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An Open Letter to the LA Parking Bureau

Kelly MacLean | Posted 07.02.2016 | Home
Kelly MacLean

Who strategizes your parking rules? Tywin Lannister? Whoever it is deserves some kind of genius award because they foil me every single time, not that it's hard because I also have other brain disorders like thinking I'm only going to need 60 minutes at the hair salon and believing no one would have the heart to fine me for crossing half a fingernail into a red zone.

The 'Abuse Of The Los Angeles Driver'

Los Angeles Daily News | Rick Orlov | Posted 01.25.2014 | Los Angeles

Steven Vincent's drive to overhaul the city's meter-parking rules started with a personal gripe. "There was this yoga studio that I no longer go to b...

Our New Favorite Law

Posted 07.31.2013 | Los Angeles

The LA City Council has decided to have mercy on our parking-spot-searching souls. The council unanimously voted Wednesday to rescind the policy wh...

Please, Please, Please Pass This Parking Proposal

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 07.31.2013 | Los Angeles

A brand new LA councilman knows how to make himself popular in his fledging days in office. Get rid of some parking tickets, of course! Westside Co...

NOOO: Residential Parking Meters

Posted 06.03.2013 | Los Angeles

Are you the kind of driver who looks for sidestreet parking rather than pay at a main street parking meter? That may no longer be a cost-saving option...

Ticketing at Failed Meters, an Affront to Common Sense

Jan Perry | Posted 03.25.2013 | Los Angeles
Jan Perry

We want to be a place where people want to come to shop, eat, and visit. When we move forward with a policy like this, we are seen as business and consumer unfriendly.

You Will NOT Be Happy With This City Council Vote

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 12.06.2012 | Los Angeles

There is no rest for the parking spot-searching weary. The Los Angeles City Council decided Wednesday to uphold a ban on parking at broken meters. ...

If You're On This List, The City Owes You Money

Posted 10.15.2012 | Los Angeles

If you're on this list, the city of Los Angeles owes you money. In fact, the Department of Transportation's Parking Violations Bureau owes LA resident...

Century City Mall Makes A Lot Of People Angry

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.05.2012 | Los Angeles

A more than 20-year-old tradition is coming to an end at Century City, but residents don't want to see it go away. The Century City Westfield mall ...

More Than 400 New Parking Meters Are Coming To LA

The Huffington Post | Eliza Fisher | Posted 07.25.2012 | Los Angeles

In a city where nearly everyone drives, any news regarding parking is bound to be upsetting. Yesterday, the LA City Council voted to add more than ...

Parking Ticket Fines Are Going Up AGAIN

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.05.2012 | Los Angeles

The Los Angeles City Council has approved a $5 increase on parking tickets Tuesday. The fee hike is LA's sixth parking ticket increase in seven years....

Kathleen Miles

GET READY: Downtown LA Parking Gets Creative | Kathleen Miles | Posted 05.21.2012 | Los Angeles

Finding parking in downtown LA is about to turn into a game of strategy. If you park in the right place, at the right time, you could pay $1 an hour. ...

WARNING: Major Crackdown On Parking Tickets Ahead

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 05.18.2012 | Los Angeles

Don't bet on your car being ticketless even one minute over the meter time in Los Angeles, if the mayor's proposed budget passes Friday. Mayor Anto...

BEWARE: Parking In Santa Monica Just Got A Little Unfriendlier

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 05.09.2012 | Los Angeles

Parking in Santa Monica just got a little unfriendlier. Starting Monday, the city will be installing ground sensors and new meters at all of its m...

Oh Hell No! Villaraigosa Wants To Increase Parking Fines

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 05.08.2012 | Los Angeles

Perhaps the most unpopular move a Los Angeles elected official can make is increasing parking fines. And yet, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is proposing ...