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Is Your Parking Design Keeping Up With the Latest Trends?

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Vehicles are constantly changing, meaning parking space design is constantly changing with it. The National Parking Association recently released the 6th Edition of the Parking Space Design: Guidelines for Parking Geometrics, featuring the industry's latest trends. The newly updated edition examines best practices for effective parking design for today's vehicles, and now includes guidelines for motorcycle parking, bicycle parking and light vehicle height and weight considerations. The book is written and updated by members of the NPA’s Parking Consultants Council including Watry Design Principal David LoCoco.

The National Parking Association is the nation’s leading parking trade group advancing the interests of the private and public sector in parking technology, sustainable mobility, certification, advocacy, research and education. Founded in 1951, NPA has more than 2,500 members and represents all facets of the parking industry.

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About the Author

Tapping over 40 years of experience and a deep passion for parking, David is responsible for the design of over 400 parking projects for the firm ranging from complex podium parking solutions with towers above to stand-alone office campus or mixed-use solutions. He has contributed to the new edition of The Dimensions of Parking and has both written and spoken on designing efficient parking, parking automation and parking technologies.

As Chair of the Parking Consultant's Council (PCC) Automated Committee, David is a recognized expert in automated parking solutions and leads Watry Design's automated parking projects. From mechanical parking solutions to semi and fully automatic systems, he investigates the latest and best innovations the industry has to offer and applies them to his clients' projects. David also serves as Secretary of the PCC and was named the National Parking Association's 2022 Innovator of the Year.  

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