History of Parking

Parking in The Holy Land!

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In 1995, the team of Parsons Brinckerhoff and Rich & Associates were awarded the design of the new Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv Israel. The project scope included the design of two (2) parking garages, a new roadway system, signage and security systems. We were also responsible for planning and designing state of the […]

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Royal Oak Construction

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Construction has been underway on the new 550-space 11 Mile Rd. Parking Structure for the City of Royal Oak, MI. The Rich & Associates’ team provided parking consulting, architectural, and structural engineering design services for this project. Here are some images of the new 550-space parking structure as it rises out of the ground today!

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Park Your…Elephant!?

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In 1957, Enco Engineering and Richard C. Rich designed a multi-purpose complex for the Dayton Company in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This new structure was built to replace an obsolete 400-car attendant parking garage, warehouses, and retail stores. Built to provide for a 700-car, self-service parking deck, this new structure included retail shops on the east side […]

Industry News

Fall Industry News!

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Here’s what’s currently happening in the parking industry! Passport, the global leader in mobility solutions has announced a $5M investment to expand their Platform – This platform will help connect multiple modes of transportation and payments, and provide a way for cities to understand, manage, and collaborate with an increasingly complex ecosystem of mobility services. […]

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What we’ve been up to!

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The Rich & Associates Planning Team has been busy this summer! We added an additional four stops to our roadmap with studies in Flagstaff, AZ., Boyne City, MI., Adrian, MI., and Ypsilanti, MI. In Flagstaff, AZ., we spent a full week in July conducting a parking study update consisting of 48 blocks in the Downtown area! […]

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Groundbreaking at Beaumont!

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Beaumont Health, a nonprofit hospital with headquarters in Royal Oak, Michigan, is consolidating its shared services employees from 16 different locations to the First Center building in Southfield, Michigan. In 2018 and 2019 some 3,000 Beaumont employees will be relocating to the renovated office building.  In order to accommodate the large employee population surface and […]