Parkmobile and University of Virginia Join Forces to Bring Mobile Payments for Parking to the Campus
New parking service gives students, visitors, and staff option to pay for parking from their smartphone on campus at UVA
Charlottesville, VA—February 23, 2016 – Parkmobile, LLC announced today that its mobile payments solution is now available on campus at UVA. The company’s mobile payments solution will motorists to use their mobile phones to pay for parking in approximately 300 spaces in 12 lots around campus. Customers can pay for parking with their smartphones using Parkmobile’s mobile app for iPhone, Android, Windows, Amazon, and Blackberry phones.
“We are thrilled to offer our mobile payments solution to the students and staff on campus at University of Virginia,” said Jon Ziglar, CEO of Parkmobile, LLC. “This service makes paying for parking fast and simple and has been very well-received on other campuses around the US. We believe the students, staff, and visitors will truly appreciate and enjoy the convenience of paying for parking from their smartphones.”
Parkmobile’s mobile payment system is very simple and easy to use. Customers first must register by downloading the mobile app in their phone’s app store or online at www.parkmobile.com. Once registered, they may use the mobile app, internet, or a toll-free number to pay for parking. After setting up their account, customers can immediately start using the system with their registered mobile phone. This convenient service also provides customers with the ability to receive alerts when their meter time is about to expire, extend their time remotely without returning to the meter, utilize credit cards in locations that do not offer manual credit card payments, as well as print and keep receipts for parking.
Additionally, enforcement officers will be able to see that a motorist has paid with Parkmobile using their wireless handheld devices, so customers should not worry when the meter does not change. Parkmobile’s mobile payment solution is an added payment option and is intended to complement existing parking payment options. All existing forms of payment are still valid for use.
Parkmobile, LLC is the leading provider for on-demand and prepaid mobile payments for on- and off-street parking. Their services have been adopted in more than 2,000 locations, including 35 of the top 100 cities in the U.S. by millions of registered users. Parkmobile’s services include on-street parking, off-street parking deck, airport and event reservations and municipal parking permit solutions. Parkmobile serves over 20 airports as well as provides reserved parking solutions for private operators, the Super Bowl, the College Football Championship Series, Fenway Park, FedEx Field and the Barclays Center, to name a few. For more information, visit us at www.parkmobile.com, on Twitter @Parkmobile, or facebook.com/Parkmobile.