According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for parking fees and tolls were 16.36% higher in 2018 versus 2012.
Between 2012 and 2018: Parking and tolls experienced an average inflation rate of 2.56% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, parking and tolls costing $5 in the year 2012 would cost $5.82 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.38% during this same period, inflation for parking and tolls was similar.
In the year 2012: Pricing changed by 8.69%, significantly above the average yearly change for parking and tolls during the 2012-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2012 (2.07%), 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: