June 29, 2017 - Comments Off on Redesigning Parking Payment in Minneapolis

Redesigning Parking Payment in Minneapolis

The goal of this redesign is create a simpler and more accessible design for on-street parking payment. Minneapolis has implemented a centralized digital parking system where people can pay via App or through Pay Stations located on each block.

 

The Current System

The current parking system uses centralized pay stations and has posts with the space numbers and parking rules at each parking stall.

The Current MPLS Parking App

 

A pay station

 

 

 

Current Features Assessment

Improvements

Pay Station

  • Introduce Hierarchy into the layout
  • Put tasks in a linear process
  • Make labels and the process clear and intuitive

App

The app has a lot of elements that are buried in the interface and making it less straightforward.

Current Major Features List:

  • Active Sessions
  • Promotion Codes
  • User Profile
  • Parking History
  • Current Sessions
  • Payment History

Features to Cut

  • Map
  • Find my Car
  • Recently used
  • Favorite Spaces

 

User Flow + Wireframes

 

 

 

 

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