About the Accessible Parking Coalition

Established by the International Parking and Mobility Institute (formerly the International Parking Institute), the mission of the Accessible Parking Coalition (APC) is to eliminate disabled placard and plate abuse and improve access to parking for people with disabilities. The resources you see on this site come from our members and friends.

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Founding Members

American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators

American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization developing model programs in motor vehicle administration, law enforcement and highway safety.

The American Association of People with Disabilities

AAPD is a convener, connector, and catalyst for change, increasing the political and economic power of people with disabilities.

Association of programs for Rural Independent Living

(APRIL) is a national grassroots, nonprofit membership organization consisting of over 260 members from Centers for Independent Living, their satellites and branch offices, Statewide Independent Living Councils, Youth Leadership Forums, and other organizations and individuals concerned with the independent living issues of people with disabilities living in rural America.

International Parking & Mobility Institute

International Parking and Mobility Institute (IPMI) is the world’s largest association of parking and mobility professionals. Members include those who design, manage, and operate parking, transportation, and mobility for cities, universities, hospitals, corporations, sports and entertainment complexes, and shopping facilities, as well as consultants, commercial operators, architects, planners, engineers, equipment manufacturers, and technology providers.

The American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators

The Research and Training Center on Independent Living is made up of a team committed to research that can be used to enhance Independent Living (IL) for people with disabilities.

National Council on Independent Living

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s mission is to save lives, prevent injuries, and reduce economic costs due to road traffic crashes, through education, research, safety standards, and enforcement.

NIDILRR’s mission is to generate new knowledge and to promote its effective use to improve the abilities of individuals with disabilities to perform activities of their choice in the community, and to expand society’s capacity to provide full opportunities and accommodations for its citizens with disabilities.

Paralyzed Veterans of America

Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities

The Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities (GCPD) works toward a state in which people with disabilities have the opportunity to enjoy full and equal access to lives of independence, productivity and self-determination.

United Spinal Association’s goal is to provide people living with SCI/D programs and services that maximize their independence and enable them to remain active in their communities.

United States Access Board

Friends of the Accessible Parking Coalition

  • American Traffic Safety Services Association
  • BraunAbility
  • California State University, San Bernardino
  • Center for Independent Living Gulf Coast
  • Disability and Communication Access Board
  • Disability Rights & Resource Center
  • Fairfax Area Commission on Aging
  • Illinois Secretary of State’s Office
  • Lexington & Fayette County Parking Authority
  • Minnesota Council on Disability
  • Missoula Parking Commission
  • NCIL Milwaukee
  • Parking Mobility
  • Southwest Center for Independent Living
  • Texas A&M University Transportation Services
  • The Forward Movement
  • UMBC
  • United Methodist Disability Group
  • University of Texas at Arlington
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
  • Walker Consultants
  • Washington State University

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