September 3, 2015 - Public parking rates at Horizon Health
Network's three urban hospitals are being standardized. Beginning
September 14, 2015, visitors and patients will pay the same when
parking at the Saint John Regional Hospital, The Moncton Hospital
and the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital in Fredericton,
resulting in small increases.
rate at all three locations will be $1.75, with a maximum daily
rate of $8.00. The change in pricing will provide consistency at
these three major locations and better reflect local municipal and
private parking rates.
corporate director of support services noted that since Horizon's
inception in 2008, there has been only one price change at one of
the hospital's parking facilities-a small increase at The Moncton
at our hospitals have not kept up with local municipal rates in
other venues over the years," he said. "This means we have less and
less revenue available every year for operation and maintenance of
our parking areas."
As part of
operations, the revenue pays for regular upkeep of the parking
lots, including paving, snow removal, sanding, resurfacing,
patching, re-lining, curbing, sidewalk maintenance, and the
addition of new parking spaces.
The parking fee
standardization also applies to weekly and monthly passes, which
will be $20.00 and $50.00 respectively.
Effective September 14,
2015: Standardized public parking
rates in all locations: