Trafikkontorets budget received a major boost last year. Thanks to new tariffs in the suburbs drew the city into 802 million in the parkeringsintäkter. More than 50 million more than budget.
– the Introduction has been faster than we thought, hence the increase in revenue in 2018, compared with the budget, " says Barbro Edlund, chief financial officer at the traffic office.
in Stockholm the last six years, from 406 million to 802 million. The biggest lift came with new outdoor parking area has for two years ago. Then the increased tariffs, the fee was increased and the time for payment was longer.
– Humans have both become better at paying, and to park right, " says Barbro Edlund.
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How large the non-response will be now when around 300 streets in Bromma avgiftsbefrias has however not yet had time to count.
– In the budget for 2019 is not taking into account Bromma. It depends among other things on what happens with the refund of the fees, which our lawyers are looking at right now.
the Law is clear that parking fees not be used to reinforce the weak kommunkassor. The city of stockholm also underlines that the charges is not a cash cow but an instrument to regulate the traffic.Link to the graphics
– It is not intended that it should be a good deal, parking fees should be used to arrange the traffic, " says Barbro Edlund.
the Cost of bringing in the charges is relatively small, last year was 64 million.
" No, the money goes into the city's total budget. There is no one to one relation; if we get into more parkeringspengar so we can automatically cook streets. So, it does not work and it will not work, " she says.
has also increased in recent years. Last year, the city according to the forecast about million 445 million in p-fine. Approximately 25 million more than projected.
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Next year is expected to unauthorized parking fines, the city's over half a billion in supplements. When is planned an increase of the felparkeringsavgifterna with the highest bot of 1,300 crowns.