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Massapequa Park, NY - Sep 27, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Massapequa Park Decides Against Parking Sensors

As part of a free trial period, parking sensors were placed along Park Boulevard in Massapequa Park, Long Island.

02/03/2012

Parking Meter (file / credit: clipart.com)

Passaic, N.J. Could End Free Sunday Parking, A Plan Even Its Mayor Thinks Is A Bad One

Grab your spare change because one municipality in New Jersey may soon add more parking meters and Sunday hours to try and raise more revenue. But the plan is dividing the town.

01/30/2012

"No Parking" sign in Park Slope

New App Helps Users Find Parking In NYC

A new App could make finding a parking spot in the city a whole lot easier.

01/22/2012

Alternate Side Parking ('Sugar Pond' via Flickr.com)

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

A parking sign at the St George Ferry Terminal (Credit:CBS2)

Staten Island Commuters Cry Foul Over Parking Tickets

It’s park at your own risk on Staten Island. Thanks to a sneaky sign at the St. George Ferry Terminal drivers are getting $95 tickets, even though they’ve already paid the $8 daily parking fee.

01/16/2012

Tourists depart a casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Judge Rules Against Ban On Atlantic City Police Patrols In Casino Garages

Deputy Police Chief Ernest Jubilee had assured the public of a police presence in the garages after a carjacking in September left a tourist dead and a friend seriously injured.

01/06/2012

FILE - A taxi sign is seen in New York City (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Upper West Side Parking Dispute Breaks Out Between Muslim Cab Drivers, Residents

A neighborhood feud has developed between cab drivers and residents on the Upper West Side. Cabbies say they are being targeted for their religion — and they’re fighting back.

12/09/2011

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Video Shows Incredibly Tight, Bumper Car-Style Parking Job In Bushwick

Parking in New York City is never pretty (or easy), but a video captures a pretty extreme example of “touch parking.”

12/09/2011

Ballons lined up in Times Square for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade - New York, NY - Nov 25, 2010 (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Driving In For The Macy’s Thankgiving Day Parade? Careful Where You Park!

If you plan on using your car to get to the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, there are some things to keep in mind before you get out.

11/23/2011

Massapequa Park, NY - Sep 27, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Massapequa Park To Use Sensors To Detect Illegally Parked Vehicles

Massapequa Park will be the first Long Island municipality to use electronic sensors embedded in the street to detect illegally parked vehicles.

09/27/2011

Smartphone (credit: clipart.com)

Use Your Smartphone To Park In White Plains

More multi-space meters have been installed, making all city-run garages equipped with the high-tech meters.

07/29/2011

Cars are seen parked on 10th Avenue - New York, NY - Jul 20, 2011 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

New App Will Let You Buy Or Sell A Parking Space In NYC

We’ve all been there, late for an appointment and desparetely circling the streets of Manhattan hunting for a parking space.

07/20/2011

A car passes a parking lot in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Tops U.S. In Monthly Parking Fees, Survey Finds

If you think living in Manhattan is expensive, try parking here. A recent survey by Colliers International found that the median monthly parking rate for Midtown was $541 while Downtown rates were $533 a month.

07/07/2011

Parking Ticket (Photo/Clipart.com, FILE)

Bloomberg Administration Rejects Most Of City Council’s Attempt To Make Parking Regulations Fair

When it comes to parking tickets, make them fair, and make them less aggravating. That’s what the City Council is asking the Bloomberg administration to do with the thousands of tickets issued each day.

06/22/2011

(credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

City Council Passes Bill To Change Alternate-Side Parking Rules

Under the bill, if a community keeps its streets clean for two consecutive years and gets a 90 percent cleanliness grade, the local community board would have the option of reducing its street cleaning to once a week.

04/28/2011

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