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How UK's startups are fixing its parking problem

Posted on March 05, 2017
Sensor-based innovation likely heralds the future of public parking.

The technology fixing Britain’s parking problem

Posted on February 09, 2017
Most drivers are familiar with the headache of parking: spending what feels like hours circling the streets looking for a space, wasting time and money in the process. Now, the extent of motorist’s misery has been revealed, with new figures showing British drivers waste an average of four days a year looking for a place to park.

Intelligent parking to cut congestion

Posted on January 25, 2017
Cardiff’s making history, becoming the first city in Europe to use intelligent parking which means people heading into the city will be able to check an app to find out where there’s a space.

Cardiff plans smart car parking roll out

Posted on January 24, 2017
Cardiff City Council is preparing to install infrared sensors on its parking bays and roll out a mobile app to help drivers find vacant spaces around the city.

You'll soon be able to find parking spaces across Cardiff - by using your mobile phone

Posted on January 24, 2017
Thousands of sensors will be installed in Cardiff to allow drivers to find a parking space – by checking their mobile phone.

UK’s Cardiff set to unveil Europe’s first citywide deployment of bay sensor technology

Posted on January 24, 2017
In a commitment to ensuring Cardiff is a high quality, attractive and liveable smart city, Cardiff City Council is using innovative technology to deliver tangible service improvements in city management, with a wide range of applications across council functions. One of these innovations is the introduction of Smart Parking technology.

Cardiff Set To Lead The Way In Smart City Parking

Posted on January 23, 2017
More than 3000 infrared vehicle detection sensors will be installed across the city Cardiff City Council is preparing to unveil Europe’s first citywide deployment of bay sensor technology to ease congestion and improve the city’s air quality.

High tech solutions cut freedom camping rubbish and overcrowding

Posted on January 10, 2017
Ground sensors in two popular Wellington freedom camping sites are telling potential campers when they're full to prevent overcrowding.

Stockland centre’s ‘smart’ parking system

Posted on October 19, 2016
Stockland Baulkham Hills has installed a smart parking system, which detects the occupancy status of every parking space within the shopping centre’s car park.

Accelerating the Internet of Things in the UK

Posted on October 06, 2016
RAND Europe carried out a study to support a process for policy feedback that will inform the development and adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) in the UK featuring Westminster's deployment of Smart Parking technology

Smarter parking for Wellington to start on Monday

Posted on August 04, 2016
You won't see the dreaded white chalk on your tyres when parking around Parliament any more. As of Monday, sensors will detect when your vehicle stops in a parking bay, and when you have overstayed your welcome. No more paper tickets blown away by the Wellington wind before you can display them, either. Instead you need to remember the number of your parking space and enter it into the machine before paying and walking away.

A ground breaking use of technology and passion for innovation at Westminster City Council has been recognised at the prestigious Corporate IT Forum’s “Real IT Awards 2016”.

Posted on May 31, 2016
The council picked up the “Innovation in Technology” prize for its unique use of radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology to help disabled residents in Westminster find a place to park. The council’s IT department was also “highly commended” in two other categories.

5 small-cap shares for your watch list

Posted on May 16, 2016
Using a watch list is a good way to monitor the progress of interesting companies to see if they are on track. Here are five micro-to-small caps which are worth keeping an eye on:

Smart parking trial launched in Manuka - The Canberra Times

Posted on April 29, 2016
A long-anticipated smart parking trial in Manuka was launched on Friday. By downloading the free ParkCBR app, drivers can now see 460 infra-red parking bays and check spots before they leave. On arrival, there are LED parking availability street signs for further guidance.

Smart parking technology begins rollout in Australia’s capital

Posted on April 29, 2016
Today the ACT Government, in partnership with parking technology firm Smart Parking Limited, launched SmartPark, the real-time bay sensor parking solution alongside the new ParkCBR app designed to make finding and paying for parking even easier in the capital.

Parking Made App-solutely Simple

Posted on April 29, 2016
Everyone knows the pain of waking up 30 minutes early to get a car park near work, only to find that there are no spaces left – and by the time you find one you’re an hour late to work, your boss is mad and you need to move your car again in two hours to avoid a parking fine.

Smart parking trial begins in Manuka

Posted on April 29, 2016
Smart parking technology has been introduced in the busy retail precinct of Manuka. The 12-month trial is designed to help ease traffic congestion and travel time by using real-time technology to help Canberrans drive directly to the nearest parking space.

Smart parking trial launched in Manuka - The Sydney Morning Herald

Posted on April 29, 2016
A long-anticipated smart parking trial in Manuka was launched on Friday. By downloading the free ParkCBR app, drivers can now see 460 infra-red parking bays and check spots before they leave. On arrival, there are LED parking availability street signs for further guidance.

Park Smart in Manuka: five things you need to know

Posted on April 27, 2016
I drive through Manuka every.single.day, and I feel like I know every inch of it…so when a collection of large LED parking signs recently suddenly appeared I was all ‘um…where did they come from?’

Getting information where it’s needed with the internet of things

Posted on April 18, 2016
Connected cities benefit us all. This was something Milton Keynes Council latched on to. They have around 25,000 parking spaces, and forecasts suggest they might need another 12,000 by 2020. But Brian Matthews, their head of transport, thought there could be another solution.