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Pay-by-phone parking system goes citywide

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The pay-by-phone parking system tested in the Phipps Lot last fall will be expanded to the entire downtown, following a decision by the Hudson City Council Monday night.


The council voted 4-2 to contract with Passport Parking to provide the service, and opted to go with a 40-cent per transaction fee instead of a monthly flat rate of $350.

Motorists will pay 25 cents of the transaction fee. The other 15 cents will be subtracted from the parking fees the city receives.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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