A Washington state man was allegedly driving drunk early Sunday, as he plowed over a lamp post, a street sign, a flood light, several bushes and a parking meter before finally being pulled over on the George Washington Bridge.
Currently, if a driver deposits cash into a Muni Meter when payment isn’t required, there’s no way to get a refund.
The three-month pilot program is being tested in the Belmont section of the Bronx which is one of the most ticketed neighborhoods in the city.
Councilman Vincent Gentile is proposing a bill requiring parking meter rules be suspended citywide on all legal and religious holidays when alternate-side parking regulations are scrapped.
Atlantic City has started replacing parking meters with parking kiosks. Motorists get a receipt from the machine after entering the appropriate space number and paying.
Some local politicians want to give New Yorkers an early holiday gift.
Community Board 7 voted to charge for meter parking.