Parking Lot Design: Essentials (RV-10832AW)

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This training presents the fundamentals of the planning and design of parking facilities. This course will introduce participants to parking users, parking facilities, and common parking terminology. The characteristics of parking users are presented in detail, followed by a discussion on the different types and classifications of parking and parking facilities. A review of parking configurations and the geometry of parking are then presented. The factors that are considered in developing efficient parking layouts are discussed in detail. This course concludes with a discussion on factors relating to parking accommodations and accessible parking spaces for users whose needs are met by regulations outlined in the Americans with Disabilities Act. This course will enable practitioners to gain a better understanding of the analysis and design of parking facilities. Examples and practical cases are included throughout this course.
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Health, Safety and Welfare
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By the end of this course, you will be able to:
Recognize the fundamentals of parking, parking lot users and parking facilities.
Define common terminology used in the analysis, planning, and safe design of parking facilities.
Describe the characteristics of users of parking facilities.
Identify the different types and classifications of parking and parking facilities.
Analyze parking space sizes and the geometry of parking bays.
List the factors that result in safe and efficient parking layouts.
List the factors related to special users of parking such as the physically or visually impaired.
Kwabena Ofosu Ph.D., P.E., PTOE
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