Boulder has partnered with the mobile app Parkmobile to offer a new, pay-by-phone option for those parking downtown, on University Hill and on the University of Colorado campus.
When the mixed-use development Boulder Junction opens, the service will also be available there.
Using Parkmobile, which is available on iPhone, Android, Windows 7 and Blackberry phones, users can pay for parking and then opt to receive a text alert when their time is close to expiring, with an option to avoid a ticket by adding more time.
Pay-by-phone users will have to register with the app and provide their credit card and license plate numbers. There is a $0.35 convenience fee per transaction.