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DIVVY launches a new parking aggregator to empower consumers

DIVVY launches a new parking aggregator to empower consumers

DIVVY has announced the launch of a new parking aggregator named Justbooked. Justbooked is powered by DIVVY and has been created from feedback by DIVVY’s extensive customer base that parking is too expensive and there’s no way to compare car parks in any given location to get the best value.

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City of Charles Sturt gets a boost with sensor and camera based smart parking

City of Charles Sturt gets a boost with sensor and camera based smart parking

Starting 1 July 2019, local businesses and organisations with the City of Charles Sturt Council will be able to streamline and maintain operational efficiency with dramatically improved parking turnover.

An innovative smart system, developed by a local Adelaide technology company, is set to transform the way parking is done in the western suburbs.

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AppyParking works to unlock the kerbside in preparation for a robo-taxi future

AppyParking works to unlock the kerbside in preparation for a robo-taxi future

AppyParking, the kerbside management and smart parking technology firm, has confirmed their next generation Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) management solution, developed in partnership with three UK local authorities as part of an Innovate UK funded initiative, is being used in a live environment as the project progresses to real-world testing.

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Mt Hotham streamlines resort entry experience with virtual permit solution

Mt Hotham streamlines resort entry experience with virtual permit solution

UbiPark has today announced a new partnership with Mt Hotham to streamline its existing permit payment solution and upgrade the resort entry experience.

The upgrade, which has been launched in time for the 2019 ski season, allows Mt Hotham Resort Management Board (MHRMB) to better manage resort entry demands and gain stronger insights for better decision making and planning.

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Bosch creates new Connected Mobility Division and acquires niche ride sharing startup

Bosch creates new Connected Mobility Division and acquires niche ride sharing startup

Bosch is already a strong player in the new mobility industry, but it has most definitely upped the ante with the creation of its new Connected Mobility Solutions Division.

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ADVAM ramps up its security processes

ADVAM ramps up its security processes

As a leading provider of payment solutions to the parking, airport, shopping centre and self-service markets ADVAM maintains the highest level of payment and data privacy regulations. All of ADVAM’s global policies comply to GDPR, for a long time ADVAM has delivered EMV certified transaction processing to its clients and the ADVAM Gateway is tested and certified to PCI Level 1. ADVAM has now launched the latest weapon in its security armoury with the PCI Listing of its validated P2PE solution.

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Cairns City Centre reinstates free parking to boost visitation

Cairns City Centre reinstates free parking to boost visitation

Free parking on Saturday after 2pm and all day on Sundays will be reinstated as part of a range of initiatives Cairns Regional Council will explore to ensure the Cairns city centre is a vibrant business and recreational district for locals and tourists.

The decision to bring back free parking for most of the weekend has come in the wake of concerns by CBD traders that visitation to the precinct has reduced as a result of 7-day regulated parking coming into effect on January 2018.

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City of Wanneroo Installs Twenty Charging Stations in new Civic Centre Car Park

City of Wanneroo Installs Twenty Charging Stations in new Civic Centre Car Park

Twenty charging stations have been installed within the WA City of Wanneroo’s Civic Centre Car Park, and two public stations adjacent on Cafaggio Crescent.

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Park Assist awarded Parking Guidance System project for San Antonio International Airport

Park Assist awarded Parking Guidance System project for San Antonio International Airport

Park Assist has been awarded the Parking Guidance System project for San Antonio International Airport- Long Term Garage in San Antonio, Texas. The airport is the main international airport in the Greater San Antonio area and serves more than 10 million travelers each year. Park Assist’s M4 Parking Guidance System will be installed into the Long Term Garage, which spans across 5 levels and contains more than 5,400 parking spaces.

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Andrews Government Set to Sting Melbourne Parkers with Increased Levy

Andrews Government Set to Sting Melbourne Parkers with Increased Levy

Melbourne motorists are going to be paying up to $10 per day in taxes to the State Government to park in Melbourne’s CBD areas. The Andrew’s Labor Government plans to increase the city’s Congestion Levy by more than 25%. This is a tax by stealth on property owners with no tangible flow on benefits to motorists.

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EasyPark Launches in Tamworth

EasyPark Launches in Tamworth

This week, Tamworth Regional Council will implement a smarter solution to help make this process easier for the community.

Tamworth Council will implement the award-winning EasyPark service across all paid parking areas within the city with the aim of saving users both time and money.

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SenSen Launches in Thailand with Gemineye Solution

SenSen Launches in Thailand with Gemineye Solution

Leading Artificial Intelligence solutions provider SenSen Networks Limited has commenced trials of its recently launched Gemineye smartphone-based smart city solution in Thailand.

This new customer traction has been facilitated through a Distribution Agreement with Thailand smart city and environmental services company E.V.F. (Thailand).

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Armidale Regional Airport introduces paid parking

Armidale Regional Airport introduces paid parking

Paid parking will be introduced for the Armidale Regional Airport car park from 1 May, to improve the availability of parking for airport users and provide a more equitable mix of income for the regional facility.

Armidale Regional Council Mayor Simon Murray said the number of people parking at the airport had steadily increased in recent years and at times was at full capacity despite a major expansion of the space last year.

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Smart Parking comes to Adelaide with the Park Adelaide App

Smart Parking comes to Adelaide with the Park Adelaide App

Smart Parking have installed a SmartPark system in approximately 2,800 mixed use parking pays across the City of Adelaide, and developed a Smart Parking app called Park Adelaide.

The project is a key initiative of the City of Adelaide’s ongoing Smart City agenda, and the app will be the interactive customer-facing element of the project.

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SenSen launches Gemineye: the world’s first AI smartphone app for parking enforcement

SenSen launches Gemineye: the world’s first AI smartphone app for parking enforcement

Artificial intelligence solutions provider SenSen Networks has today announced the launch of the world’s first AI-powered ‘Smart City’ smartphone app, Gemineye. The platform offers governments, councils and cities across Australia a range of affordable, highly accurate, cloud-based smart city solutions in the palm of their hands – including parking enforcement.

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E-scooter service launches in Auckland

E-scooter service launches in Auckland

E-scooter operator Wave will launch its service in Auckland on 13 March 2019. Wave, which was granted a licence to operate e-scooters in December 2018, is another participant in Auckland Council and Auckland Transport’s shared e-scooter service trial, which ends on 31 March.

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Robyn Seymour appointed as new VicRoads CEO

Robyn Seymour appointed as new VicRoads CEO

VicRoads has appointed a new Chief Executive, with Michael Malouf stepping down after seven months in the role.

Robyn Seymour stepped into the Chief Executive’s job on March 4. Ms Seymour, who has been an influential female leader at VicRoads for more than a decade, said she was excited to build on the capability and capacity of an organisation that manages more than 22,000 kilometres of strategically important roads.

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Is your workplace, or car park, ready, willing and able?

Is your workplace, or car park, ready, willing and able?

Parking Australia has partnered with Mindray Defibrillators to raise awareness of the vital function that defibrillators can perform, in protecting the hearts of the community. The partnership has set in place the crucial goal of equipping every attended Parking Australia member parking facility with a Public Access Defibrillator by 2020. 

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Infrastructure Australia prioritises smart technology to reduce traffic congestion

Infrastructure Australia prioritises smart technology to reduce traffic congestion

Infrastructure Australia has released the 2019 Infrastructure Priority List, presenting 121 nationally significant infrastructure proposals and a $58 billion project pipeline designed to guide investment towards projects that will deliver the best outcomes for Australia’s growing communities.

Many of this year’s new additions to the Priority List reflect the need for forward-thinking, ambitious solutions to support Australia’s future prosperity – such as the delivery of a national electric vehicle fast-charging network, which has been identified as a High Priority Initiative.

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Public hearing to take place on automated mass transit

Public hearing to take place on automated mass transit

Australia is on the edge of a transport revolution, as governments and industry prepare for the introduction of automated vehicles on our road and rail networks.

According to the Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities, “the use of automated vehicles for ride-sharing or ride-hailing, for automated on-road mass transit services, and for the provision of ‘last-mile’ connectivity, could deliver benefits such as significantly improved safety outcomes, greater efficiency and reduced congestion, better access to transport services for those unable to drive, as well as more liveable urban and regional communities”.

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Parking Australia Appoints New CEO

Parking Australia Appoints New CEO

Parking Australia has appointed Stuart Norman as its new Chief Executive Officer. Stuart commenced in the role of CEO on Monday 10 December 2018. Stuart replaces Interim CEO, Lorraine Duffy, who has been acting in the role of CEO for the past 3 months.

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Smarter City Solutions virtual parking permit revolution at Mosman Council

Smarter City Solutions virtual parking permit revolution at Mosman Council

Mosman residents will no longer need to stick parking permits on their car windscreens with the arrival of a sophisticated online parking permit system which has seen Mosman become the first local government area to introduce virtual permits in NSW. 

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PACE 2018 Review: Changing spaces within all of us

PACE 2018 Review: Changing spaces within all of us

What fuels mobility of all types? Is it technology, unequivocally, but foremost it is communication. PACE 2018 emphasized communication.

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Parking Australia Welcomes New Directors

Parking Australia Welcomes New Directors

Parking Australia, the national body representing the interests of the parking industry in Australia, has elected three directors, (two are new to the Board) at the Annual General Meeting of the Company held in Adelaide on Tuesday.

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Duncan secures AnaCacia and Alpin Group as partners

Duncan secures AnaCacia and Alpin Group as partners

Duncan has attracted leading SME investor AnaCacia to join its share register alongside the management team and Alpin Group that are continuing as investors. Trent Loebel and the management team are all continuing in their current roles and now have access to a broader investor base and board to support their growth plans.

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New Zealand’s Unitec invests in Inugo technology

New Zealand’s Unitec invests in Inugo technology

Unitec – New Zealand’s largest institute of technology, has invested in the latest parking technology and installed Inugo in five car parking areas, servicing around 600 parks at the Waterview campus and it’s proving a big hit with the students.

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Federal government announces new Office of Future Transport Technologies

Federal government announces new Office of Future Transport Technologies

The new Office has been created to strengthen the Federal Government’s strategic leadership role in the introduction of new transport technologies across Australia. This includes automated and connected vehicle technologies which will make our roads safer. 

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City of Pasadena partners with Inugo to transform their downtown parking

City of Pasadena partners with Inugo to transform their downtown parking

Inugo today announced that the City of Pasadena has chosen Inugo as their partner of choice and will be installing the Inugo solution into three of their downtown garages.

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Database Consultants Australia acquires Tenix Solutions

Database Consultants Australia acquires Tenix Solutions

Leading Australian technology and data management business DCA announced it completed the acquisition of Tenix Solutions on November 1st.

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Winners Announced in National Parking Industry Awards

Winners Announced in National Parking Industry Awards

Parking Australia has announced the winners for the 2018 Parking Industry Awards, which were held at the Parking Australia Convention & Exhibition on 1 November at The Star Gold Coast.

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Australian Parking Convention to Explore Future Scenarios for Car Parks

Australian Parking Convention to Explore Future Scenarios for Car Parks

Today, Parking Australia will welcome over 300 delegates to the Parking Australia Convention & Exhibition (PACE), which is taking place at The Star Gold Coast from 1-2 November.

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ADVAM becomes part of Transaction Network Services

ADVAM becomes part of Transaction Network Services

ADVAM has announced that it has entered an agreement to be acquired, pending regulatory approval, by Transaction Network Services (TNS), a global provider of managed data communications and interoperability solutions to the payments, financial and telecommunications industries.

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Care Park Champions SARAH message

Care Park Champions SARAH message

Care Park is a proud sponsor of SARAH – Safer Australian Roads and Highways and this month parkers will see a major roll out of the message at many of Care Park’s car parks in major and regional centres.

Sales and marketing manager Jenna White and Care Park’s nominee in the 2018 Young Achiever Award, has taken up the baton to promote SARAH and its message “Drive So Others Survive”.

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Finalists Announced for 2018 Parking Industry Awards

Finalists Announced for 2018 Parking Industry Awards

Parking Australia has today announced the finalists for the Parking Industry Awards, which are to be held during the Parking Australia Convention & Exhibition (PACE) on 1 November 2018 at The Star Gold Coast.

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Parking Australia’s CEO Resigns

Parking Australia’s CEO Resigns

In a statement to members last week, Parking Australia announced that the association’s CEO, Hayden Cock, had chosen to resign his position at Parking Australia due to an unexpected personal matter. Hayden commenced his position with Parking Australia in late March 2018.

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QLD government legislates on towing recommendations

QLD government legislates on towing recommendations

In May last year the Queensland Government announced an independent investigation into the removal of parked vehicles from publicly accessible private car parks and roads by tow truck operators.

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Will you be hacked?

Will you be hacked?

In today’s modern world, IT security is paramount. The PACE 2018 closing plenary session will feature Daniel Weis, Lead Pentester and Head of Security Services at Kiandra IT. Daniel will perform a live hack including launching a spear phishing attack of an organisation’s website, showing how quickly he can harvest data from an unsuspecting company.

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Are our transport emissions aligning with our climate change targets?

Are our transport emissions aligning with our climate change targets?

The Institute for Sensible Transport recently completed a project for the City of Melbourne to provide an improved understanding of current trends in transport emissions. They aligned the City’s method of calculating emissions with international (GPC) protocols. This project also provided a set of recommendations designed to bring the City of Melbourne’s transport emissions in line with climate change commitments.

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Sydney to invest in intelligent transport management

Sydney to invest in intelligent transport management

Sydney is developing the world’s most advanced transport management system giving customers better real-time information and predictive technology to bust congestion.

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SKIDATA looks to expand access management solutions across Australasia

SKIDATA looks to expand access management solutions across Australasia

SKIDATA’s recent staging of its inaugural Australian and New Zealand People Access Conference at Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium marks the start of a new era in the company’s offering of access control and revenue managements in the Australasian market.

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eSMART21 Unveils New Look and Logo

eSMART21 Unveils New Look and Logo

South Australian-based tech company eSMART21, who specialise in innovative smart parking technologies for local government and emerging smart cities, have launched a new logo and a new-look website.

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Hertz collaborates with UbiPark to develop simpler mobility solution

Hertz collaborates with UbiPark to develop simpler mobility solution

Smart parking solutions provider UbiPark and leading vehicle rental brand Hertz Australia have announced a strategic collaboration to develop smarter mobility solutions.

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The leisure experience starts when you drive in at  Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre

The leisure experience starts when you drive in at Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre

One of Melbourne’s most iconic sporting complexes and home to international sporting events, the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre (MSAC) has received a parking makeover giving members, staff and casual users a seamless entry and departure experience.

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HUB Parking Technology Australia announce new GM

HUB Parking Technology Australia announce new GM

HUB Parking Technology Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Dave Hutchinson as General Manager. Dave will be based at HUB’s head office in Melbourne.

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Larry Schneider brings his expertise to Level5design

Larry Schneider brings his expertise to Level5design

Recently established transport innovation company, Level5design, announced today that Larry Schneider will join them to bring his many years of experience to compliment the team starting from July this year. Larry is a national expert and adviser in parking management with over 30 years’ experience in the industry.

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ABM chooses Inugo for frictionless parking at San Diego parking lots

ABM chooses Inugo for frictionless parking at San Diego parking lots

Inugo has announced that their frictionless parking technology will be used in ABM Parking’s eighteen downtown lots in San Diego to improve customer experience and speed of payment.

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ADVI releases thought paper ahead of hypothetical webinar

ADVI releases thought paper ahead of hypothetical webinar

The Australia and New Zealand Driverless Vehicle Initiative (ADVI) Policy and Risk Group has released a document to challenge the status quo of infrastructure planning by providing thought leadership around how infrastructure must be considered and planned to be most productive as part of the Connected and Automated Vehicle (CAV) future. 

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Should Australia introduce road user charges?

Should Australia introduce road user charges?

Adrian Dwyer, CEO of Infrastructure Partnerships Australia, has put forward a case for introducing road user charges to help pay for and manage our road infrastructure.

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Hills drives sales in parking industry with new appointment

Hills drives sales in parking industry with new appointment

Hills Ltd has announced the appointment of Gary Byrne to the role of Business Development Manager, ANZ Parking, Traffic & ITS (Intelligent Transport Systems).

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Parking operators achieve accreditation status under AOS

Parking operators achieve accreditation status under AOS

Four parking operators have now achieved full accreditation status against the Accredited Operator’s Code of Practice. Wilson Parking and PriPark are the latest operators to achieve full accreditation in 2018, joining Care Park and Secure Parking who reached full accreditation status last year.

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Nedap’s sensors enable smart parking in Venice

Nedap’s sensors enable smart parking in Venice

The Italian city of Venice has selected Project Automation to implement Nedap’s smart parking solution to improve on-street parking. Nedap – leading specialist in vehicle detection technology – developed SENSIT. This sensor based vehicle detection system is implemented at a total of 1949 parking bays in two paid parking zones in Venice.

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eSMART21 partners with Nedap to provide wireless vehicle detection

eSMART21 partners with Nedap to provide wireless vehicle detection

Recently eSMART21 was acknowledged as Certified Partner for Wireless Vehicle Detection. With this new certification, Nedap expands it’s global coverage of Certified Nedap patners. eSMART 21 is a South Australian-based tech company specialising in innovative smart parking technologies for local government and intelligent smart parking solutions for emerging smart cities.

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Infrastructure Victoria reports on future scenarios for automated and zero emissions vehicles

Infrastructure Victoria reports on future scenarios for automated and zero emissions vehicles

The Victorian Government has requested Infrastructure Victoria provide advice on the infrastructure required to enable the implementation of automated and zero emissions vehicles in Victoria.

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Global Alliance Formed to Standardize Parking Data

Global Alliance Formed to Standardize Parking Data

The Alliance for Parking Data Standards (APDS), recently formed by the International Parking Institute (IPI), the British Parking Association (BPA), and the European Parking Association (EPA), is a not-for-profit organization with the mission to develop, promote, manage, and maintain a uniform global standard that will allow organizations to share parking data across platforms worldwide.

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UbiPark launches live on-street parking

UbiPark launches live on-street parking

UbiPark have announced the release of live on-street parking availability. The City of Melbourne is the first city that UbiPark has introduced the on-street data feed for, but more cities will be added soon. Now live in the App Store and Google Play, the release of live on-street parking data aims to solve traffic and congestion issues.

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Port Phillip announces plans to install parking sensors

Port Phillip announces plans to install parking sensors

The City of Port Phillip in Victoria has announced plans to install parking sensors in key locations, provide a ‘way finding’ app and implement convenient pay by phone parking across the city as part of new technology upgrades endorsed at a recent council meeting.

“On-street parking is already a scarce commodity in our growing municipality so it’s important to manage this resource as best we can for residents, businesses and the thousands of visitors who flock here annually to enjoy attractions including our beautiful beaches,” said Mayor Bernadene Voss.

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Dallas Fort Worth takes off with ADVAM’s most seamless parking solution yet

Dallas Fort Worth takes off with ADVAM’s most seamless parking solution yet

With over 655,525 departures and arrivals in 2017, Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport achieved the title of 4th largest airport for operations in the world, an accomplishment which marks one of many milestones in the American hub’s record of growth. This month ADVAM have announced that DFW have chosen them as their ticketless-parking partner, making DFW the first American airport to hit the runway with TollTag-integrated parking.

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Smart Parking soon available for the historic Royal Borough of Greenwich UK

Smart Parking soon available for the historic Royal Borough of Greenwich UK

Smart Parking are delighted to be a part of the Royal Borough of Greenwich’s ‘Sharing Cities’ and ‘Low Emission Neighbourhood’ initiatives, after recently receiving confirmation that they have been selected as the preferred parking technology supplier.

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Parking Australia Appoints New CEO

Parking Australia Appoints New CEO

Parking Australia has appointed Hayden Cock as its new Chief Executive Officer. Hayden replaces outgoing CEO, Lorraine Duffy, who was the association’s inaugural CEO for 5 years.

Sharon Prior, President of Parking Australia, said Hayden’s appointment followed an extensive national recruitment process and it was particularly pleasing to have a strong field of candidates.

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ADVAM to launch new payment solutions at Intertraffic 2018

ADVAM to launch new payment solutions at Intertraffic 2018

One of the world leading payment solution providers for parking, will launch the latest additions to their integrated suite of payment solutions, ADVAM UnattendedConnect and AltitudeReservation Lite, at Intertraffic 2018 being held on 20-23 March in Amsterdam.

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InterPark’s Mick Moylan passes away

InterPark’s Mick Moylan passes away

The NSW Operations Manager of InterPark Australia, Mick Moylan, recently passed away with an aggressive illness.

Mick worked in the parking industry for nearly 20 years, including roles at Kings, Secure and InterPark. He was regarded as a diligent and well-respected car park professional, being very popular with his staff and colleagues because of his sense of humour and easy-going nature.

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Smarter City parking revolution begins at Warrnambool City Council

Smarter City parking revolution begins at Warrnambool City Council

Warrnambool City Council has chosen CellOPark to modernise parking in the regional city’s CBD. CellOPark Australia, the leading provider of integrated parking solutions in Australia, offers a suite of smarter parking solutions which include pay-by-phone, pay-by-app, pay-by-web, vPermits (virtual permits) in conjunction with pay-by-plate meters.

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EasyPark Group launches Find & Park in Copenhagen

EasyPark Group launches Find & Park in Copenhagen

Unique new service shows routes with available parking spaces in real time

EasyPark Denmark Country Manager, Bernd Reul, has announced the arrival of the beta version of Find & Park in Copenhagen. Find & Park is a new parking guidance service which helps drivers find an available parking space in the city, holding your hand turn-by-turn along the optimal path to find available parking on the street, or in a garage close to your destination.

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QLD Government partners with iMOVE CRC for Australia’s largest onroad cooperative vehicle trial

QLD Government partners with iMOVE CRC for Australia’s largest onroad cooperative vehicle trial

Validating the effectiveness of emerging vehicle technologies is the primary goal of a new research project announced by Queensland’s Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR), the intelligent transport systems cooperative research centre iMOVE CRC and the Queensland University of Technology (QUT).

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Duncan Solutions achieves industry-first certification for parking payment in China

Duncan Solutions achieves industry-first certification for parking payment in China

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Payment systems are a critical part of a developing smart city. The transmission of secure, encrypted data between infrastructure, banks and businesses via a comprehensive back-end management system enables cities to implement new and convenient payment methods, whilst reducing the reliance on ‘old-fashioned’ cash. Examples of this locally include tap & go functionality, digital wallets and ‘smart’ transport cards.

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Smart Parking Limited announces FY18 First Half Results

Smart Parking Limited announces FY18 First Half Results

Smart Parking Limited (ASX:SPZ) has announced record first half results for the 2018 financial year, where their growth trend continues with increased margins and significant technology wins.

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Industry Expertise to Accelerate Australia’s Future in Smart Cities And Infrastructure

Industry Expertise to Accelerate Australia’s Future in Smart Cities And Infrastructure

Under the Federal Government’s Smart Cities Plan, the $50 million Smart Cities and Suburbs Program was announced over a year ago and the first round of grant winners have been confirmed, with over $28.5 million allocated to 52 projects across the nation. Which begs the question… What does it take to truly create a smart city? Where must cities focus their efforts to provide a decent quality of life for citizens?

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Parkeon and Cale join forces

Parkeon and Cale join forces

Parkeon, the world’s leading parking and ticketing services provider, and Swedish-based Cale, have joined forces to create the leading global technology company for enabling urban mobility.

More than 5,000 cities in over 70 countries rely on Parkeon’s and Cale’s robust systems for payment solutions and services.

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Parking Australia Farewells CEO

Parking Australia Farewells CEO

The Parking Australia President, Sharon Prior, has today announced the resignation of Lorraine Duffy as the organisation’s Chief Executive Officer, who will be finishing at the end of February. The President acknowledged that Ms Duffy leaves behind an enduring legacy of hard work, tenacity and change during her tenure, which commenced in 2013.

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EasyMile Partners with DemandTrans to Bring Next Gen Capabilities to Agencies and Riders Nationwide

EasyMile Partners with DemandTrans to Bring Next Gen Capabilities to Agencies and Riders Nationwide

EasyMile, a global leader in driverless technology, has partnered with DemandTrans Solutions, a leading expert in Mobility-On-Demand technology, to provide efficient autonomous solutions to public agencies across North America as well as a customer-facing app that will enable point-to-point autonomous transportation.

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Associated Time and Park Assist partner on Austin–Bergstrom International Airport

Associated Time and Park Assist partner on Austin–Bergstrom International Airport

Partnering with Associated Time & Parking Controls, a leading supplier of Workforce Management Systems, Parking and Revenue Control Equipment, and Access Control Systems, Park Assist will be introducing its advanced smart sensor PGS to help the Austin–Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA) to provide a stress free parking experience for travelers. 

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EasyPark Parking Meters Upgraded by Ararat Rural City Council

EasyPark Parking Meters Upgraded by Ararat Rural City Council

Ararat Rural City Council has announced that all 28 parking meters in Barkly Street have been successfully upgraded.

“The advantage of the new system is that any faults will be communicated via email in real-time, reducing the period the meter will be out of service to the minimum possible,” Ararat Rural City Council Mayor, Cr Glenda McLean said.

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Tom Sivak Appointed CEO of DESIGNA Access Inc

Tom Sivak Appointed CEO of DESIGNA Access Inc

DESIGNA Access, Inc. has announced the appointment of Tom Sivak as their CEO. He will assume responsibilities on January 1, 2018, and will guide the rapidly growing business unit in North America.

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ptc. expands its presence in Latin America

ptc. expands its presence in Latin America

ptc. has been providing advice to various clients in Latin America, including different retailer groups, for a number of years. Their current project – a shopping centre in Chile’s Santiago, with over 5,000 parking spaces, comprises different areas of parking consultancy, including parking design, traffic flow, communication and wayfinding.

In connection with this, an article was recently published in the Industria del Estacionamiento Profesional, International Parking Institute’s (IPI) Spanish-language magazine.

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Transport Planning Guidelines

Transport Planning Guidelines

Released only this week the Department of Transport WA has added to its suite of transport planning guidelines the Parking Guidelines for Tertiary Educational Institutions.

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Smart Parking partners with Queenstown International Airport

Smart Parking partners with Queenstown International Airport

Christmas is coming early at Queenstown Airport with the install of over 450 vehicle detection sensors, allowing Smart Parking’s SmartGuide solution to be deployed throughout its terminal car parks.

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Smart City Announcement

Smart City Announcement

The Federal Government recently announced its National Cities Performance Framework, part of the Government’s Smart Cities Plan. The initiative will help governments, businesses and communities better understand and measure the performance of our cities, which sets out six Smart Cities policy priorities that articulate the Smart Cities Plan’s ambitions for smart policy investment and technology. 

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2017/18 Australasian Driverless Roadtrip from Easy Mile

2017/18 Australasian Driverless Roadtrip from Easy Mile

EasyMile, Transdev Australasia & Telstra has teamed up to present the 2017/18 Australasian Driverless Roadtrip! The roadtrip will feature public demonstrations of EasyMile’s EZ10 driverless shuttle across Australia and New Zealand in select cities and regions in late 2017 and early 2018.

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Local Government Planning for Electric Vehicles

Local Government Planning for Electric Vehicles

A white paper released this week by ptc and supported by Mosman Council, delivers a comprehensive overview of the EV landscape in Australia.

In Australia, electric vehicles (EVs) still represent a small component of new vehicle sales.

In 2016 the EV market share of new vehicle sales was 1.12%, a 5% decrease in relation to 2015 primarily due to the 80% decrease in sales of battery electric vehicles (BEV) .This well researched and independent paper also proposes three options for Local Government planning for EV’s.

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PA PRESIDENT STEPS DOWN

PA PRESIDENT STEPS DOWN

After 10 years on the Committee then Board of Parking Australia, Cristina Lynn has decided not to stand for the Board again in 2017.

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New President  announced for Parking Australia

New President announced for Parking Australia

Parking Australia, the national body representing the interests of the parking industry in Australia, has elected six directors, (three are new to the Board) at the Annual General Meeting of the Company.

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Telstra choose Smart Parking as preferred supplier of intelligent parking technology

Telstra choose Smart Parking as preferred supplier of intelligent parking technology

Smart Parking Limited (ASX:SPZ) a global leader in intelligent parking solutions is pleased to announce that it has joined forces with leading Australian telecommunications company Telstra Corporation Limited (ASX:TLS) as part of Telstra’s smart city initiative.

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UbiPark Secures $500,000 Investment to Transform the Parking Experience

UbiPark Secures $500,000 Investment to Transform the Parking Experience

UbiPark, an Australian consolidated parking mobile app, has secured a further $500,000 investment to rollout new in-app technologies to help automate and streamline the parking experience for both drivers and business operators. The latest raise takes the company’s total funding to more than $1 million.

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Southern Time Joins Designa as US Business Partner

Southern Time Joins Designa as US Business Partner

Southern Time Equipment Company of North Carolina recently became the newest US Business Partner for DESIGNA USA. Southern Time joins the growing group of industry-leading companies to partner with DESIGNA to bring future-proof parking systems to their customers. Founded in 1951 in Kiel, Northern Germany, DESIGNA’s clear and visionary standards have led to the development of innovative products and solutions for the parking management sector for more than 65 years.

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Smart City focus to include transport technology

Smart City focus to include transport technology

A collaborative of over 380 transport sector organisations have recommended to the Federal Government that transport be a key factor in the National Cities Performance Framework (NCPF).

The NCPF supports the Australian Government’s Smart Cities Plan, and is an Australian first of its kind, bringing together critical data to track city performance, supporting government to better target, monitor and evaluate policy for cities.

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Queensland regulates taxis and ride-sharing services

Queensland regulates taxis and ride-sharing services

Comprehensive changes to the personalised transport industry came into effect on 1 October in Queensland, including a new chain of responsibility framework, more stringent safety requirements and an updated licensing framework.

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Winners Announced for National Parking Industry Awards

Winners Announced for National Parking Industry Awards

Parking Australia, the national association for the parking industry, has today released the winners for the Parking Industry Awards, which were held at the Outlook Conference on 18 September at Sydney’s Star Event Centre.

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ADVAM announces two new appointments in its leadership team

ADVAM announces two new appointments in its leadership team

ADVAM is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Sidwell as Regional Managing Director AU/NZ and Greg Vella as Commercial Manager to support the growth of the business.

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Parking & Traffic Consultants announces rebrand to ptc.

Parking & Traffic Consultants announces rebrand to ptc.

Parking & Traffic Consultants have announced a rebrand and new look under the name of ‘ptc.’ With a new string in their bow through the addition of communication design, ptc. have expanded their existing services of parking, traffic and civil engineering.

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Smarter Parking for Sydney’s Iconic Bondi Beach

Smarter Parking for Sydney’s Iconic Bondi Beach

Waverley is the most densely populated local authority area in Australia, and has correspondingly high levels of car ownership. Factor in the year-round popularity of one of New South Wales’ most iconic tourist destinations, and it’s easy to see why the Council’s Parking Services Division places a high priority on fair, accurate and consistent management of access to car parking.

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Funding grants for women’s leadership development

Funding grants for women’s leadership development

Women & Leadership Australia (WLA) is administering a national initiative to support the development of female leaders across Australia. The initiative is providing women with grants to enable participation in a range of leadership development programs. 

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EasyMile’s EZ10s launched in Estonia

EasyMile’s EZ10s launched in Estonia

On 29th July two EZ10 driverless shuttles were put into service in Tallinn, running the route between Mere Avenue and the Tallinn Creative Hub as part of a pilot project that was launched in Estonia.

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Coles selects Smart Parking to transform parking at new supermarkets

Coles selects Smart Parking to transform parking at new supermarkets

Australian brand, Coles Supermarkets has chosen to work with Smart Parking to make parking easier and more convenient for its customers at four new supermarkets nationally.

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New appointments announced at Cornerstone Parking

New appointments announced at Cornerstone Parking

Cornerstone Parking has recently announced two promotions and two new appointments for their business. Wylliam Young, formerly Development Manager, has been promoted to General Manager.

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Avinor selects ADVAM to improve the parking experience for its customers

Avinor selects ADVAM to improve the parking experience for its customers

ADVAM and Avinor are pleased to announce the agreement to roll-out the latest ADVAM AltitudeReservation platform across seven of Avinor’s principal airports.

As a country, Norway has the most airline trips per capita in Europe. As a wholly-owned state limited company, Avinor is responsible for 45 state-owned airports, managing 50 million passengers per year and some of the busiest routes within Europe.

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EasyMile’s EZ10 electric driverless shuttle launches in Kaohsiung city

EasyMile’s EZ10 electric driverless shuttle launches in Kaohsiung city

On 7 June 2017 EasyMile and Taiwan’s tech consulting firm, 7Starlake, officially launched the EZ10 electric driverless shuttle at a press conference in Taiwan’s Kaohsiung city. Kaohsiung city mayor, Chen Chu, also participated in the launch and took a test ride in the EZ10 driverless shuttle.

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GOVERNMENT HOARDS CASH MEANT FOR COMMUTER CAR PARKS

GOVERNMENT HOARDS CASH MEANT FOR COMMUTER CAR PARKS

The Berejiklian Government is failing to spend money upgrading car parks at train stations despite raking in tens of millions of dollars from a tax raised on parking spaces.

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Auckland Airport selects ADVAM to provide contactless payments

Auckland Airport selects ADVAM to provide contactless payments

Auckland Airport has worked with ADVAM for some time providing an automated solution for the Ground Transport service. With this solution in place, the focus moved to passenger parking and how the experience could be improved for its customers.

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#parkingtrends2017

#parkingtrends2017

Help us to uncover the latest trends in parking by sharing your parking interests or hot topics in parking, and vote for the topics that you would like to know more about – join our LinkedIn group #parkingtrends2017 to start contributing ideas.

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Scott Dubois Appointed VP for Product Management at Park Assist

Scott Dubois Appointed VP for Product Management at Park Assist

Scott Dubois, formerly General Manager of Park Assist’s Asia Pacific Branch has been appointed to the new role of Vice President of Product Management, effective July 1, 2017.

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