Springfield Parking Spot Management App

Springfield Parking Spot Management App

Challenge Team: 
Non Profit Organization: 
Springfield Parking Authority, submitted by Springfield City Council
Challenge Description: 

The Springfield Parking Authority manages many parking spaces but locals and visitors don't always know where they are.  And, with significant construction imminent in the city with the I-91 viaduct maintenance and the MGM Casino construction, finding a parking spot is only going to get worse.

The challenge is to create an app where users can see which lots have spaces and not waste time searching.

Solution Benefit(s): 
  • The people of Springfield will know of the changes in parking as things change in downtown area of Springfield.
  • If a local or even someone visiting the city needs to find parking efficiently for events, they will be able to find everything available at the moment in time.
Target Audience: 
Citizens living in or visiting Springfield, MA
Target Audience Needs: 

Users don't want to waste time finding a parking spot when they live, work, or play in Springfield.  WIth many imminent changes in parking availability in the coming years, being able to get this information in a timely way is needed.
 

Data Needed: 

Parking locations, allowed parking time, and pricing.

Product Owner: 
Springfield Parking Authority - Mary E. McNally
Product Owner Email Address: 
Product Owner Phone: 
413-787-6118
Approved: 
No
Year: 
2015
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