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Summer Getaways Around Chicago: Head North to Wisconsin

August 17th, 2017 Posted by Chicago, Parking, ParqEx, startup, Technology No Comment yet

Chicago is an amazing city, but sometimes you just want to get away for a while. Within a few hours, you can drive to two fantastic cities: Madison and Milwaukee. It’s about a two and a half hour drive to Madison, and Milwaukee is an hour closer. Whether you decide to take a day trip, or stay for the weekend, both cities offer fun activities, cultural opportunities, delicious dining, and unique shopping.

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ParqEx - The IoT Tech Suite every airbnb host should consider

The IoT Tech Suite Every AirBnb Host Should Consider

August 10th, 2017 Posted by AirBnB, Airbnb of Parking, Parking, sharing economy, Smart Parking, startup, Technology No Comment yet

The sharing economy is an fantastic trend that allows normal people to make money by helping each other. With opportunities ranging from peer-to-peer parking to whole-house rentals, everyone is pitching in with ways to pool resources and make the most of our increasingly crowded environments.

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ParqEx - The Changing Dynamic of Parking

The Changing Dynamic of Parking

August 8th, 2017 Posted by Chicago, Feature, Garage, Parking, Parking Apps, parking spots, ParqEx No Comment yet

Parking spaces have long been lauded as a critical part of residential buildings. People who live in apartments, condos, and other buildings need a place to park their cars when they come home each night. Over the last few years, however, there’s been a significant shift in the way people view both driving and parking–and it’s changing the way transportation needs are being handled.

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ParqEx - The Future of Parking is All About You

The Future of Parking is All About You

August 3rd, 2017 Posted by Car, mobile app, Parking, parking spots, ParqEx, startup, Technology No Comment yet

Innovative auto companies are manufacturing cars that park themselves, but what about cars that find their own spots? Wouldn’t that be an innovative way to solve street parking frustrations? Currently apps alert drivers to available spots but if engineers, urban architects and developers get their way those apps will only be part of an entirely automated parking ecosystem. Here are a few ways urban centers of the future will make the most out of available parking space so that you don’t have to circle the block.

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Warm Weather Perks of ParqEx

The Warm Weather Perks of ParqEx

July 27th, 2017 Posted by Chicago, Chicago Travel Tips, Cubs, Cubs parking, mobile app, Parking, Parking Apps, parking spots, ParqEx No Comment yet

During the winter, you know exactly how beneficial ParqEx can be. After all, it’s the best way to find a parking space close to your location so that you don’t find yourself freezing before you walk to your destination! During the summer, in the warm weather, however, ParqEx has a number of other benefits that you shouldn’t ignore.

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ParqEx - Fund Your Summer Vacation with the Sharing Economy

Fund Your Summer Vacation with the Sharing Economy

July 20th, 2017 Posted by Chicago, Parking, Parking Apps, sharing economy, startup No Comment yet

If money woes kept you from planning a summer vacation this year, you may be feeling a bit blue right about now. After all, a good many people are off having amazing adventures this summer season and you are stuck at home with nothing exciting to do. Worse than that, money is the only thing keeping you away. Why must a lack of money be such an issue?

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Follow up from ParqEx on Chicago Parking Study

Follow up from ParqEx on Chicago Parking Study

July 13th, 2017 Posted by Chicago, Chicago Travel Tips, Parking, startup, Technology No Comment yet

Do you feel like you’re spending a fortune parking your car in Chicago? Do you feel like you are wasting half of your life and tanks of gas looking for parking spots in Chicago?

Guess what? You’re not alone.

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3 New “Internet of Things” Technologies in Chicago

July 6th, 2017 Posted by mobile app, Parking, sharing economy, Technology No Comment yet

In recent years, Chicago has begun making a name for itself as a hub for new “internet of things” (IoT) technologies. One after another, new IoT technologies continue to emerge from the Windy City, and because of this, we can honestly say that this is an exciting time to be alive.

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ParqEx: Eat Well with the Sharing Economy

Eat Well with the Sharing Economy

June 29th, 2017 Posted by Food, Parking, restaurants, sharing economy, startup, Uber No Comment yet

Nearly every person on the planet enjoys eating. Even those who don’t enjoy it, still have to consume something in order to stay alive. Therefore, it only stands to reason that food would eventually make its way into the sharing economy. After all, entrepreneurs would have to be crazy to leave the business opportunities presented by food on the table.

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Top 10 Best Things To Do With a GoPro

June 28th, 2017 Posted by giveaway, Parking, Parking Apps, ParqEx No Comment yet

There are tons of fun things to do with a GoPro, but where do you begin? From getting the perfect angle for a sunrise to taking your GoPro deep underwater in the Ocean, there is no end to the ideas that you can come up with using your GoPro. Not to mention that our owners and renters love using the GoPro! Take a picture of your parking space now and list it on our platform to earn additional money each month! Here are the Top 10 Things to do With a GoPro.

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ParqEx: Make Money This 4th of July

Make Money This 4th of July

June 22nd, 2017 Posted by mobile app, Parking, Parking Apps, ParqEx No Comment yet

Whether you are a college student looking for extra food money or a parent hoping to make some “fun” money on the side, the sharing economy can help you bring in a bit of extra cash without much effort. This becomes especially true during holidays and other special times of the year when people are looking to do out-of-the-ordinary things and are willing to pay money to do so.

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ParqEx: 3 Ways the Sharing Economy Can Improve the Lives of Seniors

3 Ways the Sharing Economy Can Improve the Lives of Seniors

June 15th, 2017 Posted by Heartwarming, Parking, Parking Apps, sharing economy No Comment yet

The sharing economy is booming and young people are loving it. Whether they are enjoying a cozy rental home in place of a hotel room or saving money by purchasing pre-loved clothing, the millennial generation has taken full advantage of the amazing benefits the sharing economy has to offer. After all, in this day and age, when communication is so quick and easy thanks to electronic devices, it’s hard to see a reason not to hop on board the peer-to-peer train.

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Top 5 Things To Do this Father’s Day in Chicago

June 14th, 2017 Posted by Chicago Events, Parking No Comment yet

Father’s Day is a time when families come together to celebrate the many things our dads do for us. From playing corn hole to the infamous family barbecue, there is no shortage of fun activities on Dad’s big day. Here is a list of five great places to enjoy some quality time with Dad this coming Sunday!

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4 Ways the Sharing Economy Helps the Environment

June 8th, 2017 Posted by environment, sharing economy No Comment yet

By now, we’ve all heard just how terrible our lifestyles are for the earth. Resources are being used at an alarming rate, and the emissions we put into the air through the use of vehicles and factories are downright deadly. 

One way you can help create a greener planet and a brighter future for all is to turn to the sharing economy. The sharing economy offers a number of environmental benefits, making the peer-to-peer marketplace the ideal place to shop and sell.

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4 Ways Shared Parking Helps Every Community

June 1st, 2017 Posted by Parking No Comment yet

If you live in a big city, you likely already have a pretty good idea of how shared parking can help your community. In fact, it could be even more helpful than you’ve already imagined, offering a whole host of benefits many people never consider.

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