As of Monday, July 2, parking fines have increased for eleven violations, including non-residents parking in resident only spaces, as well as leaving vehicles in loading zones, no parking zones, and no stopping / standing spaces.
On Monday evening, many orange parking tickets could be seen tucked under windshield wipers in the North End. This could be a crack down on parking violators now that the new fines have been instated, a result of more visitors being in town for the holiday, or perhaps a combination of both.
As explained in a release by the Boston Transportation Department, the increased fines reflect violations that most negatively impact Boston residents, are most frequently violated, and are a source of traffic congestion and safety issues.
The revenue collected from these tickets will go toward Boston transportation projects in Go Boston 2030.
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