VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA – March 15, 2022 – Residents and visitors of the City of Melrose, Massachusetts, will now have an improved parking experience thanks to PayByPhone. The leading global provider of mobile parking payment solutions is expanding to 189 parking spaces at off-street lots throughout the City, now providing more choice to drivers to pay for parking.

“We’re excited to be expanding our contactless parking services across Massachusetts,” said Roamy Valera, CEO of PayByPhone. “The City of Melrose will be joining a number of other communities and parking organizations throughout the region, including the Cities of Waltham, Arlington and organizations such as the MBTA and MIT.”

“We’re thrilled to bring a safe and easy-to-use parking payment option to the City of Melrose,” said City of Melrose Mayor, Paul Brodeur. “PayByPhone has been a tremendous partner in our effort to simplify and enhance the parking experience for Melrose residents and the City’s visitors. Our hope is that the use of this application is effortless, so people can focus on enjoying all that our City has to offer.”

PayByPhone is a hassle-free solution for over 43 million users, allowing them to pay for parking with just their smartphone. The app sends text messages automatically when a parking session expires, giving drivers the ability to extend their parking session without needing to return to their vehicle. Drivers can also begin a session without registering for an account, making it ideal for those who are pressed for time.

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About PayByPhone

PayByPhone’s aim is simple: simplify your journey so you can focus on what matters most.  As a wholly-owned subsidiary of Volkswagen Financial Services AG, they are one of the fastest growing mobile payments companies in the world, processing more than $550 million USD in payments and over 5 million downloads per year. Available in more than 1,000 cities across the globe, PayByPhone helps millions of consumers easily and safely pay for parking without the hassles of coins, lines, or fees. Their smart, intuitive technology is at the centre of their user-first approach, delivered to make everything as simple as possible.


Media Contact for PayByPhone:

Genevieve Stuart-Ross

Marketing Manager, PayByPhone