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About ticketstopper

As a veteran street parking warrior of numerous cities around the US (and the world), I'm now in the business of helping others avoid parking tickets.

Parking Ticket U – the process of learning parking through parking ticket lessons

If you have a car, parking is vital. But if you move to a big city like San Francisco or New York, especially coming in from a rural or suburban area, you simply are not prepared for the complex and … Continue reading

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TKT STPR live in iOS and Android app stores

TKT STPR is officially released! Please see these demos to see how TKT STPR can help you avoid parking tickets, see where open spaces are, and in general reduce the hassle of parking in San Francisco

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Parking Radar about to be released

The beta period for TKT STPR/ParkingTicketStopper.com is about to end. From user feedback, we’ve added the following features: 1) Parking Radar: given a user specified period of time, the app will process the parking rules to show only those areas … Continue reading

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Fastest Parking Ticketer in the West?

The San Francisco Chronicle had this blurb: http://articles.sfgate.com/2011-09-21/entertainment/30182716_1_parking-violators-hpv-mental-retardation Sergeant Greenfield notes he’s given 500 parking tickets in a day. Assuming 8 hours in a day, that’s more than 1 a minute. Pretty efficient. But I’m pretty sure this is nowhere … Continue reading

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Booting Call

Ever been booted? That’s where you have been issued 5 or more outstanding unpaid tickets, and then Boot Patrol finds you. This is what it looks like And while getting booted is usually because you forgot how many tickets you … Continue reading

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A Handicapped Sticker is not a Get Out of Jail Free card for parking

If you’ve walked past a row of meters, sometimes it seems that every other car has a handicapped sticker on it. Handicapped stickers are quite beneficial in the city: they allow the handicapped person to park without regard to residential … Continue reading

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This is going to be very cool (I think)

I can’t talk about it too much, but we’re implementing a new feature for TKT STPR which I think will really make a difference. While we already can help you avoid parking tickets via reminders, we’re now putting together a … Continue reading

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