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What Key Performance Indicators Can Do For Your Program – and For You!

June 2019

CMA’s Joe Sciulli, CAPP had the pleasure of co-presenting with fellow-CAPP Gary Means, Executive Director of the Lexington and Fayette County Parking Authority (LexPARK), to extoll the wonders, whys and hows of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) at the IPMI’s Conference and Expo in Anaheim, CA.  Complete with formulas and implementation tips, the pair covered both on- and off-street KPIs, and used Gary’s successes in applying KPIs to fact-based decision-making on meter rate and enforcement adjustments, enhancing program credibility with customers and political stakeholders alike.  Click here for a copy of this dynamic duo’s presentation!

Michigan-Ohio Parking Conference in Dearborn, Home of the Henry Ford Museum

May 2019

The Michigan and Ohio Parking Associations joined in May to hold a conference in Dearborn, MI.  After a fun evening at the Henry Ford Museum, the conference opened with Barbara Chance presenting a retrospective on how the parking industry moved from collecting cash in cigar boxes to the sophisticated parking management organizations existing today.

Montclair State University Chooses CMA to Conduct a Transportation Operational Review and Cost-Benefit Analysis

March 2019

CHANCE Management Advisors, Inc. was selected by Montclair State University (MSU) to conduct a transportation operational review and a cost-benefit analysis of various operational alternatives.  During the study, CMA rode University-affiliated buses and interviewed drivers and management personnel about potential system improvements and recommendations.  CMA provided MSU a set of recommendations that will assist with transit operations.   

CMA Reviews Enforcement for Prince George’s County

March 2019

CMA was pleased to be selected as part of a team led by Symmetra Design to conduct a parking enforcement operational review for the Revenue Authority of Prince George’s County, MD.  Enforcing an area of 430+ square miles (nearly the size of Los Angeles), the Authority serves neighborhood and commercial parking areas as well as the highly popular entertainment / convention destination of National Harbor, MD.  CMA will be assessing the enforcement program’s organization, staffing and operational areas, focusing on standard operating procedures, enforcement policies/guidelines, and employee training and staffing needs.

Penn State Abington Selects CMA to Conduct a Campus-wide Parking, Transit, and TDM Study 

January 2019

In collaboration with Trans Associates, CMA was selected by Penn State Abington to analyze the on-campus and off-campus parking, review its transportation routes, and provide an implementation plan with short, medium and long-term solutions while considering the student population growth.  PSA is basically a land-locked campus, and new technology will be necessary to support both parking and transit use.

Joe Sciulli, CAPP and Vincent Mowad Presented at the Pennsylvania Parking Association

October 2018

Joe and Vince were pleased to deliver the presentation “Curb Management:  Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks” at the Pennsylvania Parking Association on 5 October.  Joe also participated in a panel discussion on the future of curb management that was facilitated by Charley DeBow, VP of Business Development for Premium Parking, and included panelists Scott Petri and Larry Cohen, CAPP, Executive Directors of the Philadelphia and Lancaster Parking Authorities, respectively, and Devin Patel, VP of Business Development for Passport, Inc.  Click here to download a post-conference version of the presentation containing additional content.

Penn State Hershey Medical Center Selects CMA to Prepare a Campus Wide Parking Analysis

September 2018

In a competitive process, PSHMC selected CMA to analyze current needs, project future requirements, and recommend short term and long term solutions for the continued growth of the Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine.

Appalachian State University Chooses CMA to Develop a Parking Strategy for the Future

September 2018

ASU selected CMA to perform a near-term financial analysis and then assess existing conditions, conduct a benchmarking analysis, project future conditions for a five and a ten year horizon, suggest alternative actions, develop a financial model for the future, and make final recommendations.

Design Downtown for Women – Men Will Follow

August 2018

David Feehan, former CEO of the International Downtown Association, has collected a group of authors to address how well downtowns are designed for women as consumers, visitors, and business professionals.  The book shines a different light on common issues as they are experienced by women.  Dr. Barbara Chance contributed the chapter on Transportation and Parking, noting the perils and possibilities for making the downtown journey better for women and everyone!  You may find the book on Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/dp/1724662732

CMA Continues to Assist Lafayette College with Residential Development

May 2018

CMA prepared an updated McCartney Street Residential Development Parking Analysis for Lafayette College to assist in the process to receive approvals from the City of Easton for the development of new College residential housing.

OUHSC Selects CMA to Prepare a Parking Facilities Master Plan

April 2018

CMA is pleased to return to the Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center to prepare a Parking Facilities Master Plan.  OUHSC is one of only four comprehensive academic health centers in the U.S. having seven professional colleges, and its campus covers 300 acres.  CMA prepared a previous plan prior to dramatic growth at the campus.