Parking Nirvana in Lower Merion

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The meters have a push-botton timer, offering gratis parking minutes.

The Inquirer's Kathy Bocella has a nice story today about civility in action in Lower Merion, where new parking meters allow drivers to park free for ten minutes, just by pushing a button. These things are the epitome of reasonablness, and the antithesis of paid street parking in Philly, whereby you can be ticketed while you dash into a store for change to feed the meter.

Read Kathy's story here.