In the past few months, the Israeli parking application Pango has registered an increase of 28 percent in the number of checks that were carried out by traffic investigators across Israel. In a special report printed by The Marker, the incredible number was projected after Israel already saw a previous increase of more than double the number of checks in the past five years.
According to the report, in 2012, some 5.6 million checks were performed on vehicles parked around Israel. Last year, the app registered more than 13.5 million. The app also pinpointed the cities in which parked vehicles are checked the most. Coincidentally, two of the poorest cities in Israel, Jerusalem and Bnei Brak, had the highest and third highest recorded number of checks carried out by city paid traffic investigators respectively. Coming in second was the city of Tel-Aviv-Yaffo, who is famous for its parking problems.
In another part of the article, the app was also able to reveal that the most stressful and clogged time of day in which it is hardest to find parking is between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m.
(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem)