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Trees got butchered in Hoboken. Why?

Can you guess why some trees got butchered in Hoboken?

Doesn’t matter if you’re a tree-hugging activist, or just an ordinary easy-go-lucky metro-citizen. Seeing trees get destroyed for no good reason should bother you. Care to wonder why some trees got butchered in Hoboken recently?

trees butchered in hoboken nj on Adams street for parking meter

Killing mother nature for more Hoboken parking robots!

Yep. “Clearing the way” for more “automated pickpocketing systems” (parking meters, or “robotic thieves” or whatever you want to call them. And this street had NO parking meters before!

parking meters on adams street after trees butchered

It’s becoming so painfully obvious that you can’t even walk a block anymore without money vanishing from your purse strings. And to top it all off – after all this “revenue” (thievery) gets funneled into city coffers, we have more roads than ever that are worse that rocky hiking paths. What the F are they doing?

Are they making it easier or harder for small businesses to survive?

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HPU Hypocrisy of the Day – 11/5/2014

Hoboken HPU Hypocrisy of the Day – November 5, 2014

Continuing the “HPU Hypocrisy of the Day” category….

What’s the point of parking laws if Hoboken breaks them? Here’s a dopey scooter cart parked in the yellow uptown for half an hour – no driver present.

And it doesn’t matter whether this was an HPU vehicle or not – it is still a vehicle that parks illegally without repercussions. You’d get robbed.

HPU Hypocrisy again in Hoboken NJ

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Boot = Theft

Parking boots in Hoboken have to stop!

So much for the city stopping the tyrannical process of STEALING your property and holding it ransom. Take a look at this recently booted car.

Hoboken parking boot hell

Booting with Hoboken residential stickers (and no temp tags!)

What’s worse about this particular boot – is that the person had a residential parking sticker too. That means they’ve previously voluntarily gave the city money for this stupid “privilege” of parking on the street.

Couldn’t they call the resident? Why literally STEAL hundreds of dollars?

Oh, and even if the sticker was “expired,” the resident wouldn’t have been able to buy one of those “scratch off” hang tags eitherbecause the city of Hoboken RAN OUT of them. How do you run out of hang tags? How are people going to park “temporarily?”

Our guess is that they don’t have a sufficient “inventory system” and someone was helping themselves to many of them. Wonder who it was?

Hoboken parking boot hell with residential stickers

HPU Hypocrisy of the Day – 9/8/2014

Hoboken HPU Hypocrisy of the Day – September 8, 2014

Continuing the “HPU Hypocrisy of the Day” category….

Reader Michael spotted this common occurrence near 3rd & Adams. A city vehicle not only double parked while they tended to personal business – but also blocking that moronic bike lane.

“Small yet classic example of the abuse of power committed every day by Hoboken Municipal workers…”

HPU Hypocrisy double parked bike lane Hoboken NJ

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HPU Hypocrisy of the Day – 8/19/2014

Hoboken HPU Hypocrisy of the Day – August 19, 2014

Continuing the “HPU Hypocrisy of the Day” category….

Every day. Day in and day out. Multiple times a day – these HPU “money vans” double park to issue tickets.

Bottom line – YOU get harassed when you double park to pick up your dry cleaning. They just collect money for city coffers. If it were only the other way around!

HPU Hypocrisy money van violates law

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HPU Hypocrisy of the Day – 8/15/2014

Hoboken HPU Hypocrisy of the Day – August 15, 2014

Continuing the “HPU Hypocrisy of the Day” category….

Proper notice? Fugghedabout it. Courtesy for unsuspecting drivers? Screw that! Money for city coffers? Bring it on!

That must be the mentality of the Hoboken Parking Utility. Here’s what resident Dimitri had to say about something he witnessed right before last week’s moronic helicopter press conference at Pier A Park:

Last week there was a press conference at Pier A park with the presence of Senator Bob Menendez. I felt this was the only way of getting this out there for the people parked on Sinatra Drive. The press conference was set to start at 11am. Hoboken Parking Utility showed up to First and Sinatra Drive. A female walked from first to second street reading the license plates on the radio as a HPU officer hung up “No Parking” signs on trees and poles just minutes before the conference was set to start. The cars parked on Sinatra between First and Second didn’t have notice and they may have been ticketed and/or booted. The picture attached shows the signs hung up with the HPU officer in the foreground hanging up the others.”

Even if they towed the cars without booting or ticketing – it would still be wrong. These chumps couldn’t have a stupid media whoring session without inconveniencing others? Why not have the conference in “Mayor” Don Zimmer’s bedroom? I’m sure she wouldn’t appreciate the inconvenience of hiding what secrets that room holds. Haha!

HPU Hypocrisy Hoboken NJ signs right before helicopter press conference

If you were ticketed or towed – you might want to fight it…

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