According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for parking fees and tolls were 44.51% lower in 2003 versus 2017.
Between 2003 and 2017: Parking and tolls experienced an average inflation rate of 4.30% per year. In other words, parking and tolls costing $5 in the year 2003 would cost $9.01 in 2017 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.06% during this same period, parking and tolls inflation was similar.
In the year 2003: Pricing changed by 2.71%, below the average yearly change for parking and tolls during the 2003-2017 time period. Compared to overall inflation for all items in 2003 (2.22%), 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: