A GIS Based Parking Management and Dissemination System
International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
www.ijsr.net | Open Access | Fully Refereed | Peer Reviewed International Journal

ISSN: 2319-7064

Case Studies | Computer Science & Engineering | Kenya | Volume 2 Issue 7, July 2013

A GIS Based Parking Management and Dissemination System

George Watene, Douglas Musiega, Charles Ndegwa

Parking is dynamic. One minute a parking space is engaged and the next ten or so minutes its vacant. Finding a parking space has thus become a nightmare in many cities. There are many Parking Guidance Information Systems, PGIS meant to alleviate a drivers pain of finding or reserving a parking space but they operate as standalone systems and therefore disseminate information only to a selected few at a given time. The aim of this study is to have a Geographic Information System, GIS that will enhance the components of a PGIS so that it runs on a mobile phone platform thereby allowing a driver to access parking information whenever and wherever he is. The GIS-based PGIS will provide the driver with a view of the near real time parking situation of his destination, allow him to reserve a space as well as have his smart phone enabled to notify him once he approaches a vacant space or even perform routing functions. Thirty parking spaces were collected within Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, J.K.U.A.T classified, mapped and published in a web map server. A Quick Response Code, QR was installed on each parking space and a SMS server established to monitor the reports and requests of drivers. An Android smart phone application was created that was able to reap parking information from the map server. The system greatly reduced the trial and error involved while in search of a parking space thus increasing a drivers confidence, cutting down on the amount of parking time and the emotional stress associated with finding a parking space.

Keywords: Android, Parking, PGIS, QR Codes

Edition: Volume 2 Issue 7, July 2013

Pages: 194 - 201

Share this Article

How to Cite this Article?

George Watene, Douglas Musiega, Charles Ndegwa, "A GIS Based Parking Management and Dissemination System", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=02013120, Volume 2 Issue 7, July 2013, 194 - 201

104 PDF Views | 80 PDF Downloads

Download Article PDF



Similar Articles with Keyword 'Android'

Research Paper, Computer Science & Engineering, Bangladesh, Volume 5 Issue 6, June 2016

Pages: 1523 - 1527

Multifunctional Remote Controlled Robot Using Android Application

T. A. Mithu, T. S. Reddy

Share this Article

Research Paper, Computer Science & Engineering, India, Volume 9 Issue 10, October 2020

Pages: 286 - 290

Evolving One Touch Parking Reservation System

Chinmay Ashtikar, Abhishek Naik, Alim Manjiyani, Sankalp Awasthi

Share this Article

Research Paper, Computer Science & Engineering, India, Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020

Pages: 408 - 410

Movie Recommendation System using Naive Bayes Algorithm with Collaborative Filtering

Anchal Dubey, Raju Ranjan

Share this Article

Survey Paper, Computer Science & Engineering, India, Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014

Pages: 1591 - 1593

Virtual Fruits Market

Kalyani P. Khodaskar

Share this Article

Research Paper, Computer Science & Engineering, India, Volume 4 Issue 1, January 2015

Pages: 2442 - 2447

A Smart Real Time Ridesharing and Travel Assistance

Aarthi R

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'Parking'

Research Paper, Computer Science & Engineering, India, Volume 9 Issue 10, October 2020

Pages: 286 - 290

Evolving One Touch Parking Reservation System

Chinmay Ashtikar, Abhishek Naik, Alim Manjiyani, Sankalp Awasthi

Share this Article

M.Tech / M.E / PhD Thesis, Computer Science & Engineering, India, Volume 4 Issue 5, May 2015

Pages: 3170 - 3173

Wireless Sensor Networks for Traffic Congestion Monitoring

Nitish R Chavan, Ravinarayana.B, Ravikumar.D

Share this Article

Survey Paper, Computer Science & Engineering, India, Volume 4 Issue 7, July 2015

Pages: 2319 - 2322

Indoor Tracking Using Wi-Fi Routers on a Smartphone

Rutujit K. Diwate, D. N. Rewadkar

Share this Article

Survey Paper, Computer Science & Engineering, India, Volume 5 Issue 10, October 2016

Pages: 1907 - 1909

Smart Car Parking by Considering Pricing and Reservation

Linta John, Sreelakshmi K, Anju Rachel Oommen

Share this Article

Research Paper, Computer Science & Engineering, India, Volume 2 Issue 2, February 2013

Pages: 266 - 270

License Plate Detection and Segmentation for Goan Vehicles

Vinay Mirashi, Jairam Parab, Manisha Shirvoikar, Ramesh Kudaskar, Samarth Borkar

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'QR Codes'

M.Tech / M.E / PhD Thesis, Computer Science & Engineering, India, Volume 3 Issue 11, November 2014

Pages: 923 - 926

QR Code Based Indoor Navigation with Voice Response

Josymol Joseph

Share this Article

M.Tech / M.E / PhD Thesis, Computer Science & Engineering, India, Volume 5 Issue 8, August 2016

Pages: 1171 - 1174

A Survey on Data Security and Confidentiality Using 2D Color Barcodes

Anjaly Raj, Vidya N.

Share this Article

Research Paper, Computer Science & Engineering, India, Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019

Pages: 785 - 788

QR Code for Billing System and Location based Service

J. Aruna Jasmine, M. Suganya, S. S. Vasantha Raja

Share this Article

Case Studies, Computer Science & Engineering, Kenya, Volume 2 Issue 7, July 2013

Pages: 194 - 201

A GIS Based Parking Management and Dissemination System

George Watene, Douglas Musiega, Charles Ndegwa

Share this Article

M.Tech / M.E / PhD Thesis, Computer Science & Engineering, India, Volume 6 Issue 7, July 2017

Pages: 320 - 324

Vicode: 3D Barcode with Embedded Video Using Histogram Shifting Based Reversible Data Hiding

Haritha H, Anish Kumar B

Share this Article
Top