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MAYOR TO DEMONSTRATE NEW “PAY BY PHONE” PARKING METER SYSTEM

Posted in Uncategorized by Parkmobile on October 26, 2010

ST. PETERSBURG, FL (October 25, 2010) – Mayor Bill Foster, downtown merchants, and representatives from Parkmobile USA, Inc. will demonstrate a revolutionary new service for those who park downtown and pay at street meters. On Tuesday, October 26 at 2:30 p.m., the Mayor will demonstrate the use of the new “Pay by Phone” service.

Parkmobile USA, Inc. Introduces Pay by Phone Parking in St. Petersburg, Florida

Posted in mobile payments,parking,pay by phone,Uncategorized by Parkmobile on October 26, 2010

St. Petersburg, October 26, 2010 — Parkmobile USA, Inc. announced today a revolutionary new service that will allow residents and visitors in St. Petersburg to save time and money by using their mobile phone to pay for parking.

To use the new Parkmobile system, customers register for free at www.parkmobile.com. Once registered, motorists can use a mobile app, the internet, or a toll free phone call, 877-PARK-714 or 1-877-727-5714 to pay for parking.  The phone number is displayed on every parking meter. After setting up the account, customers can immediately start using the system with their registered mobile phone. Motorists can also select the option to receive text message alerts and reminders fifteen minutes before their time expires.  Motorists can track parking expenses and print reports through Parkmobile’s secure site.

“Beginning in June, we have implemented a number of changes in the downtown parking program designed to make parking downtown easier, promote downtown businesses, and help citizens and visitors avoid parking citations while we preserve adequate parking availability and hold the line on costs during tight budget times,” said St. Petersburg Mayor Bill Foster. “This new service will be a great convenience for downtown visitors and aligns with our goals of making downtown parking easy and convenient.” 

“Parkmobile is very excited to launch our pay by phone parking service in St. Petersburg,” said Albert Bogaard, CEO of Parkmobile USA, Inc.   “With this technology, customers can pay from the comfort and safety of their own vehicle.  The pay by phone service is an example of another technology that can make our lives easier and more efficient.” 

The program will be offered citywide at all on-street parking meters in St. Petersburg. Parkmobile’s innovative technologies and services will enhance the experience of motorists. Customers even have the ability to purchase one additional hour without having to go back to the meter Parkmobile’s pay by phone is an ideal parking option, and is simple and convenient.