City of Jackson Partnering with SP+ to Install Modern Parking Kiosks

April 22, 2024

Downtown Jackson Parking kiosk WAPT
Credit: WAPT

The City of Jackson is excited to announce its partnership with SP Plus Corporation to install new parking meter kiosks throughout the downtown area. The installation of these state-of-the-art kiosks will increase parking space availability and allow for a more convenient and accessible process to users.

“We are excited to announce the upgrade of our parking meter system in downtown Jackson,” said Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba. “This modernized system will result in greater parking space availability and convenience for residents and visitors to Jackson. We look forward to this rollout and informing residents of the details.”

Users will now have the ability to pay for parking on touch screens or through their cellphones by using text-to-pay or the app. In addition to educating the public on how to use the kiosks, SP+ will also assist the city with enforcement by providing vehicles with License Plate Recognition technology to maximize parking availability.

Significantly, the new system promises to bring in over $2 million a year in revenue to the cash-strapped city.

"We're extremely excited to support the City of Jackson and bring this project to life,” said Jason Spoeth, Senior Vice President, Operations, SP+ Corporation. “We see this as part of a bigger picture - the continued revitalization of downtown Jackson.”

Officials said Monday the installation of the kiosks will begin later this week.

For more information, please contact Deputy Director of the City of Jackson's Office of Economic Development, Yika Hoover at 601-960-1611 or