Collaboration gives drivers parking and travel time technology in the palm of their hand
INRIX, the world leader in connected car services and movement analytics, and Citizens Parking, a parking and travel services platform of leading parking operating companies in the U.S., today announced a strategic partnership to bring INRIX Parking and Autotelligent to parking operators, stadiums and venues across the U.S.
Citizens will leverage INRIX parking services to help guests find, reserve and pay for parking at thousands of lots including airports, hotels, stadiums and event venues. In addition, Citizens Parking will use Autotelligent, INRIX’s new software development kit and integrated cloud platform for mobile applications that provides machine learning to predict and personalize routes, destinations and alerts. INRIX Parking and Autotelligent will be available across Citizens’ major parking brands – Lanier, ICON, Park One, AmeriPark, Quik Park — that cover more than 1,100 locations and over 320,000 parking spaces in 28 states.
Citizens Parking brands provide services for large national and international clients specializing in retail, office, healthcare, gaming and hotels throughout the U.S. Additionally, it is focused on municipal and airport verticals.
“The INRIX partnership allows us to offer a next generation parking solution that’s geared towards extending customer touchpoints beyond our parking companies,” said Bijan Eghtedari, president of Citizens Lanier Holdings. “We’re excited to be providing customers across the U.S. the best parking services and latest technology solutions in the industry.”
“The addition of INRIX services will allow Citizens to offer its customers an end-to-end solution that includes when to leave, how to get there and where to park,” said Alex Israel, vice president and general manager – parking, INRIX. “We are eliminating a major painpoint and changing the way people think about parking through cutting-edge technology and services.”
INRIX launched the industry’s first dynamic off-street parking service in 2013, and introduced the first integrated on-street parking solution in 2015. In August 2015, INRIX acquired ParkMe, a leader in parking location, availability and reservations. INRIX works with a number of parking operators, reservation and payment companies worldwide, making it the preferred provider of parking information and services to leading automakers, including Audi, BMW, Lexus and Mercedes-Benz, Porsche and Volkswagen, as well as transportation agencies and drivers around the world.