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Passport Partners with Springfield Parking Authority; Launches Mobile Pay in Downtown Area

December 08, 2015

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Springfield, MA – Passport, the industry leader in mobile payments for parking and transit, has partnered with the Springfield Parking Authority to bring its mobile payment solution to the downtown Springfield area. Passport’s solution gives drivers the convenience of paying for parking from their smartphone without having to hurry back to the parking meter.


Passport’s mobile app is now available in over 700 metered parking spaces. The mobile solution will eventually expand to 5,000 parking spaces throughout the downtown area. Users that take advantage of the app can extend their parking directly from their phone, receive notifications before the end of their parking session, and keep track of all parking history.


“A successful mobile payment program means more convenience for our customers,” said

Mary E. McNally, Executive Director of the Springfield Parking Authority. “We believe that Passport’s solution will make payments for metered parking much easier.”


“We’re thrilled to expand our presence in Massachusetts and partner with the Springfield Parking Authority,” said Alex Wells, Sales Executive at Passport. “We’re confident that drivers will embrace our user-friendly solution and it will become a part of their daily routine.”


The PassportParking app is free to download from the iPhone App Store and Android Google Play. Users can also manage their parking online at ppprk.com.


Passport is the leading provider of mobile payments for parking and transit, and has deployed mobile payment services in large cities such as Boston, Toronto, Chicago, and Salt Lake City. Passport developed the ParkBoston app, Boston’s mobile parking payment application.


About Passport


Passport is the industry-leading mobile payments company specializing in integrated urban mobility solutions. The company provides feature rich software platforms that offer parking and transit agencies a more effective and efficient way to manage their operations and serve their customers. Passport’s mobile payment systems are deployed in over 1,000 locations in 46 states and provinces across the US and Canada, with clients such as Chicago, Toronto, and Boston.


Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, Passport is backed by a highly respected group of investors, including Grotech Ventures and Relevance Capital. For more information, please visit www.gopassport.com