Parking Garage Amenities!

It is all about the experience. As parking designers, we strive to make the parking experience positive and a seamless process in the parker’s journey to their destination. To create this positive experience, we use state of the art parking technologies, enhanced lighting, circulation that is intuitive along with clear […]

The Covid Effect

The pandemic has brought about many changes that will be permanent, particularly when it comes to urban planning and parking planning. This is particularly true of the changes brought by lockdowns that many communities experienced last spring—and in some cases continue to experience—which have accelerated an already active trend of […]

The Bagley Parking Hub Design is Complete!

Rich & Associates, the world’s oldest firm dedicated solely to parking design, planning, and management, announced today that it led the multi-discipline team that designed Ford Motor Company’s new Bagley Parking Hub. Rich & Associates designed the structure and is providing ongoing parking engineering consultation through the construction process. With […]

Green Parking Design

The parking industry began discussing sustainable parking nearly two decades ago. At first the entire concept seemed counterintuitive. How could builders design structures to maximize performance while minimizing waste and actually improve the environment?  The idea now no longer seems so foreign and through creative design we can create garages that minimize […]

What’s to come in 2021!

Ford Motor Company recently announced site plans for a Mobility Innovation District around the redevelopment of the historic Michigan Central Station in Corktown, Detroit’s oldest neighborhood. Since parking and mobility go hand in hand, a parking mobility hub is a vital part of the plans. Ford’s leadership challenged our team […]