Tag: parking
Macedonia 08.04.22 | 10:18

Centar Mayor Gerasimovski won’t act after citizens have had access to their parking blocked off for months

Citizens of the newly built Tetovska street in downtown Skopje are protesting the city failure to allow them entry to their parking garage. Their neighbors have unlawfully closed off access. Local citizens have met with Mayor Goran Gerasimovski and demand that the obstacle is removed, but nothing has...

Macedonia 16.03.22 | 19:28

Skopje man declares his own private war on badly parked cars

Fed up with improperly parked cars in Skopje, popular DJ Kostadin Shurbanovski declared a private war on the bad drivers. He printed out signs declaring the drivers “seljak” – a rude term that translates as a man who does not know how to function in an urban city, and began to leave...

Macedonia 22.01.22 | 21:26

Over 400 SDSM and DUI officials received free parking permits – the city lost millions of euros in revenue

Documents from the Skopje parking company that were delivered to the VMRO-DPMNe party show that the management, under Mayor Silegov, allowed over 400 SDSM and DUI party officials to get free parking across the city. VMRO spokesman Naum Stoilkovski said that the financial cost of this abuse amounted in...

Macedonia 21.01.22 | 17:51

SDSM and DUI officials enjoyed free parking privileges across Skopje, audit shows

VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Naum Stoilkovski revealed today that a long list of Government officials were given free parking across Skopje by the city parking utility company. The company was long ran by Borce Jakimovski, representative of the small Democratic Alliance (DS) party led by Pavle Trajanov –...

Macedonia 13.12.21 | 12:59

Skopje Mayor Arsovska wants to reduce parking prices

Skopje Mayor Danela Arsovska ordered the parking utility company to prepare new, reduced parking fees. Overall, prices need to go down by a quarter. The new prices will be adopted by the end of the week. They will apply both to the zoned street parking and to the multilevel parking garages.

Macedonia 21.10.21 | 11:40

Natasa Kotlar promises to solve the parking problem in downtown Skopje

Natasa Kotlar, the opposition candidate for Mayor of Centar, presented a plan of financial incentives to help the citizens of Skopje’s downtown area put back into use about 800 underground parking spaces that are currently out of service – while the city struggles with parking space. Kotlar did unexpectedly...

Macedonia 29.09.21 | 18:19

Mucunski promises 3,000 new parking spaces in Aerodrom

VMRO-DPMNE mayoral candidate in Aerodrom Timco Mucunski pledged to create 3,000 additional parking spaces in the urban district and put an end to the parking space issues its citizens face. There is no problem that can’t be resolved. So is with the parking space in Aerodrom, Mucunski said.

Macedonia 14.01.21 | 12:38

Parking in Skopje’s main clinical center is taken over by a gang of frauds

Sloboden Pecat reports that the parking of the major Mother Teresa clinic complex in Skopje is taken over by a group of fraudsters who charge money from people desperate find parking space. The notoriously narrow and congested streets and parking spaces in the center are supposed to be managed on the...

Macedonia 30.12.20 | 12:24

Free parking in Centar for Christmas and New Year

Parkings managed by the Centar municipality will be open free of charge on Friday. On Thursday – New Year’s Eve – the parking garages will work until 17h. As for Christmas, which in Macedonia is marked on the 7th, all parking will be free of charge, including the day before.

World 06.04.20 | 10:37

Hungary: Orban orders public parking to be made available free of charge

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban signed a decree to make public parking free of charge across the country. Orban said that this will help the public while the country tackles with the coronavirus pandemic. The move will apply to public schools as well, which can now be used as parking spaces.

Macedonia 14.01.20 | 10:42

Downtown Skopje streets blocked in protest against parking price hike

Streets in downtown Skopje, around the Green farmers market, are blocked this morning again, as market sellers protest against the increase in the parking prices. They say that the increase in the price, which rose from 50 to 70 denars per hour (1EUR = 60 denars), is chasing away their shoppers and reducing...

Macedonia 31.12.19 | 16:02

Centar municipality offers free parking areas for New Year

Parking spaces in Skopje’s Centar district, which are managed by the Centar municipality, will be made available free of charge to all this evening and tomorrow. Meanwhile, the multilevel garages will close by 18h, and the fenced in open air parking spaces are now closed. On Wednesday, January...

Macedonia 14.05.19 | 22:28

The Government will tackle the chronic parking issue in Skopje’s main clinic

In an attempt to alleviate the traffic jams which make access to the Mother Teresa clinic complex extremely difficult even for emergency patients, a plan is put forward to build two multistorey garages. The Government intends to publish a call for private companies who would build the garages, and would...

Macedonia 04.03.19 | 17:08

Fist fight breaks out in the chaotic clinic parking in Skopje

A fist fight broke out today in the chaotic parking in the Mother Teresa clinic in Skopje. A married couple in their 30-ies reported that they were attacked by an unknown person. The husband reported the attack to the police and asked to help locate the attacker. The clinic is notoriously difficult to...

Macedonia 22.01.19 | 21:49

Skopje mayor Silegov faces backlash over steep clinic parking fees again

Skopje mayor Petre Silegov apologized to the citizens for the second round of increases of the parking fees at the main Skopje Mother Teresa clinic. After sparking a protest of clinic employees, Silegov today faced angry comments from patients, who were forced to pay 70 denars (1.2 EUR) per hour of parking. We...