According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for parking fees and tolls were 29.34% lower in 2008 versus 2017.
Between 2008 and 2017: Parking and tolls experienced an average inflation rate of 3.93% per year. In other words, parking and tolls costing $5 in the year 2008 would cost $7.08 in 2017 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.43% during this same period, parking and tolls inflation was similar.
In the year 2008: Pricing changed by 6.19%, above the average yearly change for parking and tolls during the 2008-2017 time period. Compared to overall inflation for all items in 2008 (3.70%), 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: