City of Akron Parking Management System
Represents the system that manages parking facilities, controls field equipment, manages user accounts, and interfaces with financial systems to manage parking payment.
|Functional Object||Description||User Defined|
|Parking Account and Fee Management||'Parking Account and Fee Management' manages parking fare collection at the Parking Management Center. It provides the back office functions that support control of field parking management systems, supporting payment reconciliation with links to financial institutions. It loads fee data into field systems when those systems are initialized or whenever such information is modified.||False|
|Parking Coordination||'Parking Coordination' supports communication and coordination between equipped parking facilities and also supports regional coordination between parking facilities and traffic management systems. Coordination with traffic management supports local traffic control coordination in and around the parking facility and broader regional coordination. It also shares information with transit management systems and information providers to support multimodal travel planning, including parking reservations capabilities. Information including current parking availability, system status, and operating strategies are shared to enable local parking facility management that supports regional transportation strategies.||False|
|Parking Data Collection||'Parking Data Collection' collects and stores parking information that is collected in the course of parking system operations. This data can be used directly by operations personnel or it can be made available to other data users and archives in the region.||False|
|Parking Management||'Parking Management' monitors parking area operations for one or more parking areas, monitoring current operational status including current parking occupancy and rates supporting back office operations.||False|
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