EV Owners, Prepare To Pay For Public Parking In Dubai! Here’s Why

Dubai's green parking revolution, where every electric mile earns a dime.

by Deeplata Garde
EV Owners, Prepare To Pay For Public Parking In Dubai! Here’s Why

Dubai, the gleaming jewel of the United Arab Emirates, is not just about towering skyscrapers and extravagant malls; it’s also embracing a green revolution with open arms. One of the latest manifestations of this eco-conscious drive is the provision of special parking spaces exclusively reserved for electric vehicles (EVs). Painted in a vibrant shade of green, these parking spots are not just your average asphalt patches; they are symbols of Dubai’s commitment to sustainability and innovation.

Green Zones, Where EVs Reign Supreme

Picture this: you’re cruising down the bustling streets of Dubai in your shiny electric car, and suddenly, like a beacon of hope in a concrete jungle, you spot a green parking space. It’s not just any parking spot; it’s your VIP ticket to guilt-free parking. But hold your horses, fellow motorists, because these green havens come with rules. You’ve got a maximum of four hours to bask in the glory of guilt-free parking before you’re gently nudged to make way for the next eco-warrior.

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Monetising The Momentum

Enter Parkin, the unsung hero behind Dubai’s parking scene. With a whopping 197,000 parking spaces under its belt, Parkin isn’t just sitting back and watching the EV revolution unfold. Collaborating with the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa), Parkin is on a mission to turn parking into profit in the EV sector. But how, you ask? Well, imagine a world where every electric mile earns a dime – that’s the tantalising prospect Parkin is exploring.

In a city where digital dominance reigns supreme, Parkin is leading the charge with a staggering 90 per cent of transactions done digitally. From parking meters to WhatsApp payments, they’ve got it all covered. But their ambitions don’t stop at public spaces; they’re eyeing up privately owned developments too. So, whether you’re zipping through a mall or jetting off from the airport, rest assured, that Parkin has your parking needs sorted. Dubai’s green parking revolution is not just about saving the planet; it’s about paving the way for a brighter, greener future, one parking space at a time.

Cover Image Courtesy: DEWA/ X

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