b'40 CNY PARKINGCanyonlands Regional Upgrades its Parking Payment/Collections System BY KRISTEN RINDFLEISCHCanyonlands Regional AirportIn 2014, SkyWest Airlines discontinued (CNY) made the move from anservice at CNY because it was upgrading archaic, manual strategy forto CRJ200 regional jets, and the airports collecting parking payments to a modernrunway was not built to handle them. The pay-by-phone system last spring. Althoughairport quickly implemented major runway the Moab, UT, airport has a humble graveland terminal upgrades to accommodate FACTS&FIGURESparking lot without gates or paymentthe changes from SkyWest, and the airline Project: Pay-by-Phone Parking Systemkiosks, the benefits of an updatedyetresumed service at CNY in May 2018. Location: Canyonlands Regional AirportMoab, UT simplepayment collection system andAnticipating increased passenger traffic, System: Sphere On-Demand Gateless Pay-by-Phone added enforcement measures are provingairport leadership determined it was time Provider: SP+ valuable.to switch from free to paid parking. Upfront Cost: About $55 per sign Changes have occurred over severalWith limited resources and minimal Ongoing Expenses: $500/month plus $0.99 processingyears, with CNY evolving from free parkingcapital available for parking-related fee/transactionto cash payments and eventually addinginfrastructure, the airport opted for a credit card processing. The latest upgraderudimentary manual system for collecting Funding: Parking revenue uses SP+s Sphere Technology Platform,payments. Airport Director Tammy Key Components: Signage with QR code; providedallowing customers to pay for parkingHowland likens it to the honor system cellphone to scan parked vehicles; printer to issue parkingwith smartphones and streamlining theused at campgrounds. The airport citations collection process for the airport. provided a collection box and envelopes Customer Parking Fee: $5/dayJanuary | February 2023AirportImprovement.com'