MIAMI (CBSMiami) – No more free ride for those who park in the handicap spots at Miami International Airport.
On Saturday a new rule went into effect at MIA which requires anyone who parks in a disabled parking spot, with a disabled parking permit or license tag, to pay standard airport parking rates, except as provided by Florida state law.
Vehicles displaying a disabled parking permit or license tag will be allowed up to two hours of free parking.
Noo parking charges will be imposed on any vehicle with specialized equipment such as ramps, lifts, foot or hand controls for use by a person with a disability or on any vehicle displaying the Florida Toll Exemption permit, in accordance with Florida state law, .
Prior to the ordinance taking effect, MIA was the only airport in Florida to allow all vehicles with a disabled parking permit or license tag to be parked free of charge for an unlimited time.