One of the year’s most anticipated surfing events of the year is underway in Southern California: The Vans US Open of Surfing. This competition draws professional surfers from around the globe to Huntington Beach. Huge crowds will line the beach to watch Kelly Slater & the defending champ Julian Wilson duke it out all week long. Downtown Huntington Beach turns into one big party the during the finals which take place July 26th to the 28th. Parking will be scarce but these US Open of Surfing parking tips will help you find the perfect spot!
ParkMe is starting a new series of posts highlighting amazing parking structures from around the globe. As parking is becoming a bigger issue in cities, urban planners and and architects have responded by designing modern parking master-pieces. The first piece of parkitecture we will be highlighting is right in ParkMe’s backyard: The Santa Monica Civic Center Parking Garage.
X Games is the world’s premier action sports competition. Featuring the biggest athletes and most coveted medals it is sometimes called the “Olympics of Action Sports.” ESPN started the event in 1995 to showcase what were at the time considered to be “extreme sports” including Skateboarding, BMX and Moto X. The franchise now hosts winter and summer editions of X Games all over the globe.
Comic book fans wait all year long to flock to downtown San Diego for the annual Comic Con. This comic and entertainment bonanza will draw thousands of comic fanboys, hipsters and superhero wanna-be’s to the San Diego Convention Center from July 18th -21st. Events this big mean that finding a prime Comic Con parking spot will be harder than Wolverine’s adamantium claws. Luckily, we created this interactive parking map & Comic Con Parking Guide to help you park like a superhero.
In Los Angeles, traffic and parking are part of the daily grind and everyone’s got a fun story to tell.
We’ve noticed that parking often merges with LA culture, whether it’s a viral video of Larry David getting stuck, or a clever tune about the happenings in the Whole Foods parking lot. When we can, we like to seek fun and notable locals to get their own perspectives on the rituals of parking around town. Nobody’s more fun than West Hollywood’s own Bruce Vilanch.
Hi everyone, Chris here with another product update. The latest version of our iOS apps have just hit the App Store and I wanted to give you all a quick rundown of the new features. If I had to give this update a name, I’d call it the “Community Feedback” update. Version 3.3.1 of our iOS app includes 5 upgrades that you (our awesome users) have been clamoring for. Here are the highlights from this release…
Today, for the first time in the United States, real-time parking information is now available in cars! Audi and INRIX are launching a new feature to their navigation systems by incorporating live parking data powered by ParkMe. This new service will now help drivers find and navigate their way to the entrance of the cheapest and closest parking spot to their destination.