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Tuesday, March 17, 2009

What's the Deal With Parking Meters?

Posted By on March 17, 2009, 7:56 PM

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Why is it that the parking meters downtown can't tell time? I put in two hours' worth of change and got a ticket an hour later! And I see the parking enforcement people going around the same block marking tires like it was a contest.

I blame it all on daylight saving time and the economy. The city is hard up for money, so they give the meters a commission if they expire as soon as you walk away.

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