Automation is key to running a successful PARCS operation. Automating processes helps your staff focus on the things most important to your operation, while also providing your customers a streamlined and positive experience
In our Employee Spotlight series, you’ll get to know one employee each month. This month we talked to Andrew Kenakin, a Project Engineer for the PARCS team.
The City of Aspen improves efficiency and customer satisfaction with virtual permits & LPR.
Learn about how Flex Managed Services can help you uncover operational efficiencies, explore options for time consuming or manual processes, and investigate realigning Flex to your organization’s processes.
In our Employee Spotlight series, you’ll get to know one employee each month. This month we talked to to Amy Metzger, a Sr. Technical Writer and Business Analyst.
In case you missed it, our new website went live last week! While the URL is the same, everything else is new and improved, from the messaging and product information to the branding and design.
T2’s flexible solutions help EasyPark provide convenient parking for all Vancouver residents and visitors.
As technology advances and makes complicated processes faster and simpler, your parking operation should adapt to meet the needs of your customers and create a more frictionless parking experience.
In our Employee Spotlight series, you’ll get to know one employee each month. This month we talked to to Lisa Twilley, an AP/AR Accountant.
TAMHSC uses T2 solutions to do big things with a small team.
The countdown begins – T2 Connect 2020 is right around the corner! Find out everything you need to know about our first-ever virtual customer conference before attending.
In our Employee Spotlight series, you’ll get to know one employee each month. This month we talked to to Rasto Kral, Director, Supply Chain Management.
With the growth of social media, increased use of cloud storage, the rise of alternative payment platforms and options, and more – all conducted with a device we carry in our pockets – companies and organizations need to ensure their systems are secure and their customers’ data is protected.
T2 recognizes that 2020 has brought many unforeseen challenges, but we want to still bring a fun and interactive environment to Connect 2020.
Due to the effects of COVID-19, the parking industry has experienced a big hit in overall revenue. However, there are several ways to increase and generate revenue for your operation.
In our Employee Spotlight series, you’ll get to know one employee each month. This month we talked to to Joseph Houff, Manager, Product Support – Flex.
A strong parking software platform that integrates seamlessly with third-party systems while providing a robust rate and rule engine, the ability to integrate multiple payment channels, and real-time monitoring is invaluable to a 21st-century parking operation.
Although we will not be physically in the same place, Connect 2020 will still be a great opportunity to learn about where the parking, mobility, and transportation industry is headed while gaining knowledge about the latest technology T2 has to offer.
Healthy cash flow provides the locomotion to drive every aspect of a parking business, from operations to administration. Collecting outstanding debt is an important aspect of maintaining cash flow and increasing revenue.
In our Employee Spotlight series, you’ll get to know one employee each month. This month we talked to Sadie Jones, Manager, Citation Services.
During these unprecedented times, we know it is easy to get distracted and disconnect, so we wanted to provide some useful tips on how to make the most of T2 Virtual Connect.
UW-Madison creates a better parking experience with T2 Flex software and T2 Logan PARCS hardware.
Whether you sell a few hundred permits or tens of thousands, it is important to be prepared for the rush of activity when permit sales go live. And if you sell your permits online using T2 FlexPort, you also need to make sure you are ready for increased online activity.
Whether you’re an existing T2 customer and are tired of managing a separate PARCS system or you’re thinking about replacing your entire software and hardware platform, T2 offers a single, all-encompassing, enterprise system to meet your permit management, enforcement, AND PARCS needs.
In our Employee Spotlight series, you’ll get to know one employee each month. This month we talked to Grant Hubbard, an Associate Product Manager for our T2 Flex solution.
Multi-space pay stations can ease the transition from free to paid parking, increase asset utilization, and spur economic growth for your city, which means more tax revenue and more vibrant businesses.
LPR is not just the next mainstay in the evolution of parking operations – it is arguably the single largest productivity enhancement for parking operators in the last 20 years. LPR brings a staggering level of efficiency to an operation, provided you plan for it and deploy it properly.
T2 has some of the brightest minds in the parking industry, and each employee brings a unique set of talents and experiences to the table. We thought you might like to learn more about these talented individuals. In our Employee Spotlight series, you’ll get to know one employee each month. This month we talked to Melina
COVID-19 has had an enormous impact on businesses across the world, as well as entire industries – including parking. We recently spoke with Kendra Violet, Director, Parking Services for University of Cincinnati, about how she and her team have been managing the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 has had an enormous impact on businesses across the world, as well as entire industries – including parking. We recently spoke with Ed Trammell, Planning and Project Manager for LEXPARK in Lexington, KY, about how his organization has been managing the COVID-19 pandemic.
In our Employee Spotlight series, you’ll get to know one employee each month. This month we talked to Khuspal Liversidge, T2 VP, Product Support.
The T2 Community is a great resource for our customers to collaborate with each other, discuss new ideas, and learn about everything parking and T2. Learn how to use it effectively to help you and your team move your operation forward.
Having a clean and organized database is essential to running an efficient operation. It will make day-to-day work easier for you and your staff, as well as ensure that you have reliable data for making informed decisions about your business. Learn about some simple ways to clean up your Flex database.
License plate recognition, or LPR, has been one of the biggest innovations in parking over the last several years. But what exactly is LPR and how does it work?
In our Employee Spotlight series, you’ll get to know one employee each month. This month we talked to Victor Hill, a former T2 customer who recently joined T2 as an Account Manager.
Brown sees the data difference with T2’s one-stop shop solution.
Increasing data literacy in your organization is a foundational step to becoming a data-driven decision maker. Learn how T2 is laying the foundation for increasing data literacy for our internal staff and external customers.
With all of the recent innovation in the parking industry has come a plethora of data. Learn some specific ways in which data can have a positive impact on your parking operation.
In our Employee Spotlight series, you’ll get to know one employee each month. This month we talked to Josh Allanson, T2’s Manager, Services Operations.
Missoula moves its parking operation forward with T2 Pay Stations.
In our Employee Spotlight series, you’ll get to know one employee each month. This month we talked to Melissa Morgan, T2 Director of Customer Success.
There is a lot to learn within T2 Flex, whether you’ve been using the software for a year or a decade. Discover some new ways Flex can have a positive impact on your day-to-day workflows and your operation as a whole.
East Carolina University works smarter with Flex Asset Manager.
In our Employee Spotlight series, you’ll get to know one employee each month. This month we talked to Angie Lorette, T2 Director of Sales Operations.
San Jose State embraces the Silicon Valley mindset with new technology.
In our Employee Spotlight series, you’ll get to know one employee each month. This month we talked to Tony Ray, T2 Vice President, Software Engineering
For a parking operation, sustainability means increased efficiency, better customer service and experience, and becoming more environmentally friendly. But how does a parking operation achieve these objectives? Four steps can help you create a sustainable, long-term plan for your parking operation.
Connect 2019 was a huge success! If you missed out this year, or just want to reflect on your time in Tucson, we’ve summarized the highlights of the week.
Attending Connect 2019 in Tucson? Here are a few things to know and remember leading up to the conference.
In our Employee Spotlight series, you’ll get to know one employee each month. This month we talked to Shi McGowan, T2 Sales Director, PARCS.
Pay Stations and LPR help Rehoboth Beach make enforcement a breeze.
Whether this is your first time at Connect, you haven’t been in several years, or even if you’re a Connect veteran, the following tips and tricks will help you get the most out of your time in Tucson.
Demand for the curb has exploded in recent years, creating the need for tools and policies to better manage and allocate use of the curb. Learn about the four components that should be considered for a typical curb management program.
Learn about T2’s all-new First-Time Attendee Program for Connect 2019.
In our Employee Spotlight series, you’ll get to know one employee each month. This month we talked to Haroon Yaqubi, a Project Manager for T2.
Parking systems are a big investment, no matter the size of your operation. Learn how a consultation with your parking vendor can help you get the most out of your operation.
UCLA works with T2 Consulting Services to move permits online.
In our Employee Spotlight series, you’ll get to know one employee each month. This month we talked to Keyla Ruiz, a Software Developer for T2.
Before developing a curb management program to manage a street face, a hotel driveway, an airport garage or roadway, an event site, or even a downtown parking facility, remember these three steps.
UT Austin uses T2’s Flex software to manage scooters on campus.
If you’re looking to reduce costs, improve customer service, and better utilize staff, consider this secret weapon.
Need to get the green light from your boss before registering for Connect? We’ve got you covered.
The annual IPMI Conference & Expo is quickly approaching! IPMI is one of the best opportunities of the year to come together with thousands of our industry peers, share updates with our customers, and meet some new faces. Needless to say, we’re excited!Below is a breakdown of everywhere you’ll find T2 in Anaheim. Stop by
Connect, our annual customer conference, is just around the corner. And what could be better than attending hands-on training and educational sessions about all things parking and T2 solutions? Earning CAPP points at the same time!This year, we’re partnering with IPI to give Connect attendees the opportunity to earn points towards CAPP certification by attending eligible training sessions.
November is just a few months away, which means it’s that time of year: time to start building your case for Connect 2018!Our annual conference is taking us to Orlando this year, and it’s already shaping up to be bigger and better than ever. We’ve been working hard the last few months preparing (and
The annual IPI Conference & Expo is just days away! IPI is one of the best opportunities of the year to come together with thousands of our industry peers, share updates with our customers, and meet some new faces. So needless to say, we’re excited.Here’s a breakdown of where you’ll find us next week in
The annual IPI Conference & Expo is just a few weeks away, and we’re looking forward to another exciting event. IPI is one of the best opportunities of the year to come together with thousands of our industry peers, share updates with our customers, and meet some new faces. Still on the fence about
University of British Columbia goes gateless.
In CAB Corner, we ask a member of our Customer Advisory Board (CAB) to share some insights about their life as a parking professional. In this edition, we caught up with Cameron Neufeld, Manager, Parking and Transportation Demand Management at the University of Manitoba. How did you end up in the parking industry? By
In Get to Know T2, we ask a T2 employee to share some insights about their role (and help you put some faces with names). In this edition, meet Nikki Foust! What drew you to T2? Desire to get more exposure, challenging environment, and to be part of a team that works on the product.
Background When she first became Director of Transportation and Parking Services at Binghamton University, Susan Crane faced a sobering reality: “Our parking services office was still operating in the 19th century.” As part of her goal to move this New York Division I university into the 21st century, Crane had some sweeping changes to make.
When Victor Hill arrived at the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse (UWL) in 2013, one of his top priorities was convincing the University of the benefits of License Plate Recognition (LPR) technology. Hill (Director of Parking and Transportation Services) and his colleagues embarked on three years of research and conversations with other universities who had
Background When Victor Hill arrived at the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse (UWL) in 2013, one of his top priorities was convincing the University of the benefits of License Plate Recognition (LPR) technology. Hill, the Director of Parking and Transportation Services, had been warned that he would have an uphill battle; colleagues at other campuses asserted
Selection Sunday has come and gone, and it’s official…March Madness is upon us.This year, 41 of the NCAA picks are currently using T2’s permit and enforcement solutions. That’s more than half of the bracket! Who are you rooting for?
Last year, a T2 Systems customer went through a major vendor change. When it came time to determine who to partner up with next, they took some very deliberate steps toward identifying their needs/wants list, spoke with similar organizations to see what vendors they used and how those relationships were working out, and made
When the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) came to the realization that they had no choice but to change their parking operations vendor, they called upon their university’s nickname to inspire them: Mavericks. They knew the time to try something new was upon them, so they embarked on a journey to see how they could improve their parking operations.
In CAB Corner, we ask a member of our Customer Advisory Board (CAB) to share some insights about their life as a parking professional.To kick off 2018, we caught up with Melissa Yates. Melissa is the Access and Parking Manager for the City of Boulder. How did you end up in the parking industry?
To our customers who weren’t able to join us back in November for Connect, never fear…we have 10 ReConnect events scheduled for 2018!ReConnect takes some of the best parts of our Connect conference on the road as smaller regional events. ReConnects bring learning, presentations, and networking to your area—allowing you to meet T2 staff,
The current range of technologies and vendors in the parking industry is breathtaking. To respond to this fragmented market, Parking Managers need a way to ensure that today’s technologies work together—and are flexible enough to stay relevant amidst rapidly changing technologies. Nobody can predict the future, so being adaptive is better than placing a
T2’s Product Management Team will be front and center on the exhibit hall floor this year at IPI. Stop by to experience our innovative suite of products, trusted services and collaborative customer community. You’ll also be introduced to T2 link—giving you unprecedented power to run your parking operation.Here’s where you can find us: Exhibit
We’re gearing up for one of parking’s biggest events of the year, The IPI Conference & Expo. This year’s event will be held in New Orleans and we’re already getting jazzed up for four jam-packed days of learning and sharing.Whether it’s your very first time or you’re an IPI veteran, check out the tips
George Mason University streamlines collections & revenue with T2 Citation Services.
University of North Texas increases efficiency and generates a more accurate revenue stream.
Tragically, several children die of heatstroke in parked cars each year. In order to help combat this issue, the International Parking Institute has created a customizable public service ad and fact sheet to help parking professionals help educate the public.Click here to view it now.
In part five of his 5-part blog series examining the trends driving the future of parking, T2’s VP of Research Blake Laufer explores Data Analytics. Previous Posts Trend #1: Self-driving Cars Trend #2: The Internet of Things Trend #3: Smart Cities Trend #4: Millenials Our final trend is the thread that you’ve seen
Multi-space parking pay stations have been around for decades. First gaining prominence in Europe with pay-and-display (P&D) solutions, they came to North America about 20 years ago, progressing beyond P&D to include new configurations such as pay-by-space and pay-by-plate. Many technologies start to show a decline after this period of time, but multi-space pay
In part four of his 5-part blog series examining the trends driving the future of parking, T2’s VP of Research Blake Laufer explores Millennials.Previous Posts Trend #1: Self-driving Cars Trend #2: The Internet of Things Trend #3: Smart Cities Younger people these days are happier with an urban life. Which is why Millennials
In part three of his 5-part blog series examining the trends driving the future of parking, T2’s VP of Research Blake Laufer explores Smart Cities.Previous Posts Trend #1: Self-driving Cars Trend #2: The Internet of Things Smart Cities For the first time in history more people live in cities than live in rural areas.
Managing a Luke II Pay Station installation requires high level of technical and parking industry knowledge, and our team of Pay Station experts is excited to offer an upcoming in-person training course. The three-day training will take place in our Indianapolis training center May 3 – 5. All attendees who complete this course will be trained
In part two of his 5-part blog series examining the trends driving the future of parking, T2’s VP of Research Blake Laufer explores the Internet of Things.Previous Post Trend #1: Self-driving Cars The Internet of Things The Internet of Things, abbreviated as IoT, is a computing concept that describes a future where everyday physical
Supporting a PARCS system requires high level of technical and parking industry knowledge, and our team of PARCS experts is excited to offer two upcoming in-person training courses. The three-day training will take place in our Indianapolis training center April 26-28 and June 21-23. All attendees who complete this course will receive certification for
Connectivity is the exploding technology trend of 2016. Refrigerators that create shopping lists, cars that provide real-time tire pressure information, and watches that track the number of daily steps you take are just a few examples. These advances allow us to simultaneously connect to devices, consumers, and the world–and with it come opportunities to
Irena Goloschokin, Chief Strategy Officer and General Manager of CCS for T2, is running for re-election to the IPI Board of Directors. Irena has been a member of the IPI Board of Directors since 2014 and is the current co-chair of the IPI Research Committee. “Parking has an important role in multi-modal mobility
As part of a five-year plan to replace aging meters, the ParkHouston program is introducing new multi-space pay stations with enhanced speed and capabilities. This week, parkers will see around 90 new meters on Houston streets, with another 166 being installed in March. The meters—T2 Systems’ Digital Luke II multi-space pay stations—employ cutting-edge technology
Looking to relive the week that was in New Orleans at T2’s Connect 2015? Wait no longer! Here are some fast facts that celebrate the fun, learning and networking. 529 Attendees at Connect in New Orleans enjoyed the training, conversations, and events—with beignets on the side. This includes 439 T2 customers from universities, municipalities, operators, partners; 67 T2
We are pround to announce T2 has been ranked No. 444 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America.“Over the last 21 years, T2’s portfolio of clients has grown to include universities, hospitals, airports, cities and private business campuses,
“The problem isn’t that there’s not enough parking. The problem is that people don’t know where to park.” Dan Hofmann, Director of Parking and Transportation Services at Clemson University sums up a problem many parking professionals know all too well.Using innovative technology, including T2’s AutoCount solution, Dan flipped the script, and now, “people know
For the first time, the Indianapolis Business Journal and Techpoint recognized the top CTOs in Indianapolis, and T2’s own Chief Geek Jim Hutchins was named CTO of the Year for private companies with under $100 million in annual revenue. We couldn’t be prouder to see Jim receive this well-deserved recognition. Jim serves a crucial
At T2, we know that satisfied customers makes for good business and even more so when it comes to parking. This is why it is our goal to make your customers love you. So, imagine how much your customers would love you if the average wait time to enter or exit a facility was
Advanced multi-space parking technology boosts operational efficiency for the University of Central Florida.
Multi-Space Parking Meters Bring Much Needed Revenue to Cedar Rapids The City of Cedar Rapids replaced single-space meters with T2’s multi-space parking solution. Leveraging the flexibility of the Luke® II pay station’s wide range of payment options, wireless networking and communications capabilities, Cedar Rapids was able to increase consumer convenience and created new net revenues, to invest
The National Parking Association selected its inaugural 40 Under 40 class of up-and-coming leaders in the parking industry, naming T2’s own Director of IT Operations Grant Dawson to the honor roll. We are proud Grant was identified as one of the best and brightest young professionals in parking. To us, he’s always been a mover
Want to hear more? I’ll be hosting a webinar Thursday, August 13th at 2:00pm EDT. Click here to register now. If there’s one reality we can all agree on in the industry today it’s this: When you’re in the business of parking, you’re in the business of taking credit cards. When you’re in the business
We have stuffed a lot into Flex 15.2, and we’re proud to share what’s coming for our customers. In this release, we have included updates to a number of areas: FlexPort: You spoke—we listened. An ecommerce tool needs to reflect the times, and we have delivered a modern, streamlined, and mobile friendly solution
Because we work with them so closely, we know our customers are great, but when they’re recognized in the industry, it really makes us proud. To see so many customers honored last week at the parking industry’s largest event, the International Parking Institute Conference & Expo, was especially rewarding. We can’t wait to see what they have in
City of Surrey’s parking management collaboration made possible with T2’s Luke® II Pay Stations.
T2 team members are already arriving for the IPI Parking Conference & Expo. We have started to set up our exhibit booth in preparation to connect with you next week. With a giant lighted tower anchoring our booth, you won’t be able to miss us. And we hope you don’t! Here are four reasons
Ball State unifies its parking operations.
University of Wyoming sees the real-time data difference.
Northern Virginia Community College unifies all campuses with T2.
URMC solves unique problems with T2 Flex for PARCS.
MCC Manages Diverse Needs Parking needs at and open admission community college campus are diverse, and Montgomery College in Montgomery County, Maryland is no exception. With 34,000 credit students and 30,000 non-credit students spread over three campuses, streamlining parking enforcement and permit management was a constant chore. However, since implementing T2 Flex™, PermitDirect and
Loyola Marymount University goes virtual.
City of Boulder finds short-term and long-term solutions.
Iowa City Unifies Parking Operations Managing parking in a municipal environment has its unique challenges, and the City of Iowa City, Iowa, is no different than any other city in that respect. In this case, in addition to managing parking for its 62,000+ residents each year, thousands of students stream into the University of