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Machala Ecuador Privatizes New On-Street Parking Meter Operation

A total of 167 parking meters began operating recently in parts of the city of Machala Ecuador, according to a report in the Guayaquil, Ecuador daily newspaper, El Universo. This first installation is part of the proposed staged plan to fully implementing parking requirements mandated by the Municipal Public Enterprise Mobility and the Municipality of Machala via a municipal ordinance.Continue reading

Pros and Cons of Selling Publicly-Owned Parking Assets

Politicians may see selling off major revenue-producing assets as an innovative way to generate a bucket of cash to fill budget deficits, generate capital for a new project, or to satisfy supporters who push for better management (read: privatization) of public assets. However, there are questions that should be asked first before plunging headlong into the privatization pool.Continue reading