MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — ParkMobile, the leading provider of smart parking and mobility solutions in North America, announced today a new feature available in the MPLS Parking app allowing people to reserve spots for sporting events and concerts at major entertainment venues including US Bank Stadium, Target Field, Minneapolis Convention Center and Target Center. People can also book hourly parking reservations at 11 gated garages around the city.

Parkmobile is the leading provider of smart parking and mobility solutions. (PRNewsfoto/Parkmobile, LLC)

ParkMobile’s MPLS Parking app launched in Minneapolis in August of 2015 and has grown in popularity over the years. Since its launch, there have been 343,000 downloads of the app. In 2018 alone, there were 115,000 unique downloads. The app has a 4.7 out of 5 rating in the app store, and the number of in-app transactions has increased by nearly 100% since 2016. People can already use the MPLS Parking app to skip the meter and pay for parking at over 8,500 on-street spaces around the city. The app’s new reservation feature provides more ways to make parking easier around Minneapolis.

To make a parking reservation using the MPLS Parking app, a user selects the reservations icon, searches for a venue or location to park, and makes the reservation at the desired location. The user will then get detailed instructions on how to redeem parking at the garage or lot. Some locations offer a mobile pass in the app, while others will require a printed permit.

«Minneapolis is one of our top markets in the country with tens of thousands of users paying for parking with the app every day,» says Jon Ziglar, CEO of ParkMobile. «We’ve seen amazing growth in parking transactions over the past several years. With parking reservations now available in the MPLS Parking app, we’re giving people in the city smarter parking options.»

About ParkMobile

ParkMobile, LLC is the leading provider of smart parking and mobility solutions in North America, helping millions of people easily find and pay for parking on their mobile device. The company’s technology is used in over 3,000 locations across the country, including 7 of the top 10 cities as well as college campuses, airports, and stadiums. People can use ParkMobile solutions to quickly pay for on- and off-street parking without having to use a meter or kiosk. Additionally, ParkMobile offers parking reservations at stadium venues for concerts and sporting events. Reservations are also available in metro area garages, allowing people to drive into the city without having to worry about finding parking. ParkMobile has been named to the Inc. 5000, Deloitte Fast 500, Entrepreneur360, and Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Pacesetter list. Additionally, the company won 2018 Stevie Awards for Most Innovative Tech Company and Best Integrated Mobile Experience. For more information, visit ParkMobile.io or @ParkMobile on Twitter.


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