ATLANTA, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Parkmobile USA, Inc. announced today their revolutionary new service will be implemented at CARTA surface lots located in and around the downtown Chattanooga area. Customers will now be able to pay for parking with their cell phone with an option of using Parkmobile's native mobile applications for the iPhone, Android and BlackBerry smartphones.
"Parkmobile is excited to launch our Pay by Phone Parking service in Chattanooga, TN," said Greg Stormberg, COO of Parkmobile USA, Inc. "We are very pleased that CARTA has chosen Parkmobile for our ability to create value through our parking payment technologies, while at the same time enhancing the customer experience through our industry leading Pay by Phone solutions. We believe this alliance is another example of Parkmobile's position as the leading provider of parking payment technologies in the parking and transportation industry."
"We are excited to bring the pay by cell technology to Chattanooga," said Brent Matthews, Director of Parking at CARTA. "Parkers are going to be able to pay and get to their destinations quicker. This is the first step as CARTA continues to implement new technologies to make downtown parking more convenient and accessible."
To use the new Parkmobile system, customers register for free at www.parkmobile.com. Once registered, motorists can use a mobile app, the internet, or a toll free phone call, 800-280-4146 to pay for parking. After setting up the account, customers can immediately start using the system with their registered mobile phone. Motorists can also select the option to receive text message alerts and reminders.
For additional information and locations, please visit: www.parkmobile.com/us.
Parkmobile is a leading global provider of seamlessly integrated end-to-end solutions for digital parking. The firm's product offerings include cashless mobile payments for on and off street parking, digital parking permits, and real time enforcement.
Unlike many other public transportation authorities, CARTA is more than just bus transportation. CARTA operates the Lookout Mountain Incline Railway, the steepest passenger railway in the world; the Downtown Electric Shuttle with one of the largest fleets of electric buses in the United States; parking garages in Downtown Chattanooga with convenient access to the Shuttle system and Care-A-Van, a curb-to-curb service for people with disabilities.
SOURCE Parkmobile USA, Inc.