L.A. Parking Taxes Gone Wild: City Approves New Meters, Looks to Expand Street Sweeping

By Simone Wilson : LAWeekly – excerpt

The L.A. City Council knows our weak spot. In order to get almost anywhere in this godforsaken sprawl pit, we need to drive a car. Unless we can afford valet/a driveway, we often need to park that car on the street; and unless we’re perfect parking robots, we sometimes sprint back to our vehicles five minutes after the meter has expired or the street-sweeping window has commenced…

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Time to get some relief at the state level. You are not going to get LA residents out of their cars. They have no alternative.