Saturday, August 1, 2015

Do you care if Philadelphia parking-enforcement officers get manners training?

READER POLL

Do you care if Philadelphia parking-enforcement officers get manners training?

No, would rather the parking agency ease up on ticketing
 
  167 (49.9%)
Yes, will improve city’s image with tourists whose cars get ticketed
 
  93 (27.8%)
No, won’t undo bad p.r. from ‘Parking Wars’ reality-TVshow
 
  64 (19.1%)
Yes, maybe a stiff fine will go down easier with a smile
 
  41 (12.2%)
Total votes = 335
Elsewhere on the site:
 
'Have a nice day,' and a parking ticket


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