ParkCity is a new 10-story parking facility developed by the Turku Technology Properties and constructed in the middle of Turku Science Park. The completed parking facility will have 1,000 parking spaces and 90 spaces for bicycles. In alignment with rising EV charging demand, facility has 20 spaces dedicated for the electric vehicles but a reservation to add the capacity up to 200 spaces.
ParkCity serves multiple user groups including short-term visitors, contract parking as well as Park & ride drivers since ParkCity is located next to Kupittaa train station. After the building is completed, a covered route will connect the train station and the parking facility.
ParkCity’s guidance solution is based on ultrasonic single-space detection and sensors combined with the dynamic Portier guidance displays ensure that the visiting customers will have a smooth parking experience and can rely on finding the available space quickly. Sensors have RGB LEDs which make communication with different LED colors easy for several user groups.
There are several parking facilities around the Science Park which are all guided by Portier parking guidance solutions and all of them are connected to Portier HOST cloud service. With just one login, the parking operator can monitor all parking facilities around Turku Science Park which is extremely convenient and easy. Different parking guidance technologies, different sizes of parking facilities and all the data arising from those is connected and combined into a single parking guidance platform, Portier HOST.
Portier offers complete solutions for parking guidance and management. The Core of the Portier parking solutions is dynamic parking guidance systems that offer the convenience of parking for customers as well as effective parking management for the operators. Some examples of the solutions include space-specific guidance systems with ultrasonic or camera-based detection, dynamic displays connected to third-party systems, induction loop counting for open areas, roadside guidance displays, and access control solutions for contract parking.