City of Akron Parking Management System Field Equipment
Represents equipment for electronic collection of parking fees. It also includes future deployment of the instrumentation, signs, and other technology to monitor parking space usage and provide information about parking availability and other general parking information.
|Functional Object||Description||User Defined|
|Parking Area Electronic Payment||'Parking Area Electronic Payment' supports electronic payment of parking fees using in–vehicle equipment (e.g., tags) or contact or proximity cards. It includes the field elements that provide the interface to the in–vehicle or card payment device and the back–office functionality that performs the transaction.||False|
|Parking Area Management||'Parking Area Management' detects and classifies vehicles at parking facility entrances, exits, and other designated locations within the facility. Current parking availability is monitored and used to inform drivers through dynamic message signs/displays so that vehicles are efficiently routed to available spaces. Parking facility information, including current parking rates and directions to entrances and available exits, is also provided to drivers.||False|
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