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2016 Award-Winning Parking Facilities Combine Beauty, Convenience, Efficiency, and Sustainability

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—As the seven winners of the International Parking Institute's (IPI) 2016 Awards of Excellence demonstrate, both the state and art of parking have achieved new levels, with the customer experience coming out on top. The awards were announced…

USDOT ‘Jason’s Law’ Survey Reaffirms Nationwide Truck Parking Needs

August 24, 2015 - in Corporate, Roads

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration released survey results today that point to a lack of truck parking…

Tucson Leverages New Technology to Develop App for Both Parking And Transit

January 18, 2015 - in Corporate, Modeling, Transit, Transportation

The City of Tucson has announced the release of GoTucson, a service that will allow users to pay for on-street parking and purchase transit fares through…

How Parking Data Drives Urban Planning

April 24, 2014 - in Planning

The relationship between population density, parking spaces and public transit availability is a critical one for planners, developers and, yes, apartment hunters. Thanks to a $1.2 million grant from the Federal Highway Administration, residents and city planners…

Smart Sensors, Wireless Links to Make Cities More Efficient

February 26, 2014 - in Smart Cities

Smart bins with sensors and wireless links that remotely alert cleaners when they are full are among the devices on show at the Spanish city where the Mobile World Congress starts today. Manel Sanroma, a math professor who became Barcelona’s chief information…

Moscow Deploys World’s Largest Intelligent Parking Project

December 18, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

The technological company Worldsensing, based in London and Barcelona, along with the Russian company ITS, is deploying the largest intelligent parking project in the world in Moscow. According to The Moscow Times, the Russian capital is the most congested…

Sensors Help LA Create Demand-based Parking Pricing

June 13, 2013 - in Sensors, Transportation

Los Angeles drivers competing over limited parking spaces are no longer paying the same rate for every space. With the help of a $15 million federal grant, the city rolled out LA Express Park in May 2012 – a program that utilizes sensor technology in parking…

Xerox “Smart Grid” Parking System Makes it Easier for Cities to Manage Transportation

May 22, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

Municipalities now have a way to manage parking operations with a central management solution. Merge, a technology from Xerox (NYSE: XRX) is the first system to fully integrate and provide analytics on all aspects of metered and off-street programs. Merge…

Living Lab: Urban Planning Goes Digital in Spanish ‘Smart City’

March 17, 2013 - in Smart Cities

Cities around the world aim to become "smart cities," but in Santander, Spain, the goal has already become a reality. Thousands of sensors help alert residents to traffic jams, regulate the watering in city parks and dim the street lamps. An old port city…

Living Lab: Urban Planning Goes Digital in Spanish 'Smart City'

March 17, 2013 - in Smart Cities

Cities around the world aim to become "smart cities," but in Santander, Spain, the goal has already become a reality. Thousands of sensors help alert residents to traffic jams, regulate the watering in city parks and dim the street lamps. An old port city…