A cherished parking ticket perk is about to bite the dust — the victim of hard times right here in New York City. Gotham is putting the brakes on a program that gives parking scofflaws a break.
A group of local lawmakers are pushing to eliminate diplomatic immunity for parking, instead moving to get foreign representatives to pay for their tickets. It’s a multimillion-dollar problem, as some say the diplomats are getting a free ride.
One Long Island village is trying to get you to shop and dine there by easing up on the law.
As if the blizzard wasn’t enough, now some New Yorkers are being forced to pay for it. Police in one Westchester community have started writing tickets for vehicles still stuck from Sunday’s storm.
With its finances in tatters New York City is on the warpath to collect at least some of the $5 billion people owe it — including $440 million in outstanding parking tickets.
New York City is making new efforts to go after hundreds of thousands of parking ticket scofflaws.
A former New Jersey municipal court judge has been sentenced to probation for fixing parking tickets. Wanda Molina, the former chief judge of the Jersey City Municipal Court, also received a 364-day prison term in the sentence imposed Friday.