Digital contactless payment for HSU parking via new app
Dec 15 2021
Humboldt State is gearing up for the spring semester with the launch of the Passport Parking app, a contactless mobile payment system.
Partnership with the transport and payment software company Passport, HSU will use a digital parking payment system for the first time from January 18, 2022. The application, Passport Parking, allows a contactless experience where motorists pay and manage their parking sessions with their smartphones. Those who prefer to pay through traditional meters or purchase passes at the parking kiosk can still do so.
To start a parking session, users create an account in the Passport Parking app with their email address or phone number and enter their parking space number (in measured areas) or license plate number. registration (in car parks) and duration. Users get notifications when their parking time is about to expire and can extend their time remotely. Receipts and parking history are also easily accessible through the app.
âThe Passport Parking application will make paying for parking convenient and efficient for HSU community, âsays Anthony Morgan, university police chief. âWe are excited to partner with Passport to offer a complete mobile parking solution and look forward to bringing their technology to campus. Passport’s end-to-end digital mobility platform enables more than 800 cities, universities and private operators to manage their parking and mobility infrastructure, including paid mobile parking, parking app, permits digital, etc. The platform is designed to provide cities with the data and information needed to dynamically manage their sidewalk space.
âA contactless payment method for parking is a great advantage for students and teachers and provides HSU with a cost-effective method of parking billing, âsays Mark Schleyer, regional sales manager for Passport. âWe’re excited to equip Humboldt State with the parking technology it needs to help create more enjoyable and convenient campus experiences. “
The Passport Parking app can be downloaded for free from the App Store and Google Play. Users can also manage their parking online at passportparking.com.
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