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  •  Can't do that in Chicago... (1+ / 0-)
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    ...the kiosk recept has to be displayed on the dash, inside the car.

    But one of the aldermen is trying to buy the parking kiosks back.

    Float like a manhole cover, sting like a sash weight! Clean Coal Is A Clinker!

    by JeffW on Tue May 14, 2013 at 01:19:51 PM PDT

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    •  Yeah, the kiosk system is changing the way (0+ / 0-)

      things work.  I ride a motorcycle, so I have my own problems with the whole "place the receipt in your windshield" thing.

      You can't spell CRAZY without R-AZ.

      by rb608 on Tue May 14, 2013 at 01:22:28 PM PDT

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      •  The receipt has a peel-and-stick... (1+ / 0-)
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        ...back, and you can attach it to your motorcycle. It will peel off, but in pieces, so it can't be stolen and reused.

        Thw whole kiosk idea was to eliminate multiple meters and allow for parking a mix of vehicles without fixed-size spaces, to maximize curb usage.

        Float like a manhole cover, sting like a sash weight! Clean Coal Is A Clinker!

        by JeffW on Tue May 14, 2013 at 03:04:28 PM PDT

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    •  Our meters in Calgary (1+ / 0-)
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      require you to type in your license plate number, then you don't need a receipt at all. Pretty sweet, unless you can't remember your license plate number.

      Fire burn and cauldron bubble, bendy straws or my fee is double - via Twitter about half-term governor Sarah Palin

      by alrdouglas on Tue May 14, 2013 at 01:37:00 PM PDT

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