City of Santa Cruz Selects TIBA Parking Systems to Create an Engaged Parking Experience to Manage Four City Owned Parking Facilities

October 18, 2019





City of Santa Cruz Selects TIBA Parking Systems to Create an Engaged Parking Experience to Manage Four City Owned Parking Facilities 




Agreement also includes multi-year contract for support and service 




Santa Cruz, CA (October 18, 2019) – TIBA Parking Systems has been selected by the City of Santa Cruz, California to be their long-term parking technology partner. Through this partnership, TIBA will create and install a comprehensive parking technology suite to manage four city-owned public parking facilities with a total of 17 lanes and 1,675 spaces. The agreement also calls for TIBA to provide support and servicing of the equipment through 2026. 

“We are very proud that the City of Santa Cruz has chosen TIBA Parking Systems as their partner to provide innovative software solutions for the next seven years,” said Jon Bowsher, President of TIBA North & South America. “Through this partnership the City will now boast the most advanced, user-friendly parking technology in the world, and drivers will enjoy a significantly improved engaged parking experience.” 

TIBA Parking, one of the leading providers of parking access and revenue control systems in the U.S., will install state-of-the-art parking equipment, including parking access control equipment and a level count package for the city operated garages. TIBA’s SmarkPark access control software will provide the flexibility for the monthly permit parkers to set up and update their own accounts via the web. The new equipment will be installed in Santa Cruz’ Soquel Garage, River & Front Garage, Locust Garage, and Santa Cruz Wharf Lot. 

The spectrum of services TIBA Parking Systems will provide Santa Cruz includes: 

  • • Multi-year contract for the city facilities, including support and maintenance 
  • • A scalable solution that can be easily expanded to meet future technologies 
  • • Long Range Maxi-Prox readers installed at each facility 
  • • Integration with the City parking facilities’ one-to-one platform for better management control and auditing 
  • • Level Count System offering accurate space availability for each facility 


About TIBA Parking Systems: TIBA Parking Systems provides innovative hardware and software solutions for the parking market. Based on the latest generation of processors, cloud-based services and physical/wireless credential technologies, TIBA products are reliable, user-friendly and simple to install and maintain. TIBA Parking Systems continuously improves and develops its’ products with the aim of lowering the price of initial acquisition and the cost of ongoing maintenance. TIBA has successfully implemented this through a focus on quality development, while continuing to listen closely to customer requirements and requests. This allows owners and operators to keep the capital investment down while still enjoying all the latest functionality. With extensive global experience, TIBA’s robust, scalable cloud architecture enables parking operators to keep pace with the latest trends in centralized operations, automated smart facilities, ticketless and frictionless parking, web reservations, and mobile payments. TIBA’s flexible systems facilitate IoT-connectivity and leverage big data to increase revenue. TIBA’s agile integrations with third party systems empower parking operators to be an integral part of the growing smart cities ecosystem. 

For over 30 years, TIBA serves parking operators and owners globally, both directly and through its extensive network of Value Added Resellers across diverse industries such as hotels & hospitality, airports, universities, shopping centers, hospitals & medical centers, and local, state & federal governments. For more information about TIBA Parking Systems, visit