According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for parking fees and tolls were 117.77% higher in 2018 versus 1998.
Between 1998 and 2018: Parking and tolls experienced an average inflation rate of 3.97% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, parking and tolls costing $5 in the year 1998 would cost $10.89 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.15% during this same period, inflation for parking and tolls was similar.
In the year 1998: Pricing changed by 6%, above the average yearly change for parking and tolls during the 1998-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 1998 (1.55%), price inflation for parking and tolls was much higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Parking fees and tolls: