Color Me Yellow (Button)

If you drink too much, here's how not to get towed

Just push the next day purchase button.
Just push the "next day purchase" button.

Had too much to drink Downtown? Think yellow – as in yellow button, Yellow Cab (or any cab, for that matter). As part of City Council's recent change to paid parking hours Downtown – now from 8am to 6pm Monday through Wednesday, 8am to midnight Thursday and Friday, and 11am to midnight on Saturday – the city has provided a new payment option for club-goers parked in a city spot who would do better not to drive home. Downtown parking kiosks now include a yellow "next day purchase" button, which allows drivers to buy time into the next morning. The change prevents overimbibers from being ticketed for an overnight stay – but it won't do anything about the hangover.

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