Smart parking system for smart cities 

Make the most of every parking space. Solving parking for cities, their citizens, and the climate.

See how smart cities use Cleverciti for:

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Smart Lamppost ▸

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Parking Guidance ▸
Curb Management ▸
Permits ▸

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Smart city parking explained

Solve smart city parking issues with smart parking solutions.


Space Management

One of the most valuable assets in any city is parking—so why not make the most of it? Manage parking spaces effectively with Cleverciti’s smart parking solutions. View historical as well as real-time data in the Cleverciti dashboard to predict parking demand, parking habits and more to support smart decision-making regarding infrastructure developments in urban areas.

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Parking Guidance

Provide accurate parking guidance to drivers trying to navigate the often stressful environment of inner cities. Comprehensive, turn-by-turn guidance systems not only reduce traffic congestion and emissions, but they also lead to increased payment compliance.

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Smart City success

Cleverciti is on a mission to make cities smarter, more liveable, CO2 neutral and highly desirable to tourists by solving parking search issues.

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Curb Management

With more people ordering online and using ride-hailing services, managing the curb is becoming increasingly important. Delivery trucks as well as pick-up/drop-off activities block streets, cause congestion and create traffic hazards. Effectively managing delivery and loading zones can solve this issue while also providing a valuable source of income for the city.

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Monitoring the appropriate use of designated parking zones is often a significant cost factor for cities, as is the allocation of special permits. Cleverciti offers solutions that simplify the permit process, increasing compliance and enhancing the satisfaction of permit holders.

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Smart city case - Bad Hersfeld, Germany

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Overly complex and inconvenient payment processes lead to non-compliance with parking payment rules. Payment is fully automated and simple with Cleverciti: no action required other than simply parking. With the Cleverciti Card, payment is comfortable and seamless, and compliance is automatic.

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Incorporate advertising into parking guidance displays, combining valuable parking information with advertising from local businesses—increasing revenues for local retailers, boosting the economy and helping to fund the parking guidance deployment.

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Smart Lamppost

Smart city technologies blend seamlessly into the streetscape when mounted on existing infrastructure such as lampposts. Easily upgrade older lampposts to be the smart city hub of the future by equipping them with power and connectivity.

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Smart city smart parking FAQs


What does it mean to be a smart city?

In smart cities, technology, information, and data are used to enhance and improve the overall infrastructure, quality of life, and publicly accessible services.

What are the features of a smart city?

Typical features of smart cities include smart administration and society, smart housing, smart parking, and smart infrastructure.

Who benefits from a smart city?

Everyone living and working in that city as well as visitors from all over the world benefit from the convenient service and solutions provided by smart city infrastructure. The goal of smart cities is to enhance the lives of citizens while being sustainable for the future.

How is data managed in a smart city?

In smart cities, data is generated via IoT (Internet of Things) devices. Millions of data points are managed in a centralized portal. Privacy by design is at the heart of Cleverciti innovations - meaning data privacy of city citizens and visitors is our top concern.

What are examples of smart cities?

Smart cities can be found across the globe. Worth mentioning are Amsterdam, Barcelona, San Francisco, and Melbourne—with many cities worldwide set to follow in their footsteps. Other cities such as Dubai and Cologne have advanced smart parking solutions.

How does smart parking work in a city?

Smart parking works by providing an efficient and cost-effective system to monitor the availability of parking spaces in real-time. Along with rich data generated, drivers are guided to the best possible space, based on Artificial Intelligence.

How does smart parking work on city streets?

Smart parking can help optimize the use of available on-street parking by detecting all free spaces and guiding drivers to the most convenient one using dynamic LED displays that blend into the cityscape or a mobile app.

How does smart parking work in city surface lots?

Smart parking can help optimize the use of available parking in city surface lots by detecting all free spaces and guiding drivers to the most convenient one using dynamic LED displays or a mobile app.

What percent of traffic is parking search?

The numbers vary, but in many cities, approximately 30% of traffic is parking search traffic.

How can smart parking solve city congestion?

Innovative smart parking systems can help reduce congestion in urban areas by assisting drivers in finding the most convenient parking space. Instead of circling an area multiple times, drivers are navigated to an available parking space efficiently. Should parking not be available in inner-city areas, drivers are informed of the parking situation at critical decision-making points and can use parking outside the city center instead.

How can smart parking lower emissions in a city?

By reducing parking search traffic through an intelligent parking guidance system, vehicle emissions are also reduced.