Parkmobile USA, Inc. Launches Mobile Payment Solutions at Motor Mart Garage in Boston

July 12, 2013

With the launch of Parkmobile, residents, businesses and visitors will be able to conduct their parking transactions by mobile phone.

Boston, MA July 10, 2013-- Parkmobile USA, Inc. announced today their revolutionary new service will be available starting Thursday July 11th at Motor Mart Garage. Customers can pay for parking with their cell phone using Parkmobile’s mobile applications for iPhone and Android.

To use the new Parkmobile system, customers can register for free at www.parkmobile.com or download the mobile app. Once registered, they can use the mobile app to pay for parking. After setting up the account, customers can immediately start using the system with their registered mobile phone.

"Parkmobile is very excited to have launched our mobile payment parking service at Motor Mart Garage," said Cherie Fuzzell, CEO of Parkmobile USA, Inc. “This technology offers customers a new and better way to pay for parking. Our mobile payment service is an example of another technology that can make our lives easier and more efficient. We also feel confident that Motor Mart will be an ideal setting to showcase not only how local citizens can take advantage of this convenient means of payment, but also how loyal Parkmobile members from the surrounding areas of Boston can visit the garage and use their current Parkmobile account to pay for parking.”

“Who would have thought the parking industry would be leading the mobile payments revolution? But at the historic Motor Mart Garage, we know our customers hate to wait in line to pay, so we are thrilled to partner with Parkmobile to bring their cutting edge pay by phone technology to the historic Motor Mart Garage. There is no ticket to lose and no visit to the cashier; just the fun of flashing your phone as you enter and exit," said John DeMatteo, President of Park Square Revival, Owners of the Motor Mart Garage. “As we continue to look for initiatives that will improve our customers experience we believe that Parkmobile will provide our customers with an easier and more efficient means to pay for their parking. Parkmobile is simple and extremely convenient to use. Parkmobile is already in used by at several MBTA parking lots. However, The historic Motor Mart Garage, previously honored with architectural awards from the date of its opening in 1927 until its renovation in 1999, is now on the cutting edge of retail technology and will be the first private parking garage to offer this technology to its customers in the City of Boston and we believe that Parkmobile will be well received.”

For additional information and locations, please visit: www.parkmobile.com.

About Parkmobile

Parkmobile is the leading global provider of seamlessly integrated end-to-end solutions for mobile payments, parking guidance using business analytics and parking. Its offerings include mobile payments for on and off-street parking, digital parking permits, real-time enforcement and a seamless transit experience. Their services are used in 400 cities around the world by millions of registered users. Parkmobile USA was founded in Atlanta, Georgia and its call center, engineering team and corporate headquarters are located in the U.S. Parkmobile’s investors include BCD Holdings and Fontinalis Partners. With annual global revenues of $22.8 billion, BCD Holdings is an international market leader in the corporate and online travel, and off-airport and mobile parking industry. Fontinalis Partners invests in and partners with innovative technology companies that modernize and improve transportation. Fontinalis is led by Bill Ford, a lifelong environmentalist and the executive chairman of Ford Motor Company. For more information please visit www.parkmobile.com, facebook.com/ParkmobileUSA or on Twitter @Parkmobile.

About The Motor Mart Garage

The urban experience you’ve been waiting for begins at the historic and award winning Motor Mart Garage. Completely refurbished in 1999, The Motor Mart Garage is located in Park Square, Back Bay’s cultural epicenter and is convenient to and from all major highways (I-90, I-93 and Storrow Drive). With 24 Hour Security and a recent upgrade of all 473 indoor lights, The Motor Mart Garage offers a safe, clean parking environment all within a short walk of the MBTA’s Green and Orange Lines. Whatever it is you’re seeking, you’ll find it within easy walking distance of the Motor Mart Garage: Boston’s Theatre District, the Boston Common, the Public Gardens and Swan Boats, as well as the shops on Newbury Street and Boylston Street, five star hotels and the hottest restaurants in the city. For more information visit: www.motormartgarage.com Motor Mart Garage, 201 Stuart Street Boston, MA 02116 (617) 482-8380.