In defense of on-street parking

In defense of on-street parking

By David Feehan The media are full of stories of cities removing on-street parking spaces to create bike lanes. Let me state at the outset that I am all in favor of bike-riding, though I don’t count myself among bike riders. I am also aware of and support efforts to...
Editorial: Meter mess

Editorial: Meter mess

A broken parking meter in St. John’s, March 2017. — Telegram file photo Hell hath no fury like the driver who doesn’t feel they deserve a parking ticket. Parking enforcement officers can tell you that straight up. And if those officers weren’t convinced of that...
St. John’s: We need fixes, not fines

St. John’s: We need fixes, not fines

The City of St. John’s says people who park at damaged parking meters for more than two hours will soon be ticketed. – Joe Gibbons I heard and read on several news outlets this morning about St. John’s city council’s decision to ticket people who park at...