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Letter to the editor: Parking passes & tickets

You would think that having a parking pass for the Brownsville-Sankey parking lot would exempt you from tickets. Apparently not. 

I forgot to display my pass one day and received a ticket. Now keep in mind that I have parked in the same spot with the same vehicle for seven years. And nobody realizes I have a pass? This has happened before, and I was able to send the Pittsburgh Parking Authority a copy of my pass, and they would cancel the ticket. Not anymore. They sent me a letter back and informed me I would need to plead not guilty and go to traffic court. I paid the ticket because I would lose more than the $25 for the cost of the ticket to fight it.

I think the Pittsburgh Parking Authority is on to something to make money for the city. Nobody will fight tickets. Who wants to take off work and pay for parking downtown for the price of a $25 ticket?

Al Winkler

North Fayette

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