Parking Fees

To deal with its high pollution levels, which rank worse than the EU average, Madrid will implement a new parking fee system that charges more for the most polluting cars. Electric cars will park for free.
May 1, 2014   The Guardian
A basic economic principle is that resource consumption tends to be most efficient and equitable if prices (what consumers pay for a good) reflect marginal costs (the full costs of producing that good), unless a subsidy is specifically justified. Opinion
Feb 26, 2014   By Todd Litman
Caltrain officials are planning to cut midday service by half, raise parking fees by 50 percent, and charge more for the monthly Go Pass.
Jun 8, 2009   The San Francisco Chronicle
Austin joins cities across the U.S. and elsewhere in shifting away from individually-metered spaces and towards pay stations in an effort to increase revenue and efficiencies.
Mar 5, 2009   Austin American-Statesman
The city of Chicago has missed a deadline to approve a pending parking fee ordinance that would have helped the city qualify for $153 million in federal grant money.
Jan 12, 2009   Crain's Chicago Business
Implementing auto regulations and restrictions or raising the gas tax is the debate amongst the public as to how to lower air pollution from the growing car population. However, getting older cars off the road may be the most effective.
Sep 27, 2008   The Wall Street Journal