Parkopedia, the world's leading parking service provider, and SWARCO, the leading solution provider of intelligent traffic and parking systems in Germany, announced today that they will provide each other with parking data in Europe.
Parkopedia will provide static and dynamic parking information to SWARCO’s mobile parking app, named PARCO. The app is a digital solution for road users to find, compare and pay for parking spaces ticket-free and cashless. The app is available for download on Apple App Store and Google Play Store. PARCO complements SWARCO’s wide traffic and parking management portfolio enabling cities and companies to manage traffic and parking spaces digitally and efficiently.
Through this partnership, SWARCO will also provide Parkopedia with its unique car park data, which Parkopedia will use to further improve its parking coverage for its consumers and B2B customers. Parkopedia’s full portfolio of services covering garage and street parking data, ensures drivers are able to find the closest parking, compare prices and pay for parking across 15,000 cities and 89 countries worldwide, covering over 70 million parking spaces.
Commenting on the announcement, Parkopedia’s COO Hans Puvogel said, “We are thrilled to provide SWARCO with our premium parking services. This integration will help millions of users access our parking data and find suitable parking near their destination.”
Uwe Pertz, SWARCO’s Head of BU Parking & E-Mobility in Germany, added, “Our partnership with Parkopedia strengthens our market leading position for parking guidance systems in more than 190 German cities by providing the most accurate and highest quality parking information to drivers. This integration will improve the driver experience by allowing drivers to plan trips and find and navigate to the nearest free or cheapest parking space.”
Founded in 2007, Parkopedia has helped millions of drivers eliminate the hassle of finding parking
by using real-time and prediction-based parking space information. We also help drivers instantly book and pay for parking in one seamless transaction, directly from the head-unit. Our innovative data collection technology includes proprietary software, computer vision, and AI. We build key partnerships to expand coverage and maintain data freshness.
In short, we are passionate about parking.