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Find a parking space

I’ve reported previously (see here) on Israeli apps to help find car parking spaces in busy cities. This article describes two more – ParKam and Parknav. ParKam uses CCTV infrastructure and predictions. Parknav uses cell-towers, mobile-payments, car-sharing data, car sensors … Continue reading

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Find a parking space at a touch of a button

Israeli start-up sPARK has finished raising the finance to launch its mobile parking application in October. At the touch of a button drivers will be able to use sPARK’s innovative technology to find spaces on the streets and in car … Continue reading

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A solution to parking problems?

The Jerusalem Municipality has completed a pilot program to test the viability of automated parking systems. Each Ferris-wheel-like unit in the Mesilat Yesharim parking lot occupies two parking spots and provides 12-16 vertical spaces in exchange. http://www.jerusalemconstructionnews.com/2017/02/27/watch-jerusalem-municipality-installs-automated-parking-system/

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Building the largest automatic parking lot

Israel’s Unitronics Systems has won a $24 million contract to build a robot-operated parking system for one of the world’s leading hotel chains. With 1,400 parking places, it will be North America’s largest automatic parking system. It can park 3 … Continue reading

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Everything to ride on one app

Israel’s Ministry of Transportation has requested all ride-sharing companies to share their data for integrating on a single app to be developed by Netivei Ayalon (reported here previously). Information includes vehicle availability, their location and the location of available parking … Continue reading

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Haifa car-sharing is all-electric

The Haifa municipality and Israeli-founded Car2Go (GoTo Global) have launched the first shared transportation project of its kind in Israel, based on electric vehicles and charging stations. 100 Renault Zoe cars will operate in the city, with 300 reserved parking … Continue reading

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Collect your donuts on the way

Israeli-founded Waze now allows drivers to “order ahead” and purchase coffee and other items from Dunkin’ Donuts. If all goes well, Waze plans to team up with other merchants to order pizza, reserve parking spaces, fill prescriptions and even buy … Continue reading

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Car-sharing rentals in Tel Aviv

This summer, Israel’s Car2Go (GoTo Global) is starting operations of Auto Tel – a new car-sharing service in Tel Aviv. Subscribers can rent one of 260 cars, together with 500 reserved parking spaces. The service aims to reduce car ownership … Continue reading

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The street can tell you where to park

I have featured many apps where crowdsourcing or municipality data helps find a parking space. But Israel’s Spaceek uniquely uses road reflector sensors to detect one. It alerts relevant drivers and the first to “select” the space has a few … Continue reading

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Israel’s greenest building is ready

Tel Aviv University’s Porter School of Environmental Studies has been inaugurated. The ultimate eco-friendly building features recycled gray water, solar-powered air-conditioning, a green roof, bio-climatic technology, only six car parking spaces (to encourage cycling) and much more. http://www.greenprophet.com/2014/05/first-pics-of-israels-greenest-building-porter-school-of-environmental-studies/ http://en-environment.tau.ac.il/news/Ribbon-Cutting

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