Category Archives: News

Cheap Parking Bollards vs High Quality Parking Bollards?

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Parking bollards are essential assets in any parking facility, providing security, organisation, and guidance to drivers. While it’s easy to fall in the mindset that cheap bollards are best, it’s definitely not the solution for durability and longevity. While budget-friendly bollards might save you some cash upfront, when it comes to car park security, cheap…

How to use Google Maps latest Fuel Saving Feature?

A driver is using her phone for google map latest feature

With cleaner, greener transport in mind, coupled with rising petrol prices, it’s a priority to navigate  sustainably and efficiently when driving.  Google Maps  has recently launched two groundbreaking features which address and  enhance both efficiency and sustainability in your driving.To help drivers reach their destination faster and in a more eco-friendly way. In this blog…

New Vehicle Towing laws for Queensland Strata buildings

towing an illegally parked car in Queensland

Queensland has recently adopted new vehicle towing laws for Queensland strata, clarifying the contentious issue of towing illegally parked cars from common property. Amendments to Queensland’s Transport Operations (Road Use Management) Act 1995 (TOA), and strata regulations clarify towing rules, outlining when and how vehicles can be towed from strata property. In this article, we…

So how and where do you park a flying car?

A silver flying car with BMW engine

Well the answer is …. It depends! As we enter an era where smart cities and sustainable cities are more than just buzzwords, flying cars are just one of the innovative modes of transport mobility to consider. The pipe dreams from days of the Jetsons with flying cars are now our present reality.  So in…

Accessibility and Inclusivity in Disability Parking

woman with visible disability park in disability parking bay.

Disabled parking bays are vital for mobility for access for people with mobility challenges. The prevalence of able drivers either misunderstanding the rules and signage or thoughtlessly parking in those spots,  often hinders the effectiveness of disability bay parking.  For example, cross-hatched shared access bays next to designated accessible parking bays are intended for wheelchair…

How to Solve Parking Challenges and EV Adoption in Strata Buildings?

In the realm of strata buildings, where shared living presents a myriad of unique hurdles, parking challenges often emerges as a primary concern. During a recent podcast interview with Amanda Farmer on Your Strata Property, the spotlight was cast on the evolving landscape of parking issues intersecting with the proliferation of electric vehicles (EVs) within…

The Pros and Cons of EV Charging in Strata Buildings

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…

Connected Mobility in 2024

Autonomous mobile being upgraded for connected mobility features.

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?

The Hyperion XP-1 Hydrogen car

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…