International Parking & Mobility Institute




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And the City of Tampa

Revolutionizing Parking Accessibility

Flowbird Group, a global leader in curbside management and urban mobility solutions, proudly announces its partnership with the City of Tampa for their latest accessibility initiative. As of July 1st, 2023, The Flowbird app has been integrated as one of the four major mobile parking payment applications in the City of Tampa that support four hours of free parking for disabled permit holders. The parking upgrade enables residents and visitors to enjoy an equally effortless parking experience throughout the city.

Large image of a mobile phone running the Flowbird app showing a map of Tampa, Florida with parking spots marked on it. Tampa’s latest parking program ensures improved accessibility to the more than 16,000 parking spaces available across the City. The Flowbird App’s integration into this initiative aims to enhance the parking experience for residents and visitors while fostering inclusivity and equal opportunities for all.

The Flowbird Mobile Parking App, which is used across 4,700 cities across the world, allows users to pay for parking from their mobile devices, receive text notifications when time is about to expire, and extend their time without having to visit a pay station. Designed as a true mobility app, the Flowbird app features a map-based user interface, integrated with Waze and other navigation systems to guide users to their preferred parking location.

“The City wanted to ensure that our residents and visitors are equipped with the most convenient and innovative methods to make parking payment transactions effortless,” said Fed Revolte, Parking Division Manager for the City of Tampa.

“We are proud to support the City of Tampa in their commitment to ADA accessibility and inclusivity,” said Benoit Reliquet, President of Flowbird America, “By integrating the Flowbird app into the city’s parking system, we are simplifying the process for disabled individuals and empowering them to navigate the city with convenience and peace of mind.”

Tampa’s latest parking initiative is live as of July 1st, 2023.