Issy-les-Moulineaux deploys Israel parking app to tame congestion

You can’t find parking. You circle the block, twisting your head as you look for an open spot, but nothing emerges.

One Israeli start-up is solving this frustration. Using real-time data, Tel Aviv-based sPARK recommends parking near a driver’s destination, including on-street, offstreet and commercial garage options.

What differentiates the firm from other navigation and parking services, is its focus on the best nearby parking spots instead of on the driver’s destination.

It takes an average of 21 minutes to park a car in Tel Aviv. In other cities, it can take 17 to 22 minutes to locate a spot, parallel-park and then walk to a destination.

With sPARK’s real-time parking advice, that duration could be halved, according to a study by the Israel Consumer Council.

Read the full story at jpost.com.

Victoria Krisman is Interactive Media Specialist for the Intelligent Community Forum.
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