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Homeless RV
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Homeless people living in cars and RVs on Seattle streets may soon be exempt from some penalties for parking violations.

A new draft ordinance, unveiled by City Councilmember Mike O’Brien Thursday, aims to reduce ticketing and towing for vehicles that double as homes.

Parking in Seattle could become a thing of the past.
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Tired of circling the block looking for parking in Seattle? Donald Shoup, a UCLA professor and author of the book, “The High Cost of Free Parking,” says the city can solve that problem by charging more.

Park and rides like this one at Mountlake and I-5 are filling too early
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If the park-and-ride lot near you is getting overcrowded, you may be in luck.

King County Metro is partnering with Diamond Parking services to bring 250 new parking spaces online in June.