THE BRONX - The New York City Council unanimously passed legislation that would allow drivers with time left on their Muni-Meter slips to move their cars to a different meter.

"There will be no threat to those people who take that Muni-Meter receipt and use it at their next stop along our commercial strips," says Councilman James Vacca (D-The Bronx), who proposed the legislation.

However, the law will only allow drivers to move to a meter that costs the same amount or less than the previous parking space.

The bill must still be signed into law by Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Drivers could be able to use muni-meter tickets around city