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Today, 77% of Americans own smartphones. We all know how useful these devices are for keeping up to date with family, friends, and happenings all over the globe. Many of us are even aware as to how they have changed consumer behavior, providing options which are often even more convenient and affordable than a trip the the store.  As we use these devices to tweet, post, comment, and share our experiences, especially about cities and services, we provide a great datastream parking teams can collect and analyze in real time.   New York City recently piloted a program targeting the food industry....

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Google is rolling out some new features in their newest version of Google Maps v9.49 beta. The primary focus? Parking! The new version will allow motorists to pin their vehicle location and save a variety of different items to help them find their car and even set a timer with reminders so users are less likely to get a ticket. This isn’t the first time that Google has helped to alleviate the stress of parking, earlier this year they added a parking difficulty icon, to help inform driver’s areas where parking is limited (seen below). There are different levels for...

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For many motorists, the only thing more frustrating than finding a parking citation on their car, is finding an immobilizing boot attached. These devices are employed for a variety of reasons, but mostly it's the result of the vehicle having accumulated a certain number of unpaid parking violations.  There are a lot of problems with this technology, frustrated motorists can do serious damage to the device, the car, and even the road if they attempt to drive with the boot attached. Furthermore, they are clunky and difficult to install quickly. They are almost as much of a hassle for the...

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In today’s busy world, mobile apps seem to be the solution to just about every problem a University student can come up with. Parking apps are no exception. Campuses across the United States are adopting new technology in order to better measure their parking availability in order to help students park faster and smarter.  These new mobile apps give students real time access to open lots and some are even as specific as which spaces are open within a lot. Not only can these apps let students track availability, they also give students access to monitoring their parking sessions, parking...

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