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Car park occupancy

Live car parking data for sites within the Nottingham ParkSmart system.

Technical description

This dataset is a live dump from our internal car park management system (Parksmart), and as such will report faults where they exist - please use the <Fault> element. During routine maintenance and replacement of car park hardware, there may be duplicate entries for certain sites.

Occupancy data from all car parks in the City Centre is transmitted from the car park barrier-counting system either directly to the Parksmart database at the Traffic Control Centre, or is accessed via a data stream from NCP head office. For Broadmarsh and the outlying Park and Ride sites the data is obtained from the inductive count loops situated at the entry / exit points of the car parks. The inductive count loops produce less accurate occupancy figures and may result in over or under counting.

Note 1: certain car park elements may contain zero values, and may not report a fault status. Please consider these car parks 'faulty'; unfortunately, this is a feature of the software we use, and consumers will need to take this into account.

Note 2: The <DisabledCapacity> element will always be zero; please disregard this field and use the values from our 'Car Parks' dataset. We will be removing this field in future.

This data can be linked to the Car park (http://www.opendatanottingham.org.uk/dataset.aspx?id=44) and Park and Ride data (http://www.opendatanottingham.org.uk/dataset.aspx?id=29). Use the SystemCodeNumber field in this data and the COMETSCN field in the Car Park, and Park and Ride datasets.

Further information

Date last updated 14/12/2012
Frequency of update Continually
Date added 14/12/2012
Resource owner Nottingham City Council
Temporal extent Approximately every 5 minutes
Use constraints No Conditions Apply
Geographic extent Nottinghamshire
Contact opendata@nottinghamcity.gov.uk
Additional Information No additional resources defined

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