VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: The backlash is building against Mayor Adrian M. Fenty’s (D) proposal to use increased parking fees and traffic tickets to help close the city’s budget shortfall, including raising the cost to park at some meters to $3 an hour. At a news conference this morning, the leaders of AAA Mid-Atlantic decried […]

Beginning Monday, some drivers in the District won’t have to worry if they have enough change to feed the meter. The District Department of Transportation is beginning a pilot program that will allow meters to be paid by cellphone. Drivers will be allowed to pay by mobile device in three areas: Dupont Circle, Union Station […]

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 […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Watch for mid-January changes in how much to pay and when to pay while parking on D.C. streets. Drivers will notice three developments: — The District will complete the premium parking program, under which most of the city’s nearly 17,000 meters charge $2 per hour and a couple of thousand charge […]

VIA WASHINGTON POST: It’s a renter’s dream: a swimming pool, a washer-dryer right in the apartment and a 24-hour Giant across the street. And at the foot of Wildwood Towers, a high-rise building off Columbia Pike in Arlington County, a glorious, free parking space. The amenity that makes residents swoon is likely to disappear soon, […]