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IPS Recognized as Green Star Exhibitor

IPS Recognized as Green Star Exhibitor

IPS Group was recently recognized by the International Parking Institute (IPI) as a Green Star Exhibitor at the 2018 IPI Conference & Expo in Orlando, Fla. The program recognizes companies which provide services, strategies, and products that support...

Privacy Policy Update

Privacy Policy Update

In May 2018, the European Union (EU) introduced the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to enforce more stringent data protection and to empower citizens’ data privacy. IPS Group is committed to the security and privacy of your data which may be used in our...

Parking meters take plastic in Brattleboro, VT

Parking meters take plastic in Brattleboro, VT

Searching all over the car for change to pay for parking could become a thing of the past. Town officials believe parking meters accepting credit or debit cards would result in a large increase in revenue that would allow the town to quickly repay a loan to buy the...

Princeton planning to acquire new parking pay stations

Princeton planning to acquire new parking pay stations

Princeton officials will spend $1 million for a company to provide and install high-tech single-space parking meters and multi-space pay stations that will have multiple payment options. In all, some 1,000 meters will be replaced, municipal Engineer Deanna Stockton...

Mobile pay feature coming to Northgate parking meters

Mobile pay feature coming to Northgate parking meters

COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX) - The City of College Station has approved more than $100,000 worth of upgrades for some parking meters. On Monday night, council approved a contract with IPS to improve the meters in the Northgate area. "We're actually upgrading the...

Parking Pilot Pushed To Open Up Spaces

Parking Pilot Pushed To Open Up Spaces

With clearer signage, “dynamic” pricing, and technologically improved enforcement, the city’s transit department hopes to strip frustration and inefficiency from parking in New Haven and ensure that visitors and residents alike always have a place to park. City...

Olympia tries smarter parking meter upgrade

Olympia tries smarter parking meter upgrade

A new “smart meter” parking system for downtown Olympia looks like another small, but good step toward making the city core friendlier for visitors. It also avoids the cost shocks seen with previous city parking adventures. Once the upgrades are wrapped up this month,...

New downtown Brockton parking meters installed

New downtown Brockton parking meters installed

The Brockton Parking Authority recently installed 100 new “smart” parking meters in downtown Brockton, allowing visitors to the area to pay for their parking with credit and debit cards. They will soon work with a smartphone app, allowing users to put more money in...

Highland Council Choose IPS

Highland Council Choose IPS

International Parking Systems (UK) Ltd (ipsgroup.com) have installed their equipment in the picturesque towns of Fort William, Fort Augustus and Inverness as part of an upgrade program to their existing Metric Accent machines. The first phase of the project saw 19...

IPS article on the cover of Parking Professional

IPS article on the cover of Parking Professional

IPS Group was featured on this months cover of Parking Professional May 2018 issue. Inside you'll find a IPS article about great ways to leverage big data to enhance parking programs. Read the entire article here on page 30:

Modernizing Parking in the Nation’s Oldest Capital City

Modernizing Parking in the Nation’s Oldest Capital City

City of Santa Fe called on Smart Parking pioneer IPS Group, best known in the industry for its intuitive Smart Parking meters and common backend system. The City began with an installation of 300 IPS Smart Parking Meters and in 2016 upgraded the remainder of their...

Bloomfield begins 90-Day Trial Period

Bloomfield begins 90-Day Trial Period

On Tuesday, May 1st, Bloomfield Township will begin a 90-day trial period of parking pay stations in the heart of Downtown, a move that is expected to save time and money for Township parking enforcers. The Council voted unanimously Monday to enter into agreements for...

Donald Shoup has 3 new recommendations

Donald Shoup has 3 new recommendations

Dive Brief: Donald Shoup, a research professor of urban planning at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, has three new recommendations for how cities plan parking in the follow-up to his landmark 2005 book, "The Cost of Free Parking." In his new book, entitled...

Tech parking meters in Springfield

Tech parking meters in Springfield

Springfield’s parking meters might be getting a technological upgrade. Springfield aldermen on Tuesday were presented with the city’s pick for smart parking meters downtown after putting out requests for proposals last year. IPS Group would replace 800 of the city’s...

New Haven parking changes to free up space…

New Haven parking changes to free up space…

NEW HAVEN, CT (WFSB) - New Haven knows finding a spot downtown can be a challenge. That’s why the Elm City is looking at revamping the prices of its parking meters, with the hope of freeing up some in-demand spots. Parking spots in premium zones would go up a quarter,...

FEATURED in Parking News: Issue #373

FEATURED in Parking News: Issue #373

What's new in the world of ticketing? Louise Parfitt finds out about some new developments from ends of the process. Read the entire report here on page 41

Brookline Meters Won’t Accept Credit Cards

Brookline Meters Won’t Accept Credit Cards

BROOKLINE, MA — If you use your credit card to park at the multi space parking meters like the one behind Coolidge Corner or the Town Hall lot, that's about to stop working. For two weeks between April 1 and April 17 the town is putting a pause on the ability to use...

Big Data Can Help Solve Problems but…

Big Data Can Help Solve Problems but…

Evaluating how well a parking meter is operating in San Diego may be a question for a streetlight. Overlaying data from a multitude of connected, intelligent components was the focus of one of the many panel discussions at the third annual Smart Cities Connect...

A Look at the Future of 5G-Powered Smart Cities

A Look at the Future of 5G-Powered Smart Cities

What will cities of the near future look like when buildings, cars, people and a whole slew of other things can communicate with each other? Earlier this month, tech companies and telecoms at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, tried to answer that question,...

Time runs out for parking meters in Bridgeport CT

Time runs out for parking meters in Bridgeport CT

Time has expired for the camera-equipped automated downtown parking meters. Following months of pressure from business owners and City Council members, Mayor Joe Ganim’s administration is scrapping the high-tech equipment that helped issue fines by mail. “Time frame?...

New smart parking meters in downtown Elmira

New smart parking meters in downtown Elmira

The old-fashion coin-operated parking meters will soon be a thing of the past. Starting Friday, you will now have the option to pay cash or card. The City of Elmira is using a kiosk system known as "multi-space pay stations" that accepts credit cards. Two brand new...

Now pay for parking with your credit card

Now pay for parking with your credit card

Sections of Court Street now feature parking meters that are able to accept credit cards as payment as part of a pilot program. Ron Lucas, the Athens deputy service-safety director, said the meters are located on the east side of Court Street between Union and...

Drivers make direct payments from car

Drivers make direct payments from car

Drivers will soon be able to complete purchases, everything from smart parking meters to fuel pumps, directly from their vehicle's central console. Vehicles will connect with their owner's bank card and make payments automatically for them. The new service, offered by...

IPS Group featured on Paterson Times

IPS Group featured on Paterson Times

The Paterson Parking Authority has installed more than a hundred “smart” parking meters that accept credit cards throughout the downtown Paterson business district. Tony Perez, executive director for the Paterson Parking Authority, said his agency has been testing the...

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