RIDING THE WAIVER
Since January 2004, local officials used the free parking program at Houston airports at least 1,700 times.
Average bill waived: $57
Source: City of Houston Aviation Department
Elected leaders will have to reapply for free privilege after abuse concerns.
Austin grants free airport parking - even in the $18-a-night garage - to more than 200 state and local officials and their spouses.
The city's Commerce Department last month told the 35 members of Philadelphia's consular corps that they could no longer park free in garages at Philadelphia International Airport.
Jun. 17--Brian Wing and his partner, Jim Kelly, look back at their decision nine years ago to move their Gulfstream jet from Bush Intercontinental Airport to a small airport in Conroe as one of...