On My Take, Clinton Yates condemns D.C. Council’s latest idea to empower civilians to issue parking tickets.
A new pilot program that’s part of an overhaul of transportation safety in D.C. would let some residents issue parking tickets on their own.
Changes to allow parking enforcement officers to mail tickets to drivers who take off before the ticket can be placed on their windshields or handed to them are on track for D.C. Council approval.
Nearly 600,000 fewer citations were issued in the 2017 fiscal year compared with 2011 as more drivers use their smartphones not only to reserve and pay for parking but also to extend their parking time remotely.
Higher parking meter rates, higher parking-ticket fines, more money? Not in D.C. The District’s parking-ticket revenue was down nearly $20 million in fiscal 2016, said John Townsend with AAA Mid-Atlantic. He gives several reasons why.
The D.C. Council is considering a bill that would eliminate the current doubling of fines for failing to pay parking and traffic tickets within 30 days — but only for District residents.
“They can report you to the credit bureau,” an official said. “It’s reported as a debt and that puts a ding on your credit score.”
You might be surprised how many drivers successfully challenge tickets they receive in the District of Columbia.
One out of every four traffic and parking tickets issued in the District last fiscal year went unpaid.
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More than 100 D.C. residents received bad parking tickets this week.
In an animated back-and-forth with many tense moments, lawmakers on Wednesday spent more than three hours questioning the Inspector General staff and top D.C. agencies about speed cameras and parking tickets.
When you park at a broken meter in the District of Columbia, what should you do? Can you report it broken and legally remain there? These questions confuse not only drivers but D.C. officials as well.
Starting Monday, ticket writers in the District of Columbia will
crack down on illegal parking along the H Street-Benning Road corridor from
the Hopscotch Bridge to the old Spingarn High School.
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