What's New in Parking

Mark Your Calendar!

NPA’s 56th Annual Parking, Transportation, and Services Convention & Exposition

Renaissance Hollywood Hotel
Los Angeles, California
October 22-25, 2007

For exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities contact Pat Langfeld, NPA Show Manager

For further information contact Bobbie Westmoreland

To register or for more info, click here to visit NPA

Second Annual Essay Contest

American Chariot and Clancy Systems are sponsoring an essay contest with an
American Chariot
as your prize.

Click here to for more information and to enter the contest

Parking Solutions Forums
(April 17th in San Diego and April 19th in Los Angeles)

Our Parking Solutions Forums in California were very successful for our vendors and informative for our attendees. Our agenda included:

  • Intelligence on the Street- The Future of Parking Meters
  • Show me the MONEY!
  • Improving Revenue Collections
  • New Toys and New Technologies - Why they make a difference.
  • GREEN and I don't mean money - Reducing operation cost and green house gases, and how do you park a bike.

Presenters included:

  • Los Angeles County Transportation Authority (Metro)
  • Watry Design
  • Clancy Systems International, Inc.
  • P O M Parking Meters
  • Park-by-Phone
  • Cycle Safe
  • Login Lock
  • CALE
  • American Chariot
  • Parcxmart
  • Spacetron Laser

Please plan to attend a Parking Solutions Forum when we are in your area and write us with your suggestions or comments.

New Vendor

Call a Sign

CallASign is a communications process that provides various targeted vertical channels the capability for delivering “user-friendly” programs of specifically tailored marketing solutions to all telephone inquiries.

  • Customer or prospect makes toll free phone call (from sign or ad)
  • Enters extension (from sign or ad)
  • Listens to message
  • Then presses 1 to connect to live sponsor

Reporting, call tracking, and unlimited possibilities

Click here to visit Call a Sign

New Vendor

Miles Automotive Group

Introducing the first line of zero-emission 100% electric vehicles, manufactured in China to the highest international standards. The future is here today. And it's all electric, all the time.

Click here to visit Miles Automotive Group

Our Virginia Parking Solutions Forums in Richmond and Alexandria provided valuable information and networking for all attendees.

Please watch here for future events.

Suggestions and comments are appreciated. Please click here for e-mail.

New Listing

The Parking Association of The Virginias

The Parking Association of The Virginias is a non-profit chartered corporation of the state of Virginia and licensed by the State Corporation Commission to practice business in the Commonwealth of Virginia. It includes the state of West Virginia with association members from that state. The association became a chartered corporation in 1988 when a small group of parking professionals in the north and eastern part of the state decided that facing the daily challenges of the parking industry could be easier with help from others. Our mission is to promote the parking profession in our region.

Click here to visit the Parking Association of the Virginias

Name Change

ICX New Heights Corporation

ICX New Heights Corporation is the exclusive manufacturer of Sky Watch, a product conceived by a Certified Personal Protection Specialist who now serves as President and C.E.O. of the company. New Heights is committed to producing the finest in high quality products specifically designed to meet the needs of security professionals in military and law enforcement entities as well as in the private sector.

Click here to visit ICX New Heights

New Vendor

The Cawley Company

The Cawley Company manufactures the most complete line of Identification and Recognition Products. Choose from our stock lines or create something new. Add employee names at your location with the system that's right for you or have us do the personalizing, and products will arrive ready to use at any location. Our professional and friendly staff prides itself in delivering the solutions you and your company deserve. We will replace any product that you are not completely satisfied with. Contact us today!

Click here to visit The Cawley Company

New Vendor

Garper Energy Solutions

Our revolutionary GLES (Garper Lighting Energy Savers) devices help our customers lower their electricity bills while prolonging the useable life of their lighting fixtures. In addition, they qualify our customers for cash and tax incentives and can help in the procurement of green building certifications.

Click here to visit Garper Energy Systems

New Vendor


ParkingSOFT is perfect for any parking facility, regardless of its complexity. Designed and engineered by people with more than two decades experience in the parking industry, ParkingSoft provides reliable, advanced Touch Screen and Barcode Auto-Read technology to quickly calculate and display parking fees based on elapsed time. ParkingSoft easily handles the most demanding revenue control requirements, and delivers the speed, accuracy, and highest level of security controls your facility deserves.

Click here to visit ParkingSOFT

New Vendor

LTW Systems

LTW Systems, Inc. is the North American sales office of Lagertechnik Wolfurt (LTW), an Austrian based manufacturer of semi- and fully automatic rail guided stacker cranes and pallet conveyors. LTW GmbH is a division of the Doppelmayr Group, famed for its century-long history of manufacturing ultra high reliability ski lifts, elevators, and cable cars.

Click here to visit LTW Systems

New Vendor

Pole Roll

Don't back out without it!"(R) Substantially reduce garage pole damage liability while you protect and beautify your garage environment at the same time. As featured in PARKING TODAY, THE PARKING PROFESSIONAL, MOTOR TREND, CAR COLLECTOR, and the OAKLAND TRIBUNE, the POLE ROLL is the affordable, easy to deploy, and attractive answer to pole damage incurred right at the point of parking. Three sizes instantly cover virtually any pole or pillar on Earth. Join your parking industry colleagues who already are enjoying the protective benefits and liability and maintenance reduction opportunities all wrapped up in the Pole Roll.

Click here to visit Pole Roll, Inc.

The winner of the
American Chariot

Contest is.....

AMPCO System Parking - Denver, Colorado

Congratulations to all contestants.
Thank you very much for your thoughtful and witty essays.


Our Forum in Atlanta was quite interesting. Lanier Parking Systems and Clancy Systems (our sponsors) welcomed us, provided an entertaining forum and lunch. David Wall, parking director of Richmond, VA spoke to the group about technology and innovations he brought to Richmond parking.

New and innovate products and services were introduced. We experienced presentations by the American Chariot, Permit-Sales, SpaceSaver, ReKrete, Tannery Creek, IRT of Georgia, Videolarm, and Flexcar and met others in our industry.

Atlantic Station is a very interesting new multi-use facility with department stores, retail shops, apartments, condos, theater, athletic clubs, restaurants, bars, shuttles, over 8,000 parking spaces.

We're working on the schedule for our next Parking Solutions Forum.

If you would like to sponsor or suggest a site, please write parking@expo1000.com.

New Vendor

ITR of Georgia

ITR was founded in 1969 with one goal in mind, to provide Georgia with unmatched services and solutions through a relationship of one to one client interaction. In the beginning, ITR supported IBM clients in the state of Georgia. Over the next 30 years, ITR has grown to provide client services to companies in over 40 states coast to coast while maintaining customer service as its primary focus.

Click here to visit ITR of Georgia

New Vendor

American Chariot Company, Inc.


The American Chariot is a dynamic personal transportation vehicle that will significantly enhance productivity and increase profitability.

Click here to visit American Chariot


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