Nicola Segal

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| February 20, 2013

It is generally an offense to park your vehicle in the middle of the road, in a park, on sidewalks or in handicap zone (without a valid placard). All these may amount to a parking ticket. The repercussions can be seriously inconvenient, consisting of paying a fine or even a suspension of driving license if, […]

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No more free Sunday parking for San Francisco

No more free Sunday parking for San Francisco

| February 14, 2013

A 65-year old tradition came to an end this month when San Francisco announced that parking will no longer be free on Sundays and public holidays. As of February 2 2013, meters began charging drivers from Sunday at noon until 6pm. However, this initiative is not remarkable; it follows similar regulations enforced in Los Angeles, […]

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Rising bike theft prompts police stings and a free registry

Rising bike theft prompts police stings and a free registry

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Thousands of bikes and bike parts get stolen in the U.S. every year (image used under Creative Commons via Flowizm). Earlier this month, the Bay Area Rapid Transit Police (BART) commenced a sting operation in San Francisco that led to the arrest of a bike thief. The thief had in his possession over ten bikes […]

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Parking permits: do’s and don’ts

Parking permits: do’s and don’ts

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Nicola Segal Parking permits give us permission to park in designated areas that are usually off limits. Permits range from disabled parking permits to faculty and staff permits depending on location.  Parking permits can help save you time and increase a lot’s security; still, there are still some common do’s and don’ts to keep in […]

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