Saturday, November 25, 2017

Paid parking nets city of Yekaterinburg $3,000 in first week

The city of Yekaterinburg has taken in more than $3,000 from paid parking spaces during the first week of the paid parking initiative.

Parking kiosks throughout the city center became operational on May 26 and in the first five days were used by 20,940 motorists. The most common method of payment for parking at the kiosks was by debit card, Ekburg.ru reports.

Additionally, parking enforcement issued citations to 240 motorists who neglected to pay for parking. Parking ticket prices in the city range from $28 to $86.

Currently, paid parking spaces have been installed on 8 Marta, Popova, Sacco and Hohriakova Streets. One hour of parking at these locations costs $0.86 which can be paid at kiosks or by text message, Ekburg.ru reports.