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Pay Meters With Your Phone? Yes!

Mayor Marty Walsh announces citywide ParkBoston expansion



    Pay Meters With Your Phone? Yes!
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    Snow nearly reaches the top of parking meters on Surface Rd. during a winter storm which dropped over a foot of snow Feb. 15, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.

    Sick and tired of digging for quarters? Wish you could feed meters in Boston with your mobile phone? Well, there's an app for that.

    Mayor Marty Walsh on Wednesday announced the expansion of the ParkBoston app to include all Boston parking meters, after a successful nine-week pilot program in a portion of the Back Bay.

    The app allows drivers to remotely pay a meter with their mobile phone.

    The city expects to complete the expansion of ParkBoston to all other meters by the end of the summer.

    "Thousands of Bostonians have already embraced this new and convenient technology, and expanding this service throughout the city will make the experience of paying for parking easier for each and every user," said Walsh.

    ParkBoston decals applied to parking meters, and on-street signage, will let drivers know where the new service is in effect.

    iPhone and Android users can get the app through the App Store or Google Play. Click here to create an account.

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