Pandemic changing strategies for parking garages

July 8, 2020

As building and facility owners and managers work to protect tenants, staff, and patrons during this crisis, it’s important not to forget parking facilities, according to an article from Building Operating Management on the FacilitiesNet website.

For the most part, shutting down parking areas isn’t an option, even during government-mandated shut-downs, because they need to remain open to serve essential workers. 

Like other common areas, parking facilities present a number of challenges.

For example, there are numerous “touch points” where people frequently touch surfaces that may have been used by many other people, and on which the virus can live, potentially for several days. As challenging as it may be, though, there are steps building owners and managers can take to make parking areas safer. 

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