Leave the change at home because some new, electronic parking meters go into service today.
Currently, there are four vendors competing for the city’s Integrated Parking Technology contract and input is needed.
Development Director Chase Martin says phase one of the project is smaller due to the economy and market demand but once it opens it will demonstrate success to those on the sidelines.
The St. Louis Parking Division decided to enforce metering on Saturday starting in July.
Some worry information from cards could go public. “Not possible” says St. Louis treasurer.
Opening Day last week, it was no more Mister Nice Guy from the City Treasurer on downtown parking meters.
“I’m not saying I’m not a baseball fan. However, my first obligation is to the taxpayers of the city of St. Louis,” Treasurer Jones said.
Lambert-St. Louis International Airport plans to charge more for parking — $five for the first hour, which is twice what it is now.
Overtime violations won’t be enforced at some meters around Busch Stadium.
Decision paves the way for more parking in business district