Tremitiedi and Tickets
I’m sure many of you have seen this maneuver on Washington Street (and other side streets for that matter) each time there’s street cleaning: The cars sort of do a invisible mini “double park,” where they leave enough room for the sweeper as well as cars – then pull into a spot once the it passes by. Personally – I don’t find it a big deal, as long as traffic isn’t blocked.
However, Richard Tremitiedi (City Council Candidate) feels otherwise:
Double park OK, in spot – No good
“Last week, went to Tucker’s to p/u my meds. and parked in spot… when I left, the alt. parking util. guy had just given me a ticket OK, (just doing his job, which is to provide a path for the sweeper) but then I noticed all the double parked cars who did not get tickets… Of course, the guy was correct in giving me the ticket but the double parked cars which are practically in the middle of the street due to the parallel parking and are posing a hazard did not…. so much for safety and common sense…just some ‘ironics’ in this strange (city) world”
411 says: This is just an example of why it might make sense to give the Hoboken Parking Authority some additional power to be able to issue tickets for other parking offenses besides meters, permits and sweepers.
However, I can almost guarantee if that’s the case – we’d have THOUSANDS more lost and found parking tickets. Have you seen how horribly lazy they are with placing them on cars? I was mystified witnessing this earlier in the week – they must think stepping out of the money cart will give them a coronary or something… gosh.