Parking Insights

Behind the Buzz of EV Charging Stations

EV chargers are popping up at stunning speed in parking facilities across North America. The University of Michigan estimates that in the U.S. alone, there are over 16,000 public electric vehicle charging stations, with nearly 43,000 individual charging connectors or plugs. For EV drivers, this is great news. Charge point popularity is helping to subvert what...
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Is Your Facility Making a Bad First Impression?

The Science of First Impressions It takes just seven seconds for us to make a first impression comprising 11 critical assumptions, according to Dr. Michael Solomon’s work at NYU’s Graduate School of Business. Within those fleeting moments, we make instinctive judgments about a person, object, or scene, including their credibility, trustworthiness, sophistication, desirability, and more. Further...
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Impark Deploys New Parking App in Canada

VANCOUVER, B.C. (December 7, 2017): Imperial Parking Canada Corporation (Impark) announced today the deployment at parking facilities throughout Canada of hangTag™, a new parking app. HangTag allows parkers to conveniently locate parking facilities on a map, view lot details, get driving directions, and pay for parking without going to the meter. The app also provides an...
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Should You Outsource Your Hospital’s Parking Operation?

Healthcare facility leaders sometimes shy away from the idea of outsourced parking operations. It’s good to be cautious — hospitals, as traditionally under-parked facilities, have piqued the interest of out-of-industry firms who lack practical experience and even theoretical know-how. However, partner with the right provider, and the rewards are vast. The ISO reports that outsourcing can...
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5 Hospital Parking Twitter Complaints and How to Avoid Them

Hospital Parking Hospital parking combines the inherent stress of finding a regular parking space with the gripping anxiety of health concerns. This combination can result in a melting pot of frayed nerves threatening to boil over at the slightest provocation. Under these circumstances, the potential damage to the patient experience from even minor inefficiencies can be...
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Six Ways Municipalities Benefit From Privatized Parking

Successful parking companies take lots, garages, and on-street parking programs that are barely self-sustainable and turn them into a legitimate source of income. For municipalities, this means additional revenue can be injected into local projects and amenities. But beyond profit, parking managers can yield greater productivity at a lower cost, improve traffic flow, and reduce pollution...
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