A City Council plan to add a $4 surcharge on all parking tickets is now dead. Mayor Nutter last week vetoed the $4 ticket surcharge, calling the measure illegal on several fronts.
Some state lawmakers are concerned about a bill passed by Philadelphia city council that would add a $4 surcharge to parking tickets.
Motorists who get that sinking feeling when fighting parking tickets were encouraged to hear in July that a Philadelphia judge ruled they should be able to cross-examine a ticket writer. But, the ruling is not gaining any traction. The city is fighting it.
The Parking Authority apparently wants a kinder, gentler image, and so officials are going to be training their hundreds of enforcement officers on how to be more friendly and helpful.
A City Council committee has approved a plan to let you fight parking tickets without having to show up in person. The vote came despite objections from the agency that hears appeals.
The Audi Quattro was John Harvey’s dream car, but the sporty coupe led the Wilmington native into a nightmare. And it all happened because of a reissued license plate.
Two city council members want to make it easier to fight City Hall — by letting people contest parking tickets and other citations without having to show up in person.
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