Events / Meetings

Introduction to Parking Design

When: Thursday, September 26, 2019 3:00 - 4:30 PM ET

Webinar Description
Parking is the first and last impression of a destination for many users. This presentation focuses on the efficient, safe, and user-friendly design of on-street and off-street parking in accordance with best practices available today, with a closing section on emerging trends. The information is obtained from Chapter 13 of the Traffic Engineering Handbook. The areas covered include on-street parking, off-street parking, and structured parking. Pedestrian safety in parking lots is also addressed. Topics related to planning, such as trends in parking demand, are covered as well, although more in depth information can be obtained from the Transportation Planning Handbook.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify and apply safe, user-friendly, and appropriate design techniques for convenient parking for each land use to thrive, given its location, transportation, and user characteristics.
  • Design efficient parking plans to avoid unnecessary congestion, waste in pavement area, material usage, fuel usage, and the like.
  • Recognize parking designs that reflect the needs of pedestrians as well as drivers.


  • Gordon Meth, PE, PTOE, PTP, RSP | Robson Forensic
  • Jeffrey Smallidge, PE, Director of Business Development | Walker Consultants
$99 member/ $149 non-member
This fee includes a live web event, an archived recording, webinar evaluation, 1.5 PDH credits, and a certificate of completion.