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There’s a New Parking App in Town
April 18, 2018
In the midst of putting the finishing touches on our new SmartCloud platform - as well as other R&D developments - we’ve also found time to develop and launch our new app.

Connecticut Launches Autonomous Vehicle Pilot
April 18, 2018
Gov. Dannel Malloy announced the state will allow the testing of fully autonomous vehicles on roads in as many as four municipalities.

TIBA Opens Direct Office in California to be Led by Malloy Pohrer
April 18, 2018
TIBA Parking Systems is launching a local office in California to serve Los Angeles and San Francisco.

6 Surprising Ways Driverless Cars Will Change Our World
April 18, 2018
Despite the recent pair of fatal crashes involving self-driving cars, there’s wide agreement that autonomous vehicles will sharply reduce the number of people who die in motor vehicle accidents.

Hyundai Offers Potential Insurance Break for Drivers Who Share Data
April 18, 2018
Hyundai customers with Blue Link can opt to be tracked and issued a Verisk Driving Score.

Letterkenny University Hospital Launches Car Parking For The Elderly
April 18, 2018
A new initiative to provide car parking spaces for the elderly has been launched at Letterkenny University Hospital.

Heard On The Street: Downtown Parking Lot Sells For $4.75 Million
April 18, 2018
A downtown Rochester parking lot destined to house a $38 million development was sold for $4.75 million recently.

Residential Parking Program, Metered Parking And Parking Fees Return To Newport On May 1st
April 18, 2018
Newport Police Department released the following press release on behalf of the City Of Newport on Wednesday announcing the beginning of the Parking Season.

Money Included In Frederick Budget To Study Parking And Transportation Needs
April 18, 2018
From determining the best spot for the next parking deck to studying where and how circulators would fare downtown, officials are making strides to ensure the city is poised to meet future transportation and parking demands.

Dover's St James Shopping Centre Led The Way In Swaying The Council Not To Introduce Sunday Parking Charges
April 18, 2018
The new St James shopping centre in Dover cancelled plans to charge for parking on Sundays, and now the council has followed suit.

State-Backed Electric Car Charging Stations In Rural Areas See Small, Growing Use Over Last Two Years
April 18, 2018
A state initiative to install electric vehicle charging stations across rural Nevada heavily promoted by Gov. Brian Sandoval has seen small, yet growing usage rates over its first two years.

Should Parking Rates Go Up In Bethlehem? Should The Walnut Street Garage Come Down?
April 18, 2018
Bethlehem’s popular but aging Walnut Street parking garage should be razed and replaced, a new parking study recommends.

Proposed New JKIA Parking Fees Suspended
April 17, 2018
The Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) has put on hold the new parking fees at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), barely two days after motorists started paying more to drop and pick passengers at the facility.

If New Orleans Stops Booting One-Time Tardy Parking Violators, Here's What It Will Cost
April 16, 2018
New Orleans City Councilman Jared Brossett said Monday (April 16) that the city would likely lose about $600,000 in annual parking ticket collections if the City Council approves an ordinance restricting booting.

Ypsilanti City Council Approves EMU Parking Bonds, Calls For More Transparency
April 17, 2018
The Ypsilanti City Council ultimately approved Eastern Michigan University to move forward with the privatization of its parking operations, but not without advising the university to be more transparent about its major financial decisions in the future.

Mattoon May Hire Contractor For Downtown Parking Lot Project
April 17, 2018
The City Council is scheduled tonight to consider hiring a contractor to resurface the city parking lot at the northeast corner of 21st Street and Broadway Avenue.

Growth In The Grove Causing Parking Headaches, Residents Say
April 17, 2018
As development continues to grow in the Grove, residents say they hope more will be done to protect the already limited parking.

Pease Development Authority May Add Airport Parking Fee
April 17, 2018
For the first time in its history, Portsmouth International Airport at Pease may start charging people to park in its airport terminal lot.

Airport Parking Rates To Increase Next Month At Cleveland Hopkins
April 17, 2018
Parking at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport is about to get more expensive.

Autonomous Parking At Hamburg Airport Aims To Take The Stress Out Of Finding A Space
April 17, 2018
We all know the stress of trying to find a parking space at the airport, so a new plan to get cars to park themselves at a German airport sounds like a brilliant scenario.

WeHo Parking Meter Rates to Climb 33% on July 1
April 17, 2018
Parking on the street in West Hollywood will cost a third more with the City Council’s passage last night of a variety of changes in city fees.

‘Don’t Tax My Ride’: Iowans Protest Proposed Rideshare Sales Tax
April 16, 2018
Iowa lawmakers are considering a tax cut proposal that would raise the sales tax on taxicabs and ridesharing services like Lyft and Uber.

As Airport Modernizes Parking System, Envelopes on Windshields Will Go
April 16, 2018
Parking fees at the Martha’s Vineyard Airport will soon see a new automated system in place of the familiar envelope-on-the-windshield system that Islanders have long used.

Utah Eases Parking Congestion Near Zion National Park
April 16, 2018
Flowbird, the new name of recently merged parking and transit ticketing leaders Parkeon and Cale, has announced that the company will be implementing a new paid parking system in the Town of Springdale, UT.

Startup Helps Boulder Electric Car Drivers Find Charging Stations
April 13, 2018
A web-based service that helps match electric car drivers with nearby private charge stations has launched in Boulder.

Asheville Parking Fees Could Rise By $1M To Fund Transit
April 13, 2018
Motorists could be funding more bus services, according to the latest City Council budget talks, a move that would take some pressure off property taxpayers who also help cover the Asheville Redefines Transit system.

Council Approves Next Step In Downtown Williamsburg Parking Revamp
April 13, 2018
City Council unanimously approved a request from the City Manager’s Office to negotiate a contract with a new parking service for the often-congested downtown parking lots at its meeting Thursday.

Pease Development Authority May Add Airport Parking Fee
April 17, 2018
For the first time in its history, Portsmouth International Airport at Pease may start charging people to park in its airport terminal lot.

Airport Parking Rates To Increase Next Month At Cleveland Hopkins
April 17, 2018
Parking at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport is about to get more expensive.

Autonomous Parking At Hamburg Airport Aims To Take The Stress Out Of Finding A Space
April 17, 2018
We all know the stress of trying to find a parking space at the airport, so a new plan to get cars to park themselves at a German airport sounds like a brilliant scenario.

Proposed New JKIA Parking Fees Suspended
April 17, 2018
The Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) has put on hold the new parking fees at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), barely two days after motorists started paying more to drop and pick passengers at the facility.

As Airport Modernizes Parking System, Envelopes on Windshields Will Go
April 16, 2018
Parking fees at the Martha’s Vineyard Airport will soon see a new automated system in place of the familiar envelope-on-the-windshield system that Islanders have long used.

The Parking Spot's New Location Brings Ease and Convenience to Charlotte Douglas International Airport Travelers
April 11, 2018
Visitors to Charlotte Douglas International Airport can now take advantage of affordable parking options and convenient services.

Airport Improvements to Impact Parking
April 11, 2018
The Consolidated Rental Car Project at Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport is underway. This project will create a dedicated ready and return area for rental car customers close to the terminal, just east of the entrance to baggage claim 2.

The Sioux Falls Airport Has a Love/Hate Relationship With Lyft. Here's Why.
April 6, 2018
Lyft might be a ride-hailing app, but for the airport, it's essentially an app that can make cars disappear.

Here's What to Know About DFW Airport's Newest Parking Option
April 5, 2018
DFW International Airport has introduced a new option that allows travelers to pay for their parking in advance and possibly save some money in the process.

PIT Stop Airport Parking Announces Grand Reopening Event
April 4, 2018
PIT Stop Airport Parking announced today that it plans on holding a grand reopening customer appreciation event for the facility on April 5, 2018.

Airport Parking Proposal On Target
April 3, 2018
The March meeting held during spring break had the airport board relaxed and interacting with the guests at Boone County Regional Airport board of directors meeting.

Free Parking Ends at Mid-America Airport
April 2, 2018
You can no longer park for free at Mid-America Airport. The new paid parking policy goes into effect Monday.

Niche Park-N-Ride Business Capitalizes Off Passenger Growth at Missoula Airport
April 2, 2018
Passenger growth at Missoula International Airport may be good for attracting new airlines to the Garden City, but it’s also good for entrepreneurial minds looking to capitalize on the airport’s business.

New Website OnAirParking.com Launches to Help Save Travelers Money on Parking
April 2, 2018
Today NOSON Inc officially announced the launch of their website On Air Parking. On Air Parking is a travel booking website that solely focuses on pairing leisure travelers with discounted airport parking reservations.

Spring Break Jam: Parking Lots Stuffed At Midwest Airports
March 28, 2018
Milwaukee isn't the only airport whose parking lots are jam-packed or overflowing as a result of a crush of spring break travelers.

Katherine Passengers Can Book Their Airport Parking Online
March 26, 2018
Darwin International Airport today launched its online car park booking tool.

Canopy Airport Parking Honors Arbor Day with Its Dedication to Green Practices
March 26, 2018
In recognition of Arbor Day, drivers can support a business that is revolutionizing the environmental standards in the parking industry.

Airport Authority Approves Plans For Parking Lot Expansion
March 22, 2018
The Jamestown Regional Airport Authority unanimously approved engineering plans and specifications Wednesday for expanding the airport’s parking lot.

WPS Parking Systems Provides Parking Solution for Lelystad Airport Collaboration with Airport Service Provider Viggo Officially Kicks off
March 21, 2018
Today, WPS and Viggo signed their cooperation agreement for parking services at Lelystad Airport during Intertraffic.

Atlanta Airport Could Reduce Parking Space In Response To Uber And Lyft Gaining Popularity
March 21, 2018
Driving to the airport and parking is becoming less and less common among travelers. Atlanta's airport is keeping that in mind as it completes renovations.

Manchester Airport Axe Free 'Kiss And Fly' Parking - You Now Have To Pay To Drop Off
March 20, 2018
Airport bosses have axed “kiss and fly” parking in an attempt to ease up congestion in the area. Passengers must now pay for drop off or park for free elsewhere and use shuttle busses.

Asheville Airport Adds Fees For Uber, Other Ground Transportation Services
March 19, 2018
All ground transportation services at Asheville Regional Airport — including the popular ride-booking services Uber and Lyft — must pay per-trip pickup fees and follow new monitoring systems, airport officials said Monday.

Hartsfield-Jackson Considers Scaling Back Parking Construction
March 19, 2018
Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport officials are considering whether to scale back plans for parking construction, as increased use of Uber and Lyft and the prospect of self-driving cars creates uncertainty around future parking demand.

Connecticut Launches Autonomous Vehicle Pilot
April 18, 2018
Gov. Dannel Malloy announced the state will allow the testing of fully autonomous vehicles on roads in as many as four municipalities.

6 Surprising Ways Driverless Cars Will Change Our World
April 18, 2018
Despite the recent pair of fatal crashes involving self-driving cars, there’s wide agreement that autonomous vehicles will sharply reduce the number of people who die in motor vehicle accidents.

Autonomous Parking At Hamburg Airport Aims To Take The Stress Out Of Finding A Space
April 17, 2018
We all know the stress of trying to find a parking space at the airport, so a new plan to get cars to park themselves at a German airport sounds like a brilliant scenario.

‘Don’t Tax My Ride’: Iowans Protest Proposed Rideshare Sales Tax
April 16, 2018
Iowa lawmakers are considering a tax cut proposal that would raise the sales tax on taxicabs and ridesharing services like Lyft and Uber.

Uber Still Believes Autonomous Vehicles Have A Future, Says CEO
April 11, 2018
Uber Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said on Wednesday that the ride-sharing company still believes in the prospects for autonomous transport after one of its self-driving vehicles was involved in a fatal crash in Arizona last month.

AAA Survey Looks At Autonomous Vehicles
April 11, 2018
Autonomous vehicles are being tested in various communities, but drivers say their greatest concerns about the technology are safety and reliability.

Seattle Council Wants To Study Rideshare Data Before Imposing Fee Changes
April 9, 2018
The City of Seattle moved a step closer to imposing new regulations on rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft.

Californians Don’t Want Autonomous Cars in Their Neighborhoods
April 9, 2018
A poll that found 58 percent of Californians believe self-driving vehicles should not be allowed on the streets where they live comes at a difficult time for the industry.

PennDOT Issues Voluntary Guidelines For Self-Driving Cars On Public Roads
April 9, 2018
Three weeks after a self-driving Uber struck and killed a pedestrian pushing a bicycle across the street in Tempe, Arizona, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has released voluntary interim guidelines to step up oversight of automated vehicles in the state.

The Sioux Falls Airport Has a Love/Hate Relationship With Lyft. Here's Why.
April 6, 2018
Lyft might be a ride-hailing app, but for the airport, it's essentially an app that can make cars disappear.

Microsoft Named Security Partner For Self-Driving Vehicle Test Center
April 4, 2018
On a blustery spring day that showed exactly why Michigan’s range of weather is perfect for testing self-driving and connected vehicles, the American Center for Mobility formally opened and announced a far-reaching deal Wednesday with Microsoft.

Why Uber's Self-Driving Car Fatality Won't End Autonomous Driving
April 4, 2018
The fatality that came at the hands of a self-driving Uber vehicle was tragic. But keep in mind, self-driving cars will be safer than human drivers in the not-too-distant future.

Skepticism Of Autonomous Vehicles Highest In USA & Canada, According To Ipsos Report
April 3, 2018
A new report from the market research firm Ipsos has found that, globally speaking, the auto markets with the most skeptical consumer bases when it comes to autonomous vehicles are the USA and Canada.

Kid Rideshare Going Strong
April 2, 2018
CEO and co-founder Ritu Narayan said Zum allows parents to trust their children will be safe when transported to their activities. The Redwood City company just raised another round of funding, and aims to expand.

Seattle Considers Raising Rates For Uber And Lyft Rides To Boost Driver Compensation
April 2, 2018
Uber and Lyft rides could become more expensive in Seattle. The city is considering setting a minimum fare per ride and other regulations in an effort to ensure drivers are compensated fairly.

Ohio Logistics Firm Buys Property in Anticipation of Autonomous Trucks
April 2, 2018
Jarrett Cos. has purchased a 53-acre property in Seville, Ohio, that it expects eventually will be used by driverless, autonomous trucks.

Tesla, Uber Deaths Raise Questions About the Perils of Partly Autonomous Driving
April 2, 2018
Two recent fatal crashes of cars with varying levels of autonomous-driving technology are focusing attention on vehicles that vest control in both humans and machines.

Florida Law Allows Driverless Vehicles. Does The Law Go Too Far?
April 2, 2018
To many, driverless cars still seem a far-off concept, one their grandkids might experience. But state Sen. Jeff Brandes has spent the better half of the past decade making them a reality in Florida.

How Nvidia Is Helping Autonomous Cars Simulate Their Way To Safety
March 31, 2018
Autonomous driving represents “the single hardest computing problem the world has ever encountered,” as NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang admitted when he unveiled some of the world’s most powerful graphics processors during the GTC 2018 keynote in San Jose, California.

Autonomous Cars Get Green Light
March 28, 2018
Boston officials lift suspension after talking with companies

Rideshare Battle Continues In Seattle As Council Entertains Union
March 28, 2018
Political skirmishes over rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft in Seattle are quiet. But the battle between unions and independent drivers continues.

How Connected And Autonomous Vehicles Will Change Your Life For The Better
March 28, 2018
Although self-driving cars may still seem a bit science-fiction, autonomous technology has already been present in our automobiles for decades.

Mercer Island Launches Pilot Rideshare Program
March 28, 2018
Mercer Island is launching into the rideshare business, as the City Council voted unanimously on March 20 to sign agreements for a six month pilot project with providers Lyft and Uber.

Tech Firms, Government Officials Put The Brakes On Testing Self-Driving Vehicles After Fatal Uber Crash
March 27, 2018
More than a week after one of Uber’s self-driving cars struck and killed a pedestrian in Arizona, government officials and technology firms have begun reconsidering their rapid deployment of some autonomous technology amid fears it’s not ready for public testing.

How Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Will Change Life In Detroit For The Better
March 26, 2018
Although self-driving cars may still seem a bit like science-fiction, autonomous technology has already been present in our automobiles for decades.

Why It May Be Time To Put Self-Driving Cars In The Slow Lane
March 26, 2018
A self-driving Uber car fatally crashed into a pedestrian in Tempe, Ariz., last week, tragically illustrating the fears that some of us have long held about the dangers of these technologies.

After Leaving China And Russia, Uber Also Exits Southeast Asia Rideshare Market
March 25, 2018
Having already exited the Chinese and Russian markets due to the strength of local competitors, ridesharing service Uber says it’s pulling out of the Southeast Asian market, too.

After Uber Fatality, Autonomous-Vehicle Pioneer Points To Lethal Record Of Human-Driven Cars
March 23, 2018
Self-driving cars remain the solution to the unacceptable number of fatalities caused by human-piloted cars, a pioneer in vehicle autonomy said yesterday when asked about the impact on his industry of an Uber self-driving car killing someone.

Toyota Halts Self-Driving Program As Uber Fatality Ripples Across Autonomous Car Landscape
March 22, 2018
The ripple effect of a deadly incident involving an Uber self-driving car in Arizona widened Thursday as Toyota disclosed that it was pausing its autonomous car testing program.

Atlanta Airport Could Reduce Parking Space In Response To Uber And Lyft Gaining Popularity
March 21, 2018
Driving to the airport and parking is becoming less and less common among travelers. Atlanta's airport is keeping that in mind as it completes renovations.

Here's How United States, Others Regulate Autonomous Vehicle Testing
March 21, 2018
Here is a brief look at how the United States and some other countries regulate testing of autonomous vehicles.

Crash Marks 1st Death Involving Fully Autonomous Vehicle
March 20, 2018
The death of a woman who was struck by a self-driving Uber SUV as she crossed a street in suburban Phoenix is the event that many in the auto and technology industries had been dreading.

How May Mobility Is Spearheading Autonomous Driving In The Form Of Shuttle Services
March 20, 2018
Debuted at the Y Combinator Demo Day in August 2017, May Mobility has been transporting people via its self-driving micro shuttle service by making short-distance travel safe, convenient, and comfortable.

Asheville Airport Adds Fees For Uber, Other Ground Transportation Services
March 19, 2018
All ground transportation services at Asheville Regional Airport — including the popular ride-booking services Uber and Lyft — must pay per-trip pickup fees and follow new monitoring systems, airport officials said Monday.

Dover's St James Shopping Centre Led The Way In Swaying The Council Not To Introduce Sunday Parking Charges
April 18, 2018
The new St James shopping centre in Dover cancelled plans to charge for parking on Sundays, and now the council has followed suit.

Shell To Open Satellite Parking Lot In Industry
April 11, 2018
Construction continues to ramp up at the Shell Chemicals ethane cracker plant site, so much so that the company is about to open up a satellite parking lot along Route 68.

City's FC Cincinnati Stadium Deal Includes Paying For 750 Additional Parking Spaces
April 11, 2018
Details of the proposed FC Cincinnati stadium financing legislation finally were released Wednesday. The package sets the price of the new 21,000-stadium at $212.5 million and includes a second stadium garage or parking lot with 750 spaces.

Killeen Council Approves New Truck Parking Rules
April 11, 2018
The Killeen City Council approved an ordinance amendment Tuesday to keep semitrucks from parking within a 500-foot boundary around neighborhoods.

DC Seeks Solutions for Food Truck Parking Woes
April 3, 2018
The head of the Washington, D.C. Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs said the agency will try to find a "solution" to a food truck parking dispute outside the headquarters of NASA and the offices of Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

Kansas City, Mo., to Share and Receive Rental Car Data
April 3, 2018
In a partnership with Kansas City, some 5,000 smart, connected Avis rental cars will receive and send data related to parking, general information or events.

Cape Coral Considering Parking Changes For Boats, RVs, Commercial Vehicles
March 26, 2018
Significant parking changes could be on the way to Cape Coral.

A's Shift Gears On Rising Stadium Parking With Giants Surcharge
March 24, 2018
The Oakland Athletics announced Saturday a playful pricing plan for parking at their stadium for games against the Bay Bridge rivals.

City Mulls Permits For Semi Parking
March 20, 2018
City officials are considering a plan that would allow tractor trailer drivers to purchase parking permits from the city to park behind the Gloversville Transit Station.

Are Meters The Answer For Bus Parking At Echo Point?
March 19, 2018
Two decades ago, when council undertook a significant upgrade at Echo Point, it installed parking meters for buses to help cover the costs.

New Development Will Bring Parking To Provo, Put Utah County Lawsuit To Rest
March 19, 2018
Utah County originally sued Provo in May for allegedly not holding up its end of an agreement to make sure the Utah Valley Convention Center had adequate parking.

State-Backed Electric Car Charging Stations In Rural Areas See Small, Growing Use Over Last Two Years
April 18, 2018
A state initiative to install electric vehicle charging stations across rural Nevada heavily promoted by Gov. Brian Sandoval has seen small, yet growing usage rates over its first two years.

Startup Helps Boulder Electric Car Drivers Find Charging Stations
April 13, 2018
A web-based service that helps match electric car drivers with nearby private charge stations has launched in Boulder.

This Miami Mall Just Installed Charging Stations For Electric Cars
April 11, 2018
Now you can extend your shopping time at Aventura Mall. The Miami mall’s latest addition are charging stations for electric cars.

Ocean City To Offer Faster Electric Vehicle Charging, But With A Fee
April 11, 2018
Ocean City's free electric vehicle plug-in stations haven't put a charge into drivers, but town officials say it's time the resort got something back for the service.

The Evolution Of U.S. Electric Vehicle Charging Points [Infographic]
April 9, 2018
For Americans who took the plunge and purchased an electric vehicle back in 2008, the move was fraught with risk. Battery life was certainly one issue, along with the fact that only one model was available for customers in the first half of that year, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

Electric Car Charging Stations Coming To Local Cities
April 9, 2018
Starting this spring, Energy Northwest is spearheading a $1 million project to install a network of electric vehicle charging stations across 250 miles along Interstates 90 and 182 and US 395.

Are Electric Vehicle Charging Corridors The Best Way To Spend Volkswagen's Dieselgate Billions?
April 4, 2018
Volkswagen is finally atoning for Dieselgate, investing $2 billion in electric vehicles (EVs) and other clean transportation across the United States as part of the massive settlement, along with $2.7 billion paid into a trust fund to help states reduce transportation emissions.

ConEd Offering To Pay Drivers, Landlords To Amp Up Electric Car Usage
April 4, 2018
Though electric vehicles make up just a sliver of the cars on the road today, there are 4,700 registered in the city and the potential for many more as they become more practical and affordable, begging the question: how will all these batteries get charged and who’s going to pay for it?

EV Charging Stations Equals Less Anxiety For Electric Car Drivers
April 4, 2018
Gerald Espinosa vividly remembers his anxiety-riddled drive up Colorado’s McClure Pass in May 2015, watching the charge on his fully electric Fiat 500e plummet as he inched toward the 8,755-foot summit.

China Plans To Standardize Electric-Car Tech Nationally To Expand Its Global Lead
April 2, 2018
Sales of plug-in electric vehicles in China were almost four times those in the U.S. last year, and the gap is expected to widen this year.

New Campaign Promotes Electric Cars, With Help From States and Automakers
March 29, 2018
“Drive Change. Drive Electric.” campaign shows stakes, and stakeholders, around increasing EV adoption

Beverly Hills Bans Plug-In Hybrids From Public Charging Stations
March 29, 2018
The city of Beverly Hills, California, has issued new regulations for parking and electric-car charging.

Ask 13: Who's Covering the Costs of Free Car Charging Stations at UNCA?
March 29, 2018
UNC Asheville celebrated the addition of two electric vehicle charging stations earlier this month. People going green behind the wheel were excited, but others wanted to know who's footing the bill for the free electricity?

Electric Charging Stations A Bright Idea
March 28, 2018
Maryland signed the Zero Emission Vehicle Memorandum to have 300,000 zero-emission vehicles on the road by 2025.

Electric Car Chargers In NYC Hit Milestone 500th At Bronx High School
March 27, 2018
The city is charging ahead with its green fleet initiatives.

Maryland's Utilities Propose Spending $104 Million On Statewide Electric-Vehicle Charging Network
March 26, 2018
Utility companies and other stakeholders are proposing a $104 million plan to install 24,000 charging stations across the state, in what would amount to the largest electric vehicle charging network outside California.

Renting Out Private EV Charging Stations
March 24, 2018
The early adopters of plug-in vehicles cut the path for all later adopters. Many early plug-in vehicle drivers built their own plug-in vehicles.

Where Electric Vehicles Reign Supreme
March 22, 2018
Electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles are making big gains in the Nordic region. What does that mean for the U.S.?

State Mandate Makes It Easier To Build More Charging Stations For Electric Cars, But In AG, Some Worry About Overreach
March 22, 2018
Electric car owners looking to charge up their vehicles in the city of Arroyo Grande don't have that many options.

Electric Cars and Charging Stations As Employee Benefits
March 20, 2018
The car is so prevalent that our tax system keeps an active eye on it, to make sure that employers don’t use transportation perks as a back-door way to provide employee benefits.

Lawmakers Consider Crackdown On Blocking Car Charging Stations
March 19, 2018
State legislators are considering a bill that would crack down on drivers who park illegally in front of charging stations for electric cars.

Eugene Looking To Add More Vehicle Charging Stations
March 19, 2018
According to a new study released by the OSPIRG Foundation - a statewide, public interest non-profit – electric vehicles are hitting U.S. streets in record numbers and have increased in sales by 32 percent in 2017.

Letterkenny University Hospital Launches Car Parking For The Elderly
April 18, 2018
A new initiative to provide car parking spaces for the elderly has been launched at Letterkenny University Hospital.

Dozens Of New Parking Spaces Planned For Fairfield Hospital
April 11, 2018
Dozens of new car parking spaces are being planned to ease congestion at Fairfield General Hospital. Bosses at The Northern Care Alliance, which manages the hospital, have submitted plans to Bury Council to build 90 new spaces on unused land at the hospital site.

Hospital Parking Review Pushed Back A Few Years
April 9, 2018
A planned major review of parking around the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital could be pushed off for several years since the major expansion isn’t expected to be complete until 2020.

UNMH Says 'No Trucks' Allowed In Parking Garage
April 4, 2018
It's not something you see everyday -- a parking lot banning pickup trucks because they take up too much space -- but that's what UNM Hospital is doing in its parking garage.

LRHC To Expand Parking Lot
April 4, 2018
Additional parking will be added to Lexington Regional Health Center with the goal of moving employee vehicles off the streets and into a parking lot.

Christus Trinity Mother Frances Health System Cuts Ribbon On A New Parking Garage
April 3, 2018
Christus Trinity Mother Frances Health System unveiled a new 850-space parking garage on Dawson Street on Tuesday.

Deputy Marc MacSharry Calls For Free Hospital Parking For People With Long Term Conditions
March 30, 2018
Fianna Fáil TD for Sligo-Leitrim Marc MacSharry has called on the Health Minister to waive hospital parking charges for patients with cancer and other long term or life-limiting conditions.

Upland Votes To Sell Part Of Memorial Park To San Antonio Regional Hospital For Parking
March 29, 2018
Upland has agreed to sell almost five acres of the city’s largest park to neighboring San Antonio Regional Hospital for parking.

DDA Works With Munson On Patient Parking
March 27, 2018
The Downtown Development Authority (DDA) - which manages Traverse City's parking system - is working with Munson Medical Center on parking solutions for patients while construction is active around the hospital.

Hospital Parking Charges Under The Spotlight
March 22, 2018
MINISTER for Health, Simon Harris, ordered a national review of hospital car parking charges last week as disquiet grows over the issue.

Elkhart General Hospital Looks To Expand Parking, Some Neighbors Concerned
March 19, 2018
The Elkhart city council is approving expansion plans for Elkhart General Hospital. One proposal calls for adding more visitor and staff parking and that has some neighbors a little worried.

Hospital Parking Charges Should Be ‘More Compassionate’
March 17, 2018
A national review of hospital parking charges by the HSE is expected to be completed by the summer.

Dover's St James Shopping Centre Led The Way In Swaying The Council Not To Introduce Sunday Parking Charges
April 18, 2018
The new St James shopping centre in Dover cancelled plans to charge for parking on Sundays, and now the council has followed suit.

Letterkenny University Hospital Launches Car Parking For The Elderly
April 18, 2018
A new initiative to provide car parking spaces for the elderly has been launched at Letterkenny University Hospital.

Proposed New JKIA Parking Fees Suspended
April 17, 2018
The Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) has put on hold the new parking fees at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), barely two days after motorists started paying more to drop and pick passengers at the facility.

China's Built a Road So Smart It Will Be Able to Charge Your Car
April 11, 2018
The road to China’s autonomous-driving future is paved with solar panels, mapping sensors and electric-battery rechargers as the nation tests an “intelligent highway” that could speed the transformation of the global transportation industry.

Digital Number Plates That Let Cops Track Your Location And Fine You For Speeding And Parking To Be Launched In Dubai
April 11, 2018
Metal registration plates are set to be axed in Dubai and replaced by a digital screen. It'll flash if the car is stolen and you'll be able to change the plate via an app

Dozens Of New Parking Spaces Planned For Fairfield Hospital
April 11, 2018
Dozens of new car parking spaces are being planned to ease congestion at Fairfield General Hospital. Bosses at The Northern Care Alliance, which manages the hospital, have submitted plans to Bury Council to build 90 new spaces on unused land at the hospital site.

Kher Breaks Silence On Parking Fee Hike
April 10, 2018
Local MP Kirron Kher on Monday said parking rates in the city should not be raised until the parking lots were made smart.

Hospital Parking Review Pushed Back A Few Years
April 9, 2018
A planned major review of parking around the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital could be pushed off for several years since the major expansion isn’t expected to be complete until 2020.

Shenzhen Offers One-Hour Free Parking To New Energy Vehicles
April 8, 2018
The first hour of parking will be free for new energy vehicles in the city of Shenzhen, China, the municipal government says, in a bid to promote electric cars.

Free Parking Offered To Help Businesses Affected By Eglinton Crosstown Construction
April 6, 2018
Free parking and public awareness campaigns are just some of the measures being offered by Toronto city officials to mitigate the negative economic impact the Eglinton Crosstown LRT construction may have on businesses in the area.

Paying For Edinburgh Parking More Expensive Than A Fine
April 4, 2018
Drivers parking in Edinburgh city centre for more than eight hours are better off paying a fine than council charges.

Telford Parking Loophole In Line To Close
April 3, 2018
It has been revealed that Telford & Wrekin is among more than 20 local authorities where motorists run only a small risk of getting a fine for parking illegally.

China Plans To Standardize Electric-Car Tech Nationally To Expand Its Global Lead
April 2, 2018
Sales of plug-in electric vehicles in China were almost four times those in the U.S. last year, and the gap is expected to widen this year.

Parking Charges To Rise
March 31, 2018
Parking charges are to increase by five per cent, with the majority of the rise being blamed on the new requirement for the States to pay rates on its property.

Deputy Marc MacSharry Calls For Free Hospital Parking For People With Long Term Conditions
March 30, 2018
Fianna Fáil TD for Sligo-Leitrim Marc MacSharry has called on the Health Minister to waive hospital parking charges for patients with cancer and other long term or life-limiting conditions.

Car-Parking Changes Irk Businesses
March 29, 2018
Queenstown business owners are ''disappointed'' and ''frustrated'' by changes to permit parking which come into effect this weekend.

Drop In Parking Tickets Last Year Means Less Cash For The City, Councillors Warn
March 28, 2018
The city's treasurer is reporting a substantial drop in the number of parking tickets handed out last year. And at least part of the reason is fewer enforcement officers on the streets, according to police.

Intertraffic Amsterdam 2018 was a Success for the Parking Industry
March 26, 2018
The 2018 Intertraffic Amsterdam event was a complete success for the parking industry.

Katherine Passengers Can Book Their Airport Parking Online
March 26, 2018
Darwin International Airport today launched its online car park booking tool.

After Leaving China And Russia, Uber Also Exits Southeast Asia Rideshare Market
March 25, 2018
Having already exited the Chinese and Russian markets due to the strength of local competitors, ridesharing service Uber says it’s pulling out of the Southeast Asian market, too.

Ford Tests 'Collaborative Parking'
March 22, 2018
Ford is testing 'collaborative parking' technology in the car parks of Milton Keynes here in England.

Hospital Parking Charges Under The Spotlight
March 22, 2018
MINISTER for Health, Simon Harris, ordered a national review of hospital car parking charges last week as disquiet grows over the issue.

WPS Parking Systems Provides Parking Solution for Lelystad Airport Collaboration with Airport Service Provider Viggo Officially Kicks off
March 21, 2018
Today, WPS and Viggo signed their cooperation agreement for parking services at Lelystad Airport during Intertraffic.

Manchester Airport Axe Free 'Kiss And Fly' Parking - You Now Have To Pay To Drop Off
March 20, 2018
Airport bosses have axed “kiss and fly” parking in an attempt to ease up congestion in the area. Passengers must now pay for drop off or park for free elsewhere and use shuttle busses.

Electric Cars and Charging Stations As Employee Benefits
March 20, 2018
The car is so prevalent that our tax system keeps an active eye on it, to make sure that employers don’t use transportation perks as a back-door way to provide employee benefits.

Emaar Inks Deal For Dubai Marina Automated Parking Project
March 16, 2018
MAG Robotic Investments has signed a contract with Emaar Properties to develop a fully automated parking facility on a build operate transfer (BOT) basis at Dubai Marina.

Are Meters The Answer For Bus Parking At Echo Point?
March 19, 2018
Two decades ago, when council undertook a significant upgrade at Echo Point, it installed parking meters for buses to help cover the costs.

At Nearly 30%, Could Parking Taxes Drive Business Out Of Downtown Vancouver?
March 19, 2018
Downtown Vancouver businesses are expressing concern about a plan to hike parking lot taxes, making them among the highest in North America.

Hospital Parking Charges Should Be ‘More Compassionate’
March 17, 2018
A national review of hospital parking charges by the HSE is expected to be completed by the summer.

Utah Eases Parking Congestion Near Zion National Park
April 16, 2018
Flowbird, the new name of recently merged parking and transit ticketing leaders Parkeon and Cale, has announced that the company will be implementing a new paid parking system in the Town of Springdale, UT.

EasyPark and Fortumo Launch Carrier Billing For Mobile Parking
April 10, 2018
Europe’s leading provider of digital parking services, EasyPark Group and mobile technology company Fortumo are today announcing the launch of a direct carrier billing partnership.

Platinum Equity Announces American Traffic Solutions Acquisition of Euro Parking Collection
April 9, 2018
Platinum Equity today announced the acquisition of Euro Parking Collection plc (EPC) by Platinum Equity portfolio company American Traffic Solutions (ATS).

DESIGNA USA Acquires Ownership Interest in Southern Time Equipment Company
April 6, 2018
DESIGNA USA is proud to announce its acquisition of a substantial interest in Southern Time Equipment Company of North Carolina. Southern Time joined DESIGNA as a US Business Partner in 2017 to bring leading-technology parking systems to its customers.

eleven-x and PNI Sensor Announce Integration Partnership for Smart City Parking Solution
March 22, 2018
eleven-x Inc., operator of Canada’s first and only public coast-to-coast low power IoT network, is pleased to announce that PNI Sensor has joined the eleven-x Partner Program, offering wireless parking solutions capable of supporting municipal Smart City initiatives and private enterprise applications.

Cale & Parkeon Becomes FLOWBIRD - Urban Intelligence
March 21, 2018
Parkeon and Cale, the world leaders in parking and transport ticketing solutions, are joining forces to create a new global entity with a new brand – FLOWBIRD – with a signature: Urban Intelligence.

TIBA Opens Direct Office in California to be Led by Malloy Pohrer
April 18, 2018
TIBA Parking Systems is launching a local office in California to serve Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Money Included In Frederick Budget To Study Parking And Transportation Needs
April 18, 2018
From determining the best spot for the next parking deck to studying where and how circulators would fare downtown, officials are making strides to ensure the city is poised to meet future transportation and parking demands.

Residential Parking Program, Metered Parking And Parking Fees Return To Newport On May 1st
April 18, 2018
Newport Police Department released the following press release on behalf of the City Of Newport on Wednesday announcing the beginning of the Parking Season.

$1.2M Loan Request For Beverly Parking Upgrades OK’d
April 18, 2018
In order to upgrade downtown parking meters and enforcement, which is anticipated to happen this summer, the Beverly City Council has approved a loan request in the amount of $1.2 million.

Growth In The Grove Causing Parking Headaches, Residents Say
April 17, 2018
As development continues to grow in the Grove, residents say they hope more will be done to protect the already limited parking.

Asheville Parking Fees Could Rise By $1M To Fund Transit
April 13, 2018
Motorists could be funding more bus services, according to the latest City Council budget talks, a move that would take some pressure off property taxpayers who also help cover the Asheville Redefines Transit system.

Council Approves Next Step In Downtown Williamsburg Parking Revamp
April 13, 2018
City Council unanimously approved a request from the City Manager’s Office to negotiate a contract with a new parking service for the often-congested downtown parking lots at its meeting Thursday.

City Of Spokane Conducting Parking Study, Eyes Parking In U District
April 11, 2018
The study will look at various issues including parking prices, growth trends, employee parking options, parking rules and technology.

Residents Want Parking!
April 11, 2018
Ask people on the street what problems they want addressed in Bayonne, and tops on their lists is consistently is parking.

Portland Budget Plan Calls For Increases In Parking Fees
April 10, 2018
A newly released municipal budget recommendation by City Manager Jon Jennings’ office suggests parking fees in Portland — including garages, metered, and monthly rates — may be on the rise.

City Official: Improving Poughkeepsie Parking Doesn't Require Adding More Spaces
April 10, 2018
City planners, consultants and residents of Poughkeepsie have put together a draft plan for improving parking in a section of downtown bordered by Mansion, Clover, Church and Clinton Streets.

Swope Offers Another Nashville Transit Plan: Autonomous Vehicles, Stacked Interstates
April 10, 2018
On the eve of early voting for the $5.4 billion "Let's Move Nashville" transit plan, Metro Councilman Robert Swope presented an alternative vision for Nashville mobility that includes double-stacked interstates and autonomous vehicles.

Budget Council Recommendation Could Increase Parking Permit Prices
April 9, 2018
A line in the budget council’s recommendations that proposes changing revenue-producing units into revenue-dependent units may drive up the price of parking permits and parking tickets if the suggestion is applied to the Department of Parking and Transportation Services.

Troy Plans Downtown Parking Upgrades
April 9, 2018
Upgrading meters, kiosks and reconfigured hours are part of the city’s plans to improve Troy’s downtown parking network.

Bayonne Mayoral Challenger Tackles Parking
April 9, 2018
Jason O'Donnell, a former Assemblyman running for mayor, has released a full parking plan that would attempt to revamp the current parking situation in the Peninsula City.

Middletown Council Approves Meters, Street Parking; Will Debate Funding For Parking Garage Demolition
April 9, 2018
The Middletown common council has approved funding to add parking spaces downtown to make up for the loss of the recently closed parking garage on Court Street.

Spa City Receives Bids for Parking Plan
April 7, 2018
The city received six bids recently for its Smart Parking Management Strategy & Implementation RFP posted in March.

City Explores Tax Credits To Fund Proposed Parking Garage
April 4, 2018
Wheeling City council discussed more development downtown at their latest council meeting. City council voted to give the city manager authorization to hire an expert in new market tax credits, those credits would be used to build a new parking garage downtown.

City Of Birmingham Considers New Parking Option
April 4, 2018
The city of Birmingham is considering expanding its parking options with an app-based payment system.

Parking Solution On The Horizon For Spa City
April 3, 2018
Nearly two months after Saratoga Springs asked for ideas to address the city's parking problem, six proposals were detailed on Tuesday.

Orange Parking Meters Collect Thousands For Local Homeless Services
April 3, 2018
It's been nearly seven months since the City of Spokane launched its "Give Real Change" campaign - encouraging people to give money to homeless services instead of panhandlers.

Rockland Mulls Metered Parking Downtown
April 3, 2018
The Rockland City Council will consider a recommendation from an advisory committee to install metered parking at the Custom House lot.

Pittsfield Council Approves Parking Meter Expenses
March 27, 2018
Since the parking meters were installed in January 2017, just short of $200,000 has been collected.

Peoria Seeks State Help To Tap $800,000 In Unpaid Parking Tickets
March 26, 2018
The city of Peoria wants to go after motorists who haven’t paid their parking tickets, but a state that desperately needs revenue isn’t being cooperative.

There’s A Plan For Mukilteo’s Waterfront Parking Problem
March 25, 2018
A collaboration with the Tulalip Tribes will provide spaces for Whidbey commuters or day visitors.

Moline Parking Ticket Revenues Drop Due To New Policy
March 23, 2018
Drivers may be happier, but changes to the city’s parking ticket policy are costing thousands of dollars each month in lost revenue and additional expenses.

San Clemente to Apply for Daily Trolley Funding; Lyft Rideshare Funding also Sought
March 22, 2018
San Clemente’s summer trolley program exceeded expectations last season with regard to ridership, and now the San Clemente City Council is looking to expand the program to daily service starting Memorial Day Weekend and ending Labor Day Weekend.

Free Parking After 5 One Step Closer With Dauphin County's Approval Of Funds
March 22, 2018
Free parking after 5 p.m. is one step closer for Harrisburg.

West Chester Borough Mulls Changes To Parking Rates
March 21, 2018
A parking consultant recommended several ways the borough might change the way both visitors and residents park, including raising the rate on metered parking.

More Parking Spots Should Soon Be Open In Downtown Macon, But You'll Have To Pay
March 21, 2018
Anyone who’s driven around downtown Macon trying to find an elusive parking space so they can grab lunch or go to the bank may soon see more spots open.

Green Bay to Go After Tax Refunds to Collect $830,000 in Unpaid Parking Tickets
March 20, 2018
If you have outstanding parking tickets and late fees, the city can go after your tax refund, if you have one coming.

New Development Will Bring Parking To Provo, Put Utah County Lawsuit To Rest
March 19, 2018
Utah County originally sued Provo in May for allegedly not holding up its end of an agreement to make sure the Utah Valley Convention Center had adequate parking.

Rehoboth Beach Permit Parking To Cost More
March 19, 2018
Rehoboth Beach commissioners unanimously voted on Friday to approve a $21 million budget for the next fiscal year.

Residential Parking Program, Metered Parking And Parking Fees Return To Newport On May 1st
April 18, 2018
Newport Police Department released the following press release on behalf of the City Of Newport on Wednesday announcing the beginning of the Parking Season.

If New Orleans Stops Booting One-Time Tardy Parking Violators, Here's What It Will Cost
April 16, 2018
New Orleans City Councilman Jared Brossett said Monday (April 16) that the city would likely lose about $600,000 in annual parking ticket collections if the City Council approves an ordinance restricting booting.

Collections Agency Sends Notices for 19,000 Parking Tickets
April 10, 2018
Some drivers are just now getting collection notices for unpaid parking tickets in downtown Medford, many of the tickets go back years.

Baltimore Wants to Test Virtual Parking Permits
April 9, 2018
Rather than relying on city-issued stickers to check if residents are parking legally, the city wants to use a virtual system powered by license plate readers.

Bismarck Parking Citation Payments Double Since System Change
April 9, 2018
Technology changes just about everything. Bismarck Parking Enforcement shifted from marking car tires with chalk to a license plate identification system in 2011.

Your Chances Of Getting A Parking Ticket In Downtown KC Are About To Go Up
April 9, 2018
Here's a warning to anyone who parks in downtown Kansas City: Starting Monday, the police are cracking down on violations by issuing more tickets.

City Prepares Technology-Driven Crackdown On Illegal Parking
April 5, 2018
The number of parking tickets issued in Chicago has been dropping for years, while the city makes greater use of the Denver boot. But, that might be about to change.

Department Of Public Works Promises Stricter Enforcement Following Handicap Parking Abuse
April 4, 2018
Regardless of how the employees got their hands on the tags, the OIG's report says this abuse likely cost the city $197,000 in parking meter revenue.

Boston Plans Parking Fine Increase
April 3, 2018
Mayor Martin J. Walsh is planning to jack up parking fines to pay for $5 million in traffic projects — with $1.4 million going to pay 19 new employees — and city officials say residents are demanding the increase in enforcement for residential parking violators and other scofflaws.

La Crosse To Enforce 48-Hour Alternate-Side Parking Period, Including Daytime Hours
April 2, 2018
With the impending snowstorm expected Tuesday, the City of La Crosse's superintendent of streets has declared a 48-hour snow disposal period.

Downtown: Concord City Officials Look To Ease Parking Ban Towing
April 1, 2018
Now that winter is (hopefully) behind us, At-Large Councilor Mark Coen wants to explore changes to the city’s winter parking ban policy that could save unlucky motorists a chunk of change – if they learn from their mistakes.

Downtown Dayton Parking Meters: Groups Tackle Image Problems
March 30, 2018
Parking in downtown Dayton — and the people in charge of policing the meters — had an image problem.

No More Warnings: Tickets, Full Enforcement Now In Effect In Downtown Pensacola
March 30, 2018
New parking changes in downtown Pensacola announced earlier this month are now in full effect — meaning tickets for parking violations during the new hours will be written.

Reading Parking Authority Gets Briefed On Enforcement Device
March 29, 2018
After weeks of reports about lost revenues, panel hears about a technology that appears likely to get quicker payments from scofflaws.

Richmond To Expand On-Street Parking Time To Boost Retail
March 28, 2018
Richmond is changing the time restrictions for parking in the Central Business District in order to promote businesses in the area.

Drop In Parking Tickets Last Year Means Less Cash For The City, Councillors Warn
March 28, 2018
The city's treasurer is reporting a substantial drop in the number of parking tickets handed out last year. And at least part of the reason is fewer enforcement officers on the streets, according to police.

City Removes Free 30 Minute Parking Button On E. Front St. Over Employees Breaking Rules
March 27, 2018
One of the perks for visitors in downtown Traverse City is the free 30 minute parking button on the parking meters, but some of those buttons have been removed.

Parking Policy Changes at The Marketplace at Steamtown
March 26, 2018
A change in procedure is coming for people who use the Marketplace at Steamtown in downtown Scranton.

Piedmont Begins Ticketing Near Contentious Oakland Border
March 21, 2018
Parking enforcement for the Linda/Kingston/Rose/Lake neighborhood began Monday and citations will be issued to anyone parking from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. seven days a week without a permit.

Cape Coral Considering Parking Changes For Boats, RVs, Commercial Vehicles
March 26, 2018
Significant parking changes could be on the way to Cape Coral.

La Crosse Police Issue 14,802 Citations For Alternate-Side Parking
March 20, 2018
The La Crosse Police Department issued 14,802 citations during the 2017-18 alternate-side parking season, almost 100 more than last year despite a season that was 31 days shorter.

Drivers Say New Burlington Parking Changes Are Not Enough
March 20, 2018
Recent changes to Burlington's parking enforcement hours and the closure of a downtown garage have some area residents complaining about a scarcity of spots.

Should Parking Rates Go Up In Bethlehem? Should The Walnut Street Garage Come Down?
April 18, 2018
Bethlehem’s popular but aging Walnut Street parking garage should be razed and replaced, a new parking study recommends.

WeHo Parking Meter Rates to Climb 33% on July 1
April 17, 2018
Parking on the street in West Hollywood will cost a third more with the City Council’s passage last night of a variety of changes in city fees.

UCLA Parking Guru Releases Follow-Up To Groundbreaking Book
April 17, 2018
“Parking is no longer uncool,” says Donald Shoup, whose newly published book, “Parking and the City,” highlights the remarkable interest, implementation of reforms and growth of research that followed his landmark 2005 publication, “The High Cost of Free Parking.”

Nearly 1,600 Parking Spots Will Vanish From Downtown Minneapolis, Where Rates Are Already Soaring
April 11, 2018
By one new study, Minneapolis parking rates have increased enough to rank in the top 10 for U.S. cities based on most measures.

Denver's Average Parking Rates Are High — But Not Nearly As High As Other Cities
April 9, 2018
A new index uses data from more than 650 parking facilities representing more than 300,000 parking spaces in the 40 largest U.S. cities.

Newburyport City Council To Receive Orders On Parking Rates
April 8, 2018
The City Council is scheduled to meet on Monday, and on the agenda is a set of orders that would raise the price of resident parking passes from $5 to $25 and extend the city's paid parking hours an additional two hours per day to 8 p.m.

Lowell City Council To Further Study Parking-Rate Hike
April 4, 2018
The city needs to attract businesses downtown, not push them away. That was the message from downtown Lowell business owners Tuesday night, speaking against a proposed parking rate increase.

Downtown Pittsburgh Parking Rates Among Nation's Highest
April 4, 2018
If you think it's expensive to park Downtown, you're correct. Pittsburgh's central business district has some of the highest major metropolitan area parking rates in the United States, according to a new parking index by Parkopedia.

Paying For Edinburgh Parking More Expensive Than A Fine
April 4, 2018
Drivers parking in Edinburgh city centre for more than eight hours are better off paying a fine than council charges.

City Approves Increased Parking Rate, Flat Structure
April 3, 2018
Aspen City Council on Monday agreed to make an hour or two of parking more expensive during peak hours in the high season, further embracing a dynamic pricing model.

New Haven Considers Parking Meter Rates Based on Demand
April 3, 2018
New Haven officials are proposing parking meter rate changes they say would make parking in the city easier.

Parking Charges To Rise
March 31, 2018
Parking charges are to increase by five per cent, with the majority of the rise being blamed on the new requirement for the States to pay rates on its property.

New Haven Looks At Changes In Parking Rates
March 30, 2018
A quarter a quarter. It could add up for the city. To get people to make maximum use of the city’s parking system, a study committee hopes to have approvals in place this summer for a three-year pilot program on differential parking rates.

Car-Parking Changes Irk Businesses
March 29, 2018
Queenstown business owners are ''disappointed'' and ''frustrated'' by changes to permit parking which come into effect this weekend.

Franco Center To Pay More To Keep Parking Free
March 29, 2018
In response to complaints from customers earlier this month who said they were forced to pay for parking, The Dolard and Priscilla Gendron Franco Center will raise rental rates in order to keep its parking free.

Here’s How Downtown Cincinnati Parking Prices Compare With Other U.S. Cities
March 28, 2018
When it comes to parking prices, Cincinnati’s fares aren’t as steep as they may sometimes seem.

Signs Allow Parking In Bike Lane In Rochester
March 28, 2018
Thousands of your tax dollars have been spent to make roads in Rochester more biker-friendly, but News10NBC uncovered a problem.

Downtown Winnipeg Parking Rates Set To Increase Sunday
March 27, 2018
Winnipeggers will soon be spending more to park on downtown streets.

MBTA Considers Parking Rate Increase At Commuter Rail Stations
March 27, 2018
The MBTA has penciled in $7 million in new parking revenue for next year. Now they’re figuring out who will pay.

City Springs Parking Rates, System Aim To Handle High Demand
March 23, 2018
High-tech parking systems at City Springs come with recently approved fees that try to balance public access with expected heavy demand at Sandy Springs’ new civic center.

Marketplace At Steamtown To Offer Up To 3 Hours Free Parking
March 22, 2018
Marketplace at Steamtown patrons will get up to three hours of free parking there with validations, and without any minimum purchase required for a validation, under a new parking-rate system starting Monday,the parking system operators announced Wednesday.

Charleston's Shuttle For Downtown Workers Launches Next Month, Parking Meter Rates Double Next Day
March 21, 2018
Downtown Charleston workers worried about escalating parking costs on the peninsula will have a new option in a few weeks.

West Chester Borough Mulls Changes To Parking Rates
March 21, 2018
A parking consultant recommended several ways the borough might change the way both visitors and residents park, including raising the rate on metered parking.

Ketchum Agrees On Structured Peak And Off-Peak Paid Parking
March 21, 2018
The city of Ketchum agreed on set parking rates for certain times and parking lots within the city this week.

Isle of Palms Considers Paid Parallel Parking On Palm Blvd
March 19, 2018
Changes to parking on Isle of Palms may be on the horizon.

$1.2M Loan Request For Beverly Parking Upgrades OK’d
April 18, 2018
In order to upgrade downtown parking meters and enforcement, which is anticipated to happen this summer, the Beverly City Council has approved a loan request in the amount of $1.2 million.

Should Parking Rates Go Up In Bethlehem? Should The Walnut Street Garage Come Down?
April 18, 2018
Bethlehem’s popular but aging Walnut Street parking garage should be razed and replaced, a new parking study recommends.

Heard On The Street: Downtown Parking Lot Sells For $4.75 Million
April 18, 2018
A downtown Rochester parking lot destined to house a $38 million development was sold for $4.75 million recently.

Mattoon May Hire Contractor For Downtown Parking Lot Project
April 17, 2018
The City Council is scheduled tonight to consider hiring a contractor to resurface the city parking lot at the northeast corner of 21st Street and Broadway Avenue.

Breckenridge Town Council Stalls Parking Garage Plans
April 11, 2018
At a critical juncture Tuesday, Breckenridge Town Council flinched on plans to build a 400-space parking garage at Tiger Dredge and F Lot, all but guaranteeing the town won't break ground this year.

City's FC Cincinnati Stadium Deal Includes Paying For 750 Additional Parking Spaces
April 11, 2018
Details of the proposed FC Cincinnati stadium financing legislation finally were released Wednesday. The package sets the price of the new 21,000-stadium at $212.5 million and includes a second stadium garage or parking lot with 750 spaces.

UNMH Says 'No Trucks' Allowed In Parking Garage
April 4, 2018
It's not something you see everyday -- a parking lot banning pickup trucks because they take up too much space -- but that's what UNM Hospital is doing in its parking garage.

Parking Lot Cost Could Top $150K
March 28, 2018
The city may pursue 2 acres of property for east Florence parking in a process that would involve capping 11 wells and applying for a voluntary clean-up plan.

Windy City Shows Way On Parking Future
March 27, 2018
Parking lots are an extensive feature of US cities. Some are multi-storey, some are ground level and others are subterranean. Some are corner sites, whole blocks, purpose built or "temporary". But it seems the times they are a' changin', if not quite in the way Bob Dylan envisaged all those decades ago.

East Village Parking Lot Will Become Retail, Office, Apartment Building
March 27, 2018
A Des Moines development firm will turn a parking lot across the street from Zombie Burger into a five-story building with retail and office spaces and 105 apartments.

Utah County Formally Approves Parking Agreement With Provo
March 27, 2018
After announcing an agreement last week that ended a multi-million dollar parking lawsuit with Provo, Utah County approved a term sheet outlining conditions of the agreement at Tuesday’s commission meeting.

Alta Energy Completes Zero Energy Retrofit Of Amenities Building At Santa Clara Office Park
March 26, 2018
Alta Energy, a sustainable energy advisory and procurement services provider, announced today the completion of a 1.4 MW solar parking canopy system at the Towers at Great America in Santa Clara, California, a Class A office property owned by investors advised by PGIM Real Estate.

Could Neon Sign Featuring Rick James Soon Grace Elmwood Village Parking Ramp?
March 22, 2018
Picture a neon silhouette of the late Rick James posing in bright red boots and leather jacket. This image could be the centerpiece of a new project that aims to make an old parking ramp in the Elmwood Village a destination for music and art aficionados.

PARTA Parking Deck In The Black, Could Be Paid Off Next Year
March 19, 2018
The 5-year-old parking deck in downtown Kent is turning a profit and could be paid off as early as next year, according to a report released by the Portage Area Regional Transportation Authority.

UCLA Parking Guru Releases Follow-Up To Groundbreaking Book
April 17, 2018
“Parking is no longer uncool,” says Donald Shoup, whose newly published book, “Parking and the City,” highlights the remarkable interest, implementation of reforms and growth of research that followed his landmark 2005 publication, “The High Cost of Free Parking.”

Budget Council Recommendation Could Increase Parking Permit Prices
April 9, 2018
A line in the budget council’s recommendations that proposes changing revenue-producing units into revenue-dependent units may drive up the price of parking permits and parking tickets if the suggestion is applied to the Department of Parking and Transportation Services.

City Explores Tax Credits To Fund Proposed Parking Garage
April 4, 2018
Wheeling City council discussed more development downtown at their latest council meeting. City council voted to give the city manager authorization to hire an expert in new market tax credits, those credits would be used to build a new parking garage downtown.

At Nearly 30%, Could Parking Taxes Drive Business Out Of Downtown Vancouver?
March 19, 2018
Downtown Vancouver businesses are expressing concern about a plan to hike parking lot taxes, making them among the highest in North America.

WCC Hosts Smart Cities Symposium Focused On Using Technology To Solve Urban Challenges
April 11, 2018
A Smart Cities Symposium April 6 at Washtenaw Community College brought together about 140 city planners, engineers, administrators, mayors, and economic development leaders for a day of discussion on how to use technology to meet the new challenges cities face.

Atlanta Selected For Smart Cities Collaborative
April 10, 2018
The Atlanta Department of City Planning recently announced that the city of Atlanta is one of 22 communities selected to participate in the second cohort of the Transportation for America (T4America) Smart Cities Collaborative program, according to a press release.

The Smart Way To Build Smart Cities
April 4, 2018
Much promotion of smart cities assumes that municipalities will take a proactive, top-down, technology-first approach to urban progress.

Top 5 Takeaways from Smart Cities Connect 2018
April 2, 2018
The 2018 Smart Cities Connect conference in Kansas City, MO brought together officials from various levels of government as well as those in business and academia, all to discuss the evolution of smart cities and what communities can do to stay at the forefront of that evolution.

Digital Literacy Is at the Heart of a Thriving Smart City
March 30, 2018
During the Smart Cities Conference in Kansas City, Mo., earlier this week, thought leaders broke down the issues facing technology deployments and the importance of bringing constituents along for the ride.

Smart Cities Connect 2018: Cameras, Sensors Turn City Vehicles into Smart Assets
March 28, 2018
Data gathered by a municipal fleet can enhance public works management, and create efficiencies.

Building The Smart City: 8 Things That Matter
March 27, 2018
Tomorrow’s cities are built by smart city ecosystem architects today. To be effective, these architects must expand their perspectives, assume new roles, and work strategically.

Technologies Enabling Smart Cities Initiatives Expected To Reach $28.3B In 2018
March 26, 2018
According to the first-ever IDC Worldwide Semiannual Smart Cities Spending Guide, spending on technologies that enable smart cities initiatives in APeJ is expected to reach $28.3 billion in 2018.

Study: Politicians Do Not Adequately Prioritize Street Safety
March 25, 2018
The World Resources Institute (WRI) and the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) have released a study that indicates cities can create safer streets and reduce traffic deaths, but politicians often do not prioritize such safety reform and instead put the onus for safety on individuals.

Can Smart Cities Really Save Us All 125 Hours Per Year?
March 22, 2018
Smart cities, and the components which comprise them, will save us all time – and a new study puts the total at 125 hours per citizen per year.

Blockchain Will Be Key To Security For 'Smart Cities' Of The Future
March 21, 2018
The future is fast approaching in the form of smart cities. But at the same time, a global horde of hackers are close behind, ready to exploit the weakest links.

Barcelona Reflects On Smart City Lessons
March 20, 2018
Citizens are as important to a successful smart city programme as technology and must be convinced of the benefits and security such initiatives offer, Barcelona City Hall’s chief technology and digital innovation officer explained.

Dozens of American Cities Selected As Finalists In Smart City Competition
March 19, 2018
A competition led by International Data Corporation will recognize cities using new technologies across 14 categories.

There’s a New Parking App in Town
April 18, 2018
In the midst of putting the finishing touches on our new SmartCloud platform - as well as other R&D developments - we’ve also found time to develop and launch our new app.

Hyundai Offers Potential Insurance Break for Drivers Who Share Data
April 18, 2018
Hyundai customers with Blue Link can opt to be tracked and issued a Verisk Driving Score.

China's Built a Road So Smart It Will Be Able to Charge Your Car
April 11, 2018
The road to China’s autonomous-driving future is paved with solar panels, mapping sensors and electric-battery rechargers as the nation tests an “intelligent highway” that could speed the transformation of the global transportation industry.

Digital Number Plates That Let Cops Track Your Location And Fine You For Speeding And Parking To Be Launched In Dubai
April 11, 2018
Metal registration plates are set to be axed in Dubai and replaced by a digital screen. It'll flash if the car is stolen and you'll be able to change the plate via an app

Residents In This Florida City Will Soon Let Their Cars Do The Talking
April 11, 2018
Representatives of 14 transportation agencies from across the country will soon convene in Tampa, Florida, for a first-hand look at how connected vehicle technologies work in real life.

EasyPark and Fortumo Launch Carrier Billing For Mobile Parking
April 10, 2018
Europe’s leading provider of digital parking services, EasyPark Group and mobile technology company Fortumo are today announcing the launch of a direct carrier billing partnership.

Baltimore Wants to Test Virtual Parking Permits
April 9, 2018
Rather than relying on city-issued stickers to check if residents are parking legally, the city wants to use a virtual system powered by license plate readers.

Accelerating the Evolution of the Connected Car
April 9, 2018
The connected car is no longer a luxury item for the tech savvy and well-to-do. Auto manufacturers have taken notice of increasing consumer demand for connected features, which are now available in even the most humble economy cars.

Bismarck Parking Citation Payments Double Since System Change
April 9, 2018
Technology changes just about everything. Bismarck Parking Enforcement shifted from marking car tires with chalk to a license plate identification system in 2011.

City Prepares Technology-Driven Crackdown On Illegal Parking
April 5, 2018
The number of parking tickets issued in Chicago has been dropping for years, while the city makes greater use of the Denver boot. But, that might be about to change.

Parking Smartly, With Sense And Sensors
April 5, 2018
The hunt for a parking space is never easy, with time idly spent as cars and trucks and vans idle, watching and waiting for spaces to empty.

PARKLINQ Introduces Concept of Parking Share to Honolulu
April 4, 2018
ParklinQ is a mobile app and accompanying website designed to make parking in Hawai‘i easy by allowing drivers to search for available parking spots for rent anywhere on the island, compare prices, and save up to 60% of the parking stall’s cost when they book their spot.

Over 125 Million Connected Cars Shipments Globally by 2022: Report
April 4, 2018
The global connected cars market is expected to grow 270 percent by 2022 with more than 125 million connected passenger cars with embedded connectivity to be shipped during 2018-2022, a new report said on Tuesday.

Kansas City, Mo., to Share and Receive Rental Car Data
April 3, 2018
In a partnership with Kansas City, some 5,000 smart, connected Avis rental cars will receive and send data related to parking, general information or events.

Mt. Lebanon Unveils New Parking App
April 2, 2018
Mt. Lebanon has activated PassportParking, a new app that allows drivers to pay for parking at any one of 434 on- and off-street metered spaces in the municipality, along with the Academy Avenue Lot pay station.

Blockchain Could Mean Security, Transparency For Wide Range Of City Services
April 2, 2018
Blockchain could revolutionize the way city governments do business, from smart contracts and identification to voting and managing parking demand, according to industry experts on a panel at the Smart Cities Connect conference last week in Kansas City, MO.

Dell Enters Emerging Connected Vehicles Segment
April 2, 2018
Dell Technologies has announced it has joined the Automotive Edge Computing Consortium (AECC) to advance the emerging connected- and self-driving vehicles segment. The focus is on managing automotive big data in smarter ways.

Malls To Debut Premium Parking Spots Through Mobile App
March 28, 2018
Shoppers at three local malls will have the option of paying for premium parking spots through a Miami-built mobile application.

Why This Innovator Thinks The Car Of The Future Rides On Open Source
March 28, 2018
Tin Hang Liu, founder and CEO of Open Motors (formerly known as OSVehicle), shared his insights on one of the new topics OuiShare is exploring: mobility as networks.

Parkmobile Adds Spot-Finding Feature For On-Street Parking In Atlanta
March 28, 2018
Finding on-street parking in Atlanta could get easier -- if you're willing to pay for it.

TIBA’s ParkBlue is Set to Change Traditional Access Control and Parking
March 27, 2018
TIBA Parking Systems is changing the traditional way of access control and parking in the industry with the worldwide release of ParkBlue.

Sacramento Is Removing 175 ‘Smart’ Parking Meters Downtown. Here's Why
March 26, 2018
Three years after installing millions of dollars worth of "smart" parking meters, the city is about to remove 175 of them on four streets, including one entire side of J Street in midtown.

Pasadena Drivers Can Now Use a Mobile App to Pay for Parking
March 26, 2018
The PassportParking® mobile parking application is now available in Pasadena for a simpler and quicker payment option.

Vigilant Solutions Introduces License Plate-Enabled Parking Enforcement Suite
March 26, 2018
New solution empowers parking agencies to quickly recover outstanding fines using license plate recognition cameras and vehicle location data

Bridgeport’s Hi-Tech Parking Meters To Phase Out Over 6 Months
March 25, 2018
The camera-equipped downtown parking meters are on their way out, but it will take some time to replace them.

High-Tech Parking Meters Fall Short of Expectations in Bridgeport, Conn.
March 22, 2018
After complaints from residents and the city council, officials are moving away from the automated camera-equipped meters.

India’s Connected Car Market – A Wide Open Goal
March 22, 2018
‘Connected car’ – two simple words that mask the vast number of complex technologies, applications and business models involved.

Smart Cities - the Opportunities & Challenges of Connected & Autonomous Vehicles
March 21, 2018
The convergence of vehicle electrification, ubiquitous wireless connectivity, automated mobility, and the sharing economy is poised to be the most transformative trend since the Internet.

c2a Offers Royalty Free Solution to Solve Fundamental Car Security Vulnerability
March 22, 2018
Cyber 2 Automotive Security, (c2a) today announced that its patented Stamper technology, which protects the connected car from cyber threats, is now being made available to auto manufacturers and suppliers worldwide on a royalty free license basis.

Ford Tests 'Collaborative Parking'
March 22, 2018
Ford is testing 'collaborative parking' technology in the car parks of Milton Keynes here in England.

Bill Lerner Offers Insights into Attracting Millennials through Technology
March 21, 2018
CEO of iPark Bill Lerner has made his mark on the Big Apple for creating the most advanced parking lot customer experience in the city, and believes the key to success in the future of the parking industry can be found in the continuous technological updates to attract millennials.

The Global Automotive Parking Assistance System Market is Expected to Reach $2.1 Billion by 2023
March 20, 2018
According to a new market report published by Lucintel, the future of the global automotive parking assistance system market looks promising with opportunities for SUVs and crossovers, large cars, and mid-size cars.

What IoT and Big Data Mean For Car Safety Technology
March 20, 2018
The connected car business is booming. According to BI Intelligence, the connected car market is growing at a five-year compound annual growth rate of 45%, which is 10 times as fast as the overall car market.

ADVAM to Launch New Payment Solutions
March 19, 2018
One of the world leading payment solution providers for parking, will launch the latest additions to their integrated suite of payment solutions, ADVAM UnattendedConnect and AltitudeReservation Lite.

Parkmobile Celebrating Milestone Achievement with the Pittsburgh Parking Authority
March 16, 2018
Parkmobile and the Pittsburgh Parking Authority are celebrating the milestone achievement of 5 million transactions since the deployment in October 2015.

NEW DATA: Smart Tech Makes Street Parking Smarter
March 16, 2018
When the parking meter made its grand debut in 1935, it allowed municipalities to collect money in exchange for vehicles to be parked for a set amount of time.

Parking, Platforms and Pigskin — Today In PYMNTS Data
March 16, 2018
Making life simpler for consumers is usually the task of companies that have to build the technology that enables that simplicity. Challenges aside, the technological streamlining beat goes on, pretty much wherever you look.

Ypsilanti City Council Approves EMU Parking Bonds, Calls For More Transparency
April 17, 2018
The Ypsilanti City Council ultimately approved Eastern Michigan University to move forward with the privatization of its parking operations, but not without advising the university to be more transparent about its major financial decisions in the future.

University of Florida Will Forgive Parking Tickets for Food Donations
April 2, 2018
The president of the University of Florida announced amnesty for students with parking tickets over the past year, announcing a “Food for Fines” program in a video Sunday.

Construction On New Parking Garage To Start In April
March 28, 2018
The University of Memphis will undergo several construction projects and renovations during the next two years.

Florida State University Doubles Rate On Hourly Metered Parking
March 28, 2018
Nothing riles up people on the Florida State University campus like parking.

Survey Says: Rotunda Asks Students For Opinions On Campus Parking Issues
March 25, 2018
Recently, The Rotunda conducted an unscientific survey of student opinion relating to parking with 86 respondents.

Vanderbilt and ofo Partner to Bring Dockless Bike Sharing to Campus
March 22, 2018
As part of its ongoing mobility and transportation strategy, Vanderbilt University is launching a six-month pilot of a dockless bike-share program beginning Tuesday, March 27.

Unpacking the Parking Issue
March 19, 2018
Student parking spaces, or lack thereof, have been an issue of contention in recent years at UC Davis.

Parking Fee Increase
March 17, 2018
On Jan. 26, Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance Kathleen Kirleis sent an email to all University of Massachusetts Boston students and faculty regarding an increase in parking fees.

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