publication . Conference object . Other literature type . 2015

parkITsmart: Minimization of Cruising for Parking

Christos Tsiaras; Livio Hobi; Fabian Hofstetter; Samuel Liniger; Burkhard Stiller;
Open Access
  • Published: 06 Aug 2015
  • Publisher: IEEE
  • Country: Switzerland
Abstract
Finding a parking space in urban areas is a daily challenge for drivers across the world, due to the increasing amount of vehicles and the limited amount of parking spaces. Drivers who are looking for a parking space in peak hours are often forced to drive around city blocks until they spot a free parking space. This process is termed in literature “cruising for parking” and is proven to (a) cost a lot of time and gas for drivers, (b) generate unnecessary traffic load, and (c) affect the environment negatively due to increased vehicle emissions. This work proposes a Parking Monitoring and Management System (PMMS) that collects, processes, and presents data about...
Subjects
free text keywords: Department of Informatics, 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems, Minification, Transport engineering, City block, Parking guidance and information, Traffic load, Parking space, Management system, Internet of Things, business.industry, business, Computer science, Computer security, computer.software_genre, computer
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