Buenos Aires Times

argentina COST OF LIVING

BA City approves paid parking for 45% of streets

The number of parking meters in Buenos Aires will jump from around 4,000 to 86,768.

Friday 2 November, 2018
Forty-five percent of Buenos Aires' streets will have parking meters.
Forty-five percent of Buenos Aires' streets will have parking meters. Foto:Noticias Argentinas

More Argentina News

Owning a vehicle in Buenos Aires City will soon get slightly more expensive, with the City Legislature passing a bill to install parking meters in 45 percent of the capital's streets.

The number of parking meters in Buenos Aires will jump from around 4,000 to 86,768.

Drivers will be forced to pay for parking from 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday, and from 8 am to 1pm on Saturdays.

Residents will have the chance to obtain special permits to park near their homes free-of-charge.

In terms of infrastructure, the City will install multi-purpose automated machines to allow drivers to pay for parking from their mobile phones, or use credit, debit or SUBE public transport cards.

-TIMES

Poll

Op-Ed

Top Stories

  1. 1Hantavirus claims new death in Argentina's northHantavirus claims new death in Argentina's north
  2. 2Voting machines made for Argentina raise worries in Congo ahead of elections
  3. 3Ricardo Darín denies latest assault allegations
  4. 4Macri and Bolsonaro will work together to modernize Mercosur, boost Argentine economy
  5. 5Cristina, Macri and the beauty of not having a plan
  6. 6Argentina forecasts record 140 tonne harvest for 2018/19 season
  7. 7De la Rúa's condition 'evolving slowly but favourably,' says hospital
  8. 8Saskia Sassen: "Many of the spaces we believe to be public are privately owned"
  9. 9In Jujuy: 12-year-old girl's pregnancy prompts fresh abortion row
  10. 10Ricardo Darín denies latest assault allegations