The Need for Change
The traditional parking methods used in North America have worked reasonably well up until now. Using traditional methods we are able to park many vehicles, but it uses a great deal of physical space which is the major problem with traditional parking methods such as parking lots and parking garages; they focus on taking advantage of readily available and relatively inexpensive horizontal space. The flaw with this type of thinking is that horizontal space is no longer readily available. What is available is now limited and expensive. Cities are becoming increasingly crowded and this means that whatever space is left over is becoming more expensive as the amount of free space dwindles.
As the population grows and society's dependence on automobiles also continues to become even more prominent, the need for more efficient and intelligent parking solutions becomes much more evident and necessary.
Problems can arise when estimating the amount of space required for a lot:
If the number of parking spaces is overestimated this results in a lot of wasted space and a loss in estimated parking revenue.
If the number of parking spaces is underestimated this can result in customer frustration and a loss of potential clients who go elsewhere.
Planners typically choose to chance wasting the space and overestimate the parking requirements. This is inefficient and expensive.
A New Solution
The need for more intelligent parking has led to the adoption of new parking systems that are an improvement on traditional parking methods in every way. These systems are revolutionary solve parking issues because of how efficiently they can handle a large number of vehicles. The added efficiency comes from the ability to use hydraulic motors to stack vehicles vertically on platforms. This drastically reduces the need for horizontal space by maximizing the vertical space available. The amount of money invested in securing the land for parking is, therefore, reduced significantly as well.
In addition to the added efficiency that these systems afford, there are other major benefits:
Easier to secure
A more pleasant parking experience for customers
Usually able to expand parking in the future if needed
Increased vehicle safety and less chance of accidents occurring due to less driving required to find a parking spot
By removing most of the factors that lead to visitor frustration, these new parking solutions help to ensure a better overall parking experience.
Traditional Methods Cannot Compete
People tend to associate parking with frustration and wasted time. Implementing a solution that is cost-effective, time efficient and minimizes frustration will give potential clients a welcome parking alternative.
Stacker parking solutions generally offer lower prices per parking space for implementation which means that this savings can also be passed on to the customer. This means that it can be cheaper, less irritating and quicker to park using one of these solutions. People will naturally migrate to this type of parking solution very quickly and some will even go out of their way to find it.
The future of parking is both convenient and extremely efficient thanks to these innovative and intelligent parking systems.