Member News: Penticton Launches Mobile Parking Payment Application
City introduces parking app for quicker payments
Penticton, British Columbia (March 5, 2018) — The City of Penticton, British Columbia, announces the launch of a mobile app for parking payments, by Passport. Passport, the developer of the app, is the global leader for parking and transit payments for cities and universities across North America.
The parking app is available at more than 600 parking spaces throughout the city, including on-street spaces and five off-street parking lot locations. With the app, users can efficiently pay for parking sessions from their mobile devices, as well as:
- Monitor parking sessions
- Extend time remotely
- View payment history
- Receive email receipts
The app also features a digital wallet, which provides parkers with the ability to preload funds using a credit card to easily pay for future parking. Users can take advantage of loading $20 onto their digital wallet and receiving a $5 bonus in their wallet to pay for a parking session.
“The City of Penticton is excited to provide a way for users to pay for parking from their mobile devices,” said Tina Siebert, bylaw services supervisor for the City of Penticton. “By partnering with Passport, we are able to make parking easier and more accessible for our residents and visitors.”
“We are honored to partner with the City of Penticton as it aims to ease the hassles of paying for parking,” said Conor Buckley, Passport Client Success Manager. “With Passport’s state-of-the-art technology, we are to able to digitize the parking experience by providing users with another payment option.”
Passport transforms the way cities manage their operations. The fintech company’s mobile-first platform has been adopted by more than 450 cities, universities, and private operators around the world in cities including Chicago, Toronto, London, and Miami, across more than 5,000 locations. Passport’s product lines —– parking, transit and tolling payments, parking enforcement, and permit management —– enable organizations in the public and private sectors to streamline their operations, enhance customer service, and make data-driven decisions. Consistently recognized as one of the fastest growing companies and Best Places to Work in Charlotte, North Carolina, Passport has an ingrained practice of putting People First —–a guiding principle in its Culture.
Passport is backed by a group of investors, including Bain Capital Ventures, Grotech Ventures, MK Capital and Relevance Capital. Learn more, or get in touch with Passport at passportinc.com.
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