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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 Trends in 2021

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2020 certainly changed things up … A LOT So much so in the parking industry. What are the future parking trends in 2021? Rather than looking at parking problems individually, COVID has catapulted us to view the problem of parking in our cities much more holistically as an integrated part of mobility more generally. And…

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…

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,…

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

Happify your parking experience

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…

The Importance of Parking Accessibility To The Success Of Your Restaurant

Restaurant Parking Success

Ease, accessibility and convenience of car parking matter a lot to Australian businesses. Let’s take the restaurant industry as an example as we rush full-on into the holiday season. Choosing a location for a restaurant is one of the key factors to profitability. Alongside memorable food and service, parking and accessibility can be crucial to a restaurant’s success. Buzztime…