|2019 NPA Webinar Series
Live Webinar | August 14, 1 p.m. ET
NPA Members: $35 / Nonmembers: $55
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This highly informative webinar will feature further research and insights from one of the industry’s leading consultants, Mary Smith, Senior Vice President at Walker Parking. Mary will examine the current state of autonomous vehicles, will explore their potential impact on parking demand, and will outline how the parking industry should be prepared to respond to these challenges.
Webinar attendees will::
- Get an understanding of why so much capital is being invested in the development of AVs,
- See academic and other research on the possible market penetration and time lines, and
- Learn about studies of consumer acceptance of AVs.
This is a one-hour session with 45-50 minutes of presentation and remaining 10-15 minutes for interactive Q&A with attendees.
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Each webinar provides 1 continuing education (CE) hour towards the CPP designation. Learn more.
Mary Smith, PE
Senior Vice President
Walker Parking Consultants
Mary Smith is a Senior Vice President and Senior Director of Parking Consulting for Walker. She is widely acknowledged as one of the leading parking planners and functional designers in the world and is generally considered the parking industry’s “go to” person on vehicle sizes and parking dimensions, parking under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and more recently compliance with the Manual On Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD).
She recently celebrated her 40th anniversary with Walker, and has been actively involved in all phases of parking planning and design for parking projects throughout the world. She has consulted on projects in Abu Dhabi, China, Dubai, Egypt, Indonesia, Korea, Kuwait, Malaysia, Qatar, Russia, and Turkey. Her particular areas of expertise are pedestrian and vehicular circulation, wayfinding and flow capacity in mega-structures, and the integration of parking management, operations and functional design.
She is a member of NPA’s Parking Consultants Council.