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Hassin Bin Sober Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-04-10 03:02 PM
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10. Chicago leased their parking meter revenue stream to Dubai for 75 years.
While enforcement is still a city function, the meter management company will be hiring their own enforcement persons for the sole purpose of ensuring their own revenue stream through stricter enforcement. How fucked up is that?
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  -Driver gets false 'revenge' ticket for telling-off parking officer harvey007  Nov-03-10 09:23 PM   #0 
  - And the parking enforcement people weren't fired? WTF?  Hassin Bin Sober   Nov-03-10 09:30 PM   #1 
  - Oh, I can one-up that story, big time  frazzled   Nov-03-10 09:54 PM   #2 
  - 1974? sounds like the cop was baby sitting mafia/city hall meeting.  Javaman   Nov-04-10 11:34 AM   #7 
  - You mean they still don't? Now it's called "disorderly conduct" Ask Skip Gates.  Hassin Bin Sober   Nov-04-10 11:42 AM   #9 
  - I know some Chicago cops through friends so I sometimes end up crossing paths with them.  Hassin Bin Sober   Nov-04-10 11:40 AM   #8 
  - Fortunate Parking Enforcement Officer Survives....  xocet   Nov-03-10 10:51 PM   #3 
  - much of traffic law, and especially parking law, is there to give police the power to be capricious  unblock   Nov-03-10 11:06 PM   #4 
  - I got pulled over a few years ago in a construction zone.  Bette Noir   Nov-03-10 11:33 PM   #5 
  - In Los Angeles, the parking enforcement is sub-contracted  MurrayDelph   Nov-04-10 09:04 AM   #6 
     - Chicago leased their parking meter revenue stream to Dubai for 75 years.  Hassin Bin Sober   Nov-04-10 03:02 PM   #10 
 

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