The Parking Ticket Geek: Has The Parking Meter Revolt Begun?

Mar 24, 2009 Full story: The Huffington Post

As teams of LAZ Parking's employees slowly, but quite surely, canvas the city changing the parking meters to their new, much higher rates, another movement seems to be blossoming in reaction to these changes.

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#1 Mar 26, 2009
I think it's outrageous. I vow to either park in a parking lot or ride my bike. Let's NOT give them our money. Parking lot owners -- here's an opportunity for you guys to gain more business by lowering your rates. It makes more sense to pay a parking lot say $8 rather than paying the meter $4 and having to be concerned about the time.

Chicago, IL

#2 Mar 26, 2009
Did that say 4 dollars an hour???

No wonder so many people are pissed. Glad to see folks are fighting back. Also glad I rarely have to park in the city. I have a lot of extra pennies. That's probably what I'll do next time I have to use a meter.

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