Running a large employee car park isn’t easy. Forecasting the number of motorists due on any given day. Ensuring motorists reach spaces in a seamless manner. Maintaining and upgrading hardware and policing parking lots for bad behaviour are just some of the issues which are keeping parking office staff up at night.
However, the bigger the parking lot, the bigger the problems. We wanted to figure out who had the toughest jobs in parking. We decided to dig into rich Google data available through Google Trends to figure this out.
We have filtered through the parking office related queries using Google over the last 12 months to pull together the top 50. Maybe unsurprisingly US educational institutions dominate the list, with 5 hospitals also making the list.
Of course, a lot of people on our list are in the education and healthcare spaces who will also have lots of students, patients and visitors. Anyway here’s the list:
- Michigan State University
There is an average of 880 monthly searches for “MSU Parking Office”.
- UC San Diego
Another super busy parking office with 720 monthly searches for “UCSD Parking Office”.
- Penn State
The educational institution is averaging 580 searches a month for “Penn State Parking Office” & “PSU Parking Office”.
- University of Houston
Average of 320 monthly searches for “UH Parking Office”.
- Virginia Commonwealth University
Lots of queries here with, 260 searches a month for “VCU Parking Office”.
- Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center
A parking office in demand with 260 queries a month for “OUHSC Parking Office”
- University of North Carolina
210 monthly queries for this parking office using the term “UNC Parking Office”
- University of Alabama at Birmingham
Another university, with 210 monthly searches for “UAB Parking Office”
- West Virginia University
Keeping all the plates in the air is tough with 210 monthly searches for “WVU Parking Office”
10. Utah State University
Rounding out the top 10 with 210 monthly searches for “USU Parking Office”
|11.||University of Texas at Arlington||uta parking office||170|
|12.||San Diego State University||sdsu parking office||170|
|13.||University of New Hampshire||unh parking office||140|
|14.||University of Southern California||usc parking office||140|
|15.||Yale University||yale parking office||140|
|16.||University of California Irvine||uci parking office||140|
|17.||Boston University||bu parking office||110|
|18.||University of Illinois at Chicago||uic parking office||110|
|19.||Purdue University||purdue parking office||90|
|20.||Iowa State University||isu parking office||90|
|21.||Rice University||rice parking office||90|
|22.||University of North Texas||unt parking office||90|
|23.||Arizona State University||asu parking office||90|
|24.||University of Regina||u of r parking office||70|
|25.||California State University, Northbridge||csun parking office||70|
|26.||University of Florida||uf parking office||70|
|27.||The University of Texas at El Paso||utep parking office||70|
|28.||Slippery Rock University||sru parking office||70|
|29.||University of Washington||uw parking office||70|
|30.||John Hopkins University||johns hopkins parking office||70|
|31.||University of Pittsburgh Medical Center||upmc parking office||70|
|32.||Dartmouth College||dartmouth parking office||70|
|33.||University of Hawaii at Manoa||uh manoa parking office||70|
|34.||University of Iowa||uiowa parking office||50|
|35.||University of Virginia||uva parking office||50|
|36.||Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute||rpi parking office||50|
|37.||University of Michigan||u of m parking office||50|
|38.||Brigham Young University||byu parking office||50|
|39.||Children’s Hospital Los Angeles||chla parking office||50|
|40.||University of California, Los Angeles||ucla staff parking||50|
|41.||University of Pennsylvania||upenn parking office||50|
|42.||University of Alabama in Huntsville||uah parking management office||50|
|43.||Blue Mountain College||bmc parking office||50|
|44.||Vanderbilt University Medical Center||vumc parking office||50|
|45.||University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus||anschutz parking office||40|
|46.||University of California, Riverside||ucr parking office||40|
|47.||University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics||uihc parking office||40|
|48.||Harborview Medical Center||harborview parking office||40|
|49.||UCI Medical Center||uci medical center parking office||40|
|50.||Illinois State University||office of parking and transportation isu||40|
If you know of any parking blackspots who should make our list let me know.