Dubai Roads and Transport Authority Unveils World’s First Automated On-street Parking Reservation System Powered by CivicSmart

(October 16, 2018) – CivicSmart, Inc., an innovator of highly accurate on-street parking sensors and other “Next Generation” Smart Parking technologies is pleased to announce that the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) unveiled the world’s first automated on-street parking reservation system on Sunday at the 38th Gitex Technology Week held at the Dubai World Trade Centre.


This reservation system allows motorists to use the RTA’s smart parking app to locate and reserve convenient on-street spaces at a premium rate and is powered by CivicSmart technology including its highly-accurate vehicle detection sensors and communications gateways.


This smart parking initiative is initially available for select on-street spaces near the Dubai Marina and Dubai Media City, and will be expanded as part of the next phase of the initiative.


“Providing motorists with information and access to the most convenient parking spaces is CivicSmart’s mission,” said Mike Nickolaus, CivicSmart President and CEO.  “The Dubai RTA is an innovator in Smart Parking initiatives, and we are delighted that our technology can help advance their vision.”


CivicSmart ME FZC CEO Muffadal Nafar noted, “Across the region, the demand for Smart Parking technologies is growing and we are proud to roll out our CivicSmart technologies in implementing the most advanced on-street parking programs in the world.”