With the increase of economic behavior and the upgrade of living standard, the ratio for people in Taiwan who own automobiles and motorcycles have recently increased with multiples. Therefore, parking issues will be a big challenge to facilitate traffic network and ensure urban life quality. The Parking Guidance and Information System is one of important systems for Advanced Traveler Information Services (ATIS).
This research proposes a parking guidance and information system which integrates GPS and 3G network for a map on the Geographic Information System to solution inadequate of roadside information signboard. The system proposed in this study mainly includes Parking Host, Parking Guidance and Information Server, Geographic Map and Information System as well as Parking Guidance and Information Browser. The study results show this system can increase driver’s efficiency to find parking space and efficiently enhance parking convenience in comparison with roadside signboard system.
Authors: Yu-Chi Shiue, Jyong Lin, and Shih-Chang Chen