Cincinnati Considers Free Parking for Electric Cars, Scooters

Drivers of electric cars would enjoy free parking in Cincinnati under a proposal by Vice Mayor David Crowley.

Published: 25-Oct-2008

The city of Cincinnati is launching a pilot program that will set aside street parking for two-wheeled vehicles, and City Council will consider a proposal to offer free parking to drivers of electric cars.

The city on Thursday will announce five parking locations for motorcycles, scooters and mopeds, which proliferated when gas prices spiked this summer. Parking will be free for the time being, and the program will be evaluated next spring.

Meanwhile, drivers of electric cars would enjoy free parking in Cincinnati under a proposal by Vice Mayor David Crowley, who also wants the prohibit the city’s purchase of incandescent light bulbs and require drivers of city vehicles to undergo one hour of eco-driver training.

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