(HOUSTON) — News 92 FM discovered a parking surprise near Minute Maid Park on Astros Opening Day Tuesday.
We found a parking lot that normally charges $5 to park all day. Tuesday, it cost the event rate of $10, and it started first thing in the morning. That meant people who were just going to work were forced to pay to the price of those going to the game.
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To make matters worse, the parking pass printed by the machine expired at 4 p.m. — two hours before the first pitch at the Astros-Yankees game.
People who work downtown said they felt like they were being scammed. They had to work until around 5 p.m., so they were forced to pay twice or get towed.
Surprise! Downtown Parking Costs Double on Astros Opening Day was originally published on news92fm.com