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I must bow to the supreme knowledge of the metroblogging network for this, and hope you can help. This morning I found a $270 parking ticket on my car!!! It said I was parked in a bus zone, but the address is wrong on the ticket and I was parked next to an obviously gray curb. WTF? The only thing close to a clue is that there was a Metro “Layover” sign about 50 feet away. I’m obviously going to contest, but does anyone have any idea what the hell is up with that?Signed,
Parking Nazis will Pay
The main red flag here is that the address was wrong on the ticket. Are you sure you didn’t get the ticket somewhere else, and only notice it when you were in the grey zone? And can you find out if the address on the ticket is in fact a designated bus zone?
Color me skeptical, but I don’t see why a “parking nazi” would put an incorrect address on a ticket – those guys are vicious, but they can spread enough of their evil by following the law instead of risking being caught fudging ticket details.
Supreme Knowledge Guy in Training
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