Emerging Campus Parking Trends and Technologies

ABOUT THE Presentation

As part of Kittelson & Associates’ ongoing Transportation Education Series (TES), Marc Butorac will be co-presenting a session with Rick Williams of Rick Williams Consulting and Kurt Buecheler of Streetline, Inc. on emerging campus parking trends and technologies to allow institutional and corporate campus owners and designers to better plan, manage, and leverage their existing parking facilities. The presentation will provide an overview of current and emerging parking issues and opportunities as well as the next generation of parking technologies. The first part of the presentation and discussion will be led by Marc and Rick and will focus on the different parking challenges we face today on institutional and corporate campuses, including:

  1. Current and emerging parking issues
  2. Paid parking – A path to a more sustainable campus and healthier employees
  3. Avoiding parking spillover issues with neighbors
  4. Technological advancements in on-site parking management

In the second part of the presentation, Kurt will share the latest technologies in monitoring, managing, and leveraging parking within a campus environment. This portion of the presentation will include:

  1. Latest parking detection technologies
  2. Smartphone user applications to identify parking availability and reduce on-site circulation and conflicts
  3. Enforcement applications to reduce enforcement costs
  4. Strategies for improved parking management and efficiency through big data
  5. Leveraging technology to reduce long-term parking infrastructure needs.

This presentation is tailored towards campus owners, facility managers, special event staff, and on-site security/police as well as campus planners, designers, and architects. The presentation will be followed by an opportunity for questions and an interactive discussion.

8:00 to 8:30 a.m. - Check-in/Breakfast
8:30 to 9:40 a.m. - Presentation
9:40 to 10 a.m. - Question & Answer Session

Participants will earn a total of 1.5 professional development hours (PDH) for attending this workshop.

There is no cost to attend this workshop and breakfast will be provided.

If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact Norma Jensen at (503) 228-5230 or njensen@kittelson.com.

We look forward to seeing you there!


Marc Butorac, PE, PTOE
Senior Principal, Kittelson & Associates, Inc.

Marc has provided project oversight and management on parking related projects across the US including city wide plans, parking garage site and feasibility studies, institutional and corporate campus master plans, special event plans, and mixed used development projects. Marc specializes in the design, access, and circulation of on- and off-street parking facilities and brings a balanced perspective of the private and public sector needs in evaluating existing and developing new facilities. Marc has been involved in over 30 city transportation system plans and 500 development projects dealing with supply and design of parking facilities for hospitals, universities, corporate campuses, as well as commercial, industrial, residential, and mixed use projects. He regularly conducts vehicular, truck, emergency service, pedestrian, transit, and bicycle access, circulation and safety audits to improve the overall function of on- and off-street parking facilities. Marc currently serves as the Chairman of the Transportation Research Board’s Access Management Committee (ADA70) and President of the Oregon American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC).

Rick Williams
Rick Williams Consulting

Rick Williams' background is in parking and transportation demand management. Between 1989 and 1995 he served as the Executive Vice President of the Association for Portland Progress (AAP), a business association representing the 75 largest employers in downtown Portland. While at APP Rick was responsible for the management and operation of the City of Portland’s municipal visitor parking system (Smart Park), comprised of seven parking structures and 3,500 stalls. His portfolio also included operation of the downtown’s 208-block business improvement district (BID), providing security, maintenance, and marketing programs.

In 1995, Rick left AAP to establish his own consulting business. Rick focuses on parking management and transportation demand management programs (TDM) for business districts. Since 1995 he has created comprehensive parking and/or TDM plans for nearly 100 cities. In 2004, Rick merged his business into the consulting wing of BPM Development Company, a commercial real estate development company in Portland, Oregon. At BPM, Rick splits his time between parking and transportation demand management consulting for public and private clients throughout North America and in his role as contract Executive Director of GoLloyd, a non-profit Transportation Management Association (TMA).

Kurt Buecheler
Senior Vice Principal of Business Development & Channel Partners, Streetline, Inc.

Kurt has been an agent of change via technology for 30 years including nine startup companies and leadership roles at blue chip companies including Microsoft, IBM, and Xerox. He was a member of the launch team for the IBM PC, and also helped usher in technology revolutions in eCommerce, digital media, computer virtualization, and green lighting. Kurt is currently SVP of Business Development for Streetline where he builds strategic relationships between Streetline and a diverse set of companies that care about parking. Kurt serves at the National Parking Association as the Chairman of the technology committee and as Chairman of the NPA's annual parking industry convention. Kurt holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Davis.

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