Parking meter rates increase in Chicago

December 24, 2012 3:13:39 PM PST
January 1st will bring parking meter rate increases in Chicago.

The rates- which finally beat Vancouver's- are the highest in the country and in North America. Chicago beats its nearest competitor by a full dollar an hour.

Downtown meters will see a 75 cents increase- and will cost $6.50 per hour.

This will be the fifth consecutive year of parking meter rate increases.