Serbia: Belgrade's Parking System

Brooke of Desperate Serbwife writes about Belgrade's unique parking system, a “hidden gem” that other countries seem not to appreciate enough to borrow: “When you park your car downtown, you pay for your parking by texting your license plate number to the parking officials and pay via your cell phone bill at the end of the month. You can buy one hour at a time and it's enforced by a meter maid coming along with a handheld computer and typing in your license number – if your number is not entered, you get a ticket, if it is, then the meter maid just moves along.”

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