Chicago Parking Meters, LLC (CPM) operates the third-largest metered parking system in the United States and the largest system privately operated under a concession agreement. CPM is responsible for ParkChicago, the mobile payment option for street parking in Chicago, as well as the operation, management and maintenance of Chicago’s metered parking system. Since 2009, CPM has invested more than $40 million in system modernization and customer service improvements. With electronic pay boxes at all of the approximately 36,000 metered spaces in the city’s downtown and neighborhood areas and proficient maintenance processes, it is one of the most sophisticated parking operations in the U.S. and was ranked #1 in the world for on-street parking in IBM’s 2011 Global Parking Survey.
PassportParking, Inc. (Passport) headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina – is the industry’s leading provider of integrated cloud-based parking solutions, operating in more than 70 jurisdictions. The company provides the most advanced technology and equipment in an enterprise suite that allows parking providers and owners to manage parking and enforcement operations more effectively and efficiently. Passport is backed by a highly respected group of investors, including Grotech Ventures and Relevance Capital.
Chicago based creative agency, Futureman Digital, was hired to design and develop all aspects of the ParkChicago brand including street signs, website, videos, and application screens. Futureman worked with Illinois Institute of Art alumni, Scott Porembski to illustrate the Chicago skyline image featured on the site.