Rapid City Journal
“Paying by mobile phone provides our residents and visitors with an easy-to-use and convenient option to pay for parking,” Deadwood Police Chief Kelly Fuller said in a release. “It makes parking much more convenient and lets them focus on all the great things Deadwood has to offer.”
May 10, 2014 | by Tom Griffith
Crain's Chicago Business
The app saves you time, namely the three minutes or so you spend trekking to the pay box, fiddling with your credit card and then walking back to your car to display the tag on your dashboard. Three minutes may not sound like much, but if you're running late or being pelted by rain or snow, you'll be grateful.
May 8, 2014 | by Steve Hendershot
The capability to pay for Chicago's parking meter via cell phone -- a technology city officials began testing earlier this spring -- is rolling out to the rest of the city's 36,000 parking meters. NBC Chicago's Lauren Petty reports for the NBC 5 NEWS TODAY.
May 6, 2014 | by Lauren Petty
About 1,600 West Loop drivers used a free parking app during three weeks of a pilot program giving motorists the option to pay for public parking spots by phone.Chicago Parking Meters on Tuesday said the ParkChicago app will begin to roll out in areas surrounding the pilot area and expand to all of the city’s 36,000 meters by the end of summer.
May 7, 2014 | by Tina Sfondeles
Crain's Chicago Business
The Emanuel administration has announced today the start of the citywide rollout of a smartphone app to pay parking meters. The administration revealed plans April 14 to launch the mobile app, called Park Chicago, after a trial run on the Near West Side.
May 6, 2014 | by Thomas A. Corfman
“If I’m in the middle of an appointment, I can’t really excuse myself to go and feed the meter,” Martin said. “It’ll be nice to easily access that. And I think it’ll be great for our customers too.”
April 14, 2014 | by Tina Sfondeles
Crain's Chicago Business
Chicago Parking Meters LLC, the vendor that operates the city's parking meters, is rolling out a mobile app for parking. The app, ParkChicago, should make it easier for drivers to pay for parking and allow them to add time remotely to a meter that's about to expire.
April 14, 2014 | by John Pletz
"It's a big advantage for a guy like me, who works right down the street,'' said Smith, an art director for an advertising company. "If I am caught in a meeting, I'm able to add more time (using the app). It beats having to set reminders on my phone and run down to the pay box."
April 14, 2014 | by Jon Hilkevitch
PassportParking is proud to announce the launch of AirLink, the world's first parking enforcement autonomous drone system
"It’s our goal to change the industry through the use of technology, and Airlink is just one of the ways in which we plan on doing that." - Charlie Youakim, Managing Partner of PassportParking
Black Hills Pioneer
"Deadwood Police Chief Kelly Fuller said he and members of the parking and transportation committee took part in a demonstration of the [PassportParking] system and were 'quite impressed.'"
Parkers wishing to park overnight in Oak Park, IL can now purchase overnight parking passes online, through a service developed by PassportParking.
"Allowing [Park Charlotte] to accept payment directly from our customer, without the need for a middleman, is a win-win situation for us and our customers." - Ross Brewer, President & CEO of Park Charlotte
Orange County Register
"That’s a great feature for the beachgoer in California – you’re on the beach having a good time, it’s nice to know you can add time without going all the way to the parking lot to feed the meter.” - Brian Ketterer, District Superintendent for Orange Coast District
City of Pompano Beach
"With mobile payment parking, we’re able to enhance the Pompano Beach experience by allowing customers to pay on the go as well as extend their session while they are enjoying the beach, activities, or local restaurants.” - Mayor Lamar Fisher
"The bottom line is that the City will be able to enjoy significant cost savings while providing a better parking experience for our citizens." - Mayor Greg Fischer
The City of Omaha is hoping that its new "ParkOmaha" smartphone app, powered by PassportParking, will take the frustration out of parking downtown.
Reuters - PE Hub
PassportParking, the industry leader in enterprise parking software, today announced it has raised $6 million in Series A funding co-led by Grotech Ventures and Relevance Capital with participation from a consortium of angel investors. Led by its flagship mobile payment solution, Passport provides municipalities, universities and private parking operators with a cloud-based platform that helps streamline the parking management process leading to efficiency and revenue gains for clients.
Chicago Tribune - Local
“This new mobile pay feature is sure to improve commuters’ daily routine and overall experience,” states Scott Hartman, City Manager. “By making the parking process simpler, we hope to entice more people to take public transportation.”
Your phone can now act as a parking pass for downtown Louisville surface lots.
On Monday, Mayor Greg Fischer will introduce new mobile pay technology at downtown surface lots through an app called "PassportParking." You will be able to pull-up and pay from your phone without having to visit a parking lot pay station.
WSSU Student Newspaper
Winston-Salem State's new parking option relieves the burden of scraping for loose change.
"We are thrilled to introduce mobile payment technology throughout Oak Park," Jill Velan, Oak Park's interim parking and mobility services manager, wrote in a news release. "Mobile payment is the future of parking, and we believe the vendor we chose offers the easiest to use and most convenient system available."September 26, 2013 | Anna Lothson
"The city of Hudson chose PassportParking because we wanted to add the convenience of electronic payment while keeping existing coin-options for our parkers," said Hudson Police Chief Marty Jensen.September 25, 2013 | Margaret Ontl
In just a few short years, cloud hosting has radically transformed our lives. It allows us to remotely access songs, pictures and documents—even change the temperature of our houses!September 2013 | Charlie and Bob Youakim
"The Village of Villa Park has been looking for a program like this to enhance the services offered to Villa Park commuters," said Chief Robert Pavelchik of the Villa Park Police Department. "The results of a recently conducted survey overwhelming showed that users were looking for an easier way to pay for utilization of the Metra lot."Sept 16, 2013 | Suburban Life Media
Oak Park is ready to take its parking meter system to the next level with a quicker, more convenient model that will allow users to pay by phone using a credit card.July 23, 2013 | by Anna Lothson
KBZK.com - MTN News
Wendy Thomas, deputy director of Planning & Community Development in Great Falls, said at the time, "A lot of people don't carry cash, they don't carry change, they find it kind of a hassle to dig through their car and pockets to pay for their parking, and this is just a way for people to utilize their phones to pay for parking."July 23, 2013 | by Tara Grimes
Wisconsin Dells - Wiscnews.com
Police Chief Jody Ward said that the city can have logos on the meters that lets people with smart phones scan in an app and pay by their smart phone. The meters also have a number people can call to pay by credit card or they can go to one of the parking pay station kiosks in some of the lots to pay with a credit card or cashJuly 9, 2013 | by Kay James
California Department of Parks and Recreations taps PassportParking to help modernize the way state parks accept payment
June 25, 2013
Digital Payment Technologies - Marketwire
"With PassportParking, parking operators can increase operational efficiency by retrieving space or license payment data from our backend directly on an Android phone, without ever having to visit the pay stations, and consumers can easily extend parking sessions via an iPhone or Android app." - Chris Chettle, senior vice president of sales and marketing at DPTMay 17, 2013 | by Chris Warfield
Dubuque - KWWL NBC
"We looked into some of the other options that were out there, of the pay-by-space and the individual meters that you can use a credit card on, and we found that they were just too expensive for us," Horsfield said.May 15, 2013 | by Becca Habegger