Parking Ponderings

What Are Parkers Really Thinking? Part 1

If you’re reading this, chances are good you’re a lot owner, manager, or operator. With parking spots to fill. You know that there is parking out there; in fact you may even think there’s too much of it.

That’s not what people think though.

Parking Logix recently conducted an Omnibus survey of 1,000 randomly selected drivers from […]

Are You Selling Enough Parking Permits?

For lots that sell parking permits, selling the right number can be tricky.

Chances are even if you sell a permit for every single spot in your lot, your parking facility will never be full.

Why not? People do things other than park (shocker!). They travel, visit the dentist, take time off, some even visit the […]

Is Parking Counting Green?

Parking counting systems boil down to one simple principle: They give drivers the right information at the right time so they can get into spots with the minimum search time possible.

And that’s not only good for drivers and for lot owners, it’s also good for the environment.

Studies show that as much as 30% of […]

What Can Parking Guidance Do for You?

Parking guidance systems let drivers know where and when parking spots are available.

So what?

How does parking guidance benefit lot owners? How does it improve your bottom line?

Firstly, parking counting systems like OpenSpace help you offer better customer service. Nobody likes looking for a spot. By letting drivers know how many spots are available and […]

Can Better Downtown Parking Help Boost Business in Your City?

A healthy downtown area where stores are walkable and easy to access generates robust sales and creates jobs, contributing to a vibrant economy for your city. Studies show that people who visit downtown businesses by foot return more often and spend more time and money. Ed McMahon of the Urban Land Institute went so far […]

Why Investing in Parking Guidance Makes Common Sense for Airports

It’s finally June and airports the world over are filled with vacation goers, headed out to enjoy some hard-earned time off. With more options of airports, airlines, and flying experiences than ever, modern travelers seek an experience that is the most personalized and offers them the best amenities. They want a smooth, streamlined experience from […]

Is The Search For a Spot Putting a Damper on the Fun?

When you run an entertainment facility, you know you need to stay in the spirit of fun. Your customers are headed out for a night on the town, to watch their team win, see their favorite singer perform, or try their hand at winning big.

You want your customers to arrive ready to cheer, sing, or […]

Don’t Have the Budget for Parking Counting?

Hospitals  face myriad expenses with constantly changing technology, diverse departments with unique budgetary needs, and efforts to stay on the cutting edge of medicine. Parking very often is not at the forefront of a hospital’s budgetary plans.

And while hospital management may be well aware of the benefits of parking counting systems in getting patients and […]

Can Smart Parking Improve Traffic Congestion?

Congested roads are more than an annoyance; they’re a threat to a city’s infrastructure and its ability to thrive.

How do cities address this critical issue? Oftentimes it’s by adding more lanes or creating more roadways. While this may alleviate some of the congestion in the short term, traffic usually soon fills the added space leaving […]

It’s the Show You’ve Been Waiting For

It’s only one month away and you don’t want to miss it.

With over 3,500 parking professionals from more than 30 countries across the world, the IPI (International Parking Institute) Conference is the parking event of the year.

Boasting the largest display of parking innovations and technology in the world, there’s something for everyone.

Parking Logix will be […]