As a way to encourage the use of the new electronic parking meters, the Municipality of San José has annouced one hour of free street parking starting this week.
The director of the Municipal Police, Marcelo Solano, said the goal is to encourage peopl to use the meters.
The city has 1.800 meters available for users.
Date provided by the municipality shows that in June a total 29.000 drivers used the meters, 32.000 in July and 34.000 so far this month.
The parking meters in San José are operated by the Canadian company, CPS Parking, whose mission, according to their website, is to is to serve the parking needs of all the cities and private entities, providing effective solutions through cutting-edge TECHNOLOGY thus contributing to the positive development of our society.