BuzzFeed gets it right about Los Angeles driving and parking. Check out the amusing listicle. Item number 5: "If you pull up to a meter that still has time on it, it feels like you’ve just won the lottery." Reality is harsher than she realizes. In Santa Monica already, and soon to sweep the city of Los Angeles, unused time on meters is wiped clean when you drive away. So the joy of finding that little surprise on the meter is going away as parking meters get "smarter."
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