Pay-By-Phone Parking Being Tested In The Bronx

Tuesday, April 09, 2013 - 04:57 PM

An 18-block stretch in the Bronx will be the first in New York City to test pay-by-phone parking.

The pilot program will allow people to use phone, internet or smartphone app to pay for 264 metered parking spaces along or adjacent to Arthur Avenue  — as well as spots in the city’s Belmont Municipal Parking Field. To participate, motorists must sign up in advance on the Pay-By-Phone website. Each Muni-Meter in the pilot program has a QR code and a seven-digit number; the motorist must use either to confirm payment.

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Comments [1]

William from New York City

Yet another example of a 21st century machine taking over the drudge work from the last century.

Video about modern machines in the ecnomomy (2min)

With all the jobs that these machines are taking away will the economy be able to create a new entire sector like it traditionally has or will the machines just repair and build other machines?

Media Theorist Dougles Rushkof has an essay that asks "Are Jobs Obsolete?"

Should the new pay by phone parking meters become a success won't that necessarily mean that less people will be required in the future to collect meter fee's? and doesn't that translate into less overall jobs?

Apr. 19 2013 12:34 AM

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