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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

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.

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