PayByPhone Parking App Now Supports TransLink Park and Ride Lots

Mobile parking app PayByPhone now supports all nine TransLink Park and Ride lots in Metro Vancouver, in B.C.’s Lower Mainland. According to PayByPhone—a subsidiary of Volkswagen Financial Services AG—the 5,500 parking spaces across parking lots along TransLink line servicing buses, the SkyTrain, and the West Coast Express can now be paid for using PayByPhone. The […]

Volkswagen FS Acquires Vancouver-Based PayByPhone Parking App

Vancouver-based PayByPhone has been acquired by automaker Volkswagen’s financial services division, as the acquisition means the latter now controls the world’s leading parking payment provider. According to Volkswagen, the deal allows them to become a “clear leader in mobile payments and parking sectors,” while also allowing PayByPhone to expand globally. In 2016, PayByPhone processed over...

PayByPhone Hits 2 Million Users in Vancouver, 12.5 Million Total Worldwide

Vancouver-based PayByPhone has announced it has reached over two million users in the Lower Mainland. The payment solutions for parking company launched in the city back in 2001, and since then has been used by over half of households in the Lower Mainland. PayByPhone says it is now the world’s largest parking payment provider, with...