Honda Center bid to iron out parking woes



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Anaheim Ducks sign up ParkMobile as official parking provider Image: NHL

ParkMobile, the #1 parking app in North America, is now the official parking provider for Honda Center in Anaheim, California (US), home of the National Hockey League’s (NHL’s) Anaheim Ducks.

‘ParkMobile’ stated that the new partnership creates a better experience for fans attending events at the arena, offering the ability to reserve parking in one of 3,500 spots in advance of Anaheim Ducks games and concerts. The venue can seat over 17,000 hockey and music fans and has hosted over 43 million guests over the last 29 years. In collaboration, ParkMobile and the Athena Partners Strategy Group architected a future-proof parking solution for the Honda Center.

Atlanta (US)-based 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 devices.

In 2021, ParkMobile became part of the Swedish-based EasyPark Group. 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 parking reservations at stadium venues for concerts and sporting events. Reservations are also available in Metro area garages, allowing people to drive into the City without having to worry about finding a parking spot.

The 18,336-capacity Honda Center is an indoor arena located in Anaheim, California, US. The arena is home to the Anaheim Ducks of the National Hockey League (NHL). Originally named the Anaheim Arena during construction, it was completed in 1993 at a cost of US$123 million.

The Anaheim Ducks are a professional ice hockey team based in Anaheim, California, US. The Ducks compete in the Western Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL) as a member of the Pacific Division, and play their home games at the Honda Center.

Leveraging a specialized network of partners, Athena is a Governmental relations and technology consultancy organization. They assist in developing new business opportunities and launching solutions across the parking, transportation, curb management, rideshare, law enforcement, public safety, and sustainability sectors.

Said Doug Lakeman, Vice-President, Parking and Transportation for Honda Center and ocV!BE, “Ahead of the hockey season, we wanted to provide our fans with a safe and easy way to reserve and pay for parking at the Honda Center. The guest experience is at the forefront of importance for us, so we look forward to providing an improved arrival and parking experience for them via ParkMobile.”

ParkMobile has over 3.6 million users in California and is available throughout the State in Cities such as Los Angeles, Oakland, San Diego, and San Francisco. The parking app also currently provides parking reservations at some of the top entertainment venues in the United States including the 61,500-capacity Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois, the 19,500-capacity Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, the 71,000-capacity Mercedes-Benz Stadium and the 21,000-capacity State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, the 20,000-capacity T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, the 20,000-capacity Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, the 67,895-capacity FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio, the 18,119-capacity FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee, and the 20,200-capacity Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

‘ParkMobile’ further stated that reserving a parking space at Honda Center is quick and easy. A user can go to hondacenter.parkmobile.io to view a full list of upcoming events with all the available parking options. The user can then reserve a space, which can be redeemed at the parking lot on the day of the event using a mobile pass or a printed permit. Reservations can also be made through the ParkMobile app on both iPhone and Android devices. Pricing for parking will vary based on the event.

Stated David Hoyt, ParkMobile’s Chief Revenue Officer and Managing Director, North America, “With our reservations feature, guests don’t have to worry about finding parking for an event and can reserve ahead of time without missing a minute of the action. The feature guarantees a parking spot, which will benefit the Honda Center and their many upcoming events.”

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