Parking meters ‘dead in the water’ – private sector source

Even as the Mayor and City Council (M&CC) has announced that it will allow the Metered Parking Committee until the end of July to conclude negotiations with the parking meter company Smart City Solutions (SCS), a well-placed George-town Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) source has told Stabroek Business that should the issue of the implementation of parking meters in the city surface again “in its present form” it will continue to face “stiff and aggressive objection” from much of the business community.

The source told this newspaper that while he was not directly involved in the recent meeting between the private sector business support organizations – the Private Sector Commission and the GCCI – and the city’s Parking Meters Negotiat-ing Team, he believed the outcome of the meeting had sent a clear signal that “paid parking meters in its present form would …to continue reading this article, please subscribe.  Already a subscriber ? Sign In

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