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Los Angeles judge questions city’s parking ticket procedures

Los Angeles judge questions city’s parking ticket procedures

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

A judge has issued a tentative decision in a procedural challenge to how the city of Los Angeles handles its parking tickets. At the moment, public employees issue the citations, but Xerox (which has a contract with the city) processes them. A subcontractor to Xerox then reviews challenges to the tickets. Plaintiff Cody Weiss inadvertently called the […]

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Why fighting a parking ticket in L.A. may be a losing battle

Why fighting a parking ticket in L.A. may be a losing battle

| June 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Think meter maids in Los Angeles got it wrong when they issued you a ticket? Fight the citation and you may be looking at higher fines, taking time off work to engage in hours of futile argument, and threats that your tax refund will be withheld and your car registration denied when you try to renew […]

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Boston considers unconventional parking and transportation changes

Boston considers unconventional parking and transportation changes

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

If the transportation transition committee convened earlier this year by Mayor Marty Walsh had its way, Bostonians would soon see their streets repaired in order of importance and their parking-meter rates fluctuate during peak hours. At least those are some of the changes put forth by the committee, originally tasked with developing recommendations for how Beantown might […]

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Downtown Los Angeles parking strategies

Downtown Los Angeles parking strategies

| September 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Our friend Kevin Blomberg at ParkMe is an expert on Los Angeles parking, which we here on the right coast know nothing about. We’ve set aside the east-west rivalry so he can fill you in on important details… Los Angeles: From the warm and sunny beaches of Santa Monica to the star-studded hills of Hollywood, […]

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Los Angeles: Ticketing rule for parking at broken meters overturned

Los Angeles: Ticketing rule for parking at broken meters overturned

| August 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Los Angeles finally ended its three-year-old ticketing rule for drivers who park at broken meters, thanks to recently installed high-tech parking meters. Although most citizens welcomed the move, some believe this could make matters worse. Until a few days ago, drivers leaving their cars at broken parking meters in the city risked getting a ticket. […]

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Car culture in L.A. on the skids?

Car culture in L.A. on the skids?

| April 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Roll down the window/Put down the top/Crank up the Beach Boys baby…/We’re gonna ride it till we just can’t ride it no more, sang Randy Newman in 1984.

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