Workers Repairing Binghamton’s Malfunctioning Parking Units
Out-of-town technicians have been called in to troubleshoot the problems that have been plaguing some of the parking payment machines in downtown Binghamton.
Drivers have encountered trouble with kiosks in recent weeks. Some units are completely out of service, while others refuse to accept credit cards.
Workers from Access Technology Integration, an Albany-area company, were sent downtown to check on the machines where problems had been reported.
One technician said the trouble involving credit cards may have been related to internet connection issues after the city switched carriers.
Several people, including some out-of-town visitors, have complained to WNBF News about parking kiosks that weren't working properly.
Mayor Richard David last week said he was not aware of any recent trouble with the parking units.
The city spent nearly a half-million dollars to install 55 Parkeon kiosks to replace several hundred meters in the downtown business district.
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