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The Newton City Council recently voted to allow parking meters to have a range of rates.Here’s some answers to common questions as provided by the city’s planning department.

What are the current rates?

Right now, everywhere in Newton the rates are 50 cents for long-term spaces and 75 cents for short-term spaces.
What will the rates be in the future?

The Newton Planning Department has been given the authority to set parking meter rates up to $3.75 per hour. However, any increases will be done gradually
and modestly, with input from businesses and with a lot of advance notice. To repeat, increases will