Monday, April 16, 2012

Michael Geller Posts From Amsterdam

... while all parking spaces in Amsterdam are pay parking, there are no parking meters. The city got rid of them years ago; today there are ticket dispensers. This got me wondering why Vancouver is continuing to install very expensive parking meters when it could be instituting a much more cost effective system similar to that in Amsterdam and other European cities. You can still pay by phone or credit card. But this approach seems much more reasonable. And the short walk from your car to the meter is quite healthy! Read more: Michael Geller's Blog: Amsterdam: A City of Contrasts

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