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...
Posted on Jul 06, 2018
Lanier has expanded its partnership with Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM)! Lanier recently won the contract to provide self-park management services and oversight of the License Plate Recognition (LPR) enforcement program at BHM, the largest and busiest airport in the state of Alabama. Located just four miles northeast of downtown Birmingham, BHM serves approximately 3.2 million passengers each year, offering 80 daily departures to 25 cities nonstop and 35 cities direct. We are honored to partner with BHM to provide their guests with our service platforms that will enhance ...
Posted on Jul 05, 2018
Building upon our excellent operating reputation in public-sector parking management, Lanier Parking Solutions was recently awarded the contract for On-Street and Off-street parking management services for the Lexington & Fayette County Parking Authority (“LFCPA”) to operate the coveted, award-winning, APO-designated LEXPARK program in Lexington, KY. The mission of the LFCPA and the LEXPARK program is to provide, maintain and operate efficient and effective, high-quality, customer-focused public On-Street and Off-Street parking; and encourage economic growth for the benefit of the residents, b...