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Washington, D.C. earns highest parking ticket revenues per citizen

Washington, D.C. earns highest parking ticket revenues per citizen

| January 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Each year, American cities balance their budgets, looking to see what’s fattened the wallet and what’s kept it slender. The list can include the collection of development fees, property taxes, and parking and traffic fines. In fact, the latter can be a veritable cash cow for some cities, according to TicketZen. The Boston-based mobile app […]

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Washington, D.C., turns to Twitter to enforce its bike lanes

Washington, D.C., turns to Twitter to enforce its bike lanes

| November 19, 2013

The nation’s capital may have edged up another notch on Bicycling’s list of top bike-friendly cities in America with its latest enforcement effort. Coming in at fourth last year, Washington, D.C., earlier this month took to Twitter in an attempt to educate drivers about the dangers of using dedicated bike lanes as parking spaces. Reggie […]

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Life’s new luxury: automated parking garages

Life’s new luxury: automated parking garages

| August 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

A parking space is a precious commodity, so much so that some people are ready to spend an insane amount of money to have one. As cities become more space-starved, parking becomes more and more of a luxury experience. Take, for example, how car owners and real estate developers are investing in automated parking garages. […]

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