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Virtual parking permits introduced in Milwaukee

Virtual parking permits introduced in Milwaukee

| October 28, 2013 | 2 Comments

Begone, physical parking permits! Starting December 20, virtual permits will rule the nighttime streets in Milwaukee, WI. Currently, the city doesn’t allow vehicles to park on its streets between 2 and 6 a.m. Monday through Saturday unless they display a night parking permit, which must be featured in the left corner of their rear window. […]

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Brooklyn to feature North America’s largest automated parking facility

Brooklyn to feature North America’s largest automated parking facility

| August 15, 2013 | 3 Comments

In keeping with Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s aspirations for New York City’s technological future, construction began this month on what will be North America’s largest automated parking facility.  Located a half block from Fulton Street mall in downtown Brooklyn, the nearly 700-unit parking garage will extend 37 feet underground and include robotic features that require no […]

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5 clues that a parking revolution is sweeping the nation

5 clues that a parking revolution is sweeping the nation

| July 16, 2013 | 1 Comment

Rummaging in your pocket for a quarter to pay the meter, leaving in the ninth inning of a tie game to avoid a parking ticket, walking eleven inconvenient blocks because you couldn’t find a closer parking spot—these possibilities may become moot if a parking revolution really is occurring in America, as a report released by […]

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Smartphone tech: not just for big-city parking

Smartphone tech: not just for big-city parking

| April 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Announcements earlier this month from the nation’s largest city and the more modestly sized Walnut Creek, CA (population 65,211), suggest municipalities of all sizes are getting smarter about their parking meter systems. Bye-bye coins, credit card swipes, parking stickers, and paper receipts… On April 9, the City of New York announced two pilot programs, both […]

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