LIU STATEMENT ON CITY PARKING
City Comptroller John C. Liu stated the following yesterday on City parking:
"City Hall is making the right call in abandoning its plan to privatize the City's parking meters. As I pointed out when this proposal first came to light, curbside parking is a municipal treasure that is hugely profitable for the City, thanks to the good work of the employees who maintain our parking system. Outsourcing to a private corporation would've led to higher meter rates, so it's good news that New York City will retain control of its parking system."
Oped by Comptroller Liu in the New York Daily News, July 30, 2012: http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/park-privatization-article-1.1123505
"New York Scraps Privatizing Parking Meters," Wall Street Journal, Jan. 26, 2013: http://on.wsj.com/14plCa8