The International Parking Institute (IPI) is the largest and leading association of parking professionals and the parking industry. IPI’s mission is advancing the parking profession. Founded in 1962, IPI’s purpose is advancing the parking profession through: – Leadership – Education – Professional development – Conferences – Connections – Data collection – Advocacy – Outreach Parking is integral to transportation flow, economic development, land use, law enforcement, architectural aesthetics and quality of life. For that reason, IPI members hale from a wide spectrum, including professionals from cities, port authorities, civic centers, academic institutions, hospitals and healthcare facilities, airports, corporate complexes, race tracks, transit and transportation agencies, retail, hospitality, and entertainment and sports centers, as well as architects, engineers, financial consultants, urban planners, and suppliers of equipment, products and services to the parking and transportation industries. Parking Matters.