How I survived three teens x 120 learner driving hours!

A mother is supervising her daughter as a learner driver in NSW.

Learner Driving.. Ok so I survived! And I’m done! Yes you heard me! Done with learner driver hours … every single one of those 120 hours required to sit your test for a provisional licence in New South Wales. First hand, I’ve navigated three teens in very close succession through those learner driver hours. And…

The Pros and Cons of EV Charging in Strata Building

EV Cars are lined up to charge in the EV Charging Station.

Australia is currently at the forefront of a transformative journey toward a greener future, by the growing adoption of EVs. As we navigate this eco-friendly shift, challenges faced by strata buildings is the seamless integration of EV charging infrastructure. Unlike individual homes, strata buildings accommodate multiple residences, necessitating a unique approach to address the intricacies…

Parking’s Impact on the Urban Parking Ecosystem

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Population in our cities is growing rapidly with the United Nations predicting that over 68.5% of the world’s population will be living in cities by 2050. That’s just 27 years away! And with this the number of vehicles, traffic congestion and where these cars will park, has a significant impact on urban centres. To keep…

Future of Parking Stations: A Necessity in the Modern Cityscape

A modern parking station in Australia featuring white cars neatly parked in designated spaces. The sleek design incorporates modern architecture and efficient parking solutions for urban mobility.

The parking industry stands at a crossroads, facing a future teeming with autonomous vehicles, electric, and flying cars. As urban populations swell—an estimated 27% increase over the next 26 years according to UN data—we must rethink our car parks and parking stations to serve not just today’s needs but those of the coming decades. The…

Why Parking Bollards Make Life Easier?

Parking challenges are no joke. Whether it’s sneaky spot stealers in residential zones or juggling for space in bustling commercial districts, parking can drive anyone nuts. But there’s hope! In this blog let’s tackle how parking bollards makes our life easier. Effortless Residential Visits Visiting friends in crowded neighbourhoods is a breeze with the parking…

Preventing ICEing: Smart Parking Bollards as a Solution 

Remote Parking bollard installed at Wilson Parking Australia to prevent ICEing.

Australia’s electric vehicle adoption rate has surged with sales of new EVs tripling in the first nine months of 2023. This accelerating adoption means increased demand for EV charging infrastructure. But with that come the challenges of ICEing – when Internal Combustion Engine (I.. C.. E) ie. petrol/ diesel vehicles, and even EVs now, park…

Connected Mobility in 2024

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Connected mobility has become an integral part of our lives, revolutionising the way we navigate our cities and park our vehicles. As 2024 approaches, it’s the perfect time to revisit how this technology is transforming our transport landscape. Unleashing the Power of Constant Connectivity These days our vehicles are more than just modes of transportation;…

Hydrogen-Powered Vehicles: A greener future?

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At our recent Parking Australia panel discussion, we looked at the impact of alternate energy on the future of transport mobility. One standout point of discussion was the potential of hydrogen as a game-changer in the automotive industry. While electric vehicles (EVs) currently leading the charge in the passenger vehicle market, hydrogen-powered vehicles are revving…

$10 million in grant funding to make NSW strata buildings EV Ready – apply now!

Smart parking bollard being installed in EV Charging bay.

This week the New South Wales government finally rolled out details of its EV Ready grant program that was announced in late 2022 to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs). This initiative targets residential strata buildings and aims to assist in the deployment of EV charging infrastructure. Why Is the EV Ready Grant Program…

Revving Up the Future of Parking

The outlook conference 2023 panel interview.

On October 11, 2023, Parking Australia hosted our bi-annual Conference, Outlook 2023 in Sydney at the International Convention Centre, alongside National Roads and Traffic and eMobility Live – which attracted crowds of close to 10,000 people. As a board director since 2021 and as current President, I was absolutely delighted with the entire event!  With…

How Sustainable Parking differentiates your building and increase its value

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In Australia, as in many other parts of the world, sustainability is becoming a cornerstone for commercial real estate success. With increasing number of consumers and investors prioritising eco-friendly choices, sustainability is not just a buzzword—it’s a business strategy. For commercial property owners and managers, embracing sustainability offers a twofold advantage: brand differentiation and enhanced…

The Advantages of EV Charging at Your Workplace

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As Electric vehicles (EVs)  accelerate us towards a cleaner and more sustainable world, businesses aim to align their strategies with sustainability. One aspect of their Environmental impact – installing EV charging stations at the workplace is becoming an increasingly popular trend – as it both satisfies ESG goals, while also enhancing employee satisfaction. In this…

Three Reason Why Bollards Are a Must-Have

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Three reason why bollards are a must have when enhancing your spaces. Whether it is a retail store, a hospital, or an office building, implementing safety measures can prevent accidents and injuries. Bollards are a durable solution that can guide you and protect structures from vehicle collisions, explosions, and other hazards. From defining spaces without…

The Rise of EVs and the Need for EV Charging Etiquette

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Finding an available electric vehicle charging bay when you need it has become critical with the accelerating popularity of EVs.  As the world increasingly embraces sustainable energy, electric vehicles (EVs) are rapidly gaining popularity. Today, over 1.8 million publicly accessible charging points are available, 37% increase in 2021 compared to the previous year [1]. However,…

Enhancing Access Control with Bollards: Securing Safety

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Bollards are a vital part of access control when it comes to managing parking spaces and protecting pedestrian security. These durable structures serve as a practical way to control traffic, protect restricted areas, and preserve a safe area. We will discuss how parking bollards can significantly improve parking solutions, creating a more efficient and safe…

How to be EV ready in your Strata Building

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With the rising popularity of EVs, it’s essential for strata communities to create an environment that supports sustainable transportation, including electric vehicles (EVs). In this article we address the key issues that strata buildings need to think about and and step-by-step guide to becoming EV Ready. New Regulations about EV charging in strata buildings Effective…

Electric Robotaxis have arrived

An electric autonomous robotaxi is now operating in the highway.

In recent years, the automotive industry has witnessed a significant transformation with the emergence of electric autonomous vehicles. A groundbreaking development in this realm is the introduction of electric autonomous robotaxis in the United States. In this blog we’ll provide an informative overview of the rollout of these innovative vehicles, drawing insights from various sources[1][2][3]….

In Tokyo you need proof of parking before you buy a car!

The busiest central highway of Tokyo with Thousands of car running everyday

Are you considering buying a car in Tokyo? While you may think all you need is money to pay and a driver’s license, that’s not all in Tokyo. You also need to show proof of having a parking space before you even buy a car! The city of Tokyo implemented this unique policy to reduce…

The Top 10 Coolest Car Parks in the world

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Dull, grey, and unexciting … Blah! Car parks generally don’t have a very reputation for being cool, creative or having inspiring design. But we’ve scoured the globe to bring you the top 10 most creative and interesting car parks. And with this, we’ll change your perception of these usually overlooked spaces. From multi-level structures to…

Fines for Parking in EV Charging Bays in Australia

The three automatic parking bollard is installed in a EV Charging parking bay.

Fines for Parking in EV charging bay without charging is up to $3,200 depending on your location in Australia. To accelerate the adoption of Electric Vehicles (EVs) across Australia, all levels of Government have made it a priority to provide adequate EV charging infrastructure.  So Australian drivers can charge their EVs easily and regularly  without worry….

How Reserved Parking Reduces Carbon Emissions

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In our fast-paced world, reserved parking space is already considered because finding a parking spot can be frustrating. Cruising in search of an available parking space is tough! It not only wastes time and adds stress to our daily lives but also has a significant impact on the environment. However, with the advent of smart…

The Benefits of Car Sharing

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Finding sustainable transport options is more crucial than ever in today’s fast-paced world. One innovative alternative is car sharing. As a well-liked substitute for traditional car ownership, car sharing benefits the environment significantly. This is especially the case as urbanization and traffic congestion rapidly increase. When you car share, it has a beneficial impact on…

How to make a bollard blend in

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Bollards are used as a practical solution to improve safety in some environments and to control the traffic in others. However, let’s face it, sometimes they are a bit of an eyesore. And those bollards stand out like a sore thumb – and not in the attractive, appealing kind of way!  Here we’ll teach you…

How to Remove Bollards

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In today’s help article, we’re going to show you how to remove bollards safely. W H Y do you need to know how to remove bollards? Bollards are frequently employed to regulate traffic in public areas, both for vehicles and for pedestrians. However they occaionally cause trouble or get in the way. Or other times…

The Top 10 Benefits of Smart Parking Bollards in Your Residential Building

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Parking management is a common problem for strata managers and residents in residential buildings. Unauthorised parking, limited visitor spaces, and lack of control over who parks where can lead to frustration and even conflict! In this post, we’ll take a look at the top 10 benefits of smart parking bollards for your residential strata building….

Work with your Owners Corporation to Solve Parking Problems

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Are you part of an Owners Corporation in a strata building and you receive calls from residents who can’t park? You know the calls – from tenants, staff or owners who are irate. Because someone has parked in their parking spot again? Or because someone is overstaying in visitor parking? You know the ones! Do…

Why are Safety Bollards required at Fire Exits in Australia

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Why Are Safety Bollards Required at Fire Exits in Australia  Hopefully you’ve never had to face trying to escape from a building in case of an emergency. But if you have, it’s pretty stressful and alarming ! That’s why Australian safety standards require buildings to install safety bollards at fire exits. Safety bollards at fire…

How to Assess EV Charging for Your Strata Building

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Electric vehicle (EV) usage is on the rise, and with it, the need for convenient and reliable EV charging infrastructure. If you’re a strata building owner or manager, you might be wondering where to start with EV charging installation in your strata building. Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered. In this post, we’ll go over…

What’s the best Bollard for your Parking Space?

Parking spot bollards are a crucial instrument in traffic management and pedestrian safety in high traffic regions. For the purpose of separating lanes of traffic and establishing distinct borders for automobiles and other vehicles, these strong, cylindrical posts are used. It might be challenging to decide which style of bollard is best for your parking…

Bollard Maintenance: Taking care of bollards

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Bollards are an important safety feature, whether in parking lots or in pedestrian areas. They serve as a physical barrier, preventing collisions between buildings, pedestrians, and vehicles. However, in order for them to continue doing their job effectively, you need to make sure you properly maintain them. This blog post covers bollard maintenance and care…

President of Parking Australia

Angelique Mentis President Parking Australia

An honour to serve as President for Parking Australia with my fellow directors and CEO. In my role as President of Parking Australia, we will engage in significant community engagement, and want to hear from YOU. What are the biggest challenges you face with parking? How can our association help you? Learning and education Networking and introductions…

What is a bollard?

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Have you ever got stuck accidentally running into a lane delineator when searching for a parking spot in a jam-packed parking lot? Have you ever hit a signage pole when trying to reverse into a parking spot in the basement of a building? Car parks these days guide traffic and parking with various hardware, such…

Common pitfalls to avoid in parking design

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Parking isn’t the most foremost consideration with new building design. It’s generally not the first thing that parking owners think about when they’re thinking about efficient construction. Parking bollards, help solve pitfalls to avoid in parking design. They will play a bigger part in the future mobility landscape. In this blog, we discuss common pitfalls…

The Geelong Bollard Trail Walk

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The Geelong Bollard Trail Walk is a walking trail that features bollard sculptures representing scenes and people from Geelong’s history. The trail was created in response to community demand, and the bollards were constructed over a period of five years. Here at that’s MY spot, we will provide an enlightening look at Geelong’s past. Geelong…

How to Effectively Manage Multi-tenanted Parking Allocation

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What is Multi-Tenanted Parking? Multi-tenanted parking is when multiple tenants, either commercial business or residential apartment owners, share the same parking facilities. Commercial How it works In a commercial setting, each tenant is assigned a certain number of parking spots and they are responsible for managing their own employees or customers’ vehicles and who is…

Are Women Better at Controlling Driverless Cars?

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Research study shows that women are better at controlling autonomous cars The age-old heated topic – who are better drivers? Women or Men? According to some new and interesting research published by Newcastle University in the United Kingdom, when it comes to driverless cars,  W O M E N are better drivers! How the study…

How to Paint a Car Park: The Ultimate Guide

Line Marking in a Car Park If you are planning to paint lines in a car park, you should always opt for the highest quality paint. Asphalt is a good option which prevents paint for sticking to it. This article will guide you how to look at what are the best paint for car park….

Visitor Parking in Residential Apartments – a Case Study

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The problem with visitor parking …… There always seems to be a problem with visitor parking in residential apartments, especially for strata – and it’s only getting worse. A wonderful new residential apartment building in Melbourne as part of a new development. With 36 visitor parking bays servicing over 230 apartments, as the apartments in…

Why is Parking Enforcement a Challenge for Apartments?

Anyone in strata knows that no matter how many signs you put up, parking in apartments is going to be a problem. From misuse, to insufficient quantities, to the ever-evolving needs of apartment residents – such as parking minimums or EV charging compatibility requirements. Effective management of parking is never easy, but why is that?…

Have We Worked Out How To Charge EVs in an Apartment Building?

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If you’re lucky enough to own an electric car, you probably know that one of the challenges is finding a place to charge it. While there are public charging stations out there, it’s also possible and even necessary to charge your EV at home. This is because recharging an electric vehicle takes a lot longer…

How can Parking Bollards stop ICEing EV charging bays?

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What is ICEing? ICEing is a common acronym used in the world of EVs. It describes when an Internal Combustion Engine (“ICE”) (=petrol or diesel) vehicle parks in an EV charging bay. Clearly the petrol/diesel engine doesn’t need to use the EV charger, so it’s commonly referred to as ICEing. Because it has BLOCKED or…

How to Stop Illegal Parking on Private Property in New South Wales 

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According to the New South Wales government, key responsibility of managing illegal parking lies with the landowners, managers, and occupiers of said property. It is advised that landowners take reasonable precautions and measures to deter illegal parking on private property. This can be done through various security measures, including clear and visible signage to inform…

Bollards – The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide

Folding bollards to protect car parking spots

Overview of Bollards Bollards cover a wide range of uses in various environments. From parking bollards that solve common and persistent car park pain points, to steel bollards that cover asset protection and improve safety, each type offers an efficient service. A bollard shop will host a wide range of security solutions, from parking bollards…

Disability Parking and Permits in Victoria 

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We have seen a rise in a particular kind of client for our durable parking bollards – those who require access to disability parking bays. People who carry a disability permit require select bays as they are closer to exits and entrances, have higher visibility surrounding them, and are made to be wider to cater…

Are Electric Cars more cost-effective?

Here at That’s My Spot,  We love technological innovation.   We love simplifying daily tasks. We love seamless and stress-free parking. We love reducing our carbon footprint! And we incorporate these passions into our products.  Take our Automatic bollards for example. Did you know that an average driver wastes 17 hours a year just cruising for parking,…

Parking Bollards for Every Problem: Do Any of These “Bad Parkers” Sound Familiar To You?

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We frequently get asked this question. What are the different types of bollards available and in what situation would you choose them? There are as many different types of parking bollards as there are parking problems. To illustrate this, we’ve placed the different types of bollards into some of the various “bad parker” scenarios they…

Parking at twice the cost of a new luxury car??

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Did you know ….? The record for the most expensive parking spot in Sydney doubles the cost of a brand new Porsche Cayenne? Are you ready for this? The record for the most expensive sale of a car parking space in Sydney is a whopping total of $ $264,000. Bet you didn’t realise a parking…

What Are The Different Kinds of Parking Bollards? Why Should You Choose Them?

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There are several aspects people consider when selecting the ideal bollard parking solution to address their parking problem. The best way to choose a bollard parking solution should be to consider the following factors: If one of these factors is critical to you, you may want to take a look at the winners in each…

Can a Formula 1 Racing Car Drive Upside Down? 🏎️🏎️ 💨💨

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FUN FACT: Can a Formula 1 car really drive upside down? 🏎️💨 According to the Formula 1 Official website, the answer is YES. A modern Formula One car is capable of developing 3.5g lateral cornering force (three and a half times its own weight) thanks to aerodynamic downforce. That means, that theoretically, at high speeds…

Visitor Parking: What can you do when residents abuse?

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In our last blog we explained who can, and how they should, use visitor parking bays in a residential strata building. What can you do when residents and owners abuse visitor parking bays in residential strata buildings? Parking their own vehicles there excessively? 😡😡😡 There’s a series of things the Owners Corporation can legally do…

Strata parking – who’s who in the Parking Zoo?

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Parking spaces in residential strata buildings are a very sensitive and often hotly contested topic. Most strata buildings have parking spaces allocated to residential lots and a few visitor parking spaces. In New South Wales, for example, the New South Wales Department of Planning and Environment, has issued SEPP 65 and the Apartment Design Guide…

Challenging behaviour that infuriates people accessing disabled parking

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Disabled parking bays are often designed with shared access bays next to them. These are generally either cross-hatched or marked out as shared space, so people don’t park right next to the disabled parking bay. These shared access bays are to allow access for wheelchair ramps to be opened from a car, but often other…

Off-street parking solutions – how the latest technology is improving the way we park

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Is traditional on-street parking on the way out? Since COVID, in early 2020, cities across the world vastly reduced on-street parking to allow for improved social distancing. So has this started the beginning of a global shift away from on-street parking? MIT Professor, Eran Ben-Joseph estimates there are 800 million surface parking spaces in the…

Obtaining Owners Corporation approval to install parking bollards in your building

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As a building or strata manager, are you sick and tired of handling the complaints from residents in a commercial or residential property about people constantly parking in their spots. Is it something that you’re asked to solve on a regular basis? Does it come up each and every year on the agenda for the…

How to Install a Parking Bollard

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YAY! You’re excited now you’ve found a solution to stop other people parking in your parking spot! A parking bollard from thatsmyspot to protect your parking space. And now, how to install it? Easy as! 😀😀😀 Like taking the stress out of your parking pain, we make it simple to install as well. All our…

Solving your parking pain points ! 😡😡😡

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ISN’T IT SO FRUSTRATING WHEN SOMEONE PARKS IN YOUR PARKING SPOT SO YOU CAN’T USE IT! SOLUTION: INSTALL A PARKING BOLLARD! 😀😀😀😀😀😀😀 OMG – HOW FRUSTRATING is it when you pull up in your own designated parking space, whether at work or home, and some inconsiderate sod has decided that they would just find it…

Connected Mobility 103 … Smart Roads

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Every year A$3.37 billion is lost to traffic congestion in Australia’s busiest capital cities & increasing with population growth. Proving “smart roads” – by retrofitting our existing highways with smart sensors & cameras, into either the surface or overhead, our transport agencies gain the ability to monitor the traffic flow, ground conditions & overall performance…

Why use parking bollards?

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In many areas where both pedestrians and vehicles use similar spaces, parking bollards should be used. The reason they are used is strategic – to protect both people and assets. They are designed to both protect and manage designated parking areas for vehicles, and also to provide safe designated areas for pedestrians to use. Protecting…

Connected Mobility 102 … Features of a Connected Vehicle

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Moving on from last week… exploring some of the smart features incorporated in a connected vehicle. Such as: Connected vehicles can also: With all these smart features and functionality, connected mobility is revolutionizing on-road travel. Do these excite you? Please let me know at angelique@thatsmyspot.com.au #transportmobility #connectedmobility

Connected Mobility 101: What is it and what does it mean?

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Connected Mobility is the term used to describe the ability of various modes of transport to be integrally connected to a seamless platform… So that these disparate systems can communicate with each other, sharing data, and improving the efficiency and user experience of an entire transport mobility network. Think Smart Transport. What’s more … It…

When something is important enough to do, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor … Elon Musk

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12 years ago… When I created thatsMYspot.com.au… It was to solve an underlying problem I experienced. Although the odds were not in our favor (as no one else had come up with a simple solution to parking problems)… It was important for me to find a solution. Here’s why: My time is valuable, and so is…

5 future trends for our cities that COVID has taught us

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Our behaviours in cities have changed. That’s a no brainer. Propelling us to improve urban planning… To accommodate the necessary physical and social distancing changes. These are 5 of the clear future trends for our cities that COVID has taught us, and we adapted in 2020. 1. We CYCLE AND WALK MORE… so local governments…

What’s your biggest bug-bear YOU face when it comes to parking?

What's your biggest pain point in parking?

So this week I thought I would ask you What is the biggest bug-bear YOU face when it comes to parking. Is it … When someone steals your parking spot? When someone parks in your designated parking spot in your apartment or office building? When residents in the strata building you manage park endlessly in…

Self-Driving vehicles and Food Trucks; technology to feed our hungry 💡🚚 🍔

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Introducing the Self-Driving Food Truck. We love vehicle self-driving vehicle technology that can support our homeless and feed our hungry. Since early 2020, each and every one of us has experienced the dire impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic. The economic effects of millions of job losses, businesses closing, crippling unemployment rates, soaring homelessness, and poverty…

What Does Working From Home Mean For Your Parking?

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Is working from home the new future of Australia’s corporate workforce culture? Even on a part-time basis? To date, it seems as though Australians have adapted and embraced it well. When companies like Atlassian announce that they will no longer require their employees to return to the office for work even after the pandemic ends,…

Faster horses? Innovation in the auto industry

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785 words. Approx 4-5 min read “If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.” This quote, attributed to Henry T Ford, illustrates just how far innovation in the automotive industry has come. The last decade has seen massive technological transformation in the auto industry. Most recently with electric vehicles,…

How We Can More Sustainably Share Parking

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The long-term impacts of coronavirus on our cities are difficult to predict but history teaches us that adversity has been hugely influential in shaping our cities. Our cities will inevitably endure, adapt, and grow. However, it is our critical thinking and the subsequent action steps that we take to accommodate pandemic type fears, that will impact…

How Safe, Smart, & Contactless Parking Solutions Will Shape The Future

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Offering simple, smart, and most importantly, SAFE parking solutions is the new normal. Knowing that public hygiene, safety, and health is top of mind for our customers, we must offer a contactless parking solution they can trust. Article is 607 words, about a 3 minute read We’re all grappling with the unprecedented uncertainties in our…

5 simple tips to “happify”​ your customers’​ parking experience 😁 😁 😁

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Thought of the day for my fellow parking industry gurus… What have you done to make a difference to happify your customers’ parking experience…? Hope we’ve been able to add a 😁 to your day. Article takes 3-4 minutes to read, approx 760 words On average, drivers will waste 17 hours a year looking for…

How To Make Off-Street Parking More Affordable in Australia

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Parkopedia recently released their 2019 Global Parking Index Report, and their findings for off-street parking in Australia are well … rather expensive! Source 1.   Australia is the most expensive country in the world for daily off-street parking with the average Australian daily cost of off-street parking in 2019 (in car-parks that are both privately and publicly owned) at…