On-street parking charges in New York City will increase from October 16 (Monday).ManhattanThis will be effective in all districts of the city with an increase of at least 20%. Specific rates vary slightly from district to district.
According to a notice from the Municipal Transportation Bureau, the latest city-wide parking fee standards will be gradually implemented from the middle of next month to encourage people to choose public transportation, increase the turnover of parking spaces, and supplement the supply of parking spaces. Will be implemented slowly. In high demand areas.
When the new rates take effect, parking in Midtown and lower Manhattan will be the most expensive in the city. The average cost of parking in the area is 5.5 yuan in the first hour, an increase of 22%; In the second hour it will increase from the current 7.5 yuan to 9 yuan, an increase of 20%. In the area south of 96th Street in Manhattan, parking fees for small cars will typically increase by $1, and then by $1.50 per hour; In the area north of 96th Street, fees will vary by neighborhood.
business districts outside Manhattan,brooklynIn Downtown (Brooklyn) and Flushing, Queens, parking will cost an average of $2.50 for the first hour and $5 for the second hour. Staten Island North Shopping District,bronxIn the southern part of the district, the average parking fee is 2 yuan for the first hour and 3 yuan for the second hour.
In addition, in other areas of the city, the average parking fee is 1.5 yuan for the first hour and 2.5 yuan for the second hour.
The new fee standards will be implemented in Manhattan on October 16, and will then go into effect in Queens, Brooklyn and the Bronx. Staten Island will be the last area to see prices rise.
At the same time, the New York State Thruway Authority voted yesterday (18th) to approve two toll price increases, namely a 5% increase in January next year and another increase in January 2027. up to 5. Officials said the move is to cover the cost of continuous renovation and maintenance of roads, so a price increase is inevitable.
In addition, New York City’s traffic congestion charges will also go into effect next spring. Although specific rates are still being discussed, the prices are not expected to satisfy the public.