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Bus Priority Zones

Camera Enforcement of Bus Lane Scofflaws Proposed in Chicago

A new level of enforcement would keep bus lanes clear in Chicago.

March 19, 2020 - Chicago Sun-Times

Los Angeles Bureau of Street Services

Parking Enforcement Reduced in L.A., Intact in New York City

The two largest cities are headed in two different directions when it comes to parking enforcement for street sweeping during the coronavirus pandemic—for now at least.

March 18, 2020 - Los Angeles Times

Meter Maid

Vision Zero Proposal Includes Citizen Parking Enforcement

One perhaps overlooked detail of an ambitious Vision Zero bill proposed last week for Washington, D.C.: a provision that would allow ordinary citizens to issue parking tickets.

May 16, 2019 - WTOP

Parking Restrictions

Court Ruling: Chalking Tires Amounts to Unconstitutional Search of Vehicle

A unanimous ruling by a three-judge panel of the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals on April 22 found that the chalking of tires by parking enforcement officers on public streets is a violation of the Fourth Amendment.

April 29, 2019 - The New York Times

New York City Traffic

N.Y.C. Takes Steps to Stop Parking Placard Abuse

Transit and cycling advocates say fake and misused placards result in crowded streets and limit mobility.

March 1, 2019 - Politico

Homeless Cars

A Man's Truck Is His Palace?

In a move to grant further autonomy and rights to the homeless population of Seattle, a court found in favor of a man who argued his truck was his home and should not have been towed after he didn't move for 72 hours.

March 8, 2018 - The Seattle Times

Meet the Roving Robot Parking Attendant

They're not as cute as R2D2, but they have better intentions than a Cylon. Welcome our new robot parking attendants.

July 11, 2016 - Fusion

Chicago's Privatized Parking Meters: Fiasco, or Success Story?

The City of Chicago, in a much criticized move, recently privatized its parking enforcement. Stephen Goldsmith says the program should be celebrated instead of booed.

January 24, 2010 - Governing Magazine

Meter Maids Get New Tool

A new technology in use in Sacramento, CA snaps pics of cars' tires and compares them on the next sweep, increasing the number of time violators caught.

June 21, 2009 - The Seattle Times

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