Arboretum parking fee to jump 50 percent
(Asheville Citizen-Times) The North Carolina Arboretum will increase its daily parking fee from $8 to $12 per personal vehicle, effective Jan. 2. The arboretum will offer half-price parking for personal vehicles the first Tuesday of each month. Entry had been free on those days. The increase comes as a result of reductions in state resources that have impacted the arboretum’s operations and financial planning. The organization has lost more than $1.3 million in state funding in recent years.
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