Centennial District facility includes 683 parking spaces, serving Philadelphia Zoo patrons […]
The Atlanta Falcons team is not the only thing “rising up” these days! Construction is underway for the new Atlanta Falcons Stadium and adjacent VIP Parking Garage. Our firm is thrilled to serve as parking consultant and structural engineer on a team that includes signature architects, Goode Van Slyke Architecture and 360 Architecture. This parking facility supports a major transformation that is currently occurring in downtown Atlanta as the new […]
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Philadelphia Section recently named our Director of Operations, Chris Gray, its 2015 Young Civil Engineer of the Year. Chris has become a vital leader and extends his leadership throughout the A/E/C industry, having served as past president of ASCE’s local Younger Member Forum, as well as a past president of the International Concrete Repair Institutes (ICRI) Delaware Valley chapter. Additionally, Chris serves on […]
On Friday, April 17, our staff participated in the annual Philabundance Canstruction fundraiser at Liberty Place in Philadelphia. The team “canstructed” the Genie from Aladdin with the theme “You ain’t never had a CAN like me!” Liberty Place was buzzing as 15 teams from throughout the design and construction industry gathered to build unique creations out of canned goods. Team members shared words of encouragement with their neighbors during the […]
On Friday, April 17, our firm participated in the much anticipated groundbreaking ceremony for the Community Lot Parking Structure in downtown Allentown. This new parking facility will provide 1,000 additional parking spaces to meet the demand for parking in the active Center City section of Allentown. Mayor Ed Pawlowski, the Allentown Parking Authority, city officials, Boyle Construction, our firm, and members of the community gathered to celebrate this occasion. As […]
We are excited to announce the recent transformation of the team! Some of our employees have been assigned new or expanded roles within the firm, and we have chosen to highlight these individuals to show you the direction our firm is going, and some of the people who are helping to take us there. Please join us in congratulating these team members! Mike Martindill Principal Mike will expand his role […]
The International Parking Institute’s monthly publication The Parking Professional recently featured a column written by our Director of Corporate Development and the Green Parking Council’s (GPC) new Marketing Chair, Megan Leinart, LEED AP BD+C, on marketing green parking in today’s social media age. The column was featured in IPI’s March 2015 issue. The column discusses 2015 being a pivotal milestone for green and sustainable parking. The first class of certified […]
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette just unveiled its new, state-of-the-art parking facility, which will serve the growing needs of the University and support a significant campus master plan. The University has experienced significant growth in recent years, including the addition of significant student housing and academic space. These projects are a part of an overall campus master plan initiative, which the University will continue to implement in the coming […]
Check out this great interview on FutureStructure with Rachel Yoka, editor of the new book Sustainable Parking Design and Management. We are excited about the new book and wants to thank the many authors who contributed to its success, including our very own Vicky Gagliano and Megan Leinart.
Are worth waiting for, right? Sometimes you work on something for a really long time. We have a project like that (36 months, 4 days, 17 hours and 15 minutes it took, I believe) that’s just reached the finish line: Sustainable Parking Design and Management: A Practitioner’s Handbook. Read the full article on the Parking Matters Blog
On Saturday, April 19th, a team from our firm participated in the Philadelphia Run or Dye color run held at Citizen’s Bank Park. Run or Dye Philadelphia partnered with The Barkann Family Healing Hearts Foundation to benefit families across the Delaware Valley whose hearts have been broken by sudden illness or the sudden loss of a loved one.
The Hamilton Square development in Philadelphia serves as a testament to the impact of strategic parking planning in an urban campus environment. But it also contains lessons learned regarding sustainability in the built environment. Located in a once blighted area of West Philadelphia, the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) utilized the Hamilton Square project to integrate parking and retail, creating a more sustainable and attractive community to serve its students, as […]
On Saturday, April 12th, our firm joined thousands of individuals for the Stroehmann Bakeries Walk+Run Against Hunger in Philadelphia. The event raised money for more than 100 soup kitchens, food pantries, and various hunger-relief agencies in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. It was a great day for giving back and enjoying the beautiful spring weather!
Our firm and the Miami Parking Authority will get new neighbors in Courthouse Center Garage soon… The Miami Foundation selected the building as their new office location. The facility provides significant parking resources for the courthouse area, as well as our LEED certified office space and the MPA headquarters. Welcome Miami Foundation!
There are plenty of inspirational sayings on teamwork that are often applied to consulting and project work. These are frequently referenced in requests for proposals (RFPs) for studies, design, and construction. Clients and owners, understandably, want to hire firms and teams that have successful prior project experience. The flip side is that as architects and engineers, we prefer to work with other firms we trust and with whom we have […]