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Nov 6, 2015
AppyParking is a free award winning app that has been chosen by The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, to join the Mayor’s London’s trade mission to Israel. AppyParking, are the UK’s favourite parking app and have recently been named as one of Evening Standards Top 5 Travel Apps for Londoners 2015. The visit is part of the Mayor’s continued drive to create jobs and growth in London by strengthening ties with world cities like Tel-Aviv and promoting London to the world as a major investment destination.
The mayor aims to drive economic growth in both countries through the Ed Tech and Smart City sectors. AppyParking were chosen to accompany the Mayor because of their breakthrough work to make London a smarter city. AppyParking will be meeting with a range of Israeli business leaders looking to build strategic partnerships and opportunities.
Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, said: "This trade mission is a fantastic chance to promote London as a thriving tech city and an opportunity to encourage lasting partnerships with some of Israel’s most innovative and creative minds. I want to shine a light on London’s home grown tech talent and strengthen our ties with this part of the world."
AppyParking’s Chief Executive Officer, Dan Hubert comments, "It’s extremely exciting to be selected for the Mayor Of London’s smart city trade mission to Israel. Showcasing our global parking solution that sits strategically within the smart city revolution is a great opportunity."
AppyParking, takes the stress and pain out of find a parking space. The app, released in conjunction with councils across the nation, is free to download and vows to revolutionise parking in the UK.
AppyParking™ is more than just another parking app. It’s all about Big Data with Big Detail and fits strategically within the connected car, smart city revolution. AppyParking™ has revolutionised the UK parking industry by consolidating the fragmented public and private sector by creating a standardised data set that understands every possible rule, restriction and tariff regardless of what kind of driver you are. This free public service in the form of app, website and API saves motorists time, stress, money and parking tickets while dramatically increasing productivity. On the plus side cities hugely benefit from reduced traffic, congestion and most importantly, pollution.
To ensure users aren’t stung by fines and can see all parking spaces, Green Zones show you when it’s free to park and Red Zones tell you when restrictions apply. In just a few taps, motorists can see the "Nearest & Cheapest" parking spaces available to them, even free zones. Out now on both iOS and Android.
The list of accolades for AppyParking seems to be forever growing. After winning Ford’s ‘Traffic Tamer’ challenge and being named one of Stuff Magazines Top Apps in 2014 they are going from strength to strength. They recently won the Virgin Media Business Pitch To Rich People’s Choice Award, are a finalist for Start-up UK’s ‘App of the Year’ and have just been named One of Evening Standard’s ‘Top Apps for Londoners’.