Raleigh, N.C. — Durham residents will soon be able to use their credit cards at parking meters under a bill passed Wednesday by the state Senate.
Similar parking machines are installed in Raleigh.
The machines would offer a convenient payment method for credit card users who park on Durham’s streets.
“It’s a fairly straightforward local bill,” said sponsor Sen. Mike Woodard, D-Durham. “It would allow the city of Durham to offer the various methods of payment for on-street parking, including machines where you can use your credit card.”
The bill cleared the chamber without controversy and will be sent back to the House. As a local bill, it does not need the governor’s signature to become law.