Kimley-Horn Parking Professional Speaks at White House GreenGov Symposium

L. Dennis Burns, CAPP was recently invited to speak at The White House Council on Environmental Quality’s 2010 GreenGov symposium, held in Washington, D.C., October 5-7.

Burn’s session, entitled "Beyond the Commute,” looked at sustainable parking and transportation strategies, focusing on ways government can consider neighborhood dynamics in community decisions.

The 2010 GreenGov Symposium brought together leaders from Federal, state and local governments, nonprofit and academic communities and the private sector to identify opportunities around greening the Federal Government. During the three day educational event, participants shared challenges and best practices, and discussed cutting-edge approaches for the future. Topics covered at the Symposium included clean energy, water efficiency, getting to zero waste, greening the supply chain, and sustainable communities.

Mr. Burns is a Senior Practice Builder and Regional Vice President for Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. and has over 29 years of parking operations, management and consulting experience.

In the past several years, Mr. Burns has led national and international research and analysis efforts in the areas of parking system strategic planning, “smart parking” system development, innovative parking district development models, parking and transportation program integration and urban space management concepts.

Mr. Burns has recently been involved in parking system monetization efforts, advising cities on how to more effectively prepare for and influence the parking system privatization process.