Efficient Car Parking Solutions Using Technology
Car parking spaces, particularly in city centres is at a premium. The available space in urban areas is certainly not going to increase but the number of cars traveling on our roads and moving in and out of urban areas is definitely on the increase.
When it comes to car park solutions what is needed going forward is a car parking management systems that manage these spaces for customer us in a more convenient manner and utilizes the limited space we have in the best possible way.
For the developing communities where businesses are growing every day and almost every family owns more than one or two cars the need for efficient parking is more pronounced than it was a few years back. The increase in number of cars is posing a problem for shopping centres, organizations and malls that are faced with the challenge of providing easy parking for their customers or employees.
Many companies are feeling the need to develop such parking software systems that make it easy for their employees to park their cars. Some companies have such parking software that have a charge system making the process simple and easy to operate. The charges can be different for different areas and the charges can be set by allotting budget codes. For example on Saturdays and Sundays no charges are taken. Car parking fees can be automatically calculated. The organized spaces not only save time but also prove to be beneficial from a security point of view.
While designing spaces for parking systems it is important to consider the ventilation systems. Very often we see that not much consideration is given to this aspect resulting in dark suffocating underground car parking spaces. Exhaust fans or other ventilation system must be there to ensure circulation of fresh air.
Today very easy to use parking systems that clearly display free spaces and allow the users to identify the availability of free space instantly are quite popular.
Conventional parking systems are continuously being improved through the use of technology. Parking systems are being designed for managing the car spaces in a more coherent and orderly manner, accommodating more cars within the available space. There are puzzle parking systems and multi-level state of the art automated systems for vehicle parking being used that prove beneficial in reducing wastage of space.
The emphasis today is on automated procedures that are quick and require less time and effort and for this purpose more car parking lots are using car parking software that are responsible for the parking procedures.