Y2K20 Parking Meter Software Glitch Causes Citywide SNAFU
We were all so busy revisiting Y2K anxiety, we forgot to pay attention to the computer glitch right in front of us.
Jan 3, 2020 1:14 PM
Someone Is Sticking Razor Blades In NJ Parking Meters
Police in Rutherford, New Jersey say someone has been sticking razor blades in parking meter coin slots. It's good to have a hobby!
Updated: Aug 6, 2014 2:48 PM
Soon You Will Be Able to Pay Parking Meters By Smartphone
No longer will one frantically trying to remember when your meter is up.
Updated: Dec 27, 2013 8:37 AM
City To Turn 12,000 Old Parking Meters Into Bike Racks
Why waste money hauling all those meters away when you can just turn them into bike racks?
Updated: Jan 9, 2013 10:37 AM
City Hall Still Pondering Privatizing Parking Meters
Because it worked so well for Chicago, New York is once again looking into making our parking meter system private. But we'd do it differently! They swear!
Updated: May 14, 2012 12:59 PM
City Will Attempt To Sell 51,000 Old Parking Meters
The city's looking for "an appropriately qualified vendor in the memorabilia, surplus, auction, and scrap field" to manage the sale of the meters.
Updated: Oct 22, 2011 1:00 PM
The Last Single-Space Parking Meters Exiled From Manhattan Today
Pour one out for the single-space parking meter, its days are numbered.
Updated: Sep 19, 2011 10:27 AM
Welcome to THE FUTURE: Parking Meters Will Be Refilled Via Cellphone
After registering online, "drivers will simply use an app or text message to enter the number of the meter they are parking at, and the amount of time they wish to purchase."
Updated: Aug 16, 2011 2:16 PM
Pols Protest Parking Meter Hike For Outer Boroughs
The DOT will collect $679 million this year from the meters (that's 2,716,000,000 quarters!) and merchants believe that the rates are high enough as is, and to raise them any higher would hurt their business.
Updated: Jun 13, 2011 7:32 PM
Bloomberg Says Parking Rates Would Always Be Set By City
Flickr user Polish Sausage Queen Yesterday it was reported that the
Updated: Feb 26, 2011 2:04 PM
Could City Parking Meters Go Private?
(via ryan muir's flickr) Yes, New York City could use a
Updated: Feb 25, 2011 2:44 PM
Magic Matzoh Ball Soup Gives Commuters Parking Reprieve
L.A. Nolan's flickr Last month, we said it'd take a Christmas
Updated: Jan 7, 2011 11:52 AM
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