CHICAGO, Oct. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SP Plus Corporation (SP+), (Nasdaq: SP), a leading provider of technology-enabled mobility solutions to aviation, commercial, hospitality and institutional customers across North America, announced the selection by the City of Roanoke, Virginia to improve their parking operations with new technologies and services designed to make garage, lot and street parking easier for residents and visitors.
With a long history of providing innovative parking and transportation solutions for metropolitan and real estate clients, SP+ plans to introduce its Sphere® suite of technologies to create a conveniently optimized experience for parking clients in Roanoke. The Sphere technology products selected for the city include custom solutions with data-rich analytics designed to optimize operations and manage short- and long-term goals.
The SP+-managed technology-based improvements are scheduled to begin on December 1, 2022 and will include more than 4,500 city parking spaces spread across seven garages, four lots and street lots.
“From finding and reserving parking to paying quickly via text or mobile app, residents and visitors will benefit from the user-friendly options that will be available as part of the enhanced technology solutions SP+ is bringing to Roanoke parking,” said Bob Kamper, vice president, municipal services for SP+.
In addition to handling park supervision and approval, SP+ adds its online reservation system, text-to-pay option and Sphere Remote™ management services to create a seamless experience for all parkers. Repeat guests will also benefit from a new proprietary digital portal to access their monthly parking accounts managed by SP+.
Whether driving up or reserving a space online, parking customers can use the text-to-pay option or download the Parking.com mobile app or other parking apps to easily process payments.
“It’s all about flexibility and value. We are grateful for the opportunity to help the City of Roanoke build a parks program that aligns with its goals and serves the people and businesses of this great city,” said Justin Rogers, Vice President, Commercial Division for SP+.
SP+ facilitates the efficient movement of people, vehicles and personal belongings with the goal of improving the consumer experience while improving the bottom line for our customers. The company provides technology-enabled mobility solutions, professional parking management, ground transportation, remote baggage handling and handling, building maintenance, security, and event logistics to customers in the aviation, retail, hospitality, healthcare, and government sectors throughout North America. For more information visit www.spplus.com.