Welcome!

Microservices Expo Authors: Liz McMillan, Flint Brenton, Jason Bloomberg, Elizabeth White, Yeshim Deniz

News Feed Item

City of Chattanooga, Tenn. Deploys Multi-Space Parking Meters From Digital Payment Technologies

Modern Multi-Space Parking Pay Stations Help City to Streamline Parking Enforcement

VANCOUVER, BC -- (Marketwire) -- 01/07/13 -- Digital Payment Technologies (http://www.digitalpaytech.com) (DPT) and Creative Parking Concepts announced the deployment of 40 LUKE II parking pay stations in the city of Chattanooga, Tenn. Installed by Creative Parking Concepts, and managed by the newly formed Chattanooga Parking Authority, a division of the Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA), the new solar-powered multi-space pay stations replace 286 single-head parking meters. The new pay stations will be deployed by the end of January 2013.

CARTA has been using pay stations from DPT since 2007, and the 40 new solar-powered meters bring the total to 68 in the city. The Chattanooga Parking Authority made the decision to expand the city's multi-space pay stations to both the revitalized riverfront district and the City Center. Consumers parking in these areas will benefit from the convenient option to pay with coins credit cards. Additionally customers will now have the added convenience of paying by phone on all of the pay stations. From the management and parking enforcement perspective, the pay stations will also make enforcement more efficient.

"These are high turnover areas and multi-space pay stations are the perfect fit," said Brent Matthews, director of parking at CARTA. "We appreciate the pay stations' ease-of-use, quick troubleshooting and overall reliability. We've had great success with DPT pay stations, and the ability to pay with a credit card or by phone is a great convenience for the consumer. We are also working to offer smart cards later this year. The pay stations give us the flexibility to employ new parking technology and improve customer service."

Added David Hoyt, regional sales manager at Digital Payment Technologies, "We are pleased that CARTA has continued to invest in our pay stations. The reliability, ability to streamline enforcement and multiple payment options make our pay stations the best choice for today's parking needs. Also, the pay stations' modular construction and backend software, allow the pay stations to be easily upgraded over time as parking needs evolve. This makes DPT a great investment for today, and the future."

The new parking pay stations in Chattanooga will accept payment via credit cards, coins and by phone. Parking rates remain at $0.75 per hour.

More information about the Chattanooga Parking Authority can be found at: http://www.chattanoogaparking.org.

For more information or sales inquiries on LUKE II, please call 1-888-687-6822 or visit http://www.digitalpaytech.com. Images for the LUKE II pay station can be found at http://www.digitalpaytech.com/news-and-events/press-kit.aspx.

About Digital Payment Technologies
Digital Payment Technologies (DPT) is an innovative leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of electronic pay stations, management software, and online services for the parking industry. DPT products provide complete financial tracking, control, and reporting on parking revenue collected by cities, municipalities, universities, parking management companies, private operators, and national parks, from customer payment through to bank deposit.

About CARTA
The Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) is the public transit system in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and has provided safe, dependable and efficient transportation service for almost 40 years. The CARTA carries over three million passengers annually. In addition to providing traditional fixed route public transportation, the CARTA operates the Care-a-van transportation for the disabled, and the Lookout Mountain Incline Railway, the steepest passenger railway in the world. CARTA also manages 2,100 metered spaces and operates three downtown parking garages and several lots, free downtown electric shuttle system, and recently took over the city of Chattanooga's parking operations. The CARTA has been involved in numerous research projects including the testing of tires for minimizing rolling resistance, solar panels on the buses, and consulting for national and international governments interested in electronic bus technology.

About Chattanooga Parking Authority
CPA's mission is to provide, maintain and operate a high quality, customer service-oriented parking program and also to encourage and support economic growth for the benefit of residents, businesses and visitors of the City of Chattanooga. The CPA is responsible for operations of more than 4,300 parking spaces in the immediate vicinity of downtown Chattanooga. This includes the purchase and maintenance of all equipment, staffing and cash collection activities and the enforcement of local parking laws. CPA contracts with Republic Parking of Chattanooga to provide these functions.

About Creative Parking Concepts
Founded in 2010, Creative Parking Concepts' mission is to provide forward-thinking technology solutions to the commercial parking industry. With a business model based on the recognition that successful parking solutions are driven by people and supported by sound technology, Creative Parking Concepts' approach to business is highly consultative. For more information, visit http://www.creativeparkingconcepts.com.

Media Contact:
Chris Warfield
Sterling Communications for Digital Payment Technologies
206-388-5758
[email protected]

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

@MicroservicesExpo Stories
"Opsani helps the enterprise adopt containers, help them move their infrastructure into this modern world of DevOps, accelerate the delivery of new features into production, and really get them going on the container path," explained Ross Schibler, CEO of Opsani, and Peter Nickolov, CTO of Opsani, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at DevOps Summit at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Most companies are adopting or evaluating container technology - Docker in particular - to speed up application deployment, drive down cost, ease management and make application delivery more flexible overall. As with most new architectures, this dream takes a lot of work to become a reality. Even when you do get your application componentized enough and packaged properly, there are still challenges for DevOps teams to making the shift to continuous delivery and achieving that reduction in cost ...
Don’t go chasing waterfall … development, that is. According to a recent post by Madison Moore on Medium featuring insights from several software delivery industry leaders, waterfall is – while still popular – not the best way to win in the marketplace. With methodologies like Agile, DevOps and Continuous Delivery becoming ever more prominent over the past 15 years or so, waterfall is old news. Or, is it? Moore cites a recent study by Gartner: “According to Gartner’s IT Key Metrics Data report, ...
Your homes and cars can be automated and self-serviced. Why can't your storage? From simply asking questions to analyze and troubleshoot your infrastructure, to provisioning storage with snapshots, recovery and replication, your wildest sci-fi dream has come true. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 20th Cloud Expo, Dan Florea, Director of Product Management at Tintri, provided a ChatOps demo where you can talk to your storage and manage it from anywhere, through Slack and similar services with...
Many organizations are now looking to DevOps maturity models to gauge their DevOps adoption and compare their maturity to their peers. However, as enterprise organizations rush to adopt DevOps, moving past experimentation to embrace it at scale, they are in danger of falling into the trap that they have fallen into time and time again. Unfortunately, we've seen this movie before, and we know how it ends: badly.
"I focus on what we are calling CAST Highlight, which is our SaaS application portfolio analysis tool. It is an extremely lightweight tool that can integrate with pretty much any build process right now," explained Andrew Siegmund, Application Migration Specialist for CAST, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Explosive growth in connected devices. Enormous amounts of data for collection and analysis. Critical use of data for split-second decision making and actionable information. All three are factors in making the Internet of Things a reality. Yet, any one factor would have an IT organization pondering its infrastructure strategy. How should your organization enhance its IT framework to enable an Internet of Things implementation? In his session at @ThingsExpo, James Kirkland, Red Hat's Chief Archi...
In his general session at 19th Cloud Expo, Manish Dixit, VP of Product and Engineering at Dice, discussed how Dice leverages data insights and tools to help both tech professionals and recruiters better understand how skills relate to each other and which skills are in high demand using interactive visualizations and salary indicator tools to maximize earning potential. Manish Dixit is VP of Product and Engineering at Dice. As the leader of the Product, Engineering and Data Sciences team at D...
Without a clear strategy for cost control and an architecture designed with cloud services in mind, costs and operational performance can quickly get out of control. To avoid multiple architectural redesigns requires extensive thought and planning. Boundary (now part of BMC) launched a new public-facing multi-tenant high resolution monitoring service on Amazon AWS two years ago, facing challenges and learning best practices in the early days of the new service.
You often hear the two titles of "DevOps" and "Immutable Infrastructure" used independently. In his session at DevOps Summit, John Willis, Technical Evangelist for Docker, covered the union between the two topics and why this is important. He provided an overview of Immutable Infrastructure then showed how an Immutable Continuous Delivery pipeline can be applied as a best practice for "DevOps." He ended the session with some interesting case study examples.
All organizations that did not originate this moment have a pre-existing culture as well as legacy technology and processes that can be more or less amenable to DevOps implementation. That organizational culture is influenced by the personalities and management styles of Executive Management, the wider culture in which the organization is situated, and the personalities of key team members at all levels of the organization. This culture and entrenched interests usually throw a wrench in the work...
Without lifecycle traceability and visibility across the tool chain, stakeholders from Planning-to-Ops have limited insight and answers to who, what, when, why and how across the DevOps lifecycle. This impacts the ability to deliver high quality software at the needed velocity to drive positive business outcomes. In his general session at @DevOpsSummit at 19th Cloud Expo, Eric Robertson, General Manager at CollabNet, will discuss how customers are able to achieve a level of transparency that e...
We all know that end users experience the internet primarily with mobile devices. From an app development perspective, we know that successfully responding to the needs of mobile customers depends on rapid DevOps – failing fast, in short, until the right solution evolves in your customers' relationship to your business. Whether you’re decomposing an SOA monolith, or developing a new application cloud natively, it’s not a question of using microservices - not doing so will be a path to eventual ...
We all know that end users experience the internet primarily with mobile devices. From an app development perspective, we know that successfully responding to the needs of mobile customers depends on rapid DevOps – failing fast, in short, until the right solution evolves in your customers' relationship to your business. Whether you’re decomposing an SOA monolith, or developing a new application cloud natively, it’s not a question of using microservices - not doing so will be a path to eventual ...
We all know that end users experience the Internet primarily with mobile devices. From an app development perspective, we know that successfully responding to the needs of mobile customers depends on rapid DevOps – failing fast, in short, until the right solution evolves in your customers' relationship to your business. Whether you’re decomposing an SOA monolith, or developing a new application cloud natively, it’s not a question of using microservices – not doing so will be a path to eventual b...
Docker is sweeping across startups and enterprises alike, changing the way we build and ship applications. It's the most prominent and widely known software container platform, and it's particularly useful for eliminating common challenges when collaborating on code (like the "it works on my machine" phenomenon that most devs know all too well). With Docker, you can run and manage apps side-by-side - in isolated containers - resulting in better compute density. It's something that many developer...
"DivvyCloud as a company set out to help customers automate solutions to the most common cloud problems," noted Jeremy Snyder, VP of Business Development at DivvyCloud, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
The goal of Microservices is to improve software delivery speed and increase system safety as scale increases. Microservices being modular these are faster to change and enables an evolutionary architecture where systems can change, as the business needs change. Microservices can scale elastically and by being service oriented can enable APIs natively. Microservices also reduce implementation and release cycle time and enables continuous delivery. This paper provides a logical overview of the Mi...
"We're developing a software that is based on the cloud environment and we are providing those services to corporations and the general public," explained Seungmin Kim, CEO/CTO of SM Systems Inc., in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
In his session at Cloud Expo, Alan Winters, U.S. Head of Business Development at MobiDev, presented a success story of an entrepreneur who has both suffered through and benefited from offshore development across multiple businesses: The smart choice, or how to select the right offshore development partner Warning signs, or how to minimize chances of making the wrong choice Collaboration, or how to establish the most effective work processes Budget control, or how to maximize project result...