ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Starting Monday, people in downtown St. Louis can pay for parking without having to dig around for change—or even get out of their car.
They can simply use their smartphone.
Treasurer Tishaura Jones says two different apps will be available for download as the city continues to test hi-tech meter systems. She says they’ll put the “smart” in smartphones.
“At about 45 minutes, you’ll get a text reminder from the app saying that your session is about to expire, and asking if you’d like to extend it,” she says.
That’s something you can do on your phone without having to stop what you’re doing and run out to the meter.
The test meters at 10th and Washington, Broadway at Pine and Euclid at Maryland will still accept coins, as well.
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