Council announces new cost of parking at car parks
New car parking charges at Buckinghamshire Council's car parks have been revealed.
Drivers can expect the new increased tariffs for on and off-street parking across Buckinghamshire from next week.
The cost of on-street parking will rise by 20p and off-street parking will cost 10p more from Monday, April 3.
Free parking periods are expected to remain unchanged.
The new parking tariffs come after a review by the Council’s budget scrutiny committee.
Buckinghamshire Council’s cabinet member for transport Steven Broadbent said: “The increased fees will go into maintaining the upkeep and enhancement of these valuable assets, which benefit the whole community, along with our environmental and transport objectives.
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“The changes form part of a wider programme of work to improve our car parks, which includes installing new ticketless payment machines to make it easier for people to pay for parking – with customers able to choose cashless payment in addition to the options to pay via the RingGo app or phoneline.
“This reflects changes in how people have chosen to pay for their parking in recent years. We’ve seen a decrease in cash payments and significantly more people choosing to pay using contactless cards or the RingGo app or phoneline.”