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Best Practice: Strategic Planning for Parking & Transportation Facilities

Mobility management facilities, especially those featuring hard infrastructure, such as parking garages, are not “set-it-and-forget-it” assets. They need to be actively managed over time to avoid calamitous problems and expenses.

John Dorsett, of Indianapolis-based Walker Parking Consultants, suggests a five year strategic plan approach in which, “. . . parking resources are evaluated, areas needing structural and operational improvement are identified, and plans are made to complete those improvements.”

H2H2H considers such professional planning and inspections a mobility management best practice, as noted here

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Walker’s Dorsett recommends that the following areas be included in your plan:

  • Customer service
  • Operational efficiency
  • Market pricing
  • Wayfinding
  • Housekeeping and cleaning
  • Preventive maintenance

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Walker is a multi-discipline, worldwide consultancy specializing in parking and transportation system planning, design, construction and assessment for over 50 years.

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