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June 8, 2017

Smart Cities and Sustainability: A Necessary Partnership

The combination of digital and energy tech advancements is the future of creating sustainable smart cities.

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May 17, 2017

Best-in-Class Parking Enforcement Through PRRS Partnership

ParkiFi partners with Parking Revenue Recovery Services in Denver to offer an advanced parking enforcement solution, and increase inventory by over 2,300 parking spaces.

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May 8, 2017

Dream Big with ParkiFi and Win a Year of Free Parking!

Imagine how much time and money you could save not worrying about where to park anymore. Now stop dreaming and enter to win a full free year of parking on ParkiFi!

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May 2, 2017

Mobile Payments for Parking are Here!

Mobile Payments for Parking are Here! With ParkiFi Payments, you can pay for parking by just pulling into a spot and tapping on the credit card icon in the ParkiFi app.

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March 23, 2017

Smart Parking Round-Up

An expired meter, no parking ticket, and a car taking up a highly desirable downtown parking spot all day. It’s not an uncommon site in most major cities and it leads to long records of citizen complaints. What if there's a better way?

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March 7, 2017

Smart Cities and Privacy: Is Success and Security Possible?

People like to have data about high water in streets collected from nearby city sensors, but they may not like their location becoming part of that same data collection. So how do city governments proceed with advancing tech and protecting the rights of their citizens?

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February 16, 2017

Let’s Talk Hardware – ParkiFi and the Sensor Revolution

Parking is now part of the tech scene. Roll-outs of infrared sensors, parking cameras, and wireless parking sensors have transformed the hunt for parking. Such varied technology across these parking lots provided enormous amounts of data that paved the way for technological innovation.

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January 28, 2017

Is Your City's Parking Sustainable?

30% of city traffic is caused by people looking for a place to park. The top 50 US cities grew in population size by an average of 1.2% last year alone. Add these two stats up and you get: more people in the city, more traffic and more traffic, more congestion, more pollution = more inefficiencies.

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January 20, 2017

Give It Up For Mowtown The Musical

The New York Times called it “A joy ride” and Motown the Musical has been taking the world by storm, starting 2017 off with high-energy performances across the US and in London. The show tells the true story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from a boxer to music mogul.

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January 2, 2017

Turn Surface Parking Into Smart Parking

Many cities also use the start of the year to take stock of what needs repairing, decide what is too broken to fix, and figure out where the city is going to grow the most. Some city planners and councils are turning their attention to an old nemesis – parking.

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December 7, 2016

Explore The Denver Holiday Season With ParkiFi

ParkiFi wants to celebrate this season with you, so be sure to take us on your journeys into downtown Denver this year. Our app is full of surprises all season long. Just watch for our #12DaysOfParking and have a fun holiday season!

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November 16, 2016

ParkiFi Brings Cheer To Your Holiday Shopping #12DaysOfParking

On the 5th Day of Christmas ParkiFi gave to me... Free Parking Across The City!

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November 11, 2016

Kick Off a New Era with ParkiFi!

Denver has long faced a parking nightmare that plagues the downtown area, causing traffic congestion, environmental strain, and personal stress. But what if you’re driving in circles around Denver, convinced there’s no parking, and just two blocks away there are ten open spots?

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October 26, 2016

How We Think About Parking is Changing

The way we think about parking and moving within cities is changing. From the sudden proliferation of parking garages in some downtown areas to parking becoming a key election issue, how we move through our cities reflects new trends in, and frustrations with, parking and driving.

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October 11, 2016

The Joy Of The Giant Parking Lot

We’re talking about the biggest parking lots in the world; they’ll put your local Costco parking lot to shame. Next time you are circling a lot for the tenth time, just go to a mental happy place and imagine one of these...

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September 8, 2016

The Great Parking Space Hunt

Have you ever been so stressed to get somewhere on time only to have that stress amplified further because you can’t find a place to park? Anyone that has ever been in a hurry to catch a flight, get to a meeting or go to a large event has probably experience that unnecessary stress.

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August 31, 2016

Demand-Based Pricing In Parking

Parking issues affect everyone, from the parking lot owner to the consumer renting the space for a certain amount of time. Efficient parking runs seamlessly; inefficient parking becomes stressful and impacts our all-around experience whenever we venture out.

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August 31, 2016

Why Parking Meters Are Outdated

The high costs and low probabilities of finding a parking spot close to people’s end destinations feed into the dread, but the nearly archaic money suckers that are parking meters perpetuate the issue unnecessarily.

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July 5, 2016

PARKiFi + Internet Of Things (IoT) = Smart Cities

IoT is expected to drive the biggest IT innovation wave since the dawn of the Internet Age; this tsunami called IoT technology promises to connect the virtual and physical worlds, in ways too numerous to predict.

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April 19, 2016

Cities Getting Smart About Parking

It’s official. For the first time in human history, according to the United Nations, a majority of people on the planet now live in cities.

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March 18, 2016

Sick Of Parking Tickets Yet?

Believe it or not, so are many of the people receiving the revenue from parking tickets- the parking owners and operators.

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February 26, 2016

Reward Great Customers With Great Parking

From the moment your customers arrive at the shopping center, it’s up to you to make sure their experience goes well instead of poorly. Lots are overcrowded, especially on the weekends, and the last thing you want your customers to feel is irritated before they make important purchase decisions.

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February 24, 2016

ParkiFi Closes Series A Funding with $7.5 Million to Continue Transforming Parking Technology

ParkiFi is pleased to announce it has closed its Series A Funding with great success!

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February 8, 2016

How Winning The Super Bowl Affects City Parking

Does the Superbowl affect parking throughout the host city? Do birds fly?

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February 3, 2016

Parkifi Awards Cornerstone Communications, LTD of Rockville, Maryland North American Agency Contract

Agency selected as a direct result of experience and a clear understanding of Parkifi’s market.

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January 12, 2016

Top 10 Worst Cities For Parking

We all know parking in large cities across the U.S. is a painful, expensive experience. But can you guess what the Top 10 worst cities for parking are? A couple of them surprised us….

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January 6, 2016

More People = More Traffic = More Parking Woes

Over the past 12 months here in Colorado, the population increased by nearly 101,000 people. What can be done for downtown Denver’s parking, which is already hard to come by as it is without the continued and inevitable population growth?

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January 4, 2016

Look How Far We’ve Come!

Happy New Year and cheers to 2016!! 2015 was a big year for us here at Parkifi, as we’re sure it was for many of you, so we wanted to share some of our highlights with you.

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December 14, 2015

Where The Magic Happens

We are proud to work in such an incredible city, in a space that allows our team to be happy, productive employees motivated to revolutionize the world of parking. Check out our office!

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December 10, 2015

Scared of robots? Yeah, no, neither are we…

Despite some people’s’ denial that autonomous cars might someday be the majority of vehicles on the road, they’re quickly becoming a heavily researched and tested commodity. And like everything, there are both perceived pros and cons to driverless cars that make forming a strong opinion difficult.

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November 17, 2015

Save Me A (Parking) Spot!

Picture this: you want to go out for dinner on a busy Saturday night downtown. There’s both a hockey game and a concert nearby the restaurant you're going to. You’re wondering if you should even go...who wants to deal with finding parking in that situation? You don’t have to worry about any of this.

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November 13, 2015

Dynamic Pricing For Parking

By now it’s a term we’re all familiar with and most times, it’s not painted or received in a positive light. But what if it could improve parking operations for parking operators and the parking experience for customers across the globe?

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October 20, 2015

Parkifi Locks In Another $2 Million In Funding To Fuel Growth In Parking Innovation

Parkifi, a real-time parking spot occupancy platform, added another $2 million investment to the funding received since launch in late 2014. This raise includes strategic investments from Indiana-based Simon Property Group, Texas real estate developer Howard Hughes Corporation and Camber Creek.

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October 8, 2015

The Rise In Mobile Payment For Parking

We’ve all been there. We’ve arrived at the parking kiosk at the exit of the garage only to discover our parking ticket has mysteriously vanished. As we’re frantically searching, the line of cars behind us are getting more aggravated each second...

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August 5, 2015

Top 10 Parking Fails

The most cringe-worthy parking jobs out there... Sure to make you scream out loud!

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May 13, 2015

Global Parking Sensor Market In Midst Of Unprecedented Growth

Anyone who has bought a new car in the past year or so is well aware of advances in parking technology and you can soon expect even bigger changes coming to how you park!

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April 10, 2015

Getting The Parking Industry Out Of Reverse

A Short Note by Rishi Malik, CTO & Co-Founder

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