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Cash is still king in car parks

BPA research reveals most people pay for parking with cash but cashless is finding favour

Mark Moran
08 March 2021
Coin activated pay & display units are still a common sight
Coin activated pay & display units are still a common sight

 

Three-quarters of parking payments are still made using coins, but there is evidence that motorists are willing to switch to contactless card transactions. The British Parking Association (BPA) sought to discover motorists’ true feelings about the parking sector and found that, when it comes to paying, the answer turned out to be that cash is still king.

Of all the payment options on offer, the study found that 75% of all parking payments are made using cash and that only 30% of motorists...

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