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New York to make parking ticket payment less painful

New York to make parking ticket payment less painful

| January 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Getting a parking ticket is a pain anywhere you drive, but, in New York City, paying for it can be a particular hassle. That city’s drivers rack up between 8 to 10 million parking tickets yearly, which adds up to between $550 to $600 million in revenue. Now, reports Engadget, New York City is attempting […]

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Preferential parking in Los Angeles: boon or burden?

Preferential parking in Los Angeles: boon or burden?

| July 3, 2014

Los Angeles: notorious for its tough parking. Does preferential parking help solve the problem or aggravate it? That depends on whether or not you have preferential parking yourself. What is preferential parking? A Preferential Parking District restricts outsiders from parking in a neighborhood. Los Angeles has about 30 of these districts. How does a district […]

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NYC crushes double parking with Operation Move-Along

NYC crushes double parking with Operation Move-Along

| March 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Discovering a perfect parking spot in the city without double parking is like beating level 361 in Candy Crush. You need risk, luck, and a few extra lifetimes. Once you get up at a horrible hour, manage your commute and dodge rogue jay-walking pedestrians, then you get to find a parking spot. In some busy areas, […]

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The Robocop of parking pits safety against privacy and jobs

The Robocop of parking pits safety against privacy and jobs

| February 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 2014 remake of Robocop opens nationwide today, but the public won’t meet its real-life counterpart for at least another year. That’s because K5, the diminutive robot set to police shopping malls, corporate campuses, and other public places, isn’t set for the assembly line till 2015. Sneak previews of the bot will be available for […]

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Santa Barbara’s corrupt parking enforcement sees more changes

Santa Barbara’s corrupt parking enforcement sees more changes

| February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Four months after the sentencing of former police business manager Karen Flores, who embezzled more than $500,000 from Santa Barbara’s parking-citation fund, the city approved $55,000 for an analysis of its outdated ticketing system. City Hall initially issued a proposal request for the study last fall and received just one response from J R Parking […]

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