Action I7: Smart Parking

Make Birmingham an easier place to commute to, visit and travel through by getting people parked accurately and quickly. Expand the existing Smart Parking trial across the city, into a full operational service and develop the culture of compliant parking.

Stakeholders identified

  • BCC
  • Amey

Potential stakeholders

  • Car parking operators
  • Public transport providers

What makes this approach smart?

Making best use of data to provide accurate real-time information and allow drivers to make better decisions

Short-term actions

  • Review the Birmingham Mobility Action Plan to ensure planned coverage is aligned with its aims
  • Develop the business case
  • Scale up current pilot to cover the whole inner city
  • Explore additional functionality e.g. residents permits
  • Assess impact and feed into policy development

Future actions

Wider rollout and exploitation in areas with high parking demand

One thought on “Action I7: Smart Parking”

  1. HERE would be happy to include any real time parking data produced as part of this scheme as part of our Dynamic Parking Service, currently in development. We create the maps used in 4 out of 5 sat-nav systems sold worldwide and in addition to in-car, also plan to make this Parking Service available on all mobile OS’s in the near future. If you are interested, feel free to contact me directly. Thanks.

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