According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for parking fees and tolls were 47.89% lower in 2001 versus 2017.
Between 2001 and 2017: Parking and tolls experienced an average inflation rate of 4.16% per year. In other words, parking and tolls costing $5 in the year 2001 would cost $9.60 in 2017 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.04% during this same period, parking and tolls inflation was similar.
In the year 2001: Pricing changed by 4.35%, above the average yearly change for parking and tolls during the 2001-2017 time period. Compared to overall inflation for all items in 2001 (2.75%), price inflation for parking and tolls was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Parking fees and tolls: