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Staten Island Councilman Eager To Buy You More Time At The Muni-Meter

City parking meters already offer a five-minute grace period. But now a city councilman wants to ease the mad dash for the meter at the end of the day by rounding up, in some cases, your final parking payment.

06/10/2014

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New York Drivers Ticked Off About Flimsy Muni-Meter Receipts

It may have happened to you. After you pay for parking you put the receipt on your dashboard but it doesn’t always stay.

01/14/2014

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Lawmakers Considering Changes To NYC’s Muni Meter System

A new bill calls for the meters to be deactivated when parking rules are not in effect or when receipt paper is not available.

05/29/2013

A muni-meter in front of 345 Hudson Street - New York, NY - Apr 10, 2012 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

City Council Proposes Muni Meter Reprogramming To End Overpayment ‘Scam’

Currently, if a driver deposits cash into a Muni Meter when payment isn’t required, there’s no way to get a refund.

05/01/2013

A muni-meter in front of 345 Hudson Street - New York, NY - Apr 10, 2012 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Muni-Meter Grace Period Coming In September

Parking agents will be required to invalidate tickets on the spot if the driver can produce a muni-meter receipt purchased within five minutes of when a ticket was issued.

04/10/2012

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NYC City Council Set To Discuss Bill On Use Of Unexpired Muni-Meter Time

The bill would allow drivers to hold on to their receipts and park in spaces with the same meter rates.

04/09/2012

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City Council Votes For Muni-Meter Grace Period, Banishes Alternate-Side Stickers

Drivers in the city know what it’s like to cut it close at the muni-meters or get one of the much-maligned stickeds on their cars. Now, after the City Council vote, New Yorkers will get a break.

03/28/2012

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NYC DOT Clarifying Muni-Meter Parking Rules

Rules say if you’ve purchased a Muni-Meter ticket for your parked car and leave the space with time remaining on the receipt, you can then park in another Muni-Meter space for the minutes remaining. But those rules may be changing.

01/31/2012

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Brooklyn Lawmaker Proposes Law Clarifying Muni-Meter Parking Rules

A Brooklyn assemblyman is hoping to end what he calls a parking meter “shell game” that he says has been ripping off New Yorkers.

01/24/2012

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City Council Votes To Give Grace Period For Muni-Meter Parking, End Alternate Side Violation Stickers

City Council has passed what they’re calling a fair parking legislative package consisting of three bills aimed at making parking a little easier in New York City.

01/19/2012

An NYC DOT worker removes a parking meter - New York, NY - Sep 19, 2011 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Age Of The Single-Space Parking Meter Ends In New York City

Time’s up for parking meters in New York City. Department of Transportation workers will remove the last single space parking meter in Manhattan today.

09/19/2011

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Brooklyn Assemblyman Decries ‘Confusing’ City Policy On Muni-Meters

According to the DOT, drivers can buy time from a meter on any street in the city and use remaining time on another street. But Assemblyman William Colton says parking enforcement officials are not honoring that policy.

09/12/2011

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Manhattan Florist Nick Bazas Says He’s Racked Up Tickets For Parking Legally

The owner of Quality Florist on Columbus Avenue says there are no Muni Meters on the block and that meter maids mistakenly have written up ticket after ticket.

04/20/2011