VIA THE WASHINGTON POST:
As part of the proposed budget that D.C Mayor Adrian M. Fenty is unveiling this morning, the city would increase parking meter rates and residential parking permit fees, City Administrator Neil O. Albert said.
Applications for residential parking permits would increase from $15 to $25.
Parking meter rates in some areas would also from 75 cents to $1 an hour.
The increase does not appear as if it will impact downtown parking rates, where it already costs up to $2 an hour to park. Those rates increased last year.
Fenty continues to brief the council on his proposed budget, which also includes an increase in the 911 fee, a 1 percent tax on hospitals, more spending on education and reductions in the city workforce.