Tampa Port Authority announced the award of the Parking and Revenue Control Equipment for the Channelside Parking Facility to Scheidt & Bachmann.
The Parking Facility has 2,000 spaces will have 6 entry lanes, 6 exit lanes, 5 Pay on Foot stations, and 2 mobile hand held cashiering units. The parking system for this project will be the ChipCoin System. The facility is broken down into 2 parking facilities; one serving the retail establishments at Channelside and the other serving the cruise ships customers.
About Tampa Port AuthorityThe Tampa Port Authority is Floridas largest port servicing over 900,000 cruise ship customers and handling over 50 million tons of cargo each year. It is estimated the Parking Facility will service over 500,000 customers each year.
About Scheidt & BachmannScheidt & Bachmann is a recognized leader in the design, manufacture, and implementation of leading-edge technological solutions in both the Parking Access Revenue Control and Fare Collection Industries. As a full systems supply house, we can offer feature-rich solutions, based on proven core-components that directly address a users specific needs. As such, we provide our clients favorable, cost effective migration paths that allow their operations to evolve as their PARCS needs change. We have over 6,000 successful installations world-wide: ranging from small installations with two lanes to large installations at major airports with over 60 lanes.
The S&B ChipCoin system, used predominately in the United Kingdom, Asia and throughout Europe was introduced in the United States in 2005 at a Baltimore City Parking Authority parking facility. The ChipCoin system provides many benefits: most notably significantly reducing operational costs. This will mark the 8th ChipCoin System in the US awarded within the last 24 months and over 230 installations worldwide in the past 3 years.