WASHINGTON — Locating a spot causes enough angst, but now parking in the nation’s capital is also being dragged into the controversy over swipe fee limits.

Parkmobile USA, a mobile payments company with an exclusive contract for D.C. municipal parking areas, is fielding sharp criticism from backers of the so-called Durbin amendment after telling users that a new customer fee hike was the result of the provision in the Dodd-Frank Act.

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