ParkMobile Partners with Village of Mokena, Illinois, to Offer Contactless Parking for Chicago Commuters and Visitors
Metra Riders Are Now Able to Use ParkMobile to Pay For Daily Parking
ParkMobile, the leading provider of smart parking and mobility solutions in North America and part of the EasyPark Group, announced a new partnership with The Village of Mokena, IL, allowing Metra riders to pay for parking on their mobile devices at over 1,460 off-street parking spaces. Through the partnership, commuters to the Chicago area are now able to pay a flat rate for daily parking via the ParkMobile app.
“With our residents commuting into the city often, offering them an easy parking option at the Metra station is top of mind. Thanks to ParkMobile, commuters will easily be able to pay for parking straight from their phone, taking the stress out of the commuting experience,” said Mayor Frank Fleischer.
ParkMobile has a strong presence in Illinois with close to 324,000 users in the state. The app is available at Chicago Parks District locations, and at dozens of other transit parking locations throughout the Chicagoland area including Aurora, Glencoe, Homewood, and University Park.
ParkMobile has over 45 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 daily 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.
“Our current partnerships with the Illinois villages have made it easier for locals to commute into Chicago, so we’re pleased to add Mokena to the list,” says David Hoyt, ParkMobile’s Chief Revenue Officer and Managing Director, North America. “Now, Metra riders have a digital and contactless way to pay for parking at the station.”
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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