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Sanchez-Badillo, Alejandro; Matt Windholtz;, Doug Pape; and William Gibbs
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This report examined the potential of a nationwide deployment of a SmartPark system designed to help truck drivers find a safe and available parking.

The SmartPark system works by collecting real-time information about nearby parking availability and communicating it in real-time to active drivers. Parking data collected from parking facilities is sent to an information processing center and then converted into parking availability information which is then posted on roadside dynamic message signs (DMS) and 511 systems, and made available to mobile devices and traveler information websites.

The diagram below excerpted from the source report highlights three main components of a SmartPark system.

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The map below excerpted from the source report shows states with SmartPark programs as of September 2018.

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This report examined the potential of a nationwide deployment of a SmartPark system designed to help truck drivers find a safe and available parking.

The SmartPark system works by collecting real-time information about nearby parking availability and communicating it in real-time to active drivers. Parking data collected from parking facilities is sent to an information processing center and then converted into parking availability information which is then posted on roadside dynamic message signs (DMS) and 511 systems, and made available to mobile devices and traveler information websites.

The diagram below excerpted from the source report highlights three main components of a SmartPark system.

Diagram

The map below excerpted from the source report shows states with SmartPark programs as of September 2018.

US Map

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FMCSA-RRT-18-014
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USDOT Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
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2113
Title
Accelerating SmartPark Deployment Strategic Plan
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AB5DCB5A7AF7136685258531005E6767
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