Member News: City of Eureka Springs Partners with Passport to Launch First Parking App
City of Eureka Springs partners with Passport to launch first parking app
PassportParking® app allows drivers to pay for parking on the go
Eureka Springs, Ark. (Aug. 1, 2018) — The City of Eureka Springs and Passport announce the launch of the PassportParking® mobile application in downtown Eureka Springs. The mobile application is powered by Passport, the global leader of mobile payments for parking and transit. With Passport, the vacation destination will provide easier parking options for tourists and residents alike.
For the first time, locals and visitors in Eureka Springs can pay for parking with a mobile application. The PassportParking app is available in all on-street spaces and parking lot spaces. Signage and decals are available to instruct drivers on how to use the PassportParking application.
In addition to being able to pay for parking through the app, users are also able to:
- Extend their sessions remotely
- Keep track of all parking history
- Receive notifications
- Get email receipts
“Eureka Springs will be the first city in Arkansas to use Passport’s mobile pay parking system,” said Mayor Robert “Butch” Berry. “I am excited to be able to bring PassportParking to our city, it provides a quick and simple way for visitors and residents to pay to park.”
“We’re excited to introduce mobile pay parking to the City of Eureka Springs,” said Passport Regional Director Kelsey Owens. “This partnership means people can enjoy the city at their leisure without worrying about feeding a meter. With their smartphones, residents and visitors can pay for parking and extend a parking session remotely.”
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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