The 10 Most Expe...City dwellers know that finding an affordable downtown parking spot involves cutthroat competition.
Commuters rise at the crack of dawn to get early-bird specials. Schedules are organized around street-cleaning for curbside spots. Smartphone apps like PrimoSpot map spaces, and Twitter feeds are devoted to tracking meter maids. The smaller the urban center, the fewer open spots and the higher the prices for a parking garage.