Staggering Parking Meter Price in Chicago
(CNN) — For Chicago drivers, parking their cars is becoming more expensive.
Next year, parking on the street inside Chicago’s Loop will jump 75 cents to $6.50 an hour.
Chicago’s street parking is the most expensive in the country.
Rates just outside the Loop will go up to $4 an hour.
A private company has a 75-year lease on the city’s 36,000 metered spaces.
Last year, Chicago parking meters netted more than $108,000,000.
Some drivers have vowed to drive less.