Parking Lot Design: Parking Studies (RV-10877AW)
This course will introduce participants to the fundamental concepts of parking, and the types of parking and parking facilities. The metrics used in the analysis of parking facilities are presented in detail, followed by a discussion on the impacts of shared parking in mixed-use developments. This is followed by a detailed presentation on the prediction and analysis of queues and how they impact parking facilities as well as the adjoining street network. The factors that are considered in developing safe and efficient access to parking facilities are presented in detail. This course concludes with a discussion on the types of parking studies and the specific parking-related problems they are designed to address. This course will enable practitioners to gain a better and thorough understanding of the analysis of parking facilities. Examples and practical cases are included throughout this course.
Health, Safety and Welfare
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
Recognize the fundamentals of parking, and parking facilities.
Identify the different types and classifications of parking and parking facilities.
Define the metrics used in the analysis of parking facilities.
Identify the effects of shared parking in mixed-use developments, and how to quantify them.
Predict and analyze queues, and their impacts on the parking facility and the adjoining street network.
List the factors necessary for safe and efficient access to parking facilities.
Summarize the concepts and procedures for conducting parking studies.
Kwabena Ofosu Ph.D., P.E., PTOE
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