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Street Parking: Is it Legal to Hold Someone’s Space?

If you're a New Yorker, nothing surprises you. Not a guy walking down 8th Avenue with a parrot on his shoulder; not a naked cowboy strumming his guitar in Times Square. But what if you tried to park on the street in a legal spot and were told you can't... because someone was holding the spot for another driver? Does that actually happen in the Big Apple, and is it legal? The answers may surprise…

How to Tell If Your Parking Ticket is “Kosher”

Parking tickets are the scourge of New Yorkers who regularly park on the street (which is one reason we encourage people to use Edison ParkFast lots instead, hint hint). But if you do park on the street and are unlucky enough to get a ticket, how can you tell that that the ticket has been filled out properly by the issuing authority and is therefore valid? We came across a post on the NewYorkParkingTicket blog that's…

Avoid Bumber Busting: Edison ParkFast’s Tips for Better Parking!

It’s happened to all of us: We brush or tap another car’s bumper or mess up our own while trying to park in and around New York. It’s easily the most common type of vehicle accident -- especially in a city like New York, with millions of vehicles seemingly occupying every available space. Whether parallel parking or pulling into a busy parking garage, your bumpers can take an incredible amount of abuse, and it’s often hard…