Mary Smith is a Senior Vice President and Senior Director of Parking Consulting for Walker. Having recently celebrated her 40th anniversary with Walker, Mary has been actively involved in all phases of parking planning and design for parking projects throughout the world. Since 2010, she consulted on projects in Abu Dhabi, China, Dubai, Egypt, Indonesia, Korea, Kuwait, Malaysia, Qatar, Russia, and Turkey. Among her particular areas of expertise are pedestrian and vehicular circulation, wayfinding and flow capacity in mega-structures, and the integration of parking management, operations and functional design. Mary is widely acknowledged as one of the leading parking planners and functional designers in the world and is generally considered the parking industry’s “go to” person on vehicle sizes and parking dimensions, parking under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and more recently compliance with the Manual On Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD).
Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
- National Parking Association Parking Consultants Council (Chair 1989-90)
- International Parking Institute
- Urban Land Institute
- Institute of Transportation Engineers Parking Council (Vice Chair 2006-8)