Parking rates will increase next Monday

Parking rates parking will increase as of next Monday

A rate increase for on-street parking will come into effect as of February 21. Parking lots will see their rates increase as of April 1.

A rate increase of $0.25 per hour will be required for all sectors covered by the Agency. of sustainable mobility in Montreal. 

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Borough Hourly rate
Ahuntsic-Cartierville (Chabanel sector) $2.75
Ahuntsic-Cartierville (Fleury sector) $2.25
Côte-des-Neiges-Notre-Dame-de- Grace (East sector) $3.25
Côte-des-Neiges-Notre-Dame-de-Grâce (West sector) $2.75
Lachine $2.25
Mercier- Hochelaga-Maisonneuve $1.75
Outremont $2.75
Plateau Mont-Royal $3.75
Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie $1.75
Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie (Angus sector) $3.25

Southwest (East sector) $3.75
Verdun $2.25
Ville-Marie $3.75
Ville-Marie (East sector) $1.75
Villeray-Saint-Michel-Parc-Extension $1.75
Ville Saint-Laurent $1.75

*According to data from the Montreal Sustainable Mobility Agency

Rates for monthly permits in parking lots managed by the Montreal Sustainable Mobility Agency will mostly be increased by $2 to $3 depending on their location.

The new parking rates were adopted on January 24, 2022 by the municipal council of the City of Montreal. According to the Sustainable Mobility Agency, this price increase is intended to be below the rate of inflation.

An attempt to reduce car use?

For the director general of Trajectoires Québec, Sarah V. Doyon, who promotes user rights and contributes to the development of public transport, these increases will have no impact on the way of getting around in the metropolis.

Ms. Doyon stresses, however, that more significant increases would be necessary to encourage the population to use public transport more.

According to her, social pricing of public transport based on income as well as eco-fiscal measures would be more appropriate in order to change the mode of transport of the population.

The City has no not yet answered our questions at the time of this writing, however the question arises if this ha The tariff will impact the use of the population's modes of transport.

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