SKIDATA, Inc. awarded $19M contract with SFMTA

May 20, 2016



SKIDATA, Inc. awarded $19M contract with SFMTA.


Hillsborough, NJ May 16, 2016 – SKIDATA, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of SKIDATA AG is pleased to announce its award of a $19M contract from the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency.


The San Francisco Municipal Transpiration Authority (SFMTA) has chosen SKIDATA, Inc. to upgrade 22 parking garages with a combined total of more than 15,000 spaces throughout the city. The city’s Board of Directors recently finalized approval of the contract.

The contract calls for the Parking Access and Revenue Control System to be upgraded using SKIDATA’s Parking.Logic software and Power.Gate and Barrier.Gate advanced devices at entry and exit points of the garages. The system will be tied into the city’s fiber optic network for faster processing of parking transactions.

All 22 sites will be managed from the SFMTA Central Monitoring Center. The Central Monitoring Center creates a Parking Ecosystem which streamlines operations and enables demand based pricing with the City’s SFPark Program.

Standard ticket issuing and reading are included as well as other credential handling. Complimentary programs included in the contract include wayfinding signs and the ticketless sweb.Validate system will be used for ticketless electronic validations.

License Plate Recognition (LPR) will be deployed in most garages to secure revenue and add exciting new use cases. Enhanced security is included with new video surveillance at entry and exit points of the garages.

“The SFMTA chose SKIDATA because of our experience and our success in delivering complex solutions for our Customers,” states Aaron Siebert.

SKIDATA is passionate about its commitment to deliver superior, reliable, and trend setting solutions. We are ready to help our customers to unlock the power of SKIDATA.


SKIDATA, Inc. ( is a wholly owned subsidiary of the SKIDATA Group ( which belongs to the publicly traded Swiss Kudelski Group (, a leading provider of digital security solutions. SKIDATA is an international leader in the field of access solutions and their management. Approximately 10,000 SKIDATA installations worldwide in major airports, municipalities, shopping centers, sports stadiums, ski resorts, trade shows, and amusement parks provide secure and reliable access and entry control for people and vehicles. Our access solutions empower our customers to drive their business forward. The SKIDATA Group in the USA (SKIDATA Inc. and Sentry Control Systems, LLC) and its distributor network operate offices in California, Colorado, Florida, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, Texas, and Virginia as well as Washington, Utah, Illinois, Michigan, Iowa, Oklahoma, Ohio, Kentucky and Hawaii.

Contact: SKIDATA, Inc.
From: SKIDATA, Inc.
Date: Monday, May 16, 2016