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2010-12-07 10:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Parkmobile USA, Inc. announced today a revolutionary new service that will allow residents and visitors in Richmond to save time and money by using their mobile phone to pay for parking. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100414/CL86518LOGO ) To use the new Parkmobile system, customers register for free at www.parkmobile.com. Once registered, motorists can use a mobile app, the internet, or a toll free phone call, 877-PARK-758 or...

2010-11-09 05:10:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A fleet of parking enforcement officers were lying in wait to issue the $60 tickets to many of the one hundred unsuspecting visitors to the Burton Chace Park Community Room in Marina del Rey on Saturday, October 30(th) for the 19th Anniversary of the Full Disclosure Network®. Watch this video to see the public outrage in interviews with victims of parking meters and enforcement policies who were attending the event....

2010-10-28 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Streetline Inc. today announced that the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC) will deploy Streetline's sensor-based smart parking solutions on New York's Roosevelt Island, part of the borough of Manhattan. Roosevelt Island is creating new "smart" parking spaces next to Roosevelt Island's subway and historic tramway. The innovative program, which marks Streetline's entry into the East Coast market, aims to help Roosevelt Island better assess...

2010-10-26 14:03:00

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Parkmobile USA, Inc. announced today a revolutionary new service that will allow residents and visitors in St. Petersburg to save time and money by using their mobile phone to pay for parking. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100414/CL86518LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100414/CL86518LOGO ) To use the new Parkmobile system, customers register for free at www.parkmobile.com. Once registered, motorists can use a...

2010-10-21 08:05:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- IPS Group, Inc., a San Diego-based high-tech parking meter company, today announced the completion of the installation of 10,000 new coin and credit-card parking meters throughout the city of Los Angeles. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101021/LA86035-a) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101021/LA86035-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101021/LA86035-b) (Photo:...

2010-10-04 12:39:00

LONDON, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyless Group, the global M2M managed services provider, today showcased how the company and its ecosystem partners T-Mobile USA, Telit Wireless Solutions and Arrow Electronics are delivering end-to-end wireless connectivity solutions to IPS Group, a leader in next-generation parking solutions. This impressive M2M ecosystem is bringing tangible benefits to both the driving public and to the authorities responsible for parking in cities and towns across...

2009-11-27 16:18:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- L.A. City Councilman Paul Koretz and the West 3rd Street Business Association will launch a ground-breaking public valet service tomorrow (Saturday, November 28). Organizers hope the service revolutionizes parking on West 3rd, a street famous for trendy boutiques, gourmet shops and cutting-edge restaurants, stretching from La Cienega Boulevard to Fairfax Avenue. "Customers have told us, we love your street, but we don't love the parking situation,"...

2009-11-16 09:37:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- L.A. City Councilman Paul Koretz and the West 3rd Street Business Association will launch a ground-breaking public valet service on Saturday, November 28. Organizers hope the service revolutionizes parking on West 3rd, a street famous for trendy boutiques, gourmet shops and cutting-edge restaurants, stretching from La Cienega Boulevard to Fairfax Avenue. "Customers have told us, we love your street, but we don't love the parking situation," said...

2009-06-26 08:50:06

Canada's Supreme Court has agreed to hear a Toronto woman's $26 million class action suit against the city for fining her for not paying a frozen parking meter. Attorney Ken Arenson said his client was given a $30 ticket in Toronto for not displaying a parking ticket on her dashboard in the winter of 2007-08. The woman said the ticket machine was frozen and wouldn't accept money and she challenged the ticket. The city stood firm, so Arenson took it to the country's highest court in Ottawa,...

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2009-02-24 14:27:28

Some US cities are ditching traditional coin-slot parking meters for a new generation of "smart" card-operated ones. In places like Charleston, S.C., the technology is "catching on in more and more cities as aging parking meters need to be replaced and new technology is being introduced," Randy Vanderhoof, executive director of the Smart Card Alliance, a non-profit association working to spread the use of smart-card technology, told USA Today. During the first three days after the...