PEORIA - Drivers can expect changes when it comes to parking in downtown Peoria this week.
City-owned parking decks and lots will drop from a $1.50 an hour to $1.00 an hour.
However, parking meters will increase.
All meters in Peoria will cost $1.00 per hour.
The City Council hopes this will get more drivers who park long term to use the city parking facilities, instead of congesting street parking.
The new rates go into effect on Tuesday.