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In Boston, parking punishment continues

28 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

Being penalized for the privilege of living in Boston is business as usual for the many who deal with exorbitant rents, crazy streets and few parking spaces.
It should be no surprise that 2019 would not come and go without taking a pound of flesh as well, and it comes in the form of City Councilor Michelle Wu, who filed a proposal Monday that would charge $25 for residential parking permits and an additional $25 for each registered vehicle per household.
Wu thinks it will incentivize people not to drive - as if there is some joy in hunting for parking for hours and hours after braving the...
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