Parkmobile USA, Inc. Launches Mobile Payment Solutions in Newburyport, MA

January 13, 2014

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

Newburyport, MA January 13, 2014 - Parkmobile USA, Inc. announced today their revolutionary new service will be implemented in Newburyport beginning January 13, 2014. Customers will now be able to pay for parking with their cell phone using Parkmobile’s mobile applications for the iPhone, Android, Windows, and Blackberry smart phones.

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, the internet, or a toll free number to pay for parking. 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 alerts and reminders 15 minutes prior to expiration of their parking session.

"Parkmobile is very excited to launch our mobile payment parking service in Newburyport," 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 see this as a great opportunity to offer a service enhancement to people parking in our municipal lots,” said Newburyport Mayor Donna D. Holaday. “Working with the Parking Advisory Committee, we continue to refine the paid parking program and believe that this service will be an amenity that many people will take advantage of when they come to our downtown to shop, eat, stroll our historic streets, and enjoy our beautiful waterfront.”

The new program is offered at all six municipal paid parking lots located in the downtown. Parkmobile’s innovative technologies and services will enhance the experience of motorists. Parkmobile’s pay by phone is an ideal parking option, and is simple and convenient.

A tutorial on how to use the Parkmobile mobile application is available on the City’s website at http://www.cityofnewburyport.com/city-clerk/pages/parking.

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 more than 500 locations in the U.S. 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 Group and Fontinalis Partners.  With annual global revenues of $22.8 billion, including $8.5 billion partner sales, BCD Group is an international market leader in the corporate and online travel, and off-airport and mobile parking industry. Co-founded by Ford Motor Company executive chairman Bill Ford, Fontinalis Partners invests in technology companies improving next-generation mobility. For more information please visit www.parkmobile.com, facebook.com/ParkmobileUSA or on Twitter @Parkmobile.