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Old 10-08-2007, 10:19 PM
 
Location: Arkansas
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I live in a rural area on a dirt road, so no one parks in the road, for the simple fact that there is no place to park.
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Old 10-08-2007, 10:20 PM
 
Location: USA
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I park in the drive. I wouldn't want my car to be hit in the street.
Some here park on both sides of the street, and I wonder what happens when a fire engine tries to get through...there should be an ordinance against parking on both sides of the street. Jeesh.
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Old 10-08-2007, 11:02 PM
 
Location: Jersey City
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There are no driveways or residences with their own parking garages, so everyone who has a car parks on any street in their permit zone ($40 annual permit fee), or in a monthly garage (most nearby are $200-250 a month). A few of the rowhouses have paved their small "gardens" in front to accommodate a car. Parking is allowed on both sides of the street (except during sweep times which occur twice a week on each side), but the streets are one-way so dealing with two-way traffic isn't a problem. Most of the larger two-way avenues have commercial establishments and metered parking.
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Old 10-08-2007, 11:13 PM
 
Location: California
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Where I live, every house has at least three cars. However, there is only room for one vehicle as most of the houses in my neighborhood are old style ranch homes. We park in front of our house and in the drive way.
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Old 10-09-2007, 09:17 AM
 
Location: Pittsburgh
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On my street everyone parks in their garage or driveway. I know of one Pgh. suburb where if you are parked on the street between 2 AM - 5 AM you will get a ticket. If you're expecting company you need to get a permit.
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Old 10-09-2007, 09:50 AM
 
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On my street everyone parks in their garage or driveway. I know of one Pgh. suburb where if you are parked on the street between 2 AM - 5 AM you will get a ticket. If you're expecting company you need to get a permit.
In many neighborhoods of Phoenix and it's suburbs you are not "allowed" to park in the street! We pull into the garage, shut the door and run into the house as quickly as possible for fear a neighbor might want to say hello. j/k
Nah...... that'll never happen, people don't speak to each other here. No ones going to say hello! Craziest thing. LOL
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Old 10-09-2007, 10:22 AM
 
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I park in the drive. I wouldn't want my car to be hit in the street.
Some here park on both sides of the street, and I wonder what happens when a fire engine tries to get through...there should be an ordinance against parking on both sides of the street. Jeesh.
I post on a model fire apparatus board and some of the best posts include photos where fire crews have had to run hose (after breaking the window and/or door!) through a vehicle to get to the fire hydrant. They've also pushed vehicles out of the way forcibly to set up at the fire scene!
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Old 10-09-2007, 10:23 AM
 
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Then again, SOME people park on driveways and drive on parkways...
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Old 10-09-2007, 11:16 AM
 
Location: York
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That is something that has always bothered me. I have a garage and a driveway that can fit 2 cars. I park one in the garage and the other in the drive way. There are only a few houses on my street and they are all exactly the same so they have the same as me but yet a lot of my neighbors park none of their cars in the garage and one in the driveway and one on the street.
Doesn't that really defeat the purpose of having a garage? Most are long enough to store junk as well as a car.
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Old 10-09-2007, 11:26 AM
 
Location: Jersey City
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Then again, SOME people park on driveways and drive on parkways...
Oh a wise guy, ok then why are they called "apartments" when they're all clustered together?
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