The greater the demand for parking on street in compact city European city centres, the greater the need from the local retail sector for a multiple use of existing parking bays in front of their shops. For suppliers to load and unload their goods close to their destination and for visitors to run a quick errand.
The Belgian city of Kortrijk introduced so called “loading and unloading zones” in the entire city center. Here suppliers and shop runners can park their car or van half an hour for free. This excellent parking service is awarded for its innovation for smart cities and is well received by the local retailers, visitors and suppliers.
Kortrijk would like to share its vision. Read the full article here
The combination Flow and Nedap was selected to roll out the loading and unloading zones. Nedap is manufacturer of SENSIT, the wireless parking sensors system that monitors in real-time whether or not a single parking bay is occupied and how long it has been occupied. Flow is developer of traffic management solutions to ensure a fluid circulation of traffic using the data from the SENSIT ground sensors.
Nedap Identification Systems is the leading specialist in systems for long-range identification of vehicles and people. wireless vehicle detection and city access control. Our readers, sensors and controllers optimize, monitor and control the movement of vehicles and people. Safe, secure and efficient. Technology that can easily be applied to security, traffic and parking applications. Cities, airports, seaports and industrial estates all are expected to be smart about mobility. Nedap enables citizens to keep moving around in a secure and convenient fashion.
Nedap Identification Systems is part of Nedap N.V., headquartered in the Netherlands. Nedap designs and develops intelligent, sustainable technological solutions for themes that are relevant to the modern society. It is Nedap’s ambition to offer ”Technology that Matters”. Nedap Identification Systems has offices in the United States, Italy, Dubai and Singapore. Its skilled business partner network is spread across the globe.