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Parking Meter Hikes Finally Here

By Marcus Gilmer in News on Feb 11, 2009 10:45PM

2009_02_11_meter.jpg This weekend will see the first parking meter increase since Mayor Daley sold the meters to a private company to help the city raise money in the face of a budget shortfall. When and where will the increases start? It all begins Friday in the Loop.

  • Loop: $3.50 an hour (February 13)
  • Near North, Near West and Near South: $2 an hour (February 14)
  • Lincoln Park: $1 an hour (Feb. 18-19)
  • North Side: $1 an hour (Feb. 20-28)
  • West Side: $1 an hour (March 1-2)
  • South Side: $1 an hour (March 5-9)

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