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Smart parking: an essential lever of a Smart City’s policy!

Reduce unnecessary travel

The primary objective of smart parking is to route motorists in real time to the nearest available parking place in the street or in the parking lot.

Based on miniature wireless sensors installed in parking places, the system detects the presence of vehicles and informs in real time of the availability of the various parking spaces in the car park or on street.

The availability information is updated live on dedicated mobile applications and all variable message signs that punctuates the city. Drivers no longer spend unproductive time searching for a park place, they are directed straight to the free places.

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Smooth and safe urban traffic

This dynamic management of the occupancy of car parks and on street parking places capacity greatly optimizes urban traffic flows and has a very positive impact on traffic control.

At the same time, municipalities have a very precise view of the real usage of the parking lot and inform their decisions on parking policy, with information on the occupancy rate of the different parks, critical hours or saturated areas.

Thanks to a high-performance, reliable and simple to integrate technology, the city holds here a strong lever for optimization of traffic conditions. By enabling dynamic and real time exchanges of data with traffic control systems and with other modes of transport, smart parking systems favor a smoother and calmer urban mobility.

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Better attractiveness of urban areas and quality of life

It can be said that the Internet of Things (IoT) serves here again the ambitions of Smart Cities by offering a smarter management of the road network and of the urban mobility system. With smart parking, the city optimizes the management of its parking, balances the level of occupancy of the various parking and streamlines traffic flows.

Wireless vehicle detection systems, coupled with dynamic display panels and mobile guidance applications, undeniably improves vehicle rotation by limiting traffic congestion, contributing to the comfort and safety of mobility, boosting the accessibility and thus the attractiveness of urban centres. The icing on the cake is that smart parking that necessarily influences the number of vehicles in circulation contributes also to the reduction of CO2 emissions, noise pollution and driving stress!

To go further

Short Stop terminals
to encourage vehicles rotation

Inform in real time on
parking place’s availability

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