New, more technologically friendly parking meters are coming to the downtown area early next year — making payment for parking possible via phone apps and credit/debit cards as well as coins.
Mainly warnings have been issued so far, but Park Macon-Bibb will be cracking down soon
Consider the problem. When pay by plate/space machines communicate with your office, they use the same communications systems as your cell phone (Verizon, ATT, T-Mobile, etc). I’m sure you have experienced a situation where you phone works fine at some times and doesn’t at others. That usually happens when the system is deluged with folks calling, texting, and searching google. It simply isn’t built to handle every phone working at the same time.
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The City of Charleston voted in March to double parking meter rates and extend the hours of enforcement from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. But many parking meters downtown are still displaying old prices, and old pay times.
Since paid parking hit the downtown Square, parking meters have brought in about 40 percent more revenue than during the first year the meters were put in around the Square.
You may soon be able to use a state of the art parking app to feed the parking meter, making the need for a roll quarters a thing of the past.