55% of regulated parking payments are digital
55% of people who park in Blue and Green parking spaces in Barcelona pay digitally. In total, more than 477,000 people make use of the 'Parking meter' service, which registers peaks over 21,000 transactions per day at the end of 2022.
In 2022, smou has consolidated as a convenient, practical and safe channel for making parking payments, that replaces the use of paper with a digital ticket, contributing to sustainability and care for the environment.
Pay with the app
Thanks to smou, it is not necessary to locate a physical parking meter, as the application itself acts as such. In addition, the app is integrated with conventional parking meters, allowing users to finish their operations manually if their mobile device has an incident or runs out of battery.
The parking meter on your mobile phone: in Barcelona and 10 other municipalities
With smou you pay only for the exact amount of time you park in Blue and Green parking spaces in the city of Barcelona and 10 other metropolitan municipalities (Badalona, Castelldefels, Esplugues de Llobregat, El Prat de Llobregat, l'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Montgat, Santa Coloma de Gramenet, Sant Boi de Llobregat, Sant Joan Despí and Sant Just Desvern).
Find out all you can do with the 'Parking meter' service at smou here.
Parking regulation in the city
AREA, the integrated on-street parking regulation system, is one of the essential tools for sustainable mobility management in the city of Barcelona. It aims to regulate the demand for on-street parking by optimising the space available. This reduces private vehicle travel and encourages the use of more sustainable and less polluting means of transport.
A more organised mobility in a single application
smou makes available to everyone, in a single application, a multitude of services that promote planned, organised, safe, digital, connected and integrated mobility. In less than four years, more than 765,000 people use the app every day to get around Barcelona and the Metropolitan Area.
At this time, smou app allows you:
- Manage and pay your parking tickets in Green spaces or exclusive for residents in Barcelona city.
- Access the B:SM Parking Network by reading your number plate, without taking a ticket or going to the ATM.
- Know the location and information in real-time of the available parking spaces in the car parks of the city of Barcelona.
- Book and take Bicing, and also know the availability forecast.
- Consult the city's cycle lanes and trace the most suitable route for pedalling.
- Charge electric vehicles with Endolla Barcelona.
- Locate at app's fully customisable map, the car, motorbike and bike sharing operators in the city of Barcelona.
- Check the timetables and localte stops and stations of Metro, TMB Bus, TRAM, Metropolitan Network Bus, Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya and Rodalies de Catalunya.
- Create customizable routes with 'How to get there', using public transport, bicycle or car to got from one place to another in Barcelona and the Metropolitan Area.
The app will grow with the goal of improving and help you with your personal mobility in Barcelona.
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