Brian Shaw is the Executive Director Stanford Transportation at Stanford University in California.
He has spent his over 25-year career fostering commuter travel choices and innovation in parking management. Brian has worked primarily in higher education at some of the leading research institutions across the United States including, Emory, the University of Chicago, University of Pennsylvania before coming to Stanford. Under his leadership, Stanford has been able to keep its peak hour trips under a cap established in 2000, while the campus has continued to grow and thrive.
Brian served on the board of International Parking and Mobility Institute (IPMI) from 2014 to 2020. He continues to co-chair IPMI’s Sustainability Committee, while serving on the Education Development Committee and Professional Recognition Task Force. He had developed a Transportation Demand Management course series for IPMI and the Green Building Council to help educate non-practitioners. Brian also contributed to IPMI’s A Guide to Parking, the first parking industry textbook, and IPMI’s “Introduction to Parking” web course.
He currently serves as the Director at Large North on the Board of the California Mobility and Parking Association (CMPA) and sits on the professional development committee.
He is a Certified Administrator of Public Parking (CAPP) with IPMI. He is the 2021 recipient of the James M. Hunnicutt Industry Professional of the Year award from IPMI. The department he leads, Stanford Transportation, won the 2021 Parking Organization of the Year award from IPMI. He is also a frequent contributor to Parking & Mobility, IPMI’s monthly magazine as well as the IPMI blog. Brian has presented at IPMI, CMPA, PIPTA, ACT, NACUBO, and was featured on The Parking Podcast in October 2019.
He has help found transportation conferences for the PAC-12, Ivy + and Bay Area universities. He has a Master’s in City Planning from Penn and a Bachelor’s of the Arts in History from UCLA.