Start of winter hours for metred parking in la Savina

Foto aparcament de la savinaThe Formentera Council's Office of Mobility has reported that from tomorrow (Wednesday, November 1) winter hours will be in effect for metred parking in la Savina. Motorists must request a ticket to park Monday to Saturday from 9.00am and 2.00pm, and Monday to Friday from 4.00pm to 8.00pm. Parking will be free on Sundays and bank holidays. The current scheme will be enforced until May 1.

From tomorrow vehicles can be parked in blue zones up to three days in a row; the summertime limit is one day. Authorised vehicles may be parked in green zones for three days maximum, while those that live in la Savina and possess the required documentation can leave vehicles parked up to 15 days, as occurs in summer. Mobility councillor Rafael González gave an extremely positive review of the service, now in its third

With the system's third summer now behind it, mobility councillor Rafael González described la Savina's metred parking as “immensely successful”.

Since January 1, la Savina's parking metres have collected €152,000, an 7.8% increase on the same period last year. Fines, the majority of which are still being processed, are expected to push revenues even higher.

Residents are hereby reminded that from tomorrow, la Savina's overflow car park, located across from Illes Pitiüses park, will be closed.