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Webinar instructions will be emailed before the date of the webinar.

Please log into the webinar 15 – 30 minutes before start time.

Online – Wednesday, May 31, 2023 
9:00 am – 3:50 pm CDT


Automotive Trends 

  • Mobility options
  • Electric vehicles
  • Use of carbon fiber and plastics
  • Digital features and connectivity
  • Automation 


Development Trends 

  • Size of vehicles and parking spaces
  • Budgeting and scheduling for new parking facilities
  • Designing for durability and resiliency
  • Building codes and standards updates
  • Mixed-use
  • Transit-oriented development and Intermodal facilities
  • Parking facilities in the AV future
  • Automated mechanical parking 


Right-sizing parking 

  • Shared use
  • Transportation demand management & modal split
  • Reduction / elimination of parking minimums & parking maximums 


 Parking Technology and Operating Trends 

  • Ungated operations
  • Gated operations
  • Signage and wayfinding 


Sustainable Design, Construction, and Operation for Parking Facilities 

  • Overview of sustainable design
  • Review LEED and Parksmart
  • Sustainable practices for parking facilities 


Webinar Instructions
All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.

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Professional Engineers:
6.0 PDHs

6.0 HSW CE Hours

6.0 LU|HSW

International Code Council:
.6 CEUs (Building)

Certified Planners:


Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 6.0 PDHs for professional engineers and 6.0 HSW continuing education hours for licensed architects in all states that allow this learning method. Please refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility. 

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700) and North Carolina (S-0130). HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)). Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses. 

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 6.0 HSW LUs (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .6 CEUs in the specialty area of Building (Preferred Provider No. 1232)

HalfMoon Education is an approved CM provider with the American Planning Association. This course is registered for CM|6 for certified planners.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the webinar for those who attend the entire course and score a minimum 80% on the quiz that follows the course (multiple attempts allowed).

On-Demand Credits 
The preceding credit information only applies to the live presentation. This course in an on-demand format may not be eligible for the same credits as the live presentation; please consult your licensing board(s) to ensure that a structured, asynchronous learning format is appropriate. The following pre-approvals may be available for the on-demand format upon request: 

 6.0 HSW LUs (AIA) 


Rob McConnell, PE., SE., LEED Green Associate

Vice President, Parking Solutions with WGI

Mr. McConnell’s parking design and consulting experience encompasses nearly 30 years of work with airports, government, military, transit, higher education, resort, healthcare, and corporate clients. He is a member of the National Parking Association’s Parking Consultants Council and a founding member of ASCE’s Structural Engineering Institute. He is well-versed in precast concrete, cast-in-place concrete, and steel construction. Mr. McConnell’s experience includes numerous restorations, parking study, and programming projects. Several of his projects have received LEED certification, and he is an accredited GBCI Parksmart Advisor.

AIA Info

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES ( or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: New Developments in Parking Structure Design, Construction and Operation

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course analyzes the new developments and trends in parking structure design, construction and operation. Our vehicles and methods of transportation are constantly evolving, and with the adoption of new technology, design professionals can create parking structures that can accommodate all types of vehicles, promote accessibility (for both pedestrian and driver), and meet the most current building codes and sustainability standards.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to discuss the trends in vehicle sizes, automated vehicles, transit-oriented development and mixed-use concepts and their impact on parking structure design.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to reference and comply with applicable building codes and standards, adopt design methods to improve durability and resilience, and discuss the sizing of parking structures.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to adopt technology such as signage and wayfinding and utilize new operating trends such as gated and un-gated operations.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to identify and incorporate sustainable practices for parking facilities, review LEED and Parksmart guidelines and standards, and discuss shared use.

LUs: 6.0                                                                                     LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with structural design

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 04/03/2026

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation