According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for parking fees and tolls were 31.51% higher in 2017 versus 2009.
Between 2009 and 2017: Parking and tolls experienced an average inflation rate of 3.48% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, parking and tolls costing $5 in the year 2009 would cost $6.58 in 2017 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.67% during this same period, inflation for parking and tolls was similar.
In the year 2009: Pricing changed by 7.76%, significantly above the average yearly change for parking and tolls during the 2009-2017 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2009 (-0.36%), 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: