Aberdeen’s cashless parking service raked in nearly £1.5 million in its first full year.
RingGo was introduced across Aberdeen last year, allowing people to pay for parking through their smartphone.
The app eliminates the need to go to pay and display machines.
In the financial year 2017-18, payments worth £1,449,475 were made using the app, which bosses have said has experienced 50% growth since it was introduced.
The statistics, which were obtained through freedom of information legislation, showed the app had been used in the city’s car parks more than 170,000 times during the year and almost 59,000 times in the Chapel Street car park alone.
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Councillor Douglas Lumsden, co-leader of the council and convener of the city growth and resources committee, said: “Cashless parking is already proving a popular option for motorists in Aberdeen and we anticipate the numbers utilising the service will continue to increase.
“The council is embracing digital technology to better meet the needs of our customers across all areas of the organisation and cashless parking is a good example of the positive change that is taking place.
“More and more digital options are being introduced on a rolling basis.
“In the past month alone this has included everything from online platforms for parking permit applications to the more unusual option to apply for a wild and dangerous animal licence.
“There is a great deal of innovative work being done and customers are already benefiting from more efficient services.”
A spokesman for RingGo said: “It’s being going really well in Aberdeen.
“Since we launched, we’ve seen about 50% growth, to the point where we identified it as an area where we could grow even further, so we launched a radio advertising campaign.”