Via a partnership with ParkMobile, the village of Dobbs Ferry will now permit drivers to pay for parking on their telephones as an alternative of at a meter or pay station.
Parking areas on Greenwich Avenue in Greenwich, Connecticut, the place ParkMobile already operates. Picture by Bob Rozycki.
The cost possibility will probably be out there for greater than 400 on-street parking areas and in off-street heaps all through the village.
In Westchester, ParkMobile is already an possibility in White Plains, Elmsford, Mamaroneck, New Rochelle, Hastings and Yonkers, in addition to in Nyack, Stamford, Greenwich, Norwalk and New York Metropolis. It’s out there in additional than 450 cities throughout the U.S. for municipal, occasion venue, airport and faculty campus parking and has over 22 million customers, with over four million customers within the New York tristate space alone.
Other than the comfort of paying from a smartphone, the strategy can also be being promoted by neighborhood leaders as a safer different to meters or pay stations when it comes to stopping the prospect of Covid-19 transmission from ceaselessly touched surfaces.
“The village of Dobbs Ferry is thrilled to supply a contactless possibility for parking funds,” mentioned Dobbs Ferry Mayor Vincent Rossillo. “By partnering with ParkMobile, we’re offering a better and safer manner for our residents, personnel, and guests to pay for parking.”
The app is offered for each iPhone and Android customers, or the service could be accessed by way of cell net browser. Along with paying for a set period of time for an area, customers may also prolong their parking time by way of ParkMobile with out having to return to the house.