From June 1, the red zone tariff increases from 0.90 to 1.20 Eur, while the yellow and orange zones range from 1.20 Eur to 2 Eur.
According to P. Keras, drivers with more time or those who wish to save money always have an alternative to leaving cars in free spaces slightly more distant from laisvės alėja’s spaces – at king Mindaugas avenue, the acropolis parking lot, at the zalgiris arena or at the prisma shopping center located on jonava street.
Also, since June 1, savanorių avenue is classified as green zone, where the parking costs is 0.3 Eur.
“The results of the survey showed that the average occupancy rate of parking spaces for savanoriai prospect is 80 percent, up to 90-95 percent. This means that drivers, while searching for vacancies, create additional traffic that reduces street throughput, Kera explained.
According to P. Keras, lately there have been complaints from entrepreneurs located in Savanoriu Avenue that complained that their customers simply had no place to park a car.
The funds collected for car parking go directly to the city budget, which is used to improve the urban infrastructure: paved parking, bike paths, city streets, sidewalks and bridges are being repaired.