Parking meter changes coming to busy Raleigh street

RALEIGH (WTVD) -- Changes are coming to parking meters at a high-traffic area in Raleigh.

Work is starting Wednesday to replace some parking meters on the Hillsborough Street corridor. Here are some of the changes:

  • The metered hours will extend until 8 p.m. Right now, the hours are only until 5 p.m.
  • The new rate will be $1.50 an hour.
  • The meters will be backlit and have colored screens.

  • Customers will be prompted to enter their license plate number instead of a space number.

  • Customers will be able to pay via coins, credit/debit cards or the passport app.
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