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  • NYC Parking/ Traffic Violation Income

    According to The New York Post drivers in New York City are doing good.

    Here's the proof:


    Year: 2010 /2009


    Red-light camera tickets: 1,000,598/ 710,978

    Red-light camera ticket revenue: $ 55.4M/ $ 32.4M

    Parking tickets: 9,284,785 /9,994,849

    Parking ticket revenue: $ 540M /$ 557M

    Cars towed: 125,793 /114,819

    Towing revenue: $ 52M/ $ 51M


    For the first time ever the city ticketed more than 1 million vehicles for running a red light and getting caught on camera. The city's 150 secret cameras (50 were installed in 2009) nabbed on average of 2,741 drivers a day in 2010 (that's 18 vehicles per camera every day).

    In September city marshals were authorized to tow any vehicle with $350 or more owed for any traffic/ parking violations.

    The camera tickets (bus stops, bus lanes, turns from wrong lane) were overseen by The Department of Transportation and are not included in this Department of Finance database.


    For the record - I participated in 2009. Twice.

    You have to support your city, right?

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    Re: NYC Parking/ Traffic Violation Income

    You have to support your city somehow right? lol.
    Practice doesn't make perfect, the dedication to achieve perfection makes perfect. "Smack"
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      Re: NYC Parking/ Traffic Violation Income

      Originally posted by smack View Post
      You have to support your city somehow right? lol.
      How many times per year (on average) do you support your city, Mike?

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      • #4
        Re: NYC Parking/ Traffic Violation Income

        I have never supported Las Vegas since I have been here for almost three years.
        Practice doesn't make perfect, the dedication to achieve perfection makes perfect. "Smack"
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        2007 Jet Black 335i Sedan

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        • #5
          Re: NYC Parking/ Traffic Violation Income

          Originally posted by smack View Post
          I have never supported Las Vegas since I have been here for almost three years.
          They don't ticket (just detailed) BMWs in Vegas?

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          • #6
            Re: NYC Parking/ Traffic Violation Income

            We dont have traffic cameras and usually the cops here have more on there hands to deal with other than traffic.
            Practice doesn't make perfect, the dedication to achieve perfection makes perfect. "Smack"
            2011 Jet Black 328i Touring
            2007 Jet Black 335i Sedan

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            • #7
              Re: NYC Parking/ Traffic Violation Income

              Originally posted by greg0303 View Post
              For the record - I participated in 2009. Twice.

              You have to support your city, right?
              If your participation is via red light camera, keep in mind that this activity could lead to a situation that, contrary to most Internet comments, will not buff out.
              Michael Stoops
              Senior Global Product & Training Specialist | Meguiar's Inc.

              Remember, this hobby is supposed to be your therapy, not the reason you need therapy.

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                Re: NYC Parking/ Traffic Violation Income

                I have all the pads and UC to take care of a little bumper re arrengement. lol.
                Practice doesn't make perfect, the dedication to achieve perfection makes perfect. "Smack"
                2011 Jet Black 328i Touring
                2007 Jet Black 335i Sedan

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                • #9
                  Re: NYC Parking/ Traffic Violation Income

                  I heard on the radio that some city was selling the future income from parking meters. You pay now, then have the income from your meter(s) sent to you. Chicago???

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                  • #10
                    Re: NYC Parking/ Traffic Violation Income

                    Originally posted by Michael Stoops View Post
                    If your participation is via red light camera, keep in mind that this activity could lead to a situation that, contrary to most Internet comments, will not buff out.
                    I thought New D/A Microfiber Correction System can take care of all car related problems.

                    No red-light cameras, parking violations.


                    To everybody who comes to New York City - don't park closer than 15 feet from fire hydrant. They meter it now.

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                    • #11
                      Re: NYC Parking/ Traffic Violation Income

                      Crazy, I wonder what the latest figures are.
                      People often recommend Hydrow rower because it's the best

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                      • #12
                        Re: NYC Parking/ Traffic Violation Income

                        Don't quote me but I believe Chicago has the most red light tickets anywhere. We also have random "speed cameras" around certain parks and schools. Anything over 7mph will trigger a ticket and 10mph will be even more expensive. Chicago also leads the nation in crime cameras and shot spotter technology. The "shot spotters" are now able to pinpoint where the gun shots are coming from.

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