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What is Parking Policy?

Over the years, the issue of corporate parking has intensified with, among other things, the emergence of strict regulations, space constraints, high site costs and pronounced environmental concerns.

Thus, in many companies, the availability of the car park and its conditions of use are subject to discussion, parking management has become today and more than ever a policy in its own right. Discover now, through this article the principles of a parking policy and the benefits of its application within your company.

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Fundamental principles

A parking policy helps optimise the management of your car park by implementing several solutions and features in response to the complexity of the problem encountered. Generally speaking, this management policy makes it possible to streamline vehicle traffic either upstream or inside the car park.
In order to apply a parking policy in the rules of the art, first of all, it is essential to know the criteria of the parking needs. These criteria are as follows:
► Total number of workers (and visitors)
► Number of workers (and visitors) driving to work
Attendance rate
► Vehicle occupancy rate
However, it is essential to understand that the demand for parking is constantly evolving, so it is necessary to regularly re-evaluate its parking policy, to be able to adapt and to show flexibility in its implementation (monitoring, evaluation, measurements, corrections, adaptations).

Its application through technology.

The implementation of a parking policy suggests most often the use of technology since it allows to analyse the daily tasks of the users in a more concrete and optimal way. As a result, parking is a trivial task, but it has several driving effects for which decisions must be made on the basis of concrete and relevant data.
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The benefits of its application. 

Benefits for the worker:

  • A social gain: To avoid wasting time on your employees by facilitating their parking.

  • A gain for the environment: Workers who move sustainably may have some priority of access to the car park (for example, for carpoolers).

Benefits for the company:

  • A financial gain: sustainable management of your car park reduces costs for the company, while ensuring the efficiency of the company. Saving time:
  • Reducing traffic congestion and smoothing vehicle traffic in the car park by guiding employees to available places.

Benefits for the collectivity:

  • A gain for the environment and mobility: A sustainable parking policy encourages rational use of the car by workers.

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Dorian de Broqueville
Written by Dorian de Broqueville

Head of Operations of BePark

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