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Ticketbuster: Md. and Va. residents get tickets in D.C. during overnight hours

If you park overnight in D.C., you can get a ticket if you don't have a D.C. license plate. It's an issue for Maryland and Virginia residents frequently brought to WTOP Ticketbuster's attention.

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 04:44am EDT

Ticketbuster: Woman gets tickets for license plates that don't exist

Since 2010, a Maryland driver has been getting parking tickets in the mail from D.C. for different cars with a vanity plate, none of which belong to her.

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 04:51am EDT

Red top parking meters coming to D.C. later this year

Red top meters, reserved for handicapped drivers, are being installed, tested and expected in D.C.

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 06:20pm EDT

D.C. police remove speed camera from inside Md. line

A WTOP investigation has uncovered one of D.C.'s speed cameras was actually operating in Prince George's County, Maryland, which could be illegal under D.C. law.

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 03:13pm EDT

Ticketbuster: When parking signs are wrong, pictures are your best friend

One month after a woman received a ticket on a block with multiple incorrect parking signs, a judge has thrown out the ticket and waived all fines against her.

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 04:41am EDT

DDOT: No need to feed the meter outside Nationals Park on 4th

Are you driving to the Nationals game on July 4th? You won't need to feed the meters outside the ballpark.

Friday - 07/04/2014, 12:34am EDT

Conflicting parking signs in D.C.? Sorry, you're still guilty (Videos)

Lisa Foreman got a ticket, even though she parked under a green sign. Now she wants the fine rescinded.

Monday - 06/30/2014, 08:17am EDT

Lease a car? Beware on your next toll road trip

For drivers who lease their vehicle, toll bills might not ever arrive in their mail box and if they do, there might be extra fees tacked on because of how the cars are registered as one Fredericksburg woman learned.

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 05:03pm EDT

New rules for parking, Segways and bicycles on Capitol Hill

More traffic equals more regulation at the National Mall.

Wednesday - 06/04/2014, 05:24am EDT

Ticketbuster: DDOT issues incorrect rush-hour ticket, stands by decision

Eric Rosenberg is appealing a rush-hour restriction ticket he received while parked on Wisconsin Avenue in Glover Park. He says he was parked in the southbound lanes and wasn't violating any restrictions, which were in place for outbound traffic at the time.

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 04:39am EDT

495 Express Lanes trip cost woman $10,000

A Northern Virginia woman who took 11 trips on the 495 Express Lanes is being charged more than $10,000 in tolls, administrative fees, court costs and civil penalties.

Wednesday - 05/28/2014, 03:53pm EDT

Morningside takes down suspect speed cameras

A small town in Prince George's County under pressure over its speed cameras has decided to remove them from the road, at least temporarily.

Wednesday - 05/28/2014, 06:37am EDT

Ticketbuster: Prince George's County hopes to avoid mistaken ID

Prince George's County wants to make sure delinquent ticket citations are legit.

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 04:30am EDT

Ticketbuster: A picture is worth a thousand words with D.C. parking tickets (Photos)

WTOP Ticketbuster has found several instances in which D.C. has not checked ticket photos to catch errors.

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 12:11pm EDT

Maryland woman fights 14 tickets on stolen plates in D.C.

When Patricia Cronauer's license plate fell off her car last summer, she never imagined it would kick start a nightmare that one lawmaker calls "a loop of insanity."

Thursday - 05/08/2014, 08:40pm EDT

D.C. lawmakers pass bill to address ticket woes

The D.C. City Council unanimously passed a bill Tuesday to change the way parking tickets are adjudicated and address several issues identified in the WTOP Ticketbuster series.

Wednesday - 05/07/2014, 05:25am EDT

Ticketbuster: D.C. procedure exposes thousands of Md. and Va. drivers to bad tickets

Drivers' complaints helped uncover a larger problem in the ticketing program in the District of Columbia that lacks proper safeguards to protect innocent drivers, mostly from Maryland and Virginia.

Friday - 04/25/2014, 02:13am EDT
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Ticketbuster: Snow causes red-light camera to issue ticket in error

A man fights a red-light camera ticket he received during inclement weather.

Friday - 04/18/2014, 05:21am EDT

D.C. mayoral candidates call parking ticket system 'maddening'

The two candidates for D.C. mayor are working together to overhaul the District's parking enforcement, planning and appeals.

Friday - 04/18/2014, 04:39am EDT

1.8M parking tickets, $84.4 million in fines in D.C. in FY 2013

The District of Columbia wrote more than 1.8 million parking tickets in fiscal year 2013, netting $84.4 million in parking fines, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 06:15am EDT
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