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The following is a press release from the offices of Councilman Mark Treyger: In response to reported incidents involving suspected identity theft at Muni Meters in Brooklyn earlier this year and to better protect the public moving forward, Council Member Mark Treyger introduced legislation today requiring the Department of Transportation to notify cardholders in writing…

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City Councilman-elect Mark Treyger expressed concern that muni-meters could be the target of identity thieves bent on stealing money from unsuspecting motorists. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle is reporting that Treyger wants the Department of Transportation (DOT) to install additional security around muni-meters in light of an identity theft scam that targeted the meters on Long…

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City Council candidate John Quaglione (R) wants to bring order to the commercial streets of Bensonhurst, Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle is reporting that Quaglione is requesting that the Department of Transportation (DOT) sets clear parking spaces on commercial streets near muni-meters. The confusion over parking began once the DOT removed…

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Councilman David Greenfield’s effort to pass legislation that would make muni-meters more fair unanimously passed in the Council yesterday. According to a press release, the new law will take place in 90 days, at which time the Department of Transportation will be responsible for reprogramming the meters to match the legislation. We’ve previously reported on…

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The war against the machines has begun. Muni-Meters, the electronic parking meters, have a lot of flaws and members of the City Council have been seizing on them. Some of the biggest problems with meters came after Superstorm Sandy wrecked a whole bunch of them. Despite the presence of malfunctioning machines, the Department of Transportation…

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Councilman David Greenfield has found a niche in the world of local New York politics: making parking more fair. Having previously been subject to unfair tickets in his own experience and having successfully fought for motorists who have dealt with their own bogus tickets, Greenfield is setting his sights on Muni-Meters. According to a report…

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Brooklyn drivers may finally get a reprieve from parking tickets with a bill aimed at clarifying the issue of roll-over paid minutes at muni-meter spots, something that local Assemblyman William Colton has been working towards for some time. The bill states that drivers who purchase time from a muni-meter parking spot can keep the receipt and use…

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The following is a press release from the office of State Senator Marty Golden: SENATOR GOLDEN: TWO HOUR METERS TO BE INSTALLED ON 3rd AND 5th AVENUES IN APRIL Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing that the New York City Department of Transportation has responded to his request and…

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The following is a press release from the office of Assemblyman William Colton: New bill by NY Assemblyman William Colton aims to end parking meter “shell game” “City bureaucrats must stop ticketing New Yorkers for breaking a law that does not exist! New Yorkers are getting ripped off for simply following the law!”                         …

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