Albuquerque's New Approach To The Old Parking Meter

The city will gain new revenue from its attempt to stop employees from parking in front of downtown storefronts.

"The city of Albuquerque is betting that its new Downtown parking meters along Central Avenue will help retailers by curbing all-day parking by business employees and freeing up more parking for shoppers.

But business owners disagree over whether the new policy is a boon or a further deterrent to shop in an already struggling economic area."

Thanks to Matt Baumann

Full Story: City, Downtown business at odds over meters' effects

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