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In the Spotlight with Eight Parking Industry Experts

Over the past couple of months, we've had the pleasure of interviewing several parking industry experts for our In the Spotlight video segment. They've shared their knowledge on a range of parking-related topics, addressing key trends in the industry and presenting innovative solutions to common challenges currently facing parking operators and managers. Below you will find key highlights from the video interviews, including the benefits of a channel partner model, preparing for the future of mobility, and the role of AI in smart cities.

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Webinars You Can Watch On Demand

Our webinar schedule has been fairly packed over the past few months, with a host of parking industry experts taking to the digital stage to present on a wide variety of topics, from parking payments and dynamic pricing to deep learning and AI. Perhaps you’ve been in the audience for one or more of these webinars yourself, or you’re suddenly feeling like you’ve missed out. Well, fear not, because many of our webinars are available on-demand, to watch at your own convenience.

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Here Comes the EV Parking Boom

In 2015, the Paris Agreement ushered in a new era of international climate change commitments, in the wake of which ground-breaking policy initiatives were adopted. One such initiative is the European Green Deal, approved by the European Commission in 2020, which aims to make the EU climate neutral by 2050. Similar reforms have been forthcoming across the Atlantic, by way of the recently updated US climate plan. The transport sector (and consequently the parking industry) is a major contributor to carbon emissions and will continue to see significant changes in the areas of electrifying …

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EV Carsharing, Digitalization, Circular Construction and More from June

Could Carsharing Be A Gateway To Increasing EV Ownership? EV carsharing has the potential to ease the transition from ICE vehicles to EVs, enabling governments to meet their targets for EV adoption and work towards net-zero emissions. And, with the right incentives in place, it could even help drivers relinquish traditional car ownership for more sustainable models, further reducing the environmental impact of the automotive industry. In Cologne and Dusseldorf, a fleet of 100 fully electric vehicles provided by GreenMobility is currently being offered at a reduced rate of nine cents, …

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What Does Tradeshow Success Look Like?

Exhibitor or visitor, we all know the buzz of leaving a tradeshow hall after a successful event. Business deals in the bag, big contracts won, exciting new technologies acquired, there is nothing quite like the feeling of satisfaction of a job well done. But how do event organizers feel once the exhibition hall stands empty? After a couple of years of delay, thanks to Covid-19, Intertraffic Amsterdam 2022 signified a welcome return to the buzz of the tradeshow hall for many parking professionals around the world.

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Parkex 2022 Prepares to Tackle Trending Topics

It’s less than a week to go to Parkex 2022, and we are certainly excited to return to Birmingham after a few years away (thanks Covid-19). Recently, we shared five things that we are looking forward to at this year’s event, including the inaugural Solutions Showcase Theatre. These easy-to-digest, 30-minute pitches will address key challenges facing the parking industry and showcase the very latest products, solutions and services. So, without further ado, let’s take a closer look at some highlights from the program: Everything EV As the parking industry steps up to the …

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An EV Revolution, Carbon Neutrality, a Sharing Economy Boom and More from May

As May draws to a close we reflect on a month that has been dominated by developments in EV charging and the green parking arena. Our very own Quick Question addressed the role that the parking industry will play in helping governments meet their EV adoption targets, Metric conducted their own feasibility report into adopting an EV fleet and YourParkingSpace.com launched the world’s first carbon-neutral car park. But the news doesn’t stop there, other highlights include the growth of the sharing economy, the importance of accessible parking, the continued digitalization of …

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Five Things to Look Forward to at Parkex 2022

There are just three weeks to go until Parkex 2022 and, after a few years away, we are excited to return to Birmingham from 14th to 16th June. Tradeshows offer such a fantastic opportunity to discover the latest products, services, and technologies that the parking industry has to offer. And by networking with our peers, sharing our experiences, and generating new ideas we can work together to drive the industry forward. So, here’s what we are looking forward to at this year’s event: 1.

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Six Challenges We Need to Overcome to Increase EV Ownership

In response to the deepening climate crisis, governments around the world are pledging to drastically reduce emissions. In the UK, as is the case for many other countries worldwide, transport is the largest emitting sector of the economy, responsible for 27% of greenhouse gas emissions, 55% of which comes from cars. So, as the UK government commits to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, and with other countries following suit, it seems reasonable that policies should target the transport sector first.

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Quick Question: What Role Can the Parking Industry Play in Meeting Government Targets for EV Ownership?

As governments around the world set targets for EV adoption the parking industry can step up to play a starring role. Our Parking Network Business Members share their thoughts on how parking can spearhead the transition to electric vehicles, from countering range anxiety through the implementation of public charging infrastructure to enforcing EV charging spaces and offering simple payment options. Nick Maley, Director of Business Development at TNS AT TNS we have the following three thoughts about the role that parking can play in meeting government targets for EV ownership.

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