Downtown Syracuse Parking
1:24 pm
Tue August 19, 2014

Syracuse Drivers Can Use Mobile Phone App to Find, Pay For Downtown Parking

People might be able to find parking easier - and pay for it more conveniently - with new mobile phone app specially for Syracuse
Credit SaltCityCritiqu

  People trying to find a parking place in Syracuse can go high tech and use a new mobile phone app.  The service called Whoosh will also let you pay for that parking right from your phone.  Mayor Stephanie Miner announced the service today – and it’s already up and running.  Drivers can just open the app on their phones right after they’ve parked the car.

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1:53 pm
Wed May 28, 2014

Syracuse Parking Ticket Fines to Increase in July

A no stopping zone and fire hydrant along Ostrom Avenue.
Credit Scott Willis / WAER News

Those caught parking in front of a fire hydrant or in a fire lane in Syracuse will have to shell out twice as much in fines starting July 1st.    The hefty $40  penalties are among nearly three dozen increases in parking fines approved by common councilors Tuesday.   Parking in a handicap parking spot without a permit will get you a $75 ticket, up from $50.  However, nearly all of the other fines increased by only $5.  Councilor Nader Maroun says they haven’t changed since 1997.

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