Parkmobile USA, Inc. Launches Mobile Payment Solutions at the University of Maryland

October 8, 2013

College Park, MD October 8, 2013-- Parkmobile USA, Inc. announced today their revolutionary new service has been implemented at the University of Maryland.  Students, faculty, staff and visitors are now able to pay for parking at approximately 1800 spaces through-out campus with their cell phone using Parkmobile’s native mobile applications for the iPhone, Android, Windows, and Blackberry smartphones. The system will officially launch the week of October 7.

To use the new Parkmobile system, customers can register for free at www.parkmobile.com and where you can download a mobile app.  Once registered, they can use a mobile app, the internet, or call toll free to pay for parking.  All of these options can be found on the signage.  After setting up the account, customers can immediately start using the system with their registered mobile phone.  They can also select the option to receive text message alerts and reminders 15 minutes prior to their parking session expires.

“Parkmobile is thrilled to provide our mobile payment parking service at the University of Maryland" said Cherie Fuzzell, CEO of Parkmobile USA, Inc. “Parkmobile’s mobile payment solution is an ideal parking option, and is simple and convenient.  We have had great success with numerous universities nationwide.”

“DOTS is always looking for ways to make parking easier and more convenient,” said Beverly Malone, Assistant Director for DOTS. “With Parkmobile we believe we have found a great, mobile option for starting and extending a parking session.”

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 500 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.