David Vossbrink

Anybody Else Get a Parking Ticket They Didn’t Deserve?

San Jose's Smart Meters are supposed to make parking easier, but it will cost you.

San Jose’s parking enforcement officers are a notorious bunch. The cash-strapped city, not too proud to strip the couch cushions as it scavenges for revenue, has an army of these ticket punchers at the ready, ruthlessly hunting down the tardy. But a recent Smart Meter malfunction had me questioning what kind of program they're running over there.