Drivers Get Paid By Auctioning Off Available Parking Spots
Parking Auction creates a marketplace for available parking spots, connecting drivers who are leaving their spots to those who are searching for one - all for only a small fee.
Parking Auction is a new iPhone app that enables a free market system for public parking, connecting drivers who are leaving their spots with those who are searching for one. Currently available on Manhattan's Upper West Side, the service allows drivers to post and accept bids for their parking spot. The legality of the sale of public spaces has been in question, but Parking Auction argues that drivers are not technically selling space, but only information that a parking spot is about to become available. Founder Brian Rosetti explains the service: