Cincinnati is going to spend nearly $2 million to install more parking meters that accept credit cards in addition to coins.
City Council approved the item Wednesday.
The so called smart meters are already in place in much of downtown. The additional funding could bring them to more neighborhood locations.
The meter purchases were part of a plan Council approved earlier this year that officially killed a parking lease arrangement the city had negotiated with the Greater Cincinnati Port Authority.
That deal was put on hold shortly after Mayor John Cranley and a new council majority were elected in November.