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The UK could be reliant on online and card payments inside 10 years

The UK could be reliant on online and card payments inside 10 years

The survey of more than 2,000 adults conducted by Gorkana, found that 37 percent of Brits believe the UK will be a cashless society within the next 10 years. Over half (53 percent) of 16-34 years olds believe we’ll be reliant on digital and card payments by 2028,...

Smarter Parking With AR Technology

Smarter Parking With AR Technology

Traffic wardens are often not well-liked, but their work is necessary to keep roads and streets clear. Technology company IPS Group is attempting to use augmented reality (AR) technology to make parking operations easier. The technology presented by IPS Group uses AR...

IPS Joins the UK’s Northern Power House

IPS Joins the UK’s Northern Power House

Following a successful first year, International Parking Systems (UK) Ltd (ipsgroup.com) have secured new premises in the north of England to continue their growth. IPS are moving from their current premises in Winchester into state-of-the-art premises in Doncaster, a...

Highland Council Choose IPS

Highland Council Choose IPS

International Parking Systems (UK) Ltd (ipsgroup.com) have installed their equipment in the picturesque towns of Fort William, Fort Augustus and Inverness as part of an upgrade program to their existing Metric Accent machines. The first phase of the project saw 19...

IPS (UK) Ltd. Named Finalist in 2018 British Parking Awards

IPS (UK) Ltd. Named Finalist in 2018 British Parking Awards

Now in their 17th year, the British Parking Awards recognize the industry’s leading examples of car park management, enforcement, design and team work. IPS was recently named a finalist in the Parking Innovation Award category for its groundbreaking Revolution™...

Looking to improve parking, Boston turns to L.A. and Seattle

  Seven years ago, Los Angeles transportation officials launched a major initiative to manage parking by increasing meter rates during higher demand. Critics in the car-loving city of 4 million grumbled, but the program worked out well — doubling parking meter...

Columbia Announces Plan to Upgrade Parking Meters

  Parking in downtown Columbia will look a little different come mid-January. The city’s public works department announced Tuesday it will upgrade nearly all of the city’s downtown parking meters. The project, which comes with a roughly $475,000 price tag, will...

Report: Main Street parking meters always busy

   A man checks his watch after feeding a meter on Main Street on Monday. Driving down Main Street, it’s easy to see that people like to park at the meters, but now Newark officials have the numbers to prove it. The city recently [...] Click here to view original...

Parking Management for Smart Growth

Parking Management for Smart Growth

Download the PDF Parking is the sacred cow of land uses. It claims privileged status in zoning codes and there is simply too much of it in cities. Previous ACCESS articles reveal problems with minimum parking requirements; show how excess parking harms livability,...

Market-Priced Parking in Theory and Practice

Market-Priced Parking in Theory and Practice

Download the PDF One of the first lessons of economics is that price controls lead to shortages, and shortages lead to queues. Street parking vividly illustrates this principle. Many cities keep valuable street spaces free or underpriced, and as a result they fill up...