Trends With Benefits: App makes parking in NYC easy

Posted at 7:46 PM, Apr 26, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-26 19:46:39-04

MANHATTAN (PIX11) — If you have a car in New York, you know parking is a real pain but a brand new app could be your ticket to getting in and out of the city in record time, and as we all know time is money.

“When you pick up your car in a garage in New York, you typically wait 15 to 30 minutes on average.  With PANGO, it’s really easy, you press the button on your smartphone that says ‘Get My Car’ and then when you come to the garage there’s no wait time,” explained Neil Edwards, President of PANGO.

You never have to worry about payment because when you first get the app you register your credit card, so it is automatic.

“We’ve got on-street parking, we’ve got gated lots, sporting event based parking. The goal of PANGO is to make parking easy and convenient anytime, anywhere,” said Edwards.

PANGO can be used for rental cars too because all you need is a license plate.

Meanwhile, on-street metered parking is the next phase of the app for New York City which will rival the city’s own program Pay-By-Phone, because both will allow people to fill up their meters from their phones while at work or in a restaurant!