Haller says a good number of parking meters she comes across are broken. Moylan says that while upgrades at lots are made, many meters are 30 years old or more, and are expensive to repair. They’re at the point of “obsolescence.”
And Palmieri wants the number of minutes on the meters to be researched–some of them are waaaay too short, he says. “The time limit is established through the off street parking board,” says Moylan, from information from abutters.