Scheidt & Bachmann and APCOA Modernize Parking at KII in Düsseldorf
With the modern underground car park KII/Schauspielhaus (formerly Kö-Bogen II), further underground parking facilities are now available in Düsseldorf city center. In addition to the high level of comfort and the magnetic effect of the striking architectural commercial and office building ensemble, which was built by the CENTRUM Group and the B&L Group, it is thus an attractive starting point for adventure or shopping trip into the city center of the state capital.
APCOA PARKING Deutschland has taken over the operation of the car park and relies again on the innovative parking technology of Scheidt & Bachmann. A barcode system in combination with number plate recognition is used. With dynamic pricing, the tariffs are adjusted according to the capacity utilization. And, at KII, users of APCOA FLOW have another location for the digital parking experience. There is no need to pull out tickets at the entrance and walk to the pay machine as a personal RFID chip opens the barriers contactlessly and the parking time is paid for using the stored payment method.
660 parking spaces are available on five levels for short and long-term parkers. An interface to Parkeyes has been set up so that guests can quickly and easily find the parking space for their car when they return to the underground car park. When paying at the automatic pay station, the parking space is simultaneously shown on the display.
Electric cars can be charged at 24 E.ON charging points. A flat rate has been set up for theatre visitors and as an opening offer, parking is free of charge for customers in September.
About Scheidt & Bachmann
The family-owned company with its headquarters in Moenchengladbach, Germany was founded in 1872 and is now managed in its fifth generation. In the four divisions Fare Collection systems, Signalling Systems, Petrol Station Systems, and Parking and Leisure Centre Systems, Scheidt & Bachmann are setting worldwide standards. The Parking Systems division dominates the international car park market by nearly 22,000 installations; it is the system provider for more than 75 airports worldwide. Scheidt & Bachmann provides with its brand “entervo” integrated, modular general solutions consisting of up-to-date JAVA software and innovative equipment.
About APCOA PARKING Group
APCOA PARKING Group is Europe’s leading parking operator with more than 45 years of industry expertise. With its 5,000 employees, the company manages approximately 1.5 million individual parking spaces at over 9,500 locations in 13 European countries. These include parking spaces at 1,800 city and shopping center locations, 400 hotels, 150 hospitals, and 58 European airports. With its consistent “asset-light” business model, APCOA is the trusted partner who maximizes value for private and public real estate owners.
Via its open digital platform APCOA FLOW, the company connects on-street and off-street car parks with clients, partners, customers, and their vehicles. Based on this technology, APCOA is transforming its car parks into mobility hubs, offering innovative services that enable a more convenient mobility experience. The environment also benefits: with its digital services and intelligent Traffic Management System, the company actively contributes to the reduction of emissions in cities by decreasing the volume of traffic searching for parking. By connecting parking and mobility, APCOA is positioned to become an integral part of the Smart City. www.apcoa.com
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