MobileNOW! Brings Mobile Payment to College Park, MD: ‘A Smart Place to Live’

College Park, University of Maryland

MobileNOW!, a global technology innovator with the world’s most flexible mobile payment solution for parking, is launching mobile payment in College Park, Maryland starting with two major surface lots and a large garage.

Located in Prince George’s County just seven miles northeast of Washington, D.C., College Park is best known as home to the University of Maryland - College Park, and home of the Archives II facility of the US National Archives.

College Park is a beautiful energetic community with a great deal to offer, including the latest technology in parking and transportation,” said John Oglesby, MobileNOW! President and CEO. “It’s no wonder why the city has been named ‘A Smart Place to Live’.

MobileNOW! Park & Pay appResidents, commuters and off-campus parkers may pay for parking using the free MobileNOW! app, or by calling a local phone number using the MobileNOW! IVR system. In real time, parkers may manage their sessions remotely from anywhere, without the hassle of returning to their vehicles.

The City of College Park is proud to offer MobileNOW! to our customers in selected areas of the downtown core of our city as yet another payment option to metered parking,” said Jim Miller, Parking Enforcement Manager, City of College Park. “MobileNOW! has long been used in neighboring cities and counties around both College Park and Montgomery County, Maryland, and are highly regarded in the ‘Pay By Cell’ industry. The City of College Park looks forward to a long-term relationship with MobileNOW!, in hopes of moving our technology forward.

MobileNOW! has integrated with the city’s Metric multi-space meters for streamlined real-time enforcement.

Oglesby added, “We are excited to expand our footprint in Maryland. We are confident the College Park community and UMD will love the convenience of parking by MobileNOW!, just like their neighbors in Montgomery County.

Recently, MobileNOW! also expanded mobile payment into Montgomery County’s Friendship Heights.

About College Park, Maryland

College Park, MarylandCollege Park is a municipality within Prince George’s County, and is located approximately 7 miles northeast of Washington, D.C. The City is primarily inside I-95/495, the Capital Beltway. The area that includes College Park was originally settled in 1745 and the City was incorporated as a municipality under Maryland state law on June 7, 1945. The City is the home of the University of Maryland, the flagship campus of the University System of Maryland, with a combined undergraduate and graduate population of approximately 36,000 students and a campus spanning 1,500 acres. The estimated current population of the City is 30,413, about half of which are students. The City comprises approximately 5 square miles, primarily along U.S. Route 1.

The City of College Park is a vibrant and prosperous top 20 college town, which has established collaborative relationships with the residents, the University, businesses, non-profit sector, and other governments that benefit the entire community. The City is known for distinctive and connected neighborhoods, thriving commercial districts, cultural amenities, attractive green space and streetscapes, convenient transportation systems serving all users, and a strong sense of community pride.

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About MobileNOW!, LLCMobileNOW! logo

MobileNOW! LLC, headquartered in Rockville, MD, is a global pioneer, innovator and leading provider of mobile phone and other cashless payment methods for the parking and electric vehicle (EV) charging industry. The MobileNOW! platform, also known as the world’s most flexible mobile payment solution for parking, is available in nine countries and is the only mobile payment solution developed by parking professionals with operations experience. In addition to enabling virtual payment and collection options, the MobileNOW! platform offers full enforcement, management and reporting capabilities.

MobileNOW! solutions are developed for all mobile devices, including iOS, Android and BlackBerry platforms. For more information, visit or contact

Media Contact

John Oglesby
+1 303 884 3710
MobileNOW! LLC
2275 Research Blvd, Suite 500
Rockville, MD 20850
United States of America


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