City of Des Moines Launches Mobile Parking App, ParkDSM, Powered by ParkMobile

DES MOINES, Iowa, April 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — ParcMobilethe leading provider of smart parking and mobility solutions in North Americaannounced the launch of ParkDSM, a parking application for City of Des Moines. ParkDSM, powered by ParkMobile, makes it easy for people to pay for on-street parking directly from their mobile devices. ParkDSM is now available in monks and will continue to expand availability across the city as new pay stations are installed. Once installations are complete, the app will be available in more than 3,000 spaces across the city. The ParkMobile app will still be accepted for current users.

“With the launch of ParkDSM, our residents and visitors can now locate and pay for their parking through the convenience of a monks-dedicated parking app,” says John Daviscity ​​traffic engineer City of Des Moines. “We hope ParkDSM will help alleviate traffic congestion and create a seamless parking experience across the city.”

With the launch of ParkDSM, ParkMobile expands its presence in Iowa where there are more than 73,000 users. ParkMobile is currently available in Amescedar springs, Couchand City of the Siouxas well as on the campus of Iowa State University and the Northern Iowa University. Beyond the state, ParkMobile can also be used to pay for parking in other Midwestern cities, including Minneapolis, Milwaukeeand Indianapolisand in over 500 cities and over 100 universities and colleges across the country.

ParkMobile has nearly 35 million users, is available for both iPhone and androidor can be viewed on the web at To pay for parking using the ParkDSM app, users will simply need to enter the zone and space numbers displayed on the stickers and signs around the parking spot, choose the desired parking duration and press the “start parking” button. The ParkDSM app sends alerts when the parking session is about to expire so a user can extend their time right from the app.

“ParkDSM is powered by ParkMobile, so it uses the same easy-to-use contactless technology that’s already popular throughout the Midwest region,” adds Jeff Perkins, CEO of ParkMobile. “We’re thrilled to see another city use our capabilities to create an app just for them,” adds Jeff Perkins.

About ParkMobile

ParkMobile, LLC is the leading provider of smart parking and mobility solutions in North America, using a contactless approach to help millions of people easily find, reserve and pay for parking on their mobile device. The company’s technology is used in thousands of locations across the country, including eight of the top 10 cities as well as college campuses, airports and stadiums. People can use ParkMobile solutions to quickly pay for on-street and off-street parking without having to use a meter or kiosk. Additionally, ParkMobile offers stadium parking reservations for concerts and sporting events. Reservations are also available at garages in the metro area, allowing people to drive around the city without having to worry about finding parking. ParkMobile has been named to the Inc. 5000, Deloitte Rapid 500, Smart Cities Connect “Smart 50” and Atlanta Journal Constitution’s Top Workplaces. Additionally, the company won the 2020 Stevie Awards for Achievement in Product Innovation and the 2019 Stevie Awards for Most Innovative Technology Company and Best Travel App. For more information, visit or @ParcMobile on Twitter.

Contact ParkMobile: Mark Lister, SVP of Marketing, [email protected]

Contact ParkDSM: Al Setka, City of Des MoinesDirector of Communications, [email protected]

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