Robert Ferrin, CAPP


Mobility & Parking Sr. Project Manager

Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.

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Professional Bio

Robert specializes in smart city solutions, urban and economic development, transportation planning, and asset management. Before joining Kimley-Horn, he served as an Assistant Director in the Columbus Public Service Department in Columbus, Ohio. Through his leadership, he created the Division of Parking Services, an Enterprise Fund, and led all aspects of on- and off-street parking management, enforcement, and shared mobility. During his tenure in Columbus, Robert led a program modernization effort and successfully implemented a new virtual permit system, parking meter upgrade, and introduction of the Park Columbus mobile payment application and license plate recognition enforcement technology. He was involved in the development of LinkUS, the region’s high-capacity transit plan, the City’s Climate Action Plan, Vision Zero Program, and Smart Columbus. In Colorado, Robert led the development of Aurora’s Parking and Mobility Program as the City’s first Parking and Mobility Manager and led on-street parking management efforts for the City and County of Denver including all curbside management programs. And in Charlotte, Robert and his team supported the implementation of the City’s first light rail line and the Center City 2020 Vision Plan. Robert serves on the IPMI Board of Directors, Executive Committee, and co-chairs IPMI’s EV Readiness Cohort.


Parent: Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.

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UNC Charlotte 2007

B.S. Geography

UNC Charlotte 2010

M.A. Geography

Products & Services

Consulting/Management Services

2022-2024 IPMI Volunteer

Electric Vehicle Readiness Cohort

2019-2022 IPMI Volunteer

Research & Innovation Task Force