Parking Systems & Parking Equipment by Parking BOXX

Staffing a Gated Parking System vs. a Metered Parking System

Posted by Parking BOXX on May 4, 2017 12:42:02 PM

A Comparison of Costs

In a recent post, we explored the pros and cons of gated versus metered systems, with a focus on costs and revenues. We wrote about how these parking systems compare when it comes to capital costs, maintenance and more, and also how the revenue capture differs.

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Topics: Parking Systems & Equipment

Parking Lot Layout

Posted by Parking BOXX on May 1, 2017 8:00:00 AM


When owners want to optimize their parking lot layout to maximize parking revenue, the more spaces the better. We frequently hear questions such as, “How should we lay out our parking stalls?” While that may seem like a simple question, there are many variables involved in approaching the answer. Initial high-level questions may include:

  • What are the dimensions of the current parking area?
  • Are there existing parking spaces?
  • Do you have flexibility in the location of entrance and exit lanes?
  • What type of parking system will be installed? For example, a gated system requires concrete islands in the Entry & Exit Lanes. In comparison, a Smart Parking Meter does not.
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Topics: Parking Systems & Equipment

Why Branded Parking Equipment is More Important to Your Customers than You Know

Posted by Parking BOXX on Mar 27, 2017 7:30:00 AM

In Parking, Little Things Make All the Difference

Parking can be stressful. In busy, unfamiliar parking lots, it’s easy to become disoriented and wonder if you’re in the right lot. Having branded parking equipment minimizes that confusion and builds trust, creating a great first impression. It’s one of the ‘extras’ that should be a key consideration when sourcing a parking solution.

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Topics: Parking Systems & Equipment

February Fitness Month

Posted by Parking BOXX on Feb 19, 2017 7:08:47 PM

While February Fitness Month may not be an officially designated event (we may have made it up), what better time than February to reenergize those New Year's resolutions! 

If you are like we are, super busy and sitting at your desks WAAAY too many hours, then what would motivate you to get out there and break a sweat?  After conversing with a few employees, Parking BOXX learned that gym memberships might just be the key...

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Topics: About Us & Culture

2017 Parking System Shows & Events

Posted by Parking BOXX on Feb 15, 2017 2:03:17 PM


Are you looking for a Parking Equipment Show to view the latest parking lot equipment and parking systems? If so, here's a  list of major industry events for 2017.

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Topics: Tradeshow Calendar

7 Key Questions For Parking Solutions

Posted by Parking BOXX on Jan 30, 2017 10:14:26 AM

What to Consider In Evaluating Parking Systems

When researching parking solutions, where do you start? If you’ve reviewed our Definitive Guide to Parking Solutions and you’ve narrowed your goals to parking revenue generation and access control, read on.  At Parking BOXX, we’ve been fielding questions from parking newbies for decades. We hear what’s top of mind from businesses across North America every day. Whether you need a parking solution for your hotel, hospital, condo or shopping mall, knowing where to start can be tricky. To help, we’ve compiled this list of key questions to consider in evaluating parking solutions.

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Topics: Parking Systems & Equipment

Holiday Desk Decorating Contest

Posted by Parking BOXX on Dec 20, 2016 3:00:00 PM

Parking BOXX fun during the holiday season - a holiday desk decorating contest, a great way to get your office in the Holiday Spirit!  As the end of the year approaches and the days get shorter and colder, getting into the holiday spirit can help brighten everyone’s mood. What better way to celebrate the season with your co-workers than with a fun and festive contest?

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Topics: About Us & Culture


Posted by Parking BOXX on Oct 15, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Credit card fraud and theft is a signifcant concern within the parking industry. Breaches occur relatively more often due to the nature of transactions made at most parking facilities.  Most parking lots or garages use credit cards as the main form of payment where credit card fraud is on the rise especially in the United States. In this regard, EMV parking technology becomes crucial by providing more secure payment solutions for the parking industry. Learn more about Parking BOXX EMV solutions here.

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Topics: Parking Systems & Equipment

Parking BOXX Goes To The Races

Posted by Parking BOXX on Sep 20, 2016 10:56:30 AM

Select members of the Parking BOXX team gathered for a team building event at the Mohawk Racetrack and Casino. This is a harness racing track, which is a form of racing where horses race at a specific gait (“trot” or “pace”) while pulling a two-wheeled vehicle and driver (a sulky).  This is a 7/8 mile track made of crushed limestone.

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Topics: About Us & Culture

Parking Control Equipment

Posted by Parking BOXX on Jul 13, 2016 3:02:31 PM


There are many options to configure parking control equipment.  Generally, this will include barrier gates – which is what “controls” vehicles from entering or exiting the lot.  However, some parking lot owners/operators only want to control the revenue and are not as concerned with access to the lot.  In that case, barrier gates are not necessary. 

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Full-Featured, Reliable Parking Equipment

Our customers are impressed by the reliability of Parking BOXX Systems.  Once installed, "it just runs" is feedback we hear again and again.  Couple reliability with our friendly, knowledgeable staff for a winning combination. 


  • Reliability is KEY.
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  • Unlimited Training.
  • Friendly, Knowledgeable Techs.