Starting Jan. 1, 2012, Chicago parking meters are facing rate increases between 25 and 50 cents citywide.
The rate adjustments will begin in the Loop, where it will now cost $5.75 per hour to park between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m., ABC Chicago reports. In the surrounding central business district, parking will cost $3.50 an hour, and in the rest of the city the rate will be $1.75 per hour.
"As the rate transition moves forward, the parking public is only responsible for paying the posted rate on the meters," Chicago Parking Meters LLC said in a statement, NBC Chicago reports. "Accordingly, only the posted rates on each meter/pay box will be enforced."
The posted price adjustments are expected to be in effect citywide by the end of January, according to ABC.
For further information or to report a problem, call 877-242-7901 or visit the city's parking meter website.