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Anna-Kaisa Mäkinen


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These 5 Cities Are Embracing Smart Mobility in Innovative Ways

by Anna-Kaisa Mäkinen posted on Sep 15, 2017 12:16:12 PM in All Things Parking, Cities and Municipalities

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Sky’s the limit when it comes to visions about the future. In the field of mobility and urban development, there are pretty ambitious future prospects. The most innovative cities around the globe have drafted plans about mobility, transportation and urban infrastructure for the next decades, each with a slightly different approach. Let’s take a look at what those are.

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Meet the ParkMan Team: Philip, our Country Manager for Denmark

by Anna-Kaisa Mäkinen posted on Sep 1, 2017 3:54:02 PM in All Things Parking, ParkMan News

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While most of our team works from our office in Helsinki, this guy spreads the message of ParkMan in and outwards of his homebase Copenhagen. Philip, our Country Manager for Denmark, takes care of our Danish partners and relentlessly pursues new exciting cooperation opportunities for us.

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How Self-Driving Cars Will End up Changing the Parking Industry

by Anna-Kaisa Mäkinen posted on Aug 11, 2017 3:11:41 PM in All Things Parking, Private Parking Providers

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Self-driving cars are the next big unknown in the parking industry. Will they reduce the number of cars on the road? Where will they live? How does parking fit into the driverless future of the world?

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What Is the Free Parking Problem, and How Can It Be Solved?

by Anna-Kaisa Mäkinen posted on Jul 20, 2017 11:24:00 AM in All Things Parking, ParkMan News, Cities and Municipalities, Private Parking Providers

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First of all, building parking facilities costs, and so does maintaining them. In that sense, the term “free parking” is, in itself, already an oxymoron. In this post, though, we are looking at parking pricing from the perspective of city functionality. According to research, only smartly priced parking is a good idea - why? And how can that be achieved?

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5 Cool Things You Can Do with the ParkMan App (Besides the Obvious)

by Anna-Kaisa Mäkinen posted on Jul 7, 2017 10:04:00 AM in All Things Parking, ParkMan News, Cities and Municipalities, Private Parking Providers

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As a ParkMan user, you already know the basic (and awesome!) things that you can do with our parking app: see parking areas on the map, see the rates, extend or end parking whenever and pay for parking with one tap. In short, an overall improvement of the parking experience. (For a more concrete breakdown of the “traditional” parking experience, check our previous blog post).

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Meet the ParkMan Team: Ekaterina, our Online Marketing Specialist

by Anna-Kaisa Mäkinen posted on Jun 22, 2017 4:28:46 PM in All Things Parking, ParkMan News

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Ekaterina, our Online Marketing Specialist, makes sure that as many drivers and parking providers as possible know about the awesomeness of the ParkMan app. It’s her making that the reach of our product and vision is constantly expanding, and that more and more people know that we can help them solve parking.  

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This Is Why You Won't Lose Your Job to Parking Technology

by Anna-Kaisa Mäkinen posted on Jun 9, 2017 3:23:19 PM in Private Parking Providers

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Now that tech is here, the one looming fear is that when some tasks will be replaced by automation, that will result in job loss. So, while digitalization is exciting, it also arises doubts and speculation. In this post, we will explain how technology affects parking operators - and why there's no reason to be afraid.

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