VanityBA: Recoleta Doctor Opens Fire On Car Parked In Her Space

As if the high price of parking in Buenos Aires wasn’t stressful enough, add this to your list of estacionamiento estrés. A Buenos Aires businessman drove into his Recoleta parking garage yesterday to find his private space occupied by another vehicle. Rather than wasting time trying to locate the vehicle’s owner, he decided to just park in a different space. …

Buenos Aires Parking Rates Approaching US$300 Monthly

Two years ago we posed the question, Who Wants To Be A Buenos Aires Parking Lot Millionaire?  Turns out it was no joke.   Buenos Aires parking rates are soaring as private lot owners raise rates only six months after another double-digit increase earlier this year. Garages Are Charging Up To $1,700 Pesos For A Monthly Parking Space is the …

More Buenos Aires Blocks Zoned For Left-Side Street Parking

Record sales of new cars this year in Argentina means two things in Buenos Aires: more traffic and fewer places to park. In an ongoing effort to free up curbside parking spaces, the City of Buenos Aires will allow parking on the left-hand side of 489 city blocks in Belgrano, Coghlan, Colegiales, Floresta, Palermo, Villa Urquiza and Villa Ortuzar. The …

“Revenge Of The Tow Trucks” Now Playing In Puerto Madero

Revenge Of The Tow Trucks…It sounds like a summer blockbuster, but it’s actually a winter preview of life when tow trucks and progressive parking meters will blanket 10,000 blocks of Buenos Aires. The sneak preview is playing out on the sterile streets of Puerto Madero where tow trucks are hauling off illegally parked cars left and right. According to La …

Parking Meters & Tow Trucks Will Soon Blanket BA Barrios

Parquimetro Para Todos. That’s how some are describing the City of Buenos Aires’ plan to add thousands of new parking meters to 44 of the 48 neighborhoods in Capital Federal. If approved, new parking meters would be installed in over 10,000 blocks of Buenos Aires and meter rates would increase anywhere from 114 to 293% depending on the barrio. While …