According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for parking fees and tolls were 37.67% lower in 2005 versus 2017.
Between 2005 and 2017: Parking and tolls experienced an average inflation rate of 4.02% per year. In other words, parking and tolls costing $5 in the year 2005 would cost $8.02 in 2017 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.89% during this same period, parking and tolls inflation was similar.
In the year 2005: Pricing changed by 6.61%, above the average yearly change for parking and tolls during the 2005-2017 time period. Compared to overall inflation for all items in 2005 (3.28%), price inflation for parking and tolls was much higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Parking fees and tolls: