The image shows a rectangular space, specially designed for parking vehicles, under a limited amount of time, called parking lot and viewed from above.
The parking lot illustrated here is a parallel one, the most common in cities, and is characterized by arranging parking spaces for cars next to each other or parallel, in two rows, up and down, separated by a horizontal line in the center.
One row consists of ten parking spaces, separated by other thick, short, vertical and parallel lines.
On the left edge is an automatic parking barrier gate arm, similar to a metal access bar for cars, represented by a narrow, vertical rectangle, filled with the texture of oblique, parallel and short lines.
The barrier arm is attached to an barrier gate system, marked by an embossed square.
The parking is the area specially designed and marked with the letter “P”, used for a purpose other than to embark or disembark persons, to load or unload goods, if the time required for this is not limited.
A car park is a free area for parking vehicles. The term usually reffers to an area with a durable or semi-durable surface. In most countries where cars are the dominant mode of transport, car parks are a feature of every city and suburban area. Shopping malls, sports stadiums and similar places often offer parking lots of huge areas.
Parking lots tend to be sources of water pollution due to their impermeable surfaces. Most existing lots have a limit or no facilities to control leaks.
Many areas today require minimal parking facilities to provide shade and help mitigate the extent to which their paved surfaces contribute to heat islands. Many municipalities require a minimum number of parking spaces, depending on the floor area of a store or the number of bedrooms in an apartment complex.
Modern car parks use a variety of technologies to help motorists find unoccupied parking spaces, recover their vehicles and improve their experience.