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June 29, 2012

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Why is it that if you shop downtown you get free parking at the meters but when you visit your loved ones in the hospital you have to pay for parking at the meters by St Josephs until 9pm 7 days a week? Its also 24/7 pay at the meters at the Guelph General. Why isn't parking free with the same 2 hour limit that is in effect at the former metered parking sites downtown. Couldn't By law Bob monitor these parking spots just like they do downtown? Why are visitors to hospitals required to subsidize parking but shoppers are not?

Oh I forgot we must support the merchants downtown. Why? What ever happened to free enterprise where stores remain open because they provide a service or item that is in demand?
Does free parking alone really bring more people downtown to support the merchants? Does the city have any data/benchmarks/monitoring to support the use of public funds for private businesses? Has free parking really brought more business downtown? Show me the data.

There are many people now a days encountering that situation.In Helsinki Finland parking control services is one of the best solution for it,many parking control services choose the very best location for people to avoid different kind of issue like this which now a day really have a lot of benefits for people.

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Joanne Shuttleworth is the newsroom lead in municipal affairs coverage for the Guelph Mercury. She is a former Guelph YWCA Woman of Distinction honouree and a past winner of an Ontario Newspapers Award for her work as an editor. You can reach her at jshuttleworth@guelphmercury.com

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