New Raleigh parking meters rates go into effect Monday
The new rates are designed to discourage long-term parking in on-street spaces so there is more turnover, officials said.Posted — Updated
The new rates are designed to discourage long-term parking in on-street spaces so there is more turnover, which was one of the objectives of the Downtown Master Parking Plan the City Council approved in January. Turnover of the parking spaces helps attract more business customers and other visitors downtown, officials said.
The rates will allow drivers to purchase smaller increments of time than the traditional one- or two-hour limits, officials said.
Beginning Monday, the new meter rates for on-street parking will be as follows:
• $2 for two hours
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