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No more free parking for employees in Clearwater Beach, Florida

No more free parking for employees in Clearwater Beach, Florida

| September 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Clearwater Beach’s high tourist inflow leads to parking congestion, especially in areas around the beach. Employees who work at beach businesses have a respite – some spots on side streets have been set aside for free parking. However, the city is planning to levy a charge on all free parking spots, infuriating local employees, while […]

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Orlando gets tough on abusers of disabled parking permits

Orlando gets tough on abusers of disabled parking permits

| July 12, 2013 | 1 Comment

At nearly 3 a.m. before the Fourth of July weekend, Judith Beal found herself facing jail time for illegally using a disabled parking permit in downtown Orlando. Police had spotted her Chevrolet in a handicapped parking spot late on a Saturday and grew suspicious. They ran the placard hanging from her window and discovered it […]

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Parking clash in Gainesville, Florida

Parking clash in Gainesville, Florida

| April 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Who should pay more for parking, owners or renters? Homeowners shouldn’t have to pay to park a car on the street in front of their own house at all, Frank Green told The Gainesville Sun late last month.

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