Parking Insights

Six Ways Municipalities Benefit From Privatized Parking

Successful parking companies take lots, garages, and on-street parking programs that are barely self-sustainable and turn them into a legitimate source of income. For municipalities, this means additional revenue can be injected into local projects and amenities. But beyond profit, parking managers can yield greater productivity at a lower cost, improve traffic flow, and reduce pollution...
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Impark Deploys New Parking App in London, ON

VANCOUVER, B.C. (October 25, 2017): Imperial Parking Canada Corporation (Impark) announced today the deployment at parking facilities in London and Sudbury of hangTag™ , a new parking app. HangTag allows parkers to conveniently locate parking facilities on a map, view lot details, get driving directions, and pay for parking without going to the meter. The app...
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Solar Energy: The Hot Lot Commodity

Cooling solar installation prices could trigger a hot new trend in the parking industry. The growth of solar initiatives in the parking sector has, until now, been stunted by sky-high prices — but it appears that the leader of the renewable energy market is on the road to affordability. The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has...
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Impark Deploys New Parking App in Vancouver, BC

VANCOUVER, B.C. (October 11, 2017): Imperial Parking Canada Corporation (Impark) announced today the deployment at parking facilities in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland of hangTagTM; a new parking app. HangTag allows parkers to conveniently locate parking facilities on a map, view lot details, get driving directions, and pay for parking without going to the meter. The...
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Is Free Hospital Parking Really Free?

To charge or not to charge? That is the question facing healthcare leaders as they work to balance budgets while delivering industry-leading clinical care. Paid hospital parking is a topic of populist debate that continues to polarize opinion. However, the issue is not as clear cut as it may superficially seem, and free parking is not...
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The 5 Essentials of a Patient-First Wayfinding System

Healthcare facilities are living, breathing buildings in a permanent state of flux. As they absorb and react to the needs of their clientele, they transform into a jigsaw of new and old — each wing, zone, and floor different from the last. The necessary fluidity of healthcare campuses makes wayfinding systems tricky to implement and even...
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