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ParkBoston: Pay for Parking on Your Smartphone

When it comes to public parking in Boston, change is in the air. During his first-ever “State of the City” address on Tuesday night, which […]

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Where Are People Looking to Rent Parking Spots in Boston?

A new parking app that lets users seek out unused spaces around the Boston area, so they can rent them hourly, daily, or even monthly, […]

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Parking in Allston Is Getting Even Worse

Parking across the city can be a nightmare under normal circumstances, but some changes over the past few months have driven people who live and […]

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Parking in Somerville Just Got Easier

Change can be good, but when it comes to parking at a meter, it’s usually just a hassle. To help residents and visitors in Somerville […]

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City Council Bans Parking Apps Like Haystack

The Boston City Council officially put the brakes on parking space saving apps like Baltimore-based Haystack on Wednesday. During a hearing at City Hall, officials […]

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Haystack Parking App Could Be Stalled By Proposed City Ordinance

Founders of a controversial parking app launched in Boston last month that lets users sell off public spaces to people circling the streets, searching for a […]

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Latest Parking Space Rental App Hits the ‘SPOT’

As the city and a group of self-proclaimed innovators squabble over a new smartphone app that lets users sell off public parking spaces to people […]

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A New Parking App Charges You to Claim a Free Parking Space

Parking is exactly the kind of old-school inconvenience that seems ripe for improvement with smartphone apps, which is why we’ve already seen a rash of techie […]

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Find or Rent an Open Parking Space With the ‘Spot’ App

For paying pesky Boston parking tickets, there’s the mobile app TicketZen. As for finding parking spots in order to avoid those tickets? The options are […]

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Should Boston Mind That It’s One of the ‘Worst Cities for Parking’?

Perhaps you saw the study from NerdWallet that ranked Boston the fifth worst city for parking, and perhaps you felt that finally, someone out there […]

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MassDOT Just Opened Up Hundreds of New Parking Spaces

Snagging a parking spot in Boston is no easy task. But officials from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation are hoping that a new partnership with […]

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JetBlue Pulls a ‘Southie,’ Saves Airplane Parking Space with a Folding Chair

The fight over whether or not space-savers should be allowed in Boston—most notably in Southie—after a snowstorm hits the area has been dragging on for […]

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What the Tech?: You Can Now Find Parking In the Innovation District Using An App

Nobody enjoys sluggishly searching for an open parking spot in the busiest parts of Boston, as drivers stuck behind them lay on the horn in […]

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Boston’s First Parking-Free Condo Development Is On Its Way

Several years after Mayor Menino famously declared that “the car is no longer king in Boston,” the Boston Redevelopment Authority took notice and approved the […]

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TicketZen Lets You Pay Parking Violations By Simply Scanning the Citation

Boston officials have been trying to make it easy for residents to pay parking tickets by introducing a mobile truck that comes to their neighborhood, […]