Oct. 19, 2018 By Tara Law
Council Member Costa Constantinides introduced a bill Wednesday that would eliminate a program that lets delivery companies pay reduced fines for parking illegally.
The bill calls for the end of the controversial Stipulated Fine Program, which lets delivery companies such as FedEx and UPS pay reduced penalties in exchange for waiving their right to contest violations.
Constantinides argues that getting rid of the program will discourage trucks from abusing the system, which officials say would make streets safer and reduce traffic congestion. He also says that applying the same ticketing rules to all drivers is fairer.