The New York City Council is expected to override the mayor's veto of a bill giving drivers in certain parking zones an extra five minutes past the expired time on parking meters, escaping a fine of $65. I'm no fan of parking meters or excessive fines, but I think the mayor has a point:
Bloomberg says the law would lead to chaos. He asks how drivers and ticketers will know what time to go by.
Maybe they should get new meters that have show those extra five minutes in red. Then they can up the fine to $95 to help pay for them.
Doesn't seem so bad in Indiana some days, eh? Five minutes ex