Parking signs defy common sense. Why do NYC parking signs complicate things? First, the meaning of many signs is puzzling, especially when there are two or more on a gotcha pole. Second, does a bus stop tell you how long it is? No siree. So, why doesn’t the Evil Empire make it clear that: A […]
Parking signs need to be clear and unambiguous A wonderful friend of the New York City Parking Ticket sent me a photo of these two Abbott and Costello parking signs on a gotcha pole. Sadly, he got a parking ticket for violating this symbol of parking injustice. Would you park your passenger car on Sunday […]
A few years ago, the Evil Empire engaged a world-class designer to re-design NYC parking signs to make them comprehensible. Was the mission a success? Or, are NYC drivers still faced with indecipherable signs and expensive parking tickets!
NYC parking ticket traps are set by the Evil Empire to take your money Last week we wrote a blog post about an NYC parking ticket trap in Brooklyn near Prospect Park West and Ninth Street. This trap was a major revenue raiser for the Evil Empire raking in $72,000 in a 6-month period. Wowzers. […]
A question about the meaning of “Except” in NYC parking signs The meaning of life is easy. But, how about the meaning of those mystifying NYC parking signs? Joe, a super member of the NYC driving community posed a question about the word, “Except” in those old, misbegotten parking signs, and here’s the answer. No standing […]