City Plans To Repair Thousands Of Broken Parking Meters

(Detroit, MI) -- The City of Detroit is looking at a plan to fix thousands of broken parking meters. Detroit Chief Operating Officer Gary Brown says that nearly half of the 34-hundred meters in the city are not working. The plan calls for 18-million dollars in bond money to go to fixing and replacing old meters along with repairing escalators and elevators in city owned parking garages. Brown hopes to have a plan to repair the meters in place by June 1st when a new parking fine structure takes affect.