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Metroplex should treat theatergoers like other lot customers

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Proctors doesn’t hold very many midweek matinees — maybe a half-dozen each year — but when it does, the people from Metroplex, which runs the city’s downtown surface parking lots, get a piece of the action: 5 bucks a car. That wouldn’t be a problem except that non-Proctors patrons vying for spaces in those lots have to fork over a fiver, too — unless the lot attendant asks where they’re headed and ascertains that it’s ...

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January 30, 2013
1:06 a.m.

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If the Metroplex board were elected they would be more responsive to the people and they would be less likely to gouge patrons, but they are unaccountable, so these silly monopolistic pricing games can occur on a whim and we are powerless to exert any real influence on the Authority.

February 4, 2013
5:32 p.m.

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So MetroTax thinks my car puts more a burden on their lots if I park behind Proctors for a 1.75 hour movie than it does if I spend 2 hours at Bombers?

hodgkins is right - the MetroTax Bored should be elected.