Future parking garage
Jeff Eckerling, the company’s chief growth officer, said SP Plus, a Chicago-based company that manages nationwide, installs a hands-free system on Gates and mobile payments. In total, the company monitors “over 2 million” parking spaces in several thousand locations, including more than 70 airports, he said.
Despite the touchless technology, the Stone at Home ban was imposed more than a year after the Corona virus wreaked havoc on the parking garage business. An empty parking lot is like a subway car without riders, with no spectators at the baseball stadium.
“Our entire industry, from hotels to airports to event venues, has been hit hard,” said Mr Eckerling.
Not surprisingly, he said, New York City was one of the first cities to have parking restored. He added, “If you go back four months, we were almost at the level before Coved.” “A lot of workers were transporting on a large scale, but only a small number are needed to get back to the office and drive, which is a real victory for our business.”
The history of parking garages in the United States is not particularly romantic. Most reports date to the early 1930s, when public ownership of the car garage began to expand. The car “jockeys” handled the matter, and the cars were often parked on platforms and shuttled to available locations.
By the 1950s, the rise of the building filled cities with garages, making it easier for people to shop and do business. The mid-20th century also saw the introduction of a multi-storey garage with ramps and “do it yourself” parking.
Fragments of Flash Vision have recently been implemented in Hoboken, NJ, where the company has worked in one of its garages with LAZ parking. Both entrances are designed to read high-tech camera license plates to identify vehicles whose drivers can pay online prepaid, or make a monthly residential contract, or just want an hourly ticket. Are (No need to pull anyone from a machine, just wave on a screen and the ticket is dispensation.)