Minneapolis, St. Paul Parking Prices Below Average
Twin Cities drivers are paying less per day to park than many others across North America, according the National Parking Association's annual “Parking in America” report.
According to the recently released study, commuters in Minneapolis pay up to $19.33 per day to park, while those in St. Paul pay up to $18.00-both prices were under the average of $20.06 per day in the United States and Canada, which was down from last year's average rate of $21.27.
Downtown parkers in New York paid the most to park per day with a maximum rate of $44. San Francisco came in close behind with $40 per day, while drivers in Chicago and Philadelphia paid more than $35.
According to the study, Decatur, Illinois, had the cheapest maximum daily rate at $2.
Minneapolis monthly reserve parking rates range from $82 to $310, while unreserved parking spots range between $50 and $258 per month. Average monthly rates in the United States and Canada were between $148 and $240 for reserved and between $91 and $169 for unreserved spots.
Unreserved parking spaces cost between $98 and $163 per month in St. Paul, but data was not available for reserved spots.
The “Parking in America” study includes data from 146 cities in the United States and Canada. Participants own or operate nearly 5,900 parking facilities with more than 2.4 million parking spaces.
The National Parking Association is an international network of thousands of parking industry leaders and professionals. Its mission is to serve as a resource to the parking industry and its members by offering access to quality education, networking opportunities, advocacy, products, and services.