DC Gives Meter Maids Power To Issue Lane Violation Photo Tickets

The District of Columbia is mobilizing twenty-six meter maids to issue photo tickets to cars that might momentarily stray into a lane set aside for bicycle use. DC officials announced the plan last week, celebrating it as an efficient use of city resources.
“The new law will give us an opportunity to take a photo and mail it to the resident — even if they drive off before we can give it to them,” Department of Public Works Director Chris Geldart said in a statement…