Muni Meter

City Council passes bill to fix Muni Meter payment system
City Council passes bill to fix Muni Meter payment system
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 6/13/2013 at 4:11PM

The City Council has passed legislation that fixes flaws in the Muni Meter system and saves drivers money in unnecessary parking payments. If Mayor Michael Bloomberg signs the law, Muni Meters would shut off when paid parking rules are not in effect and when a machine is out of paper needed to print receipts. The [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 6/13/2013 at 7:43AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Overcast with rain, then thunderstorms and rain in the afternoon. High of 66. Breezy. Winds from the ESE at 10 to 20 mph shifting to the NE in the afternoon. Chance of rain 100% with rainfall amounts near 1.0 in. possible. Thursday night: Overcast with rain. Fog overnight. Low of 55. Windy. [...]

Parking just got more pleasant
News Michael Pantelidis 4/13/2012 at 4:59PM

Newly approved legislation is providing drivers with peace of mind by curbing unfair parking fines. Councilmember James Gennaro joined community leaders and residents to celebrate the passage of a law requiring any parking ticket to be cancelled upon the presentation of a valid muni-meter receipt no later than five minutes after the violation is issued. [...]

No ticket while getting your ticket
News Michael Pantelidis 1/24/2012 at 1:31PM

New legislation is aiming to please drivers by “parking” many of their muni-meter tickets. The City Council recently passed a bill that will spare commuters the stress of receiving a parking ticket while retrieving their muni-meter receipt. Prior to the bill, if a driver presented a valid receipt to a traffic enforcement agent, there was [...]

Muni Meters hurt Bayside biz
Letters Queens Courier Staff 11/17/2011 at 6:23PM

EDITOR’S NOTE: Below is a copy of a letter sent by a constituent to City Councilmember Mark Weprin.  I am writing to you out of frustration and anger at the recent installation of “Muni Meters” along Bell Boulevard in Bayside. Apparently, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has seen fit to wrest every last dime from our pockets, [...]