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Jackson to Charge Some Disabled Drivers


The Miami-Dade County Commission will allow Jackson Health System to charge parking fees to some disabled drivers, according to the Miami Herald

Disabled drivers who use specialized vehicles would still park for free, under Florida law, but motorists with standard disabled-parking permits will pay $2 an hour if they are at the facility more than two hours, the Herald reports.

The new system will offer all visitors free parking for two hours, with everyone paying for time beyond that. Miami-Dade law currently provides free parking to disabled drivers at local government facilities, with the exception of PortMiami and Miami International Airport.