Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Defective meters in the Bronx resulting in headaches and tickets
According to CBS News, defective muni meters in the Morris Park section of the Bronx are causing problems for drivers and businesses along White Plains Road. The malfunctions range from meters saying credit cards are invalid, to saying transactions were cancelled but still charging users' credit cards. Other drivers are being ticketed while parking to look for a working muni meter. Out of 8 muni meters CBS News tested on the stretch of road in question, only two out of eight were working correctly.
NYC Department of Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg says all the meters in the city are inspected once a month and if you find a defective meter, call 311 to report it.