But All the other Cars didn’t have Parking Tickets

Line of cars with a parking ticket on only one car-social proof claims another victim

Parking tickets and social proof is a powerful psychological trigger to ignore I vividly recall a conversation I had with my father about a new baseball glove during my formative years in Maplewood, New Jersey. “All the other fathers bought their children new baseball gloves,” I groused. “I am not your friend’s father, I’m your […]

7 Reasons you didn’t get your Parking Ticket Dismissed

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Why didn’t Joe get his parking ticket dismissed? Unbeknownst to Joe, he parked his passenger vehicle in a commercial meter parking area, paid for the time, displayed his muni meter receipt on the dashboard, and went about his business. When he returned to his chariot, Joe found a parking ticket under the wiper. According to […]

The New Street Cleaning Bill has a Hearing before City Council

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Testimony was taken about the new street cleaning bill by the Transportation Committee Is the second time a charm for the new street cleaning bill? The bill will enhance the quality of life for residents of NYC forced to relocate their cars on street cleaning days. The usual suspects appeared in opposition while forecasting doom […]

Is Parking Policy Working in NYC?

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Parking policy in NYC Parking policy in NYC falls under the auspices of the Department of City Planning.   Here’s how the Department of City Planning views its mission: Where and how vehicles and bicycles are parked in the city is of interest for many people in the metropolitan area whether they own or drive […]

What does the Joker have in common with NYC Parking Tickets?

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The Joker and NYC parking tickets have a bunch of stuff in common Wikipedia describes the Joker, a Gotham City supervillain, as: One of the most iconic characters in popular culture, the Joker has been cited as one of the greatest comic book villains and fictional characters ever created.” I adored Heath Ledger’s portrayal of […]

Parking Ticket Tales from near and far

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Parking ticket tales can be scary, entertaining, maddening, and educational One thing is for sure, if a large enough group of people develop pain, innovative entrepreneurs will devise a solution and market it. Have you ever suffered the slings and arrows of a camera ticket? These are the missives we receive in the mail from […]

Parking Ticket Questions Posed by Visitors to Larry’s Blog

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Parking ticket conundrums that help us all learn the parking rules of the curb It was my hope from the beginning of Larry’s Blog that the NYC driving public would have a forum to exchange parking ticket experiences. This is the fifth year of our blog, and we’ve replied to literally thousands of comments. The […]

Proposed NYC Parking Laws that will Amaze you

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NYC parking laws pending before the NYC Council I enjoy walking through the cyberspace corridors of the NYC Council and reading the proposed laws pertaining to parking and parking regulations. They are thoughtful, commonsensical, NYC parking laws that will enhance the quality of life for the driving public. These laws are proposed by members of […]