Double whammy: Parking rates may go through roof
In his budget speech, North Corporation commissioner P K Gupta said, “For the first hour, proposed parking charge for four-wheelers is Rs 20, up from Rs 10. For up to 6 hours, the charge is Rs 50, up from Rs 20. For 7 to 12 hours, parking charges are Rs 75. The monthly parking charge will be increased from Rs 500 to Rs 1,500.”
For markets which witness a high footfall, the proposed monthly parking charge is Rs 1,800, up from Rs 800.
For two-wheerlers, the proposed parking for an hour is Rs 10. Other slabs are Rs 20 for up to six hours and Rs 60 for 12 hours. The proposed monthly charge is Rs 500. As of now, two-wheelers pay maximum parking of Rs 15 per day and Rs 250 per month.
For tempos, auto rickshaws and rickshaws, the proposed parking rates are Rs 20 for an hour; Rs 50 for six hours, Rs 70 for 12 hours, and monthly parking is Rs 4000.
The current parking rates are Rs 50 for over 10 hours and Rs 1,250 monthly.
For buses and trucks, proposed charge is Rs 50 for an hour, Rs 100 for six hours and for Rs 200 for 12 hours. The monthly is proposed at Rs 4,500. Present parking rates are Rs 30 up to 10 hours and Rs 60 after that. Monthly parking rates are Rs 1,500.
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