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Poorvi Kulkarni, Hindustan Times
Mumbai, July 18, 2013
Those using the 46 public parking lots at Fort, Colaba and Churchgate will be less prone to fleecing by private contractors as the civic body is set to implement a hi-tech web-based parking system by next month. The system would be expanded to all the 86 city lots after the high court decides a case challenging the civic body’s reservation policy in granting contracts for operating them. 

Those manning the lots would have to use hand-held devices that would generate your parking bills.

The system leaves no scope for contractors to overcharge motorists as the devices would have the parking charges pre-set in them.

Once fully operational, motorists will be able to check space availability at all civic parking lots in the city through a mobile and web app.