Author: Phil MacCallum

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Parking Management: Making Your Parking Profitable

Parking management is often the key to success for organizations and businesses with a physical location. As costs associated with running parking facilities continue to rise and as real estate becomes more expensive, parking lot owners are looking for ways to maximize the number of spaces they can put in their lots. However, improved design…

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Moving Away From Free Parking to a Reasonable Permit

Around the world, momentum is developing behind endeavours to bump out substantial parking garages, curbside parking, and carports for administrations and infrastructure for people on foot, cyclists, and public transportation. Yet, there are no sufficient efforts to encourage people to move away from free parking to a proper permit to help manage parking spaces and…

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The Latest Trends That Will Determine the Future of Parking

The need for evolution and adaptation has never been as pressing. The reality of the pandemic has brought several changes to different sectors across the world. The car parking industry is one such sector that the pandemic has hit. Before covid-19, there has been a pressing need for reforms and technological advancement in the parking…

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20 Years of Contactless Parking

Contactless Parking During COVID-19 Before the pandemic, people would choose where to park based on factors like location, price, accessibility, etc. Now that the risk of infection is on everyoneโ€™s minds, every business or institution that offers paid parking must prioritize something else for their customers: safety from Covid-19. In parking management, this means using…

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Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic Parking Improvements

Upgrade The Technology While โ€œgood parking spacesโ€ might not seem high on the list of services that a hospital or medical center should provide, it can be a crucial part of the overall experience for a patient. Itโ€™s common for the parking lots of health institutions to be crowded, with some employees taking the best…

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FNP Parking Relies On Technology For Their Success

Integrate all necessary tools As one of the major parking suppliers for commuters and monthly parkers in Winnipeg, Manitoba, FNP Parking wants to ensure a seamless user experience especially for their premier tourist destination The Forks. Before they started using the OperationsCommander platform, FNP Parking was managing its 4,000 parking spaces through three different platforms.…

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Carleton University Goes Full Virtual Permit

For the last 20 years, Carleton University has used what is now known as the OperationsCommander platform to manage the parking for thousands of students, faculty, and guests. In 2001, the university started using ParkAdmin, a module of OPS-COM, to keep track of permits and streamline enforcement. The savings on administration costs were so significant…

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Heritage Perth Modernizes Parking with OPS-COM

The Town of Perth, located in Eastern Ontario, Canada. Perth has just over 6,000 people and 20,000 in the immediate area.ย  The OPS-COM system modernizes parking. It was clear that Perth needed help to shed the “heritage” motto in this particular area. The Town manages five downtown parking lots, with parking passes and hourly rates.…