Parking seems to always be tough to come by in South Boston. During snowstorms, residents sometimes get into fights over cones, chairs or garbage cans used to save shoveled-out parking spaces. On weekends, out-of-towners pour into the neighborhood to visit friends.
Now Boston officials are preparing for a 90-day trial in part of the neighborhood, where resident-only overnight parking would be expanded to seven nights a week, according to the Boston Globe. Currently street parking is restricted to only residents from 6pm to 10pm, Monday through Thursday.
Finding street parking in Boston is rarely easy. Now, a company wants to change that, and the city isn’t happy about it.
Haystack Mobile Technologies started in Baltimore, offering a free app allowing people to sell the parking spaces they’re using to others. The Boston Herald reports it is holding a launch party Tuesday to begin offering the service in Boston.
Park your car in Harvard Yard all you want. If you come across the river to park your heap in Boston, it’ll cost you.
Piles of snow left from all of the storms the last few weeks are making parking on Newbury Street in Boston, tougher than ever.
Parking in Boston on a good day can be tough. Add tons of snow to narrow streets and that becomes nearly impossible.