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Cardiff's 'smart parking' scheme to be extended allowing more drivers to check their phones for a parking spot

Posted on September 04, 2015
Hours spent crawling round Cardiff’s streets to try to find a parking space could be a thing of the past when a new pilot scheme of “smart parking” is expanded in the city. There are already 225 sensors installed in the city but another 57 have been put in place.

Smart Parking Trial Expanded

Posted on September 03, 2015
The Smart Parking Trial scheme which launched in Cardiff this summer has been expanded to cover the Cathays Park area of the city. A further 57 Smart Parking RFID-equipped SmartEye vehicle detection sensors, linked via SmartLink data transmitters have been installed in addition to the original 225 sensors which were originally installed in West Grove, The Walk, Museum Avenue, North Road, Museum Place, Park Place, Wellfield Road, Albany Road, Severn Road Car Park and Sofia Gardens Car Park (access road to the car park).

Smart Parking on trial in Cardiff

Posted on August 26, 2015
Smart Parking Technology has started installing 225 RFID-equipped SmartEye vehicle detection sensors, linked via SmartLink data transmitters, in some of Cardiff’s central parking hotspots.

Cardiff runs smart parking pilot

Posted on August 05, 2015
City council tests software hooking up sensors and mobile app to guide drivers to empty bays

South Wales Echo test put SmartApp to the test

Posted on August 04, 2015
It is billed as a tool which can help Cardiff's residents and visitors find vacant spaces in an instant... but does the Smart Parking app really work?

App that shows available parking being piloted in Cardiff

Posted on August 04, 2015
An app capable of showing people where to park their cars is currently being piloted in Cardiff. Smart Parking, which can be downloaded on both Android and iOS, allows you to locate vacant parking spaces in real-time. Wales’s capital is the first city outside London to get the technology, with the council looking to extend the project if it’s a success.

App showing available parking to be trialled in Cardiff

Posted on August 03, 2015
The Smart Parking technology uses vehicle detection sensors installed at parking bays in the city to indicate available spaces - shown as green icons - with filled spaces showing as amber or red.

Cardiff launches ‘smart parking’ trial

Posted on August 03, 2015
Smart parking technology offering live information to motorists is being trialled in Cardiff. Cardiff City Council is working with firm Smart Parking Ltd to pilot a system that allows people to see where parking spaces are available throughout the Welsh capital.

City launches historic ‘smart parking’ trial

Posted on August 03, 2015
Smart parking technology offering live information to motorists is being trialled for one of the first times outside London.

Smart Parking - making parking easier in the Welsh Capital

Posted on July 31, 2015
In a move which could transform how residents, visitors and commuters park their car in Cardiff, The City of Cardiff Council is working with Smart Parking Ltd, to carry out a pilot scheme testing how effective this new technology is for the Welsh Capital. Cardiff will be the first city to use this technology on street, outside London.

Smart parking – Key projects for smart cities

Posted on July 24, 2015
The initial momentum on smart cities was focused around solving the specific problems of cities, problems that have been critical for a long time. Smart parking solutions were soon identified as important projects for improving parking options in cities, particularly in city centres. Read the full M2MNow Report here

Transforming the parking experience for hospitals

Posted on July 14, 2015
Transforming the parking experience for hospitals

Cardiff Council takes the initiative with on-street locations

Posted on July 09, 2015
City of Cardiff Council has moved to improve its on-street parking capability, with the installation of 225 vehicle detection sensors around parking hotspots.

City of South Perth trials in-ground parking sensors

Posted on June 25, 2015
Working in partnership with Australian Parking and Revenue Control (APARC), the City of South Perth has recently installed in-ground parking sensors for a three-month trial period.

City Introduces In-ground Parking Sensors

Posted on June 22, 2015
Working in partnership with Australian Parking and Revenue Control (APARC), the City of South Perth has recently installed in-ground parking sensors for a three-month trial period.

Cardiff's street parking is set to turn hi-tech with pilot of 'smart parking'

Posted on April 20, 2015
Cardiff drivers spend more time finding a space to park than in any other major UK city, a survey published this week. To help reduce this Cardiff council is planning to trial Smart Parking's SmartPark solution, which has been welcomed by drivers and businesses in the city.

Parking ideas - ITS International

Posted on March 13, 2015
Westminster bay sensor parking technology - a blueprint for every large city to manage its parking in future.

New Zealand trials parking bay sensor technology

Posted on February 20, 2015
Wellington City Council in New Zealand has begun to trial Smart Parking’s bay sensor technology with the installation of an initial 72 sensors. On completion of a successful trial, which is scheduled to run to the end of April, the council plans a US$1.05 million rollout of 4,000 sensors across the inner city streets.

Wellington, NZ goes live with parking sensors

Posted on February 13, 2015
A $1.4 million rollout of 4000 sensors across city car parks is being planned by the Wellington City Council. The move would allow wardens to get real-time information about where people are overstaying, although the council also says automated reminder messages and top-up options sent to people's cellphones should mean fewer tickets being issued.

The Smart approach to parking

Posted on February 01, 2015
Looking for ways to improve the parking experience at 27 of its Underground car parks, TfL has chosen Smart Parking’s technology to boost efficiency and keep spaces fuller for longer