Fundamentally, parking is a matter of space.
Civil engineers work on various construction projects to facilitate the growing population. As the dependency of automobile dependency grows in cities of India, the demand for well-planned parking spaces has increased. In fact, the statistics show that the demand is sky-rocketed.
This article will talk about some problems and some potential solutions.
Ill-effects of Parking
The adverse effects include congestion, pollution, accidents and other socio-economical hazards.
Aiming to reduce traffic, on street parking should be reduced to ensure more parking spaces, lessen traffic jams which may result in travellers missing their flights, and to eliminate complaints of cars getting scratched due to inadequate parking of a fellow parker.
Current on-street Parking systems adapted are: –
Vehicles are parked at an angle. Either a 30 degree angle or a 45 degree angle is used.
Survey has revealed that parallel parking systems save more space than Angular parking. The vehicles are parked one behind the other.
Cars are parked at right angle to the road. However, there are more disadvantages than advantages.
Off-street parking systems like multi-level parking are highly economical and advantageous in almost every aspect. It helps accommodate large volumes of vehicles and is more preferred than on-street parking.
Which type of airport parking is best for you?
Short term Parking
These are located near airport terminals. These are designed for those who come to drop or pick up passengers. They may be costly.
Daily Parking Lots
These are located near the airport and offer shuttle service. Daily parking lots are cheaper than short term parking yet more expensive than long term parking lots.
Long Term/ Satellite Parking Lots
They are located quite far from airport buildings. Rates are much lower than daily or long term parking. These are best for those who require guaranteed security for their cars for a week or more.
The affordability and incentive offered are what make off-airport parking services attractive. They offer shuttle service as well. Your luggage may be carried by the workers there so all you have to do is walk up to your boarding area after the usual checking process. Online reservation is quite an easy task.
Airport Parking Tips
- Lock your car and keep the keys with you
- Do not leave your valuables inside
- Ask a parking lot cahier to call a supervisor if your car does not start when you leave for home.
- Try to keep hang on your parking ticket. It can come in handy.
- Tell less people as possible that you are leaving your car behind at the airport
One may as well leave their car behind at a friend’s or a family member’s care. It may seem as a cheaper way. However, airport parking services give you complete in dependency. Thus, these services should be considered.
As satisfaction rates are high, more plans for further off-site parking companies should be developed.