No More Free Parking at Broken Parking Meters!
So, have you heard that we are getting new parking meters? According to the LA Times, the Los Angeles Department of Transportation has replaced about half of the 40,000 meters already. Here is where it gets interesting, you know how if you park at a broken meter you don’t have to pay, and you won’t get a ticket? Well those days are over… no more free ride-or non ride if you will.
Until all the meters are replaced, drivers who find a spot at an old, broken meter will not get a ticket, said Sean Anderson, a spokesman for the Transportation Department.
But drivers who park at a new meter that happens to be broken will be ticketed.