Parking Rate Increase For Staten Island Ferry Commuters

STATEN ISLAND, NY (CBS 2) — Staten Island ferry commuters will soon be paying an extra $2.50 to park their cars.

Starting Monday, the cost to park in the muni-metered lot at the St. George ferry terminal will increase to $8. The current rate is $5.50.

The new parking meter rates will be a $1 an hour for short-term parking and $8 for all day parking.

The Department of Transportation says the rate increase is part of the mayor’s budget.  

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