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How Parking Shapes Cities Pt 2 - Parking Meters at Every Corner

by Anna-Kaisa Mäkinen posted on Nov 22, 2016 2:21:44 PM in All Things Parking

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After cars became a mainstream item during the 1920s and 30s, their number went up steadily. Of course, the needed number of streets, highways and parking spaces went up at the same rate. This started a whole new chapter in the history of parking. 

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Are Parking Brokers the New Airline Brokers? No, and Here’s Why

by Anna-Kaisa Mäkinen posted on Nov 17, 2016 5:45:16 PM in Private Parking Providers

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Parking is moving online. It's more and more operated on online platforms that bring drivers and parking providers together. And just like in the travel industry, there will be brokers. How are parking brokers different from travel brokers?

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You’re Risking Your City by Ignoring Traffic Congestion

by Anna-Kaisa Mäkinen posted on Nov 11, 2016 12:14:35 PM in Cities and Municipalities

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A city is like the human body. The street network is the cardiovascular system of a city, that makes sure the city functions well when it comes to people, traffic and business and well, everything. When every aspect is in order (in other words, the body is healthy), there are no problems. When something is not right, the health problems start

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Car Rental Companies Are Adopting ParkMan

by Anna-Kaisa Mäkinen posted on Nov 4, 2016 4:25:25 PM in All Things Parking, ParkMan News, Cities and Municipalities, Private Parking Providers

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Exciting news from the world of ParkMan! We have established cooperation with car rentals. We’ve recently partnered up with EkoRent in Finland and Green Mobility in Denmark to together strivefor great customer experiences and more sustainable cities. 

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How Parking Shapes Cities Pt 1 - Dawn of the New Urban Landscape

by Anna-Kaisa Mäkinen posted on Nov 1, 2016 5:23:02 PM in All Things Parking

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Parking has had a much greater effect on the urban life than we even realize. Although it’s not one of those things that first come to mind when thinking about the key features of a city, it is in fact one of the defining characteristics of modern infrastructure.

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What Is Invisible Technology and Why Does the Parking Industry Need It

by Anna-Kaisa Mäkinen posted on Oct 26, 2016 11:11:15 AM in Cities and Municipalities

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The very essence of technology nowadays is invisibility - you don’t see it, but it’s there, all the time and with everything you do. Just like any other industry, parking must adopt the concept of invisible technology in order to survive in the digital world.

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8 Interesting Facts You Didn't Know About Parking

by Anna-Kaisa Mäkinen posted on Oct 19, 2016 5:48:56 PM in All Things Parking

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Like any other topic in the world, parking also has its curiosities. As a long-standing industry on the verge of a revolution towards online parking, it has a rich history that keeps on evolving as time goes by. Let’s take a look at some of the most fascinating facts about parking from all over the world.

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