Parking sensors can lower greenhouse gas emissionsCompliance Technology, Smart Cities
To the public, parking sensors are most commonly associated with their role in data collection and in supporting parking officers. But their use in smart cities projects for wayfinding can materially reduce the greenhouse gas emissions associated with parking behaviour.
Horses for courses: which parking sensor for which application?Compliance Technology, Smart Cities
In Australia, we see two major sensor technologies at work in car parks and street side parking: sensors that use infrared and sensors that use magnetometers.
DCA Cities COO Greg Tsigounis weighs in on why parking sensors are not all made equalCompliance Technology, Smart Cities
Creating liveable, sustainable cities is a major challenge for many municipalities. Finite parking spaces necessitates the need to more accurately account for and manage parking in an accessible and equitable manner.
Auckland Transport and DCA’s partnership goes from strength to strengthSmart Cities, News
Auckland Transport has recently awarded Database Consultants Australia (DCA) a five year contract extension to continue delivering its integrated parking management system.
Can COVID recovery deliver clean, equitable and Smarter Cities?Smart Cities
For over a century, humans have come to associate more cars, more machines and more industry in motion as a signal of economic progress. In the past decade, the increase of Mobility as a service (MaaS) has played a huge role in driving both economic and social progression
A brief history of contactless parking paymentsSmart Cities
A lot of us are fans of contactless payment systems now. In fact, the RBA reports that in 2019 around half of all in-person payments were made by ‘tapping’ a debit or credit card on a card terminal, part of an ongoing trend towards what some commentators predict will be a completely cashless society.