Parking permits could soon be much more expensive. Instead of an annual fee of up to 30 euros to even 200 euros could be due.As residents, city residents are allowed to Park on your street legal cheap. This is possible by means of a Parking card, the annual fee is due. This could be considerably more expensive.
motorists must pay for Parking in the city area on weekdays Parking fees. Residents have the advantage that you can Park your vehicle in your street or in your neighborhood permanently. For a resident Parking permit is required, which is placed behind the windshield. For this, every year, pay a fee, currently this is between 10.20 Euro and of 30.70 euros. Soon, however, the amount could be increased for the Parking card and considerably.
Parking permits: Annual fee of up to 200 Euro
the Deutsche Presse-Agentur reported, approved by the Federal Council on the last Friday of a corresponding law of a decision by the Bundestag. The height of the annual fee is from the point of view of the German cities tags outdated . Thus, the administrative expenses of the cities, it is not even for the street signs* and the badges covered.
this is the reason why plead the cities on a increase in the price framework . This should be between 20 and 200 Euro , explains the managing Director of the German Association of cities Helmut Dedy compared to the dpa. A sudden increase is not planned, however. The cities would do this gradually.
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transport in cities should be better controlled
Helmut Dedy explained that by increasing the fee for Parking passes to the traffic within the cities better to be. "So how is the traffic in many cities is organized, he pushes it to the limits. Some of the city almost choked on the car traffic. The public space in cities is scarce and too valuable to be just a road and a car Park. We need our inner cities, open spaces and places for people." The shift in Traffic would have to be designed so that the citizens get the best dispense with a private car .+ Helmut Dedy, the managing Director of the German Association of cities, wants to control the traffic better in big cities. ©pictu re alliance/Guido Kirchner/dpa
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the ADAC calls for: fees must remain affordable
Dedy, it is also important that the Bundestag specifies no upper limit for charges the Park badges. This is to enable cities and municipalities to have the freedom to decide and the local conditions.
The ADAC, the latter holds to be true and important. However, the a waiver of an upper limit is not traceable , because the fees have to affordable and social be compatible. "In the cities there are many people who are dependent on the car and a short way from the Car to the apartment – not least the elderly. To Park close to the place of residence, it may be, therefore, no social question," says the ADAC.
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