No more free parking on Fridays in select areas of Sharjah

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Staff Report

Sharjah – Sharjah Municipality has planned to end the free parking facilities in select areas of the Emirate after receiving complaints.

Some major areas in the Emirate will come under paid parking on weekends from March 30, 2018, said Ali Bugasen, Director of Public Parking Department, Sharjah Municipality.

The paid parking signboards have been replaced in the major areas, including parts of Al Majaz, the Birds Market area and Al Shuwahain.

The department has decided to end free parking in these areas on weekends and public holidays, following a study, he explained.

The department received complaints that some residents are taking advantage of the free parking and park their vehicles for a long time in these zones. – abdulbasit@theuaenews.com