Anecdotally, the number of parking tickets visible on windshields in downtown Bloomington over the last couple of months has increased.
It’s not just a gut feel.
Based on data provided by the Bloomington city clerk’s office, in January of this year 4,550 parking citations were issued by parking enforcement officers. In February they issued 5,537 citations.
The combined total of 10,087 tickets for the first two months of 2023 is the highest number of citations in any year for the last 13 years.
The next highest two-month total was 20 percent less—8,051 in 2012. Continue reading “Parking notebook: Fully staffed enforcement crews mean more tickets in downtown Bloomington”