According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for parking fees and tolls were 46.01% lower in 2002 versus 2017.
Between 2002 and 2017: Parking and tolls experienced an average inflation rate of 4.20% per year. In other words, parking and tolls costing $5 in the year 2002 would cost $9.26 in 2017 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.07% during this same period, parking and tolls inflation was similar.
In the year 2002: Pricing changed by 3.48%, below the average yearly change for parking and tolls during the 2002-2017 time period. Compared to overall inflation for all items in 2002 (1.56%), 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: