HomeLocalCayugaDeVito: Businesses Split on Return to Paid ParkingDeVito: Businesses Split on Return to Paid ParkingWed, June 28, 2023 by Ed Vivenzio SHARE NOW from PxHere As part of it’s 2023-2024 budget, the City of Auburn will bring back paid parking downtown. Speaking on FLX Morning, Stephanie DeVito with the Business Improvement District said businesses are split on the decision. Some believe free parking incentivizes people to shop downtown while others claim people parking over the two hour limit prevents new customers from getting a spot. Free parking was originally established in 2021 to increase business downtown during the COVID-19 pandemic. Paid parking will return October 1st. FLX MORNING PODCAST – Stephanie DeVito, Downtown Auburn BID Get the top stories on your radio 24/7 on Finger Lakes News Radio 96.3 and 1590, WAUB and 106.3 and 1240, WGVA, and on Finger Lakes Country, 96.1/96.9/101.9/1570 WFLR.