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Post pics of license plates of poor parkers

Original post made by Parent on Jan 29, 2014

As someone who has seen lots of bad parking around schools (and other areas) I love this idea. Not sure how legal it would be here, but coming across this article, I had to share it. Web Link

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Posted by Parent, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jan 29, 2014 at 9:43 am

Here's more about it Web Link


Posted by Mom, a resident of Addison School
on Jan 29, 2014 at 12:52 pm

Oh, please, worry about yourself and let go of the anger. Shaming only works in other countries - it would never fly in America, especially in litigious Palo Alto. Besides, people won't know who the driver is anyway. Pick another battle!


Posted by ILUVIT, a resident of Midtown
on Jan 29, 2014 at 2:21 pm

I like this idea! I think I will take pix of the charger hog in the Cal Ave Garage at various times of the day and fax it to the PAPD!


Posted by seems like a lot of bother, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jan 29, 2014 at 2:24 pm

why not just call parking enforcement and tell them about it.


Posted by CrescentParkAnon., a resident of Crescent Park
on Jan 29, 2014 at 11:54 pm

Anything is worth a try. Want to get some good pictures go to just about any of the outside parking lots to the north of California St..

That is a case where you can blame the drivers and the city about equally. There is no way to park there in a long line without eventually ending up with a car startling a space or two.

In every group of parking spaces at any time about two of them are unable to be used ... unless you have a Smart Car and are a very good driver.

I routinely see people in parking lots parking right on the line to use two spaces so their precious cars do not get scratched.

People drive crazy, they park crazy, and a lot of them just act crazy these days. Is it something in the water?


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