When I came to Partek Solutions almost 10 years ago, I had no idea that the 'Parking Industry' was a thing. Looking back now it's obvious that virtually everything is part of some larger industry.
Needless to say, I was pretty overwhelmed with all of the information. Here at Partek we deal primarily with media, and even still the amount of information to be absorbed was really impressive.
In an effort to help anyone else who might be getting started themselves, I thought we would start a series of educational posts about some of the components within a parking operation (we'll even throw in a few shameless product plugs along the way!)
Today, we're looking at Parking Meters.
There are several different prominent manufacturers of parking meters, the most notable among them being: Parkeon, Global Parking Solutions, Ventek, and Cale. Each of these have unique product lines and capabilities but all offer equipment to facilitate On Street Parking (As the name suggests, this means parking on the street.) Below are the different types of On Street Parking Meters