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The Best Parking Solutions for Commercial Mixed-Use Developments

automated parking bollards installed in Goodman Properties

Mixed-use developments are gaining popularity, offering a blend of residential, commercial, and recreational spaces within close proximity. These urban spaces foster community interaction, reduce the need for car travel, and promote a walkable lifestyle. However, managing parking in these developments can be tricky. Ensuring that each use has adequate parking without wasting valuable space presents…

The Disability Parking: Understanding Invisible Disabilities

Invisible Disability

As someone who’s spent a lot of time around parking, I’ve seen first hand the misunderstandings that swirl around disability parking. Many people wrongly assume that only those with visible, physical disabilities, such as using wheelchairs, qualify for accessible parking. But in reality, 9 out of 10 disabilities are invisible. Conditions like brain injuries, congestive…

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 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 However, authorities quietly repealed that provision in July 2020.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…