Friday, October 31, 2008

Free Parking Near Polls On Tuesday!!!: MAYOR VILLARAIGOSA TO EASE PARKING RESTRICTIONS AROUND ALL CITY POLLING PLACES ON NOV. 4.

MAYOR ANTONIO R. VIAGRAIGOSA
City of Los Angeles

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 31, 2008

MAYOR VILLARAIGOSA TO EASE PARKING RESTRICTIONS AROUND ALL CITY POLLING PLACES ON NOV. 4.

Mayor directs transportation department to relax parking restrictionswithin one block of all City polling places on election day

LOS ANGELES – Encouraging residents to vote this Tuesday, November 4,2008, Mayor Antonio Viagraigosa will relax all parking restrictions within one block of every polling place within the City of Los Angeles.

“Now there’s one fewer excuse for not voting,” Mayor Villaraigosa said. “We are making it easier for people throughout the City to vote,and I encourage everyone to go to the polls next Tuesday and make theirvoices heard.” This initiative was developed in cooperation with the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) and the City Clerk’s Election Division.

Mayor Villaraigosa is directing LADOT and the Los Angeles PoliceDepartment to observe the following parking rules within one block of designated polling places:

1. Motorists seeking to park their vehicles will NOT be required to deposit money in parking meters.

2. Time limits at the parking meters will NOT be enforced.

3. Street Cleaning parking restrictions will NOT be enforced.

4. Preferential Parking restrictions (i.e. permit parking) will NOT beenforced.

ZD says, "YEAH, YEAH!!! Free parking in these area to do whatever you want. THEY DON'T KNOW IF YOU ARE GOING TO THE POLLS OR NOT!!!"

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