Posted on Aug 07, 2018
Happy work anniversary to Regional Manager Justin Dahlgren! This month, Justin has officially been with AmeriPark for 18 years. Over this time, Justin has moved up in ranks from a valet attendant when he was in college, to self-parking management in 2009, to his current position of Regional Manager. If you were to ask Justin about his favorite aspect of working at AmeriPark, he’d answer the opportunity for growth, which is aptly demonstrated by his career path. Justin candidly says that, as a college student seeking part-time employment, he had no intentions of establishing a career in the par...
Posted on Aug 06, 2018
Lanier Parking wants to improve the patient experience at your healthcare facility. Providing a positive patient experience is a top priority in healthcare. Excellent patient experience doesn't just focus on treating an ailment—it encompasses the entire patient journey, from scheduling, appointment reminders, and check-in to setting up diagnostic tests, follow up visits, and everything in-between. At Lanier, our healthcare parking professionals focus on providing services that allow for a positive patient experience outside the walls of the hospital. From traffic management and facilit...
Posted on Jul 31, 2018
Stephanie Reynolds, our “gem,” has been a Lanier employee for over a decade. She began her career with Lanier as a cashier at the James Center in Richmond, Virginia and later transferred to her current position at Riverfront Plaza. When asked about her favorite aspect of being a Lanier employee, Stephanie will tell you plain and simple—it’s the people. She loves meeting new people each and every day, and greeting other employees as they arrive every morning. According to her manager, Carolyn Yancey, everyone that interacts with Stephanie feels the same way about her, “If Stephanie is out for a...
Posted on Jul 25, 2018
Happy Birthday to Lanier Parking! Lanier was founded in 1989 with a single surface lot in downtown Atlanta. Over the past 29 years, we’ve expanded exponentially, joining the Citizens family of brands for upwards of 1,200 locations nationwide!
Posted on Jul 24, 2018
Being on the Bleeding Edge without Bleeding Out: Properly Preparing your Parking Asset for the Future By: Cody Shealy, Vice President - Strategic Initiatives For years, the parking and transportation industry remained relatively unchanged with what was usually small and gradual technology improvements. Fast forward to today: the transportation ecosystem around us is evolving more quickly than many can keep up. Uber and Lyft vehicles are crawling all over metropolitan areas, shifting the demand model of parking. Peer-to-Peer bike and scooter rentals are popping up literally overnigh...
Posted on Jul 18, 2018
This week’s Citizens Insider is about Ben Steffen, Lanier’s Territory Manager spearheading the new paid parking program in Macon-Bibb County. Ben joined the Lanier team just two months ago—an opportunity he describes as “too good to pass up.” Lanier approached Ben with an offer to leave a larger city, and return to his roots of smaller parking operations with a phenomenal client. A true go-getter, Ben is passionate about expanding small markets, particularly cities with downtown revitalization projects, such as Macon. With nearly a decade of experience in parking management, Ben says he has ga...
Posted on Jul 17, 2018
This past Friday, July 13, 2018, Lanier Parking Solutions, in partnership with the Macon-Bibb County Urban Development Authority ("MBCUDA"), rolled out Downtown Macon's new managed/paid on-street parking program known as PARK Macon-Bibb. The program also incorporates off-street parking facilities. After years of productive stakeholder engagement and community outreach on behalf of the MBCUDA, the PARK Macon-Bibb platform ( https://www.parkmaconbibb.com/) was launched to balance the parking needs of the community amidst the often competing interests of businesses, restaurants, merchants, ...
Posted on Jul 11, 2018
The Little Things in Parking By: Steven Taff, Region Vice President Why do Roger Federer, Tiger Woods, Tom Brady, and Serena Williams dominate their sports and their opponents? Is it raw talent? Is it will? Of course, some of it is. But from Tom Brady's meticulous diet to Roger Federer's 12 hours of sleep per night, there's no denying that a key component of the success of these iconic athletes is their attention to the little things. Diet, sleep, hydration, recovery, even posture--they focus on every little detail in their practice and preparation. In the words of the late John Wooden, ...
Posted on Jul 10, 2018
Isaiah Mouw, CAPP, CPP, Vice President of Operations for our Municipal Division, recently co-authored a chapter of the International Parking Institute's most recent book entitled "A Guide to Parking." Along with Brian Shaw, CAPP, their chapter covers integrating Transportation Demand Management (TDM) into your parking operations. Buy the book today and make sure to check out Chapter 17! #BeyondParking https://www.parking.org/textbook/
Posted on Jul 09, 2018
Lanier is excited to announce that we won the parking management contract for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. With approximately 14,400 employees and an operating budget of nearly $2.5 Billion, UT Southwestern is one of six medical schools in the University of Texas Health System. Lanier will oversee the parking operations for four locations on the expansive UT Southwestern campus. Leading the charge in this new market is our seasoned healthcare manager, Jonathan McCaleb. Jon joined the Lanier team in January of 2017 and brings with him a decade of parking...