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Don’t Miss Out on TPTA Sponsorship Opportunities!

Make sure your company is in front of top decision-makers from throughout Texas and beyond.

Now is the time to reserve your sponsorship for the 2019 Texas Parking and Transportation Association (TPTA) Annual Conference & Trade Show in Houston, April 22-25, 2019. Sponsorship is the best way to make sure your company is recognized in front of the top parking and transportation industry decision-makers.

Once again, the TPTA Conference & Trade Show will be a valuable opportunity for education, networking, and professional development, bringing together parking and transportation professionals, including colleges and universities, hospitals, municipalities, airports, and more from throughout Texas and beyond. Your company will be recognized in a variety of ways, including on social media, the conference mobile app, the TPTA website, and displayed at the conference. You don’t want to miss out!

Our sponsors are the reason that we can put on quality programs. Thank you to all of our previous sponsors as well! We look forward to another great TPTA program!

Reserve Your Sponsorship Here or Contact Us with any questions.

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6th Annual Awards

Time to get your nominations in! Deadline for the 6th Annual Awards is February 15, 2019. Do you have a an employee or a project in one of the following categories?:

  1. Parking Structure - New

  2. Parking Structure - Restoration

  3. Parking Program

  4. Parking Technology and Equipment

  5. Parking Employee

Details are available here.

Many of you have projects and employees more than worthy of recognition - take the time to see that recognition now!

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Deadline for Board nominations is January 6

Want to be more involved? Please consider nominating yourself for a position on the Texas Parking and Transportation Association board of directors. Qualified candidates must:

  • Be a regular member

  • 2019 dues paid .  

  • Each organization may only have one Regular member (all others are associate members and are not eligible)

If you’re interested, please email a letter outlining your qualifications, a high resolution headshot in JPEG format, along with your name, your contact information, and your membership category as defined in TPTA By-Laws, Article VII, Section 1 to Dean Ahmad, Chair, Elections Committee. Applications must be received by January 6, 2019.  

The Election Committee will review all applications; those eligible members will be placed on a ballot and sent to all Regular members for voting.  Ballots will be accepted online following the deadline and voting results will be announced at the 2019 Annual Conference and Tradeshow in Houston, Texas, April 22 - 25, 2019.

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DFW Parking Program Featured in The Parking Professional

We’re always thrilled to see TPTA members recognized for their successes and hard work! Check out this article from the August issue of The Parking Professional about the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) Airport Courtesy Patrol Program.

The article titled “Airport Knights” (by Robert Peterson, DFW’s Assistant Manager of Parking Guest Operations), highlights the important work that this team does, focusing each day on creating the best experience possible for parkers at this major airport. To date, the program has helped over 48,000 Dallas travelers, with assistance including tire inflations, jump starts, and vehicle location. Most importantly though, this dedicated team plays a critical role in helping to make the sometimes stressful airport travel experiences as pleasant as possible.

This great program will be especially valuable - and much appreciated - during this busy holiday season!

DFW has been an active member of TPTA, and recently presented at our fall roundtable program. We love to see great news and success stories from our members! You can read the entire article here.

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Submit Your Presentation Proposals for #TPTA2019!

Don’t forget the TPTA Call for Presentations is open until December 31, 2018. TPTA is a great opportunity to showcase the trends, technologies, and innovations that you believe are important to the present and future of our industry, as well as to be recognized in front of experts from a from a wide range of sectors including higher education, transportation, healthcare, municipal government, consulting, and more.

TPTA brings together parking, transportation, and mobility professionals from throughout Texas and beyond. Presenting at the TPTA annual conference provides individuals (and their organizations) the unique platform to establish themselves as experts and thought leaders during this transformative time. Proposers are invited to submit proposals on any industry topics, highlighting the latest advancements and / or case studies related to issues like:

  • Parking technology

  • Mobility

  • Curb management

  • Design and construction

  • Sustainability

  • Alternative transportation

  • Operations and management

  • Planning

  • Finance

  • Or other unique industry perspectives!

Submit your presentation here today!

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Join TPTA for 2019 Member Benefits and a Chance to win a trip to the IPMI Conference & Expo!


Now is the time to renew your TPTA membership. OR, if you aren’t already a member, sign up! TPTA members receive access to the latest trends, resources, and information useful to parking, transportation and mobility professionals to help improve their operation. Members also receive discounts on all TPTA events, so sign up by December 31 to take full advantage, as well as get registered for the chance to win a full scholarship to the IPMI Conference and Expo in Anaheim, CA, June 9-12.*

 TPTA membership offers a number of benefits designed to provide education, networking, and professionals development opportunities. These include:

 ·        Resource for all your parking, transportation, and mobility needs

·         Networking with other industry experts

·         Preferred pricing on annual conference and trade show, and roundtables

·         Numerous professional development opportunities.

·         The latest parking and transportation industry news, products, and services.

On a related note, don’t forget to mark your calendar and save the date for the TPTA Annual Conference & Tradeshow taking place in Houston, April 22-25, 2019. This conference promises to be one of the best yet, and will offer members and attendees valuable opportunities to enhance their careers, as well as improve their organizations back home.

 Sign up as a member today. And stay tuned for more information on 2019 programs!

Join now.

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Tell Your Story at #TPTA2019

What have you been working on in the past year? Build a new garage? Implemented a new program? Got some marketing and communications tips to share?

No better place than #TPTA2019 for your presentation! Your colleagues will benefit from your lessons learned and you might plant a seed for another organization.

The call for presentations for #TPTA2019 is now open - so get your submission in ASAP - we can’t wait to hear what you have to share!

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Thank you for our Roundtable sponsors! There's still time to register!

Thank you to Cardinal Tracking, Parkmobile and PaybyPhone for their sponsorship for our Fall Roundtable in Norman, OK.

We will focus on planning and designing for parking in the future. Reserve your room at the Embassy Suite by Hilton - use the code TPT to get the group rate of $119. We'll kick off the event with a meet and greet on Monday, November 5 at 6 pm to be followed by the Roundtable on Tuesday, November 6. Can't wait to see you there! Seats are limited, so register now!

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Have you registered for the Fall Roundtable yet? There's still time!

Join us in Norman, OK for a Roundtable focused on planning and designing for parking in the future. Reserve your room at the Embassy Suite by Hilton - use the code TPT to get the group rate of $119. We'll kick off the event with a meet and greet on Monday, November 5 at 6 pm to be followed by the Roundtable on Tuesday, November 6. Can't wait to see you there! Seats are limited, so register now!

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