Thursday, December 11, 2008

Parking Fines Going Up

Tonight City Council has approved hikes for parking fees, you would think that this would be a great revenue stream for Philadelphia but you would be wrong. The Parking Authority is controlled by the state although some money is set aside for the School District. It's a far cry from London's Congestion Charge which pays for transit, pedestrian and bicycling improvements in the Central Business District.

Still it provides another small disincentive to drive in Center City and University City.