New Orleans is completing the installation of 400 pay and display machines provided by Parkeon. Read all about it in their news release here. It says in part:
A joint venture between Standard Parking Corporation, a major parking management services company, and Parking Solutions, a New Orleans-based minority-owned business, is replacing approximately 2,600 single and dual space parking meters in the City of New Orleans. Four hundred new solar-powered Parkeon Stelio® multi-space, pay-and-display terminals will now control some 3,700 spaces across a major part of the City. Removing designated single bays will increase on-street parking capacity, making it easier for drivers to find a space while also generating increased parking revenues.
Commenting on the installation, Mayor C. Ray Nagin said, “This advanced system is a win for everyone because it offers flexibility, ease-of-service, and more parking spaces throughout the community, while generating more revenue for the City”.
This is seemingly the end of a long a complicated, and sometimes contentious process in the Big Easy. We reported on it earlier here.