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9:30 am
Tue September 4, 2012

Parking Citations Remain Flat After Booting Law Changed; PARC Contemplates Tougher Rules

The number of citations issued by PARC in May-July of 2011 and in the same period this year, after the parking ordinance was changed.

New rules governing the use of immobilizing boots on the cars of parking violators in Louisville have not led to the increase in fee collection that city officials had hoped.

Since May, a change in city law has allowed parking attendants to scan every vehicle parked at a metered space and place an immobilizing boot on any cars with three or more unpaid fines. The parking authority had hoped scofflaws would pay up before using meters again, but Assistant Director Tiffany Smith says the increase in fines paid was modest.

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