Notes from Seattle’s Transition to Pay by Plate
Lessons Learned Margo Pulley Are you considering transitioning to pay by plate? How hard would it be? How would your customers take to it? What benefits does it provide? Seattle decided back in 2012 that we wanted to transition to pay by plate when we replaced our...
Farewell: Remaining coin parking meters in Madison have been replaced
MADISON (WKOW) — The city of Madison this week completed installation of approximately 650 additional single-space “smart meters.” The completion of this installation marks the elimination of all on-street coin-only meters, with every on-street meter now able to...
Homeless donation meters coming to Daytona
Daytona Beach is soon going to have five devices scattered around the city; one is already up on the beachside. They are equipped to collect donations for the homeless. DAYTONA BEACH — For those who want to help the homeless, just look for the bright orange device...
Hell hath no fury like the driver who doesn’t feel they deserve a parking ticket.
Broken parking meters in St. John’s? We need fixes, not fines
The City of St. John’s says people who park at damaged parking meters for more than two hours will soon be ticketed. – Joe Gibbons
I heard and read on several news outlets this morning about St. John’s city council’s decision to ticket people who park at broken meters. As someone who often frequents downtown, this news is very concerning to me, especially as we enter the Christmas shopping season.
Daley’s double talk on parking meters
Mayoral candidate William “Bill” Daley gave two Chicago newspapers opposing opinions of his brother Richard’s most detested deed as Chicago’s mayor: selling the city’s parking meter operations to a private firm for comparative peanuts then quickly blowing all the proceeds. The firm sent parking rates sky-high and now rakes in hundreds of millions of dollars.
City testing new parking meters with app payments
Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) – New parking meters in Rochester have been installed in spots around the city to test app payments. The new meters are set up with their own app to allow payment via smart phone. Two different companies are responsible for the new meters....
Hobart’s new cashless parking meters cop bad reviews after issues with glare, network glitches
Hobart’s new parking meters are designed to be a quick, cashless solution to meet modern demands, but many users are finding them frustrating and anything but simple.
New Parking Meters Almost Ready To Go Live On Princeton Streets
For those who have been enjoying the free parking on local streets in recent weeks, the party is almost over. On November 5, Princeton’s new “smart” parking meters will be up and running, so it will be back to paying to park at the 1,100 metered spaces throughout town.
New parking meters rolling into Elmira
Monday night, City Council approved a resolution awarding a contract to IPS Group, Inc. for the purchase of new and refurbished parking meters.