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The city council will vote on a parking meter settlement next week that could extend the hours drivers have to pay to park.

Bright side to longer meter hours

by Susan El Khoury
Apr 30, 2013


Chicago has the most expensive metered parking in the country. If the city council approves the settlement with Chicago Parking Meters next week, drivers might be paying more to park. Under the agreement meter times will extend up to three hours in some areas, but Sunday parking will be free. Some drivers and garages stand to benefit from these changes.