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New Vehicle Towing laws for NSW Strata buildings

In NSW, strata buildings used to have the benefit of specific legislation in s.125 of the Strata Management Act 1995  to give them authority to remove or tow illegally parked cars from strata property. However, authorities quietly repealed that provision in July 2020. As a result, removing illegally parked cars from strata buildings in NSW…

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…

Parking’s Impact on the Urban Parking Ecosystem

A line of cars affected by traffic peak hour.

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?

Remote control parking bollard

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 in EV charging bay

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

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;…