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Smarter Parking With AR Technology

Smarter Parking With AR Technology

Traffic wardens are often not well-liked, but their work is necessary to keep roads and streets clear. Technology company IPS Group is attempting to use augmented reality (AR) technology to make parking operations easier. The technology presented by IPS Group uses AR...

Downtown parking meters displaying mixed messages…

Downtown parking meters displaying mixed messages…

Charleston, S.C. (WCIV) — The City of Charleston voted in March to double parking meter rates and extend the hours of enforcement from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. But many parking meters downtown are still displaying old prices, and old pay times. City of Charleston's...

Monthly parking meter revenue almost doubles since 2015

Monthly parking meter revenue almost doubles since 2015

Since paid parking hit the downtown Square, parking meters have brought in about 40 percent more revenue than during the first year the meters were put in around the Square. In May, meters took in $91,913 compared to $64,931 in May 2015. The average monthly income for...

New parking meters would take plastic in Brattleboro, VT

New parking meters would take plastic in Brattleboro, VT

Searching all over the car for change to pay for parking could become a thing of the past. Town officials believe parking meters accepting credit or debit cards would result in a large increase in revenue that would allow the town to quickly repay a loan to buy the...

Princeton officials planning to acquire new parking pay stations

Princeton officials planning to acquire new parking pay stations

Princeton officials will spend $1 million for a company to provide and install high-tech single-space parking meters and multi-space pay stations that will have multiple payment options. In all, some 1,000 meters will be replaced, municipal Engineer Deanna Stockton...

Mobile pay feature coming to Northgate parking meters

Mobile pay feature coming to Northgate parking meters

COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX) - The City of College Station has approved more than $100,000 worth of upgrades for some parking meters. On Monday night, council approved a contract with IPS to improve the meters in the Northgate area. "We're actually upgrading the...

Parking Pilot Pushed To Open Up Spaces

Parking Pilot Pushed To Open Up Spaces

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. City...

Olympia tries smarter parking meter upgrade

Olympia tries smarter parking meter upgrade

A new “smart meter” parking system for downtown Olympia looks like another small, but good step toward making the city core friendlier for visitors. It also avoids the cost shocks seen with previous city parking adventures. Once the upgrades are wrapped up this month,...

New downtown Brockton parking meters installed

New downtown Brockton parking meters installed

The Brockton Parking Authority recently installed 100 new “smart” parking meters in downtown Brockton, allowing visitors to the area to pay for their parking with credit and debit cards. They will soon work with a smartphone app, allowing users to put more money in...

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