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NREL Study Focuses On Growing Use And Impacts Of Ride-Hailing Services At Airports
June 13, 2018
In a new study, NREL researchers focused on the key observability aspects of new modes and the rate of shifts in mobility patterns across airports in the regions of San Francisco, Portland, Denver, and Kansas City—all US DOT Smart City Challenge finalists.

Propark America Begins Parking Operations at JAXPORT Cruise Terminal
June 13, 2018
Propark America announced today that it has recently commenced management of the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) Cruise Terminal parking facility in Jacksonville, Florida.

Red Bank Orders a New Parking Study
June 13, 2018
Red Bank will undergo its first parking study in 26 years this year to find where the deficiencies are and what solutions exist.

Oil Changes, Vehicle Detailing Coming To Saskatoon Airport
June 13, 2018
The recently released Airport Master Plan 2040 details a range of improvements to the airport to accommodate a growing Saskatoon population. Some of the improvements visitors will see this fall when new parking options are available: Valet, Standard, Express, and Jetset.

Panelists: More Cities Are Tackling National, Global Issues
June 13, 2018
During the Chicago Forum on Global Cities, leaders navigated the topics of climate change, trade and immigration policies in a sea change from just a few years ago.

Report Recommends Regina Move To Pay-By-Phone Parking System
June 13, 2018
By next year, residents in Regina could have the choice of using a phone to pay for parking instead of feeding a meter. A city report headed to Thursday's meeting of the community and protective services committee calls for upgrades to the city's parking infrastructure.

Publix Plans To Offer Valet Parking At Stores In The Tampa Bay Area
June 12, 2018
Valet parking is one more way to make shopping at Publix as easy as possible —and that's crucial in a grocery era that's dominated by convenience.

Bay Area to Receive Over 2K New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
June 12, 2018
Several Bay Area locations will install more than 2,000 electric vehicle chargers after the Bay Area Air Quality Management District approved more than $6 million in funding for the project.

Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins On Smart Cities Architecture: Step By Step
June 12, 2018
While the delivery of smart cities solutions requires an overarching plan, they often end up being deployed one project at a time, while focusing on the bigger picture had actually slowed down Cisco in its smart cities push previously, CEO Chuck Robbins has told ZDNet.

Parking Is The First Of Many Upgrades To Come At Fresno Yosemite International Airport
June 12, 2018
If you've ever had trouble finding a parking spot at the airport, you will be happy to know Fresno Yosemite International is making some changes.

City Launches First Phase Of Parking Study With 7 Meetings
June 12, 2018
The city (of Richmond, Va.) is certainly going through a transportation transformation, and a big part of the changes includes parking.

Lowell City Council Raises Parking Rates
June 12, 2018
Downtown business owners and residents should expect a higher parking bill in the near future.

Royal Oak Commissioners Vote To Increase Parking Rates
June 12, 2018
Parking rate increases in Royal Oak will be rolled out at meters, lots and decks over the summer, and be completed by Labor Day, city officials said.

New Electric Car Charging Stations Installed At Pfeiffer Winery
June 12, 2018
Electric car charging stations are extremely common in the city, but there are not as many of them in rural areas in Oregon. Owners of Pfeiffer Winery said they wanted to change that.

NYC Parking Permit Proposals Discounted By Department Of Transportation Official
June 12, 2018
The de Blasio administration is pushing back against proposed residential parking permit systems, questioning the effectiveness and fairness of such programs in New York City.

Parking Ticket? That's Good For Half Off A Drink At Downtown Wausau Bar
June 12, 2018
Malarkey's Pub and Townies Grill, 408 Third St., is offering customers half off their drink, and stamps and envelopes to mail their parking ticket and payment back to the city.

Complimentary Parking Under Fire At Killeen Regional Airport
June 11, 2018
Free parking for certain veterans at the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport could be a thing of the past if the Killeen City Council decides to cut exempt parking in a move to shore up the airport’s flagging budget.

NREL Study Focuses On Growing Use And Impacts Of Ride-Hailing Services At Airports
June 13, 2018
In a new study, NREL researchers focused on the key observability aspects of new modes and the rate of shifts in mobility patterns across airports in the regions of San Francisco, Portland, Denver, and Kansas City—all US DOT Smart City Challenge finalists.

Oil Changes, Vehicle Detailing Coming To Saskatoon Airport
June 13, 2018
The recently released Airport Master Plan 2040 details a range of improvements to the airport to accommodate a growing Saskatoon population. Some of the improvements visitors will see this fall when new parking options are available: Valet, Standard, Express, and Jetset.

RDU Wants You To Try Its New Online Parking System And Share Your Thoughts
June 12, 2018
Raleigh-Durham International Airport is asking the public to help test its new and long-awaited system that lets people book and pay for parking at the airport online.

Parking Is The First Of Many Upgrades To Come At Fresno Yosemite International Airport
June 12, 2018
If you've ever had trouble finding a parking spot at the airport, you will be happy to know Fresno Yosemite International is making some changes.

Complimentary Parking Under Fire At Killeen Regional Airport
June 11, 2018
Free parking for certain veterans at the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport could be a thing of the past if the Killeen City Council decides to cut exempt parking in a move to shore up the airport’s flagging budget.

Parking Rate Increases At PDX Go Into Effect
June 11, 2018
Parking at Portland International Airport may now cost you more if you plan on leaving your car there for a day or longer.

Allpro Takes Over Former Ellicott Parking Facility Near Airport
June 3, 2018
Allpro Parking LLC has assumed the operation of the Ellicott Airport Parking facility near the Buffalo Niagara International Airport after taking over the 500-space operation from Ellicott Development Co.

Airport Accepting Online Reservations for New Terminal 2 Parking Deck
June 2, 2018
You can now save money and guarantee a parking space at San Diego International Airport through an online reservation system at the new three-story parking plaza at Terminal 2.

PBIA Temporarily Suspends Sunpass Plus Parking
May 30, 2018
SunPass Plus parking at Palm Beach International Airport will be suspended starting today while the Florida Department of Transportation alters its internet-technology services, airport authorities said Tuesday.

PDX Increases Parking Rates, Ground Transport Fees
May 30, 2018
After years without increases, on June 11, the daily parking rates at Portland International Airport's Valet, Long-Term Garage and Economy Lots will change. The fees are also increasing for ground transportation providers such as taxis, rideshares, on-demand shuttles and charter buses.

Denver Airport Parking Facility Partners with American Cancer Society Relay for Life for Second Year
May 30, 2018
Use an ACS: Relay for Life Coupon every time you park with Canopy Airport Parking for a great discount on all parking services. A portion of your payment goes directly to the American Cancer Society to further the fight against cancer.

State-Of-The-Art Parking Structure To Open At San Diego International Airport
May 16, 2018
Community and business leaders to hold ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday for San Diego International Airport’s new Terminal 2 Parking Plaza ahead of its public opening.

Dundee Airport Urged To Ditch Parking Charges To Attract Passengers Keen To Avoid Long-Stay Fees
May 15, 2018
Dundee Airport has been urged to ditch their parking charges in a bid to win passengers keen to avoid long-stay fees at other Scottish airports.

Ottawa Airport Looking At Driverless Shuttle Service
May 14, 2018
The Ottawa International Airport could become the first location in Canada with a driverless shuttle service for public use.

Cornerstone Laid For Tallinn Airport's €13 Million Parking Garage
May 12, 2018
The cornerstone was laid on Friday for the new €13 million parking garage being built in front of the passenger terminal at Tallinn Airport.

Curbside Drop-Off, Pick-Up At SFO Will Cost More For Lyft, Uber Riders
May 11, 2018
Uber and Lyft users will soon have to pay more to be dropped off or picked up at SFO. There is so much congestion that the airport commission is expected to approve a two-tier pricing system, one for curbside users and another for those who don't mind walking a short distance.

Spokane International Airport To Install New Overhead Signs
May 10, 2018
Spokane International Airport will be installing new overhead signs on inbound and outbound Airport Drive during the next two weeks, depending on weather conditions.

Columbia City Council Considering Airport Parking Fee
May 10, 2018
The city is looking into charging passengers for parking in an attempt to increase revenue at the Columbia Regional Airport.

A New Way To Avoid Parking Hassles And Save Money At DFW Airport
May 8, 2018
DFW Airport is trying new ways to get air travelers to use their on-site parking lots. The airport has launched an online service in which customers can prepay for a parking space — and possibly save up to 50 percent on the usual drive-up cost.

Parking Will Get More Expensive At Dayton’s Airport
May 7, 2018
Traveling just got a bit more expensive for people flying out of Dayton International Airport — the hub has increased daily parking garage prices by about 10 percent.

NREL Study Focuses On Growing Use And Impacts Of Ride-Hailing Services At Airports
June 13, 2018
In a new study, NREL researchers focused on the key observability aspects of new modes and the rate of shifts in mobility patterns across airports in the regions of San Francisco, Portland, Denver, and Kansas City—all US DOT Smart City Challenge finalists.

Annapolis Firm To Bring First Automated Car Parking Lots To Columbia
June 11, 2018
All of the new parking garages being built in the Merriweather District will have STEER-designated spaces for people's partially-automated vehicles.

Record Number Of NYC Taxi Medallions Up For Auction
June 11, 2018
Call it the Uber effect: A record 139 New York City taxi medallions will be up for sale in bankruptcy auction this month as cab drivers continue to struggle to compete with ridesharing apps.

Autonomous Vehicle Testing to Experience Various Terrain, Weather Conditions in Ohio
June 11, 2018
Ohio Gov. John R. Kasich signed an executive order May 9 that will allow testing of autonomous vehicles on the state's roads, reported the Tribune Chronicle.

A Helping Hand For "Confused" Self-Driving Cars
June 11, 2018
Before long we won't need someone behind the wheel, but as we've seen, the computers that will be driving us around are not always going to know what do to – like in a construction zone. When that happens, the car is going to need a little help, and one small California startup says it has the answer when the car needs to "phone a friend."

Rideshare Company Lyft Wants You to Actually Share Rides
June 7, 2018
Lyft is working to be less about ride hailing and more about ride sharing. That's part of why the rideshare company was created—to get more people in fewer cars, not necessarily be a limousine service.

Volvo Projects 33% Of Global Sales Will Be Autonomous by 2025
June 7, 2018
Volvo Cars forecasts that one-third of its sales will be autonomous-driving by 2025, according to a new statement by CEO Hakan Samuelsson said in a statement.

Safety, Infrastructure Will Decide the Near-Term Success of AVs
June 6, 2018
Improving consumer faith will be central to the success of self-driving vehicles — but so will building out more charging infrastructure.

Salt Lake City Wants To Create A Taxpayer-Funded Rideshare Service
June 6, 2018
For neighborhoods like Rose Park -- where bus stops can be spread out -- Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski wants to create a special rideshare program. Think of it as a taxpayer-funded Lyft.

Uber Vows Again To Improve Passenger Safety
June 4, 2018
Uber is reminding its customers that it plans to make changes for safety.

Uber-Like Experiment Brings Public Transit To Arlington, Texas
June 4, 2018
One of the most interesting public transit experiments in the world is happening in a place that is famously transit-averse.

Most People Expect Driverless Cars To Become Common, And They Worry About It
June 4, 2018
Most Americans think autonomous cars will be quite common within 15 years, though 74 percent of people say they don’t expect to have one and two-thirds say they wouldn’t want to walk or ride a bicycle anywhere near one.

California Snips Legal Red Tape For Robot Taxis
June 4, 2018
Up to now, California has dished out permits to more than 50 companies wishing to test their autonomous vehicles on the state’s public roads.

4 Surprising Side Effects of Electric Autonomous Vehicles
June 3, 2018
Electric autonomous vehicles are expected to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions, traffic congestion, parking demand, insurance costs and traffic fatalities. They'll eliminate the 90 percent of traffic accidents attributed to human error.

Jeep Wants You To Share A Semi-Autonomous SUV That Can Pay For Parking
June 1, 2018
The cloud of negativity surrounding autonomous and semi-autonomous cars isn’t stopping Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) from weaving the technology into its five-year product plan.

Car-Share Companies Get Coveted Parking in New York City
May 31, 2018
Starting Monday, as part of its campaign to expand transportation options, the city is taking away about 300 parking spots in more than a dozen neighborhoods, mostly outside of Manhattan, and reserving them exclusively for vehicles from car-share companies, like Zipcar.

City Planners, Property Developers Fuel Push for Driverless Vehicles
May 29, 2018
Six years after Nevada became the first state to allow driverless cars on public roads, real-estate developers and city planners around the country are stepping up their efforts to court pilot projects.

Remote Control Parking To Become Legal In Britain
May 16, 2018
British motorists will be able to use an app on their phone or a key fob to park their cars remotely from next month as a new law is introduced, in the latest drive towards self-driving and connected cars.

The Autonomous-Car Company That’s Selling Safety First
May 16, 2018
Intel-owned Mobileye says it can leapfrog Alphabet and Uber on the path to driverless ubiquity.

It Takes a Single Autonomous Car to Prevent Phantom Traffic Jams
May 16, 2018
New research from the University of Michigan shows that the presence of a single automated and connected car can make driving better for everyone.

How Fast Will Autonomous Vehicles Replace Rideshare Drivers?
May 15, 2018
Rideshare companies won't switch to autonomous cars for "some time to come," because it could lower the price of a ride, which could actually increase demand, says Harry Campbell, a longtime Uber and Lyft driver who is better known as The Rideshare Guy.

Lyft Has 35 Percent of US Rideshare Market
May 15, 2018
Lyft’s internal market share numbers shows that it now has 35 percent of the national ridesharing market, up from 20 percent 18 months ago.

Autonomous Vehicles: How Blockchain Will Make It All Work
May 14, 2018
Self-driving cars need to talk to each other, and the solution might already exist

In Self-Driving-Car Road Test, We Are the Guinea Pigs
May 13, 2018
Drivers of Tesla’s semiautonomous cars are helping to train the artificial intelligence that could one day run fully autonomous driving systems

Appeals Court Reinstates Challenge To Seattle Rideshare Law
May 11, 2018
A federal appeals court on Friday reinstated a challenge to Seattle's first-in-the-nation law allowing drivers of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to unionize.

Curbside Drop-Off, Pick-Up At SFO Will Cost More For Lyft, Uber Riders
May 11, 2018
Uber and Lyft users will soon have to pay more to be dropped off or picked up at SFO. There is so much congestion that the airport commission is expected to approve a two-tier pricing system, one for curbside users and another for those who don't mind walking a short distance.

Who’s Winning The Race To Build Self-Driving Cars?
May 11, 2018
In the race to start the world's first driving business without human drivers, everyone is chasing Alphabet Inc.'s Waymo.

Users of Lyft or Uber Likely to Embrace Autonomous Vehicles
May 11, 2018
A new report by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute surveyed users of ride-share services in four major metropolitan areas to gain insight into autonomous vehicle adoption.

Autonomous Car Ride-Sharing Service To Launch In Texas
May 7, 2018
Drive.ai, a California-based computer software company, will launch an autonomous car ride-hailing service in Texas. The pilot program begins in July, amid increased scrutiny over the safety of driverless cars.

Who’s Winning the Self-Driving Car Race?
May 7, 2018
A scorecard breaking down everyone from Alphabet’s Waymo to Zoox.

Propark America Begins Parking Operations at JAXPORT Cruise Terminal
June 13, 2018
Propark America announced today that it has recently commenced management of the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) Cruise Terminal parking facility in Jacksonville, Florida.

Publix Plans To Offer Valet Parking At Stores In The Tampa Bay Area
June 12, 2018
Valet parking is one more way to make shopping at Publix as easy as possible —and that's crucial in a grocery era that's dominated by convenience.

Here's Another Way To Get Free Parking In Las Vegas. Is It The Start Of A Trend?
June 11, 2018
Here’s a new way to avoid paying for parking in Las Vegas: Visitors who spend $50 at the Wynn Las Vegas and Encore Resort will no longer be charged for self parking or valet service as of July 1, the resort announced Thursday.

What Will A New Stadium Mean For Parking, Traffic In The West End?
June 11, 2018
Now that agreements are inked and Major League Soccer is a go, many are still wondering what exactly is in store for the West End -- especially when it comes to how the landscape and streetscape could change with the arrival of a new top-tier league stadium.

Wynn Las Vegas Announces Free Parking For Patrons
June 7, 2018
The Wynn hotel in Las Vegas has announced that guests patronizing all resort outlets and hotel guests will be allowed to park for free at their hotel-casino.

Parking Garages Delayed in Covington, Valet Costs to Rise
June 6, 2018
The Covington city commission will vote on raising the price of valet in the entertainment-focused neighborhood as the parking garage at River Haus, the new apartment community going up at the former 501 Main site, is behind schedule.

Orlando's Premier Outlets Adding More Paid Parking Spots
June 5, 2018
Shoppers who plan to visit one of Orlando's popular outlets will have more options to park closer to the doors but it will cost them.

The Warehouse Boom Is Making Truck Parking An In-Demand Product Type
May 29, 2018
Tom Barbera formed Industrial Outdoor Ventures in January 2017 with one goal: to carve a niche within industrial real estate from truck and trailer lots, container yards and freight terminals. The assets he is considering are parking only — no property on-site beyond maybe some truck repair services — often where access to warehouses is short.

Finding A Spot For Truck Parking Can Be A Battle All Its Own
May 24, 2018
In the crowded Northeast, where land is at a premium, truck parking can be as scarce as the opportunities to add it along the freight corridors of New England.

City Council Approves Convention Center & Parking Ramp Bid Process
May 21, 2018
Nobody spoke for or against the project Monday as the Sioux City Council approved plans for the proposed construction of renovations to the city’s Convention Center and a new parking deck project next to the facility.

Longview Transit Land Deal, Maude Cobb Parking Lot Work On City's Plate
May 21, 2018
Council members also might hire a contractor to rehab the south parking lot of Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center in a project that might affect some scheduling and events.

NYC Truckers, Delivery Companies May Run Into Bigger Parking Fines
May 17, 2018
Truckers in New York could face stiffer parking fines despite a program in place that discounts parking summonses. The proposed modification of the program is an attempt to solve congestion issues in the Big Apple while also increasing revenue.

Jaguars' Top Lawyer Addresses Lot J Contamination, Parking Issues
May 16, 2018
Jaguars Chief Legal Officer and Senior Vice President Megha Parekh addressed a few variables that could affect what ultimately makes it into the multimillion-dollar mixed-use redevelopment plan for Lot J, a parking lot next to the stadium.

Food Trucks Likely To Continue Parking Downtown— With Restrictions
May 16, 2018
The long-standing debate about when and where food trucks should be allowed to park in downtown Casper — or whether they should be banned all together — appears to be coming to an end.

What Is The Solution To Trucking’s Stubborn Parking Problem?
May 7, 2018
Finding available and safe parking is not a new problem. It has been a well-documented problem for over a decade. Rather than slowly improving with the increased media coverage and persistent criticism, the problem has only intensified.

New Electric Car Charging Stations Installed At Pfeiffer Winery
June 12, 2018
Electric car charging stations are extremely common in the city, but there are not as many of them in rural areas in Oregon. Owners of Pfeiffer Winery said they wanted to change that.

Bay Area to Receive Over 2K New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
June 12, 2018
Several Bay Area locations will install more than 2,000 electric vehicle chargers after the Bay Area Air Quality Management District approved more than $6 million in funding for the project.

Tesla Hits New Milestone Of ‘Over 10,000 Superchargers’ Deployed Worldwide
June 11, 2018
US electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors has hit a new milestone --- the company has now deployed more than 10,000 Superchargers across the world.

Electrify America Subcontracts Charging Station Management
June 10, 2018
The VW subsidiary has contracted both Black & Veatch and the SAI Group to design and manage their EV ultra-fast charging stations at highway and community locations across the USA. They will be deploying more than 2,000 DC chargers across 484 sites.

Decatur Adds Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
June 8, 2018
Electric vehicle owners will receive an early Christmas present from Decatur.

New Electric Charging Station In Rogers Park
June 7, 2018
Electric cars are becoming the future. The Fleet Carma proves that it’s better for the environment, and for people’s wallet. The Whole Foods in Edgewater has recently installed an Electric vehicle (EV) Charging station for electric cars.

Even Jeep Goes Electric As States Invest Millions In Electric Vehicles
June 3, 2018
Electric cars only make up about one percent of the U.S. car market these days, but that could get a boost with big money coming in to promote electric vehicles.

California Utilities to Spend $768M on Electric-Car Infrastructure
June 4, 2018
California has by far the highest number of electric cars of any U.S. state, so it's not surprising that it continues to spend aggressively on supporting infrastructure.

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Coming To SDUHSD Campuses
May 16, 2018
The San Dieguito Union High School District (SDUHSD) is adding electric vehicle charging stations to the parking lots at Canyon Crest Academy and La Costa Canyon high schools.

East Coast States to Coordinate Deployment of EV Charging Hubs
May 16, 2018
A dozen states on the Eastern Seaboard, from Maine to Virginia, plus the District of Columbia, have signed on to a strategy for building electric vehicle charging infrastructure to make fuel access easier and encourage people to buy EVs.

Why You Should Consider Plugging Into the Electric-Charging Trend Today
May 16, 2018
It was a record year for new car sales in 2016, with 17.6 million cars and trucks sold, but electric vehicles (EVs) only made up 0.5 percent of that total. It’s possible the market may not really feel the impact of EVs until after 2035.

Electric Car Charging Stations Coming To Downtown Marietta
May 16, 2018
Electric car owners will soon have a place to charge up in downtown Marietta.

Race Is on to Set up Europe's Electric Car Charging Network
May 14, 2018
Some of Europe's biggest automakers are out to remove the anxiety from the electric car consumer experience by building a highway network of fast charging stations.

More Electric Car Charging Stations Coming To The NY State Thruway
May 10, 2018
The New York Governor's Office announced that more high-speed electric vehicle charging stations are being built along the Thruway.

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Now Available At Nittany Deck
May 7, 2018
More and more electric vehicles are hitting roadways across the country, and now there’s a place for them to park and plug on Penn State's University Park campus.

Penn Highlands Dubois Provides Parking Update
June 7, 2018
Parking has changed at Penn Highlands DuBois West, again. Thirty-two spaces in front of the Central Resource Center along Hospital Avenue are now painted yellow for patient parking only. The old signs that say “Employee Parking” will be removed soon.

Plan Would Limit Parking In Neighborhoods Near Children’s Hospital
June 4, 2018
Some Nationwide Children’s Hospital employees are choosing to park in nearby Columbus neighborhoods rather than the hospital’s garages and lots, clogging on-street parking spaces and frustrating residents.

Resident Up In Arms About Union Hospital’s New Parking Tariffs
May 30, 2018
An Albertonion recently complained about the Union Hospital’s new parking tariffs.

All Hospital Parking Charges Scrapped By End Of Year
May 11, 2018
Car parking will finally become free at all Welsh hospitals by the end of the year, a decade after the Welsh Government announced it as policy.

East Grand Rapids Approves Hospital Parking Plan
May 8, 2018
The plan by Spectrum Health Blodgett Hospital to build two parking garages worth $30 million has been approved by the East Grand Rapids City Commission.

Report Recommends Regina Move To Pay-By-Phone Parking System
June 13, 2018
By next year, residents in Regina could have the choice of using a phone to pay for parking instead of feeding a meter. A city report headed to Thursday's meeting of the community and protective services committee calls for upgrades to the city's parking infrastructure.

Oil Changes, Vehicle Detailing Coming To Saskatoon Airport
June 13, 2018
The recently released Airport Master Plan 2040 details a range of improvements to the airport to accommodate a growing Saskatoon population. Some of the improvements visitors will see this fall when new parking options are available: Valet, Standard, Express, and Jetset.

New Rideshare Service in Winnipeg
June 11, 2018
Friday InstaRyde started offering service in Winnipeg after have a successful launch in Toronto in December 2017. Winnipeg is only the second market for InstaRyde who is planning to expand across the country.

UK.Gov Lobs £25m At Self-Driving, Self-Parking, Self-Selling Auto Autos
June 6, 2018
The British government is offering up £25m for a half dozen industrial projects designed to test self-driving – and self-parking – car technology.

Parking At University Hospital Of Wales In Cardiff Now Free
June 5, 2018
Parking at University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff had been policed by private firm Indigo, with drivers charged between £2.20 and £10 a day.

APCOA PARKING Enters Strategic Partnership with Indian Startup GET MY PARKING to Enhance Smart Parking Portfolio
June 4, 2018
APCOA PARKING, Europe’s leading parking operator, has entered into a strategic partnership with Get My Parking (GMP), India’s principal smart parking startup, to customize and deploy an open IoT platform that provides a seamless mobility experience across all parking touchpoints.

SWARCO Brings Smart Parking to Taunton
June 4, 2018
SWARCO Traffic have announced they are to deliver “highly reliable and Innovative full-colour Variable Message Signs” to” improve the customer parking experience and ease congestion” in the English town of Taunton.

London Loses $10-Million Smart Cities Prize
June 4, 2018
London lost out on millions of federal cash in a contest to harness technology to build better communities, but city officials say entering the race wasn’t a waste.

Melbourne Museum Learns from Their Customers to Improve the Overall Customer Experience, Starting with Parking
June 4, 2018
Melbourne Museum wanted to find a way to improve the parking experience for its customers. The parking journey needed to be considered as part of the overall experience, making it a seamless part of the customers visit.

Resident Up In Arms About Union Hospital’s New Parking Tariffs
May 30, 2018
An Albertonion recently complained about the Union Hospital’s new parking tariffs.

Rates and Parking Issues Reaching Boiling Point In Kilkenny
May 30, 2018
Retailers vent fears for future of business in Kilkenny, as councillor warns city 'dying on its feet'

New High-Tech Parking Meters Will Save Rotorua Lakes Council $500,000 A Year
May 28, 2018
Rotorua Lakes Council has signed a contract with i-Park, whereby new technology will be installed to provide a range of ways for people to pay for public parking - including using their smartphones.

Saint John Phasing Out Parking Meters With Expansion Of New 'Pay By Plate' System
May 23, 2018
Parking commission buying 11 more machines that require licence plate numbers instead of paper slips for dash

The Road to EV Adoption: UK Infrastructure Priorities
May 22, 2018
The UK is on the cusp of a transport revolution but we must act now to ensure that the infrastructure is in place so that we can embrace the change and become a world leader in clean transport.

Scottish Government Give Backing To Perthshire Politician’s Parking Bill
May 18, 2018
A bill aimed at clamping down on rogue parking firms has now secured the backing of the Scottish Government.

Remote Control Parking To Become Legal In Britain
May 16, 2018
British motorists will be able to use an app on their phone or a key fob to park their cars remotely from next month as a new law is introduced, in the latest drive towards self-driving and connected cars.

Firm Eyes Car Park Building
May 16, 2018
A local developer is awaiting the approval by Davao City Mayor Sara Z. Duterte-Carpio of a measure that would provide special incentives to land owners and developers who will build car park buildings within the city, an official said.

Sydney Councils Will Soon Have Collected More Than $200 Million In Yearly Parking Fines
May 16, 2018
Revenue NSW data reveals no council has come close to toppling the City of Sydney council, which has so far raked in more than $33.5 million this financial year - issuing almost a quarter-of-a-million fines.

Dundee Airport Urged To Ditch Parking Charges To Attract Passengers Keen To Avoid Long-Stay Fees
May 15, 2018
Dundee Airport has been urged to ditch their parking charges in a bid to win passengers keen to avoid long-stay fees at other Scottish airports.

Race Is on to Set up Europe's Electric Car Charging Network
May 14, 2018
Some of Europe's biggest automakers are out to remove the anxiety from the electric car consumer experience by building a highway network of fast charging stations.

European Cities Soon To Be Ready For Autonomous Vehicles
May 14, 2018
The European consortium AVENUE, led by the University of Geneva, is preparing the technical, economic and legislative integration of autonomous vehicles in the urban and sub-urban environments. Geneva is amongst the pilot sites.

Cheapest Parking Facility In City Has Few Takers
May 13, 2018
Even two years after the multi-level parking in Sector 17 was inaugurated, a major part of the facility remains vacant as the MC has failed to come up with any concrete plan to ensure its optimum utilisation.

Cornerstone Laid For Tallinn Airport's €13 Million Parking Garage
May 12, 2018
The cornerstone was laid on Friday for the new €13 million parking garage being built in front of the passenger terminal at Tallinn Airport.

All Hospital Parking Charges Scrapped By End Of Year
May 11, 2018
Car parking will finally become free at all Welsh hospitals by the end of the year, a decade after the Welsh Government announced it as policy.

SpotAngels and Parkimeter Partner To Deliver A Complete In-Car Parking Experience
June 11, 2018
SpotAngels, the parking app featured on both the App Store and Play Store and described by Google as "Waze for Parking", and the Barcelona-based parking platform Parkimeter, a provider of off-street parking booking in more than 100 cities in Europe, have entered into a strategic partnership that will augment the in-car experience of drivers with on-street and off-street parking data and embedded payment.

TomTom Teams Up with ParkWhiz to Power Parking Solutions in North America
June 7, 2018
TomTom ( TOM2 ) today announced that it has teamed up with ParkWhiz, a leading provider of parking services. ParkWhiz will provide TomTom with access to one of the largest databases of dedicated public parking facilities for the United States and Canada.

Parkopedia Appoints Steve Hernandez, CAPP as Vice President of Parking, North America
June 4, 2018
Parkopedia, the world's leading parking services provider, announced today the appointment of Steve Hernandez as Vice President of Parking, North America, a new position within the company.

APCOA PARKING Enters Strategic Partnership with Indian Startup GET MY PARKING to Enhance Smart Parking Portfolio
June 4, 2018
APCOA PARKING, Europe’s leading parking operator, has entered into a strategic partnership with Get My Parking (GMP), India’s principal smart parking startup, to customize and deploy an open IoT platform that provides a seamless mobility experience across all parking touchpoints.

ParkMobile Adds Key Executives to its Leadership Team
May 30, 2018
Company brings on experienced industry leaders and expands sales organization to drive continued growth

Premium Parking Announces Addition of New VP Business Development Charley DeBow
May 16, 2018
Premium Parking today announced the addition of Charley DeBow to its executive leadership team as VP Business Development. Charley will work with Premium’s operational team to provide innovative integrated management solutions for private and public-sector clients in the Eastern United States.

Premium Parking Announces Addition of New VP Business Development Nathan Donnell
May 11, 2018
Premium Parking today announced the addition of Nathan Donnell to its executive leadership team as VP Business Development.

Red Bank Orders a New Parking Study
June 13, 2018
Red Bank will undergo its first parking study in 26 years this year to find where the deficiencies are and what solutions exist.

City Launches First Phase Of Parking Study With 7 Meetings
June 12, 2018
The city (of Richmond, Va.) is certainly going through a transportation transformation, and a big part of the changes includes parking.

City Council to Revise Parking Requirements
June 11, 2018
The Santa Barbara City Council will take up revising parking requirements all over the City on June 19th. The idea is to allow developers to install mechanical lifts and automated puzzle parkers in commercial and residential buildings. One of the main sticking points seems to be the fact that only sub compact, compact and mid-sized cars can fit in the lifts or parkers.

Parking In Downtown Greenville: City Recognizes Problem, But Solution Isn't What You Think
June 11, 2018
City leaders say they recognize there is a problem — both day and night, where some of the city's 15 garages and lots are at capacity — but even the $6.2 million surplus the city has accumulated from parking revenues over the past five years isn’t enough right now to build another parking garage, which they say might be an outdated approach anyway.

Falls Sees A Big Jump In Parking Revenue
June 9, 2018
One of the only city revenue lines that has seen a steady increase in recent years, parking fees, saw a steep uptick over the Memorial Day holiday.

Vero Beach Changes Beachside Parking Limits Again, Looking For Ways To Solve The Issue
June 6, 2018
Three-hour parking has returned to the beachside business district. Again.

Carolina Beach Parking Rates Could Increase By July
June 4, 2018
Parking rates in Carolina Beach could go up soon if town council approves the changes at their next meeting.

Somerville: Pay Less, Park Longer in Municipal Lots
June 4, 2018
The borough’s parking regulations have undergone yet another revision in deference to merchants and those who come to the borough to shop or dine as well as residents and those who work here.

Rate Study Offers Parking Options
June 2, 2018
The future of downtown parking will be up for discussion by the Rochester City Council on Monday.

River Forest To Offer More Residential Parking In Commuter Lots, While Also Raising Some Fees
June 1, 2018
Hoping to meet an increased demand for overnight residential parking, the village of River Forest will adjust options available to drivers in its commuter lots.

Car-Share Companies Get Coveted Parking in New York City
May 31, 2018
Starting Monday, as part of its campaign to expand transportation options, the city is taking away about 300 parking spots in more than a dozen neighborhoods, mostly outside of Manhattan, and reserving them exclusively for vehicles from car-share companies, like Zipcar.

A New Jersey Town Actually Adds Beach Parking. And It’s on the Beach.
May 28, 2018
Dealt an abundance of space and sand, officials in Wildwood, N.J., have done what many towns up and down the Jersey Shore would consider unfathomable: turning part of its sizable beach space into sandy parking spots, even constructing a tunnel under the boardwalk to help cars reach the beach.

Downtown Ventura's New Parking Meters Billed As Easier, Faster, Better
May 26, 2018
Just in time for the busy summer season, the city of Ventura has new parking meters designed to provide a better experience for all who visit. They’re meant to be easier and faster and soon will have the option to be refilled remotely, city officials said.

Park City Reserves Prime Parking For Taxis, Shuttles
May 26, 2018
City Hall recently set aside some prime parking spots along Main Street for vehicles holding certain municipal licenses that are generally obtained by taxi and shuttle services, a move meant to boost traditional transportation firms in an era of upheaval in the industry.

City Council Approves Valet Parking Outside City Hall, MassLive Building In Downtown Springfield
May 23, 2018
The City Council approved a valet parking program this week that is intended to make parking more convenient for visitors to the MassLive tower building and City Hall at Court Square.

City Leaders Look To Re-Do Downtown New Orleans Street Parking
May 22, 2018
The Downtown Development District says it is time New Orleans re-did its street parking, freight, and passenger zones, and it's asking for your input today.

Street Parking Returns To Santa Monica Blvd.
May 23, 2018
The city of Beverly Hills has revealed that parking meters on South Santa Monica Boulevard during the North Santa Monica Boulevard reconstruction project will be uncovered in early June. On-street parking will be restored to both sides of the street.

Chapel Hill Revamping its Downtown Parking
May 22, 2018
Chapel Hill Police Chief Chris Blue is aware of the reputation of a parking problem the town has faced.

Parking Comes Under City's Microscope
May 22, 2018
Parking lots in downtown Ottumwa are under-utilized, according to a new study, but there’s generally enough parking between them and the streets to serve people.

Bill Lerner – A New Way of City Parking
May 22, 2018
As population grows exponentially in the ever-developing city framework of New York City, parking becomes an increasingly difficult task, and one that may actually drive people out of the downtown. But Bill Lerner, CEO of New York City’s largest privately owned parking facility iPark, is taking his family-owned company and changing the way visitors and residents alike feel comfortable leaving their car in the city.

Oak Park Officials Debate Parking Pilot Program; More Discussions Set In June
May 21, 2018
Though some Oak Park trustees appear hesitant to go all-in on a proposed parking pilot study, members of the village board were not ready to drop the discussion just yet.

11 Things To Know About Public Parking In Downtown Rochester
May 19, 2018
Finding the right parking spot in downtown Rochester can be a challenge, but changes are being made.

Will Philadelphia Reverse Its Progress on Parking Requirements?
May 17, 2018
Lower parking requirements have encouraged construction of housing instead of car storage, but the reforms still face political resistance.

Summer Season Parking Madness: How To Survive It
May 15, 2018
Finding a good (or really any) parking spot in the dead of summer from Lewes and Rehoboth Beach down to Ocean City is nothing short of a miracle.

Pensacola Parking Pains: Pressure Builds For DIB To Get Downtown Parking Right
May 12, 2018
People parking in downtown Pensacola on a recent Saturday morning may have come back to their car expecting a ticket, but instead found a brochure on the new parking changes with the words "This is not a Parking Ticket" across the top.

Middletown Seeks New Development On Parking Garage Site
May 10, 2018
The so-called “parking arcade” behind the Superior Court building is finally being demolished, renewing the city’s pursuit of a new development that could add tax revenue, maintain public parking and bolster the region’s commercial hub.

Downtown Pensacola Parking Changes Upset Business Owners, May Lead To Changes
May 7, 2018
Several business owners are upset over changes the Downtown Improvement Board made to the Jefferson Street Parking Garage and street parking in March, saying the new system has confused customers, resulted in unwarranted parking tickets and could drive away business.

St. Marys Mayor, Council To Host Parking Workshop
May 7, 2018
Mayor Lou Radkowski and City Council will be hosting their second workshop at 7 p.m. today at City Hall in the Council Room. The workshop’s focus will be on parking in St. Marys and the public is welcome to attend, listen, and provide input to Radkwoski and City Council.

Parking Ticket? That's Good For Half Off A Drink At Downtown Wausau Bar
June 12, 2018
Malarkey's Pub and Townies Grill, 408 Third St., is offering customers half off their drink, and stamps and envelopes to mail their parking ticket and payment back to the city.

NYC Parking Permit Proposals Discounted By Department Of Transportation Official
June 12, 2018
The de Blasio administration is pushing back against proposed residential parking permit systems, questioning the effectiveness and fairness of such programs in New York City.

Job Program, More Safe Parking On Horizon For Area Homeless
June 11, 2018
Homeless people who sleep in their cars could have more places to safely and legally park in the near future and people in a temporary housing program could be offered a new jobs program, speakers at a symposium at the University of San Diego said last week.

City Hall Parking In Lincoln Not A Perfect System, But There's No Easy Fix, Official Says
June 10, 2018
Frequent flyers who park at the county-city parking lot just north of the Hall of Justice and City Hall may have caught themselves wondering as they wait in the queue to leave if the "pay here" machine, in fact, takes money.

Stevens Point Parking Meter Revenue Up With New UWSP Meters, But Falls Short Of Estimates
June 7, 2018
New digital parking meters near the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point didn't collect as much money as the city expected in their first academic year, but they took in more than the typical amount from coin-only meters.

Somerville: Pay Less, Park Longer in Municipal Lots
June 4, 2018
The borough’s parking regulations have undergone yet another revision in deference to merchants and those who come to the borough to shop or dine as well as residents and those who work here.

Charleston Council Passes Parking Meter Fine Increase, Renews Trash Bag Contract
June 4, 2018
Charleston City Council on Monday passed a bill that will increase the fine for expired parking meters.

Charleston City Council To Consider Bill Changing Parking Fees
May 29, 2018
The Charleston City Council will consider a bill that would increase the fine for an overtime parking meter and allow free evening and weekend parking in city garages.

Troy City Council President Pushes For More Veterans Parking
May 28, 2018
Veterans and veterans’ widows may soon have more parking options if a City Council member’s proposal is approved.

The Fight For Summertime Parking Begins For Shore Town Residents
May 28, 2018
As beach towns see a swell in population thanks to summer renters, daytime visitors and seasonal homeowners, the parking situation can get tough for everyone, and it all started on Memorial Day weekend.

How Much Money Goes Unpaid For Delinquent Parking Tickets
May 23, 2018
A $14 parking ticket sounds like a small price to pay to the City of Charleston for parking illegally, but those small fines can add up to big numbers if it’s not paid.

Worried About Parking In Ocean City? Drivers Can Now ‘Pay By Plate’
May 23, 2018
If your Memorial Day getaway involves driving to Ocean City, Maryland, you’ll find parking in the town should be less of a hassle than it was in the past.

Charlevoix City Council Roll Backs Many Parking Fees At Boat Launch
May 23, 2018
Many boaters won't face higher parking fees at the city boat launch after all.

City Addresses Parking Spaces In New Fire Lane
May 23, 2018
Talk about mixed messages, a developer recently painted the curb red on a busy block but left all the parking spaces.

Was Philly's Parking Amnesty Program Worth It?
May 22, 2018
The long lines of parking violators seeking clemency at the Philadelphia Parking Authority’s Filbert Street offices have cleared, but three weeks after the ticket amnesty program officially ended, its value remains a matter of debate.

Free Parking on Some Downtown Bridges
May 21, 2018
As the city of Des Moines grows, parking downtown is beginning to change. Earlier this year there were changes to the rates and time lengths of the meters downtown. Now, the city is providing some free parking options on the bridges.

Parking Changes Approved By Columbus City Council
May 21, 2018
Drivers who leave their vehicles sitting too long will not be allowed to nudge them forward to avoid a parking ticket anymore.

New 'Floating Parking' In Richmond Causing Some Confusion
May 17, 2018
Floating parking is new to the City of Richmond, offering a more detailed explanation on its website.

Aeris & Barnacle Collaborate to Modernize Vehicle Parking Enforcement via IoT
May 16, 2018
Aeris, a technology leader in the Internet of Things (IoT), said today it is working with Barnacle Parking Enforcement, a pioneer in parking enforcement technology solutions that makes parking enforcement in communities and on campuses safer, greener, more efficient, and more convenient for everyone.

There’s A New Way To Get A Parking Ticket In Toronto
May 16, 2018
A new way of handing out parking tickets is bringing in millions of dollars in revenue for the city, but drivers are questioning whether it’s a valid tactic, or just a cash grab.

City Sets 2-Hour Limit At Aggieville Parking Lots
May 16, 2018
The Manhattan City Commission Tuesday unanimously approved shortening Aggieville parking time limits.

College Station Parking Enforcement Helps Maintain Northgate
May 16, 2018
Parking enforcement in Northgate brings in extra cash to the city of College Station.

St. Paul Is Cashing In More Parking Meter Revenue — But Writing Fewer Tickets
May 13, 2018
Technology has changed the way traffic officers pass out tickets. With the use of an iPad in their car, traffic officers can log on and see which cars are parked at expired meters.

Fees For Parking To Start Monday
May 12, 2018
Paid parking at Century Square, the mixed-use entertainment development off University Drive, will be enforced starting Monday.

Royal Oak Commissioners Vote To Increase Parking Rates
June 12, 2018
Parking rate increases in Royal Oak will be rolled out at meters, lots and decks over the summer, and be completed by Labor Day, city officials said.

Lowell City Council Raises Parking Rates
June 12, 2018
Downtown business owners and residents should expect a higher parking bill in the near future.

Royal Oak May Hike Parking Costs By 50%: What To Know
June 11, 2018
Royal Oak City Commission votes Monday night on increasing downtown parking fees

Parking In Downtown Rochester Could Cost You More In The Years To Come
June 5, 2018
Parking ramps are essential for anyone who works in downtown Rochester, but it could soon get more expensive to use those ramps. That discussion went before the Committee of the Whole meeting Monday afternoon where the council reviewed a rate study by Walker Consultants.

Carolina Beach Parking Rates Could Increase By July
June 4, 2018
Parking rates in Carolina Beach could go up soon if town council approves the changes at their next meeting.

Parking Is Sexy Now. Thank Donald Shoup.
May 30, 2018
In an interview, the guru of progressive parking policy reflects on his decades of research and writing, which transformed how cities look at the curb.

PDX Increases Parking Rates, Ground Transport Fees
May 30, 2018
After years without increases, on June 11, the daily parking rates at Portland International Airport's Valet, Long-Term Garage and Economy Lots will change. The fees are also increasing for ground transportation providers such as taxis, rideshares, on-demand shuttles and charter buses.

Incremental Increases: Parking Permit Fee Hike Approved By City
May 30, 2018
The Houghton City Coucnil Wednesday approved increases to daytime, night and 24-hour parking in city lots. The increases will go into effect July 1.

Charleston Parking Garages Could Soon Be Free On Weekends
May 22, 2018
Parking garages owned by the city of Charleston (W.Va.) could soon be free to anyone wanting to park there on weekends. It’s a new proposal in front of City Council. It’s just the latest effort to drive more people into downtown Charleston.

Mayor De Blasio Defends Plan To Raise Parking Meter Rates
May 18, 2018
Mayor Bill de Blasio is looking to raise parking meter rates — a move that could burden outer borough businesses and working people.

New York City DOT Announces Plan To Raise Parking Meter Rates
May 16, 2018
Parking meter rates in New York City would go up by the end of 2018 under a plan detailed Wednesday by Department of Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg.

New Parking Procedures For Downtown Ketchum
May 15, 2018
A new parking fee structure is officially in use for public lots in downtown Ketchum.

Palm Beach Moves Toward Paid Parking Expansion
May 14, 2018
The Town Council have told staffers to move ahead with research and plans for expanding paid parking into all of Palm Beach’s business districts and oceanside blocks of some residential streets.

Heading Downtown? It Might Cost You More To Park
May 14, 2018
The city is looking to amend its fee schedule, including downtown parking

Parking Pilot Pushed To Open Up Spaces
May 14, 2018
With clearer signage, “dynamic” pricing, and technologically improved enforcement, the city’s transit department hopes to strip frustration and inefficiency from parking in New Haven and ensure that visitors and residents alike always have a place to park.

Cheapest Parking Facility In City Has Few Takers
May 13, 2018
Even two years after the multi-level parking in Sector 17 was inaugurated, a major part of the facility remains vacant as the MC has failed to come up with any concrete plan to ensure its optimum utilisation.

Fees For Parking To Start Monday
May 12, 2018
Paid parking at Century Square, the mixed-use entertainment development off University Drive, will be enforced starting Monday.

Navigating Parking Fees On The Las Vegas Strip
May 11, 2018
The days of the Las Vegas Strip offering free parking are in the past for most resorts.

Naperville Municipal Center Parking Deck To See $294,000 In Repairs This Year
June 11, 2018
Reconstruction work on the upper level of Naperville Municipal Center’s parking deck is set to begin after Ribfest wraps up in July.

Upgrades To Scranton Parking System To Cost $9.3 Million
June 11, 2018
Big changes could be coming to the parking system in the city of Scranton.

City Council to Revise Parking Requirements
June 11, 2018
The Santa Barbara City Council will take up revising parking requirements all over the City on June 19th. The idea is to allow developers to install mechanical lifts and automated puzzle parkers in commercial and residential buildings. One of the main sticking points seems to be the fact that only sub compact, compact and mid-sized cars can fit in the lifts or parkers.

Stacked! Jupiter Oks 3-D Parking Plan At Admiral’s Cove
June 6, 2018
In what is being called a town first, parked cars will be stacked as many as three high at Admiral’s Cove under a plan that received an initial nod of approval from the Jupiter council Tuesday.

Mayor Proposes New Downtown Clarksville Parking Garage
June 6, 2018
Mayor Kim McMillan has proposed construction of a new downtown parking garage in her 2019 budget, which is being considered by the City Council.

Rexburg Mayor Offers Details Into Parking Garage, Downtown Development
May 30, 2018
Strategy has played an important role in preparing for Rexburg’s future. That’s what City of Rexburg Mayor Jerry Merrill told the Standard Journal after word of a downtown parking garage in development leaked to local media.

Disney Begins $100M Parking Structure
May 29, 2018
Disneyland Resort has begun building a 6,500-space parking structure valued, according to permits, at $100 million, and part of the park’s’ $2 billion expansion, which also includes a fourth hotel and Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.

Peterborough’s GAR Parking-Lot Project Stalled After Bidding Process
May 28, 2018
A 60-space-parking lot slated to be built behind the old Grand Army of the Republic veterans Hall on Grove Street in Peterborough is in limbo after town officials recently put the project out to bid, but received no responses.

Former Downtown Oklahoma City Parking Garage To Become Office Building
May 23, 2018
Those who lament the loss of historic downtown buildings during the Urban Renewal era of the 1970s may soon see some buildings that were converted to garages brought back to life.

Duke Energy Gets Approval for Solar Carport at St. Pete Pier
May 22, 2018
St. Petersburg City Council authorized Mayor Kriseman to execute a lease with Duke Energy Florida (DEF) for for a solar photovoltaic (PV) car canopy on a portion of the Pelican Parking lot.

City Ponders Options For Parking Deck
May 22, 2018
City leaders are exploring the future of Florence's aging downtown parking deck.

New $4.58M Estimate For Sioux City Convention Center, Parking Work Creates Shortfall
May 20, 2018
Sioux City is moving closer to starting work on a new parking deck and renovations to its Convention Center to complement the new Courtyard by Marriott Hotel under construction downtown.

New San Diego Airport Garage Will Guide Drivers to Open Spaces, Allow Pre-Pay
May 17, 2018
Starting Friday, travelers and visitors heading to San Diego International Airport will be able to park in a new three-level garage just steps from Terminal 2.

State-Of-The-Art Parking Structure To Open At San Diego International Airport
May 16, 2018
Community and business leaders to hold ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday for San Diego International Airport’s new Terminal 2 Parking Plaza ahead of its public opening.

Solar Panel Construction In Parking Lot Stirs Controversy
May 15, 2018
Palo Alto Unified School District’s plan to install four solar panels in the Palo Alto High School parking lot on El Camino Real is drawing opposition from several community organizations.

How This WeHo Garage Makes Parking Easy, Cost-Effective and Sustainable
May 14, 2018
Pull into any of the numbered garage entrances in West Hollywood’s City Hall parking system, and an array of Unitronics’ robotic lifts and shuttles whisk your vehicle away to an available spot in the structure.

Proposed Decatur Parking Lot Lease On Rocky Ground
May 12, 2018
A couple of weeks ago, the Decatur City Council appeared ready to renew a long-term lease of a downtown gravel parking lot and pay to have it paved, but the plan is hitting obstacles.

Buellton City Property On Track To Become Parking Lot
May 11, 2018
City Manager Marc Bierdzinski showed City Council members the potential 19-space lot at the council meeting Thursday, and included a parking layout, cost estimates and parking fee example from different cities all prepared by Kosmont Companies, a real estate, financial advisory and economic development services firm.

Middletown Seeks New Development On Parking Garage Site
May 10, 2018
The so-called “parking arcade” behind the Superior Court building is finally being demolished, renewing the city’s pursuit of a new development that could add tax revenue, maintain public parking and bolster the region’s commercial hub.

Smart Workplace - Smart Parking?
May 11, 2018
Should smart parking be a vital component of any smart workspace with carpark facilities? A Clearview Intelligence blogger thinks so.

Apartment Developers Try to Figure Out the Parking Equation in a World with Fewer Cars
May 8, 2018
Tenants today are still less dependent on automobiles than they have been in years past, especially if they live a market where they can walk to amenities.

The Briefcase: Innovation Quarter Parking Deck Open For Business
May 7, 2018
Wake Forest Innovation Quarter said Monday that the parking deck has opened that serves the research park and the Link Apartments complex on Patterson Ave. between Fifth and Sixth streets.

Revised Plan For Downtown Grocery Project Would Add City-Owned Parking Garage
May 7, 2018
A new city-owned, $5.4 million parking garage could be part of the plans for a proposed downtown grocery store and apartment building.

Sioux Falls Breaks Ground On Mixed-Use Parking Ramp Project
May 7, 2018
Sioux Falls broke ground today for the $50 million 13-story parking ramp-hotel project downtown.

Parking Is Sexy Now. Thank Donald Shoup.
May 30, 2018
In an interview, the guru of progressive parking policy reflects on his decades of research and writing, which transformed how cities look at the curb.

West Haven To Save $15,000 By Extending Existing Beach Parking Stickers For Another Year
May 15, 2018
The city will save $15,000 in printing costs and save taxpayers the trouble of swapping out old windshield stickers for new ones by extending 2016-18 beach parking permits through June 30, 2019, Mayor Nancy Rossi announced Tuesday.

Panelists: More Cities Are Tackling National, Global Issues
June 13, 2018
During the Chicago Forum on Global Cities, leaders navigated the topics of climate change, trade and immigration policies in a sea change from just a few years ago.

Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins On Smart Cities Architecture: Step By Step
June 12, 2018
While the delivery of smart cities solutions requires an overarching plan, they often end up being deployed one project at a time, while focusing on the bigger picture had actually slowed down Cisco in its smart cities push previously, CEO Chuck Robbins has told ZDNet.

Could Connected Cars Pose a New Threat to Smart Cities?
June 11, 2018
Next-generation transportation systems are relatively easy to trick.

Detroit Is Now Home To The 'World's Smartest Intersection'
June 11, 2018
Miovision last week unveiled the "World's Smartest Intersection" in Detroit, a system of sensors, 360-degree cameras, connected traffic signals and remote monitoring capabilities that can respond to what's happening on the road in real time.

Technological Disruptions: Smart Solutions for Smart Cities
June 10, 2018
Implementation is the key to good governance. To get optimum results from technology, its optimum implementation is of course must.

Smart Cities Must Focus on People, Experts Say
June 7, 2018
If smart cities are to serve their populations, the human element must remain crucial for their designers and developers, delegates at the 2018 ULI Asia Pacific Summit were told.

San Antonio Announces Innovation Zones, A Proving Ground For Smart City Tech
June 7, 2018
Three recently selected areas of the city will allow officials to test how new technologies perform on a small scale before seeking potential citywide projects.

London Loses $10-Million Smart Cities Prize
June 4, 2018
London lost out on millions of federal cash in a contest to harness technology to build better communities, but city officials say entering the race wasn’t a waste.

Toronto Pilots New Smart City Technologies With Intel, Microsoft
May 30, 2018
The City of Toronto in Canada has chosen a number of technologies to pilot in its smart city initiative.

Special Coverage Series: Smart City Solutions
May 21, 2018
EfficientGov’s Special Coverage of Smart City Solutions focuses on everything from getting connected and asking the right questions to knowledge, case studies and tools that deliver government modernization support for your municipal projects.

What It Means To Be A 'Smart City' In 2018 — And Why We Should Consider Another Name
May 16, 2018
From railroads to sewers to paved roads, cities must improve their infrastructure to avoid fading away. "Smart city" upgrades add a different dimension to the story.

Smart Cities Conference Raises Concerns About Those Left Behind by Technology
May 16, 2018
Numerous panels during a recent smart cities conference in New York City—including a keynote from Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel—highlighted how technology could exacerbate today's inequalities.

As “Smart Cities” Come Into Focus, California Laws Seek To Limit Surveillance Technology
May 7, 2018
The “smart cities” of the future seem like places where somebody’s watching all the time.

Erie Getting New Parking Meter Technology
June 13, 2018
The Erie Parking Authority’s board of directors signs off on pay-by-phone app. The authority will also test parking kiosks downtown.

RDU Wants You To Try Its New Online Parking System And Share Your Thoughts
June 12, 2018
Raleigh-Durham International Airport is asking the public to help test its new and long-awaited system that lets people book and pay for parking at the airport online.

Annapolis Firm To Bring First Automated Car Parking Lots To Columbia
June 11, 2018
All of the new parking garages being built in the Merriweather District will have STEER-designated spaces for people's partially-automated vehicles.

Meeting The Demands Of The Connected Commuter
June 11, 2018
Industry prognosticators have heralded the coming of the connected commuter since the 1980s, but what was once a science fiction fantasy is now becoming a reality. The future of mobility will revolutionize, rebuild and redefine the way we travel to and transact in high-density commercial and urban centers.

Could Connected Cars Pose a New Threat to Smart Cities?
June 11, 2018
Next-generation transportation systems are relatively easy to trick.

What If Your Car Knew Where The Closest Parking Spot Was?
June 11, 2018
Circling for parking creates an enormous amount of congestion. This could help: A new technology that lets passing cars equipped with parking sensors measure open spots and create a map for other drivers that shows where their car might fit.

Consumer Demands and the impact of IoT on the Payment Industry
June 11, 2018
We’ve come to assume security and expect convenience when it comes to payments. We now use phones, watches, and even cars to pay for things. The proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices and advancing technologies like artificial intelligence are allowing end users to interact with devices much more seamlessly than ever before. These emerging trends are fueling the growth of IoT driven payments, introducing entirely new experiences previously unavailable.

Parking App Developer Wins First Place In UC Davis Big Bang! Business Competition
June 7, 2018
Japa, a software startup out of University of California Davis, aims to solve the frustration involved with navigating crowded parking structures and circling city streets.

Virtual Parking Permit System Coming To Campus
June 7, 2018
Physical parking permits for Stanford’s campus will be replaced by a virtual system over the coming months. Transportation planners believe the new system will be easier to use and more flexible for the campus community.

T2 Systems Unveils Luke® Cosmo On-Street Pay Station
June 4, 2018
T2 Systems, the largest parking technology provider in the country, today introduced Luke® Cosmo, a slender multi-space pay station designed specifically for on-street parking in cities of all sizes.

APCOA PARKING Enters Strategic Partnership with Indian Startup GET MY PARKING to Enhance Smart Parking Portfolio
June 4, 2018
APCOA PARKING, Europe’s leading parking operator, has entered into a strategic partnership with Get My Parking (GMP), India’s principal smart parking startup, to customize and deploy an open IoT platform that provides a seamless mobility experience across all parking touchpoints.

SWARCO Brings Smart Parking to Taunton
June 4, 2018
SWARCO Traffic have announced they are to deliver “highly reliable and Innovative full-colour Variable Message Signs” to” improve the customer parking experience and ease congestion” in the English town of Taunton.

Jeep Wants You To Share A Semi-Autonomous SUV That Can Pay For Parking
June 1, 2018
The cloud of negativity surrounding autonomous and semi-autonomous cars isn’t stopping Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) from weaving the technology into its five-year product plan.

Parking Solution App Launches At St. Johns Town Center
June 1, 2018
The app will provide guests with the ability to reserve a premium spot at the mall in one of 17 new MyPark spaces at the Town Center.

Genetec Announces New Plate Link Feature for AutoVu— Allows Sharing of Parking Data Between Patrol Vehicles
June 1, 2018
Genetec Inc. (“Genetec”), a leading technology provider of parking enforcement, unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, today announced Plate Link, a new feature for its AutoVu™ automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) solution.

Bosch is Pushing for Safer Roads and Easier City Parking
May 30, 2018
Engineering giant Bosch is currently testing a lot of game-changing technology and one of them revolutionizes city parking.

ParkMobile Now Available in City of Berkeley
May 29, 2018
You can now pay for parking at any of the City of Berkeley's parking meters or pay stations using your mobile device.

TecDay Parking: Innovative Parking Solutions: Convenient, Customer-Oriented, Location-Related and Efficient
May 28, 2018
Each year car drivers in European and North American cities spend an average of 55 hours searching for parking spaces. Yet there is no shortage of free parking spaces – one challenge is to find them. And the other is to manoeuvre the car into and out of the space undamaged: 65 percent of customers would like a car that parks and unparks itself.

Saint John Phasing Out Parking Meters With Expansion Of New 'Pay By Plate' System
May 23, 2018
Parking commission buying 11 more machines that require licence plate numbers instead of paper slips for dash

University Parking Program Eases Management
May 21, 2018
At the University of Central Missouri, parking sensor technology provides the facilities team with useful information for parking management.

T2 Systems Announces Latest Customer Wins
May 21, 2018
T2 Systems, the leader in North America for parking technology solutions, today announced 16 recent customer wins for permit management and enforcement, license plate recognition (LPR), pay stations, and PARCS.

Parking is a Breeze at Houston’s City Centre with INDECT’s Ultimate Parking Guidance System: The UPSOLUT
May 17, 2018
INDECT USA, the parking industry’s leading provider of parking guidance systems, announces the latest installation of their premium multi-function, camera-based sensor at the Midway City Centre in Houston, Texas.

Remote Control Parking To Become Legal In Britain
May 16, 2018
British motorists will be able to use an app on their phone or a key fob to park their cars remotely from next month as a new law is introduced, in the latest drive towards self-driving and connected cars.

Aeris & Barnacle Collaborate to Modernize Vehicle Parking Enforcement via IoT
May 16, 2018
Aeris, a technology leader in the Internet of Things (IoT), said today it is working with Barnacle Parking Enforcement, a pioneer in parking enforcement technology solutions that makes parking enforcement in communities and on campuses safer, greener, more efficient, and more convenient for everyone.

UTSA Researchers Explore Cybersecurity Tools For Autonomous Vehicles
May 16, 2018
The organization anticipates that vehicles connected to the cloud will become a big target for cybercriminals and are looking for ways manufacturers can combat that new market in a preventative way.

Sigfox, PNI Sensor Join Forces On Smart Parking
May 16, 2018
Low-power wide-area-network (LPWAN) connectivity provider Sigfox U.S.A. (Boston, MA), has partnered with magnetic sensor and sensor fusion technology company PNI Sensor (Santa Rosa, CA) to launch an IoT-enabled parking system in the US.

SDCCD Implements iParq Software at San Diego Community College District to Improve Enforcement Productivity and Increase Efficiency
May 15, 2018
Within 30 days, the San Diego Community College District had their new parking system up, and running.

How This WeHo Garage Makes Parking Easy, Cost-Effective and Sustainable
May 14, 2018
Pull into any of the numbered garage entrances in West Hollywood’s City Hall parking system, and an array of Unitronics’ robotic lifts and shuttles whisk your vehicle away to an available spot in the structure.

University Of Michigan Researchers: Connected Vehicles Make Roads Safer
May 10, 2018
Researchers at the University of Michigan recently found that the presence of even one connected vehicle on the road can not only improve safety, but it can save energy in traffic as well.

Smart Workplace - Smart Parking?
May 11, 2018
Should smart parking be a vital component of any smart workspace with carpark facilities? A Clearview Intelligence blogger thinks so.

Bitcoin Adoption Continues: Parking Lots, Supplies Store, Courses, Boutique Hotel
May 7, 2018
Bitcoin adoption continues to grow rapidly worldwide. This adoption roundup features four merchants that recently started accepting the digital currency – a boutique hotel in Spain, parking lots, an electrical supply store, and online courses in Japan.

Mt. Lebanon Makes Parking as Easy as a Swipe of a Finger with the PassportParking® Mobile App
May 7, 2018
Mt. Lebanon announces the launch of its first mobile app for parking, PassportParking®, which allows parkers to pay for their parking on the go.

Parking Space-Sharing Startup Looks To Expand In Tucson
June 10, 2018
AirGarage, a service that allows users to rent parking spaces around college campuses, plans to expand to the University of Arizona area in the coming months.

Virtual Parking Permit System Coming To Campus
June 7, 2018
Physical parking permits for Stanford’s campus will be replaced by a virtual system over the coming months. Transportation planners believe the new system will be easier to use and more flexible for the campus community.

Stevens Point Parking Meter Revenue Up With New UWSP Meters, But Falls Short Of Estimates
June 7, 2018
New digital parking meters near the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point didn't collect as much money as the city expected in their first academic year, but they took in more than the typical amount from coin-only meters.

UTRGV Increases Prices For Student Parking
June 6, 2018
The price of parking permits for a preferred parking zone at UTRGV has gone up and students are unhappy with the change.

University Of Michigan Launches A Pair Of Driverless Shuttles
June 4, 2018
The University of Michigan now has two autonomous shuttles to bring people from a parking lot to campus.

University Parking Program Eases Management
May 21, 2018
At the University of Central Missouri, parking sensor technology provides the facilities team with useful information for parking management.

UNM Student Posts On Craigslist Trying To Find 'Affordable' Parking
May 16, 2018
A University of New Mexico sophomore says she can't afford any parking options on campus, so she's reaching out to the community around it for help.

SDCCD Implements iParq Software at San Diego Community College District to Improve Enforcement Productivity and Increase Efficiency
May 15, 2018
Within 30 days, the San Diego Community College District had their new parking system up, and running.

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Now Available At Nittany Deck
May 7, 2018
More and more electric vehicles are hitting roadways across the country, and now there’s a place for them to park and plug on Penn State's University Park campus.

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