Searching for (real) parking online.

Several companies are experimenting with systems that let drivers go online or even use cell phones and handheld devices to reserve a space in a garage or locate nearby street parking. And a unique social-networking service might break open the whole circle-and-search game by letting homeowners rent out unused driveways.

“The technology for finding parking places online is available now — it’s just a matter of deploying it,” says Tod Dykstra, founder and CEO of one of those companies, San Francisco-based Streetline Networks. “Soon, parking will be the easiest part of the driving in the city.”

Read this article from WIRED

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