City partners with Flowbird to bring Smarter Parking Options to Fresno

The City of Fresno has launched additional downtown parking enhancements.

Easy-to-use solar-powered parking pay stations have been installed in six public downtown parking lots.  The pay stations feature an easy-to-use interface and a 7” full-color display screen.  Coins, bills, credit cards, and debit cards are accepted.  Users simply enter the license plate number and select their desired parking duration.  Directional signage to the pay stations has been added to the parking lots.  Drivers can continue to utilize the ParkMobile app in these locations as well.

“The City is committed to ongoing parking enhancements in Downtown Fresno. We still have many more changes in store, including the launch of credit card enabled parking meters,” says Thomas Gaffery, Parking Division Manager with the City of Fresno. 

The installation of the new pay stations began on January 15.  The City is partnering with Flowbird, a leading provider of parking payment technologies.  The company supplies parking systems to major cities across the country including Los Angeles, Sacramento, Oceanside, and Paso Robles.

The pay stations service the following locations:

  • Promenade Lot, 2650 Tulare St
  • City Hall North Lot, 2600 Fresno St
  • Water Tower Lot, 1100 O St
  • Fulton/Inyo Lot, 815 Fulton St
  • Merced/Van Ness Garage, 2020 Merced St
  • The Met Lot, 1605 Van Ness Ave.