Urban Parking App Development: An Ultimate Guide | Eastern Peak

Common parking-related issues & solutions in parking mobile apps

Parking violations

Traffic congestion

Air pollution

Inefficient space management

How a car parking mobile app works

1. Registration

2. Searching

3. Comparison

4. Booking

5. Payment

6. Navigation

7. Parking

Popular car parking mobile apps

Parkopedia

  • Search and discover vacant spaces by entering an address or using their current location.
  • Access real-time information on parking availability, opening hours, prices, and more.
  • Filter results by paid or free parking spaces , payment methods, etc.
  • Get directions to the selected space.

ParkWhiz

  • Price comparison
  • Pre-booking
  • Payment features.

BestParking

  • Search and find available nearby spaces by inputting an address, landmark name, or neighborhood
  • View pricing and amenities information
  • Compare prices from thousands of parking lots
  • Book in advance and make a payment
  • Get driving directions to the reserved space.

How to develop a parking app

1. Conduct market research

  • What is the state of the smart parking app s market today? Are there new regulations, trends, or practices you should consider?
  • Where do your potential users struggle to find parking? At events, restaurants, malls, or elsewhere?
  • How can your app tackle this problem?
  • Beyond finding parking spots , what more can you offer?
  • Who are your competitors, and what are they doing?

2. Choose a business model

Navigation only

Navigation and booking

Full-service model

3. Consider revenue models for your parking app

Subscription plan

Commission

Reward system

Advertisements

4. Choose your features

Core parking app features for drivers

  • Registration/Sign up
  • Search
  • Reservation
  • Geolocation
  • Time range estimator
  • Payment
  • Ratings and reviews
  • Payment history

Core features for parking owners

  • Registration/Sign in
  • Manage parking requirements
  • Get payment
  • Manage parking request
  • Reviews and ratings

Core parking app features for admin panel

  • User manager
  • Parking owner manager
  • Booking management
  • Payment management
  • Offer management

Advanced features for parking applications

  • Push notifications
  • Waiting list
  • Multilingual option
  • Multi-city booking
  • Heat map

5. Pay attention to the UI/UX design

6. Hire competent developers

7. Scale the app

Wrapping up

Eastern Peak is a custom software development company which possesses deep expertise in working with startups and building intuitive mobile apps from ground up.

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Eastern Peak is a custom software development company which possesses deep expertise in working with startups and building intuitive mobile apps from ground up.

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