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Parking app roundup

Parking app roundup

| January 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

The latest crop of parking apps delivers remote car access, a map of cheap fuel options, and access to private parking spots. The only catch? Most of these innovative apps are only available in certain locales; the parking app market remains sadly fragmented: FordPass Happily, the app isn’t just for Ford drivers. Through a partnership […]

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Parking app ParkMe now takes Android Pay

Parking app ParkMe now takes Android Pay

| December 22, 2015

Stop the circling! ParkMe, the app that provides users with realtime on- and off-street parking data, is now inviting drivers to reserve and pay for parking via Android Pay. The latest version of the ParkMe Android app is equipped with the feature. “We want to make it easier for businesses like ParkMe ​to offer a […]

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PayByPhone parking app hits Boston

PayByPhone parking app hits Boston

| June 30, 2015

Parking meters throughout the U.S. are disappearing, one app at a time. As we’ve reported before, regional parking apps are popping up that allow drivers to pay for parking in garages, and on the street, via the convenience of their smartphones. Collaborations between local government, such as Parkmobile, which is available throughout the country, make single-spot […]

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New app for finding accessible parking in Hawai’i

New app for finding accessible parking in Hawai’i

| May 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

A new smartphone app is helping drivers find accessible parking in the state of Hawai’i, according to Maui Now. DPark, an app supported by the Hawai’i State Disability and Communication Access Board, displays 500 photos of accessible spots that are available at airports, government office parking, certain malls, medical facilities, local venues, and state parks. App […]

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Chicago app cage match: ParkWhiz vs. SpotHero

Chicago app cage match: ParkWhiz vs. SpotHero

| May 6, 2015

Earlier this week, the app ParkWhiz rolled out flat-rate “Simple Price Parking” at over 100 Chicago parking facilities, allowing drivers to reserve an hour of parking for just five bucks, or two hours for $10 and 12 hours for $15. “…The main goal with regards to introducing Simple Price Parking is we want to make parking […]

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SF attorney sends cease and desist letter to MonkeyParking

SF attorney sends cease and desist letter to MonkeyParking

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

“I have the right to tell people if I am about to leave a parking spot, and they have the right to pay me for such information,” says Paolo Dobrowolny, CEO MonkeyParking, defending his controversial parking app. Unfortunately, the City of San Francisco does not agree. City attorney Dennis Herrera has sent a cease-and-desist letter to […]

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MonkeyParking: app auctions off parking options

MonkeyParking: app auctions off parking options

| May 22, 2014

A while ago, just finding a parking spot in a busy area was a reward in itself, but now you can turn that precious parking spot into cash. An app called MonkeyParking, born out of an Italian company, aims to relieve drivers of spending countless hours cruising for parking in San Francisco. MonkeyParking allows its […]

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