Hazleton, Pennsylvania, Transitions Mobile Parking Payments to ParkMobile’s Contactless System
Beginning This Month, All Mobile Parking Payments in the City of Hazleton Will Be Handled through the Parkmobile App
ParkMobile, the #1 parking app in the U.S., is expanding its services to the City of Hazleton and replacing the previous mobile parking payment provider. Through ParkMobile, users will be able to pay for parking at 400 on-street spaces in town.
“ParkMobile’s easy-to-use mobile app will make parking a smoother experience for our locals and visitors this summer,” said Ralph Sharp, Director of Hazleton Public Transit and the Parking Department for the City of Hazleton. “Our partnership begins at an ideal time as we prepare for an influx of tourists to the Poconos Mountains.”
While ParkMobile will be a new service for Hazleton, many local drivers will already be familiar with the app. Nearby Philadelphia is one of the app’s most popular markets in the country. Pennsylvania has 2.1 million users, and ParkMobile has a presence throughout the state in Bethlehem, Easton, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Pittsburgh, Penn State University, and Temple University.
ParkMobile has over 35 million users across North America, is available for both iPhone and Android devices, and can also be accessed on a mobile web browser. To pay for zone parking using the mobile or web app, a user enters the zone number posted on signs around the parking spot, selects the amount of time needed, and touches the “Start Parking” button to begin the session. The user can also extend the time of the parking session on their mobile device.
“Pennsylvania is one of ParkMobile’s top performing states, so we’re thrilled that Hazleton has chosen to partner with us for their mobile parking payments,” added Jeff Perkins, CEO of ParkMobile. “We look forward to another successful partnership helping Pennsylvania drivers.”
ParkMobile, LLC is the leading provider of smart parking and mobility solutions in North America, using a contactless approach to help millions of people easily find, reserve, and pay for parking on their mobile devices. The company’s technology is used in thousands of locations across the country, including 8 of the top 10 cities as well as college campuses, airports, and stadiums. People can use ParkMobile solutions to quickly pay for on-street and off-street parking without having to use a meter or kiosk. Additionally, ParkMobile offers parking reservations at stadium venues for concerts and sporting events. Reservations are also available in metro area garages, allowing people to drive into the city without having to worry about finding parking. ParkMobile has been named to the Inc. 5000, Deloitte Fast 500, Smart Cities Connect “Smart 50,” and the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s Top Workplaces. Additionally, the company won the 2022 Stevie Awards for Best Mobile On-Demand Application, the 2020 Stevie Awards for Achievement in Product Innovation, and the 2019 Stevie Awards for Most Innovative Tech Company and Best Travel App. For more information, visit ParkMobile.io or @ParkMobile on Twitter.
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