That prized garage space or curbside spot you’ve been yearning for may be costing you—and the city—in ways you never realized. A journey into the world of parking, where meter maids are under siege, everybody’s on the take, and the tickets keep on coming
[Source: Los Angeles magazine]
I haven’t lived in an American city yet which has parking problems but I have heard that availability of a parking spot is often the deciding factor in where you live in the city. But even with an assured spot, you can still not be worry-free.