PayByPhone Expands Contactless Parking in the City of Allentown, PA

February 14, 2022

PayByPhone Expands Contactless Parking in the City of Allentown, PA


VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA  – Residents and visitors of the City of Allentown, Pennsylvania, will now have an even better parking experience thanks to PayByPhone. The leading global provider of mobile parking payment solutions is expanding to over 2,511 parking spaces at on and off-street lots throughout the City (with 1,500 on-street and 1,011 off-street), now providing more choice to drivers to pay for parking.

“We’re excited to be expanding our contactless parking services across Pennsylvania,” said Roamy Valera, CEO of PayByPhone. “The City of Allentown will be joining a number of other communities and parking organizations throughout the region, including the Cities of Pittsburgh, and Gettysburg.”

“We want to give people a choice of making everyday payments, like parking, fast and easy with PayByPhone.” said John Morgan, Executive Director of the Allentown Parking Authority. “With our integration with PayByPhone and our software, people in Allentown can pay for their parking and top up their meter from the convenience of their mobile device. This new mobile app creates a seamless parking experience and gives users in Allentown more options for contactless payments.”

PayByPhone is a hassle-free solution for over 43 million users, allowing them to pay for parking with just their smartphone. The app sends text messages automatically when a parking session expires, giving drivers the ability to extend their parking session without needing to return to their vehicle. Drivers can also begin a session without registering for an account, making it ideal for those who are pressed for time.

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About PayByPhone

PayByPhone’s aim is simple: simplify your journey so you can focus on what matters most.  As a wholly-owned subsidiary of Volkswagen Financial Services AG, they are one of the fastest growing mobile payments companies in the world, processing more than $550 million USD in payments and over 5 million downloads per year. Available in more than 1,000 cities across the globe, PayByPhone helps millions of consumers easily and safely pay for parking without the hassles of coins, lines, or fees. Their smart, intuitive technology is at the centre of their user-first approach, delivered to make everything as simple as possible.