MT. CLEMENS — Parkmobile USA Inc., a company whose investors include Bill Ford Jr., announced Monday that its smartphone parking payment service has been implemented in Mount Clemens.
Customers can pay for parking with their cell phone using Parkmobile’s native mobile applications for the iPhone, Android, Windows 7, and BlackBerry smartphones.
To use the new Parkmobile system, customers can register for free at www.parkmobile.com or download the mobile app. Once registered, they can use the mobile app, the internet, or a toll free number to pay for parking. After setting up the account, customers can immediately start using the system with their registered mobile phone. They can also select the option to receive alerts and reminders 15 minutes prior to expiration of their parking session.
Said Cherie Fuzzell, CEO of Parkmobile USA: “With this technology, customers no longer have to search for change at their destination. Our mobile payment service is an example of another technology that can make our lives easier and more efficient.”
The new program is offered city-wide. With the addition of QR Code to its suite of payment options, Parkmobile’s mobile payment service continues to be an example of innovative technology that can make our lives easier and more efficient.
Mount Clemens marks the seventh Michigan city, following Dearborn, South Haven, Ferndale, Birmingham, Petoskey, and Grand Rapids, that offers the Parkmobile mobile payment system. For additional information and locations, visit www.parkmobile.com.
Parkmobile’s offerings include mobile payments for on and off-street parking, digital parking permits, real-time enforcement and a seamless transit experience. Their services are used in 350 cities around the world by millions of registered users. Parkmobile USA was founded in Atlanta, Ga. and its call center, engineering team and corporate headquarters are located in the United States.
Parkmobile’s investors include BCD Holdings and Fontinalis Partners. With annual global revenues of $22.1 billion, BCD Holdings is an international market leader in the corporate and online travel, and off-airport and mobile parking industry. Fontinalis Partners invests in and partners with innovative technology companies that modernize and improve transportation. Fontinalis is led by Bill Ford Jr., a lifelong environmentalist and the executive chairman of Ford Motor Co.