City of Akron Parking Management System Field Equipment

Status: Existing


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.


StakeholderRoleRole Status
City of Akron Engineering BureauOwnsExisting

Physical Objects

Parking Area Equipment

Functional Objects

Functional ObjectDescriptionUser 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

Interfaces To

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City of Akron Parking Management System
County and City Connected Vehicles Roadside Equipment
Payment Devices