The amount of fees collected from the newly-implemented hourly on-street parking zones in HCM City were disappointing, according to the city’s transport department, with the rate of lost revenue reaching as high as 60 per cent.
Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong has agreed with the proposal by the city Department of Transport to increase car parking fee in roadways, announced the committee office yesterday.
Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee in HCMC yesterday organized a conference to get social feedback on car parking fee increase proposal in downtown city. Most delegates at the conference agreed with the fee hike policy but many suggested re-calculating the raise level to prevent from shocking residents.
At the Hanoi municipal People's Council’s meeting, the Hanoi People’s Committee has proposed to increase car and motorbike parking fees in the city from January 1, 2018 with a popular increase of up to 50 percent.
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport, the municipal administration, and military-run mobile carrier Viettel carried out piloted program of mobile payment for parking fee in HCMC’s downtown today.
Tran Vinh Tuyen, chairman of the People’s Committee of District 1, Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday said that the inspectorate had uncovered and penalized five parking lots in District 1, for violating regulations on parking fees.
Several parking lots continue to disregard regulations laid by the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City, prohibiting charging of exorbitant parking rates, while some administrative organs are still collecting parking fees despite having no permission to do so.