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Boston parking limits ignored

Neither city nor EPA check whether lots observe cap on spaces

Cars are parked on a busy day at Pinstripe Parking in the North End. In 1985, there were about 100,000 downtown workers who drove to work, according to US Census data. Now more than half a million people commute by car to jobs in the city daily. Cars are parked on a busy day at Pinstripe Parking in the North End. In 1985, there were about 100,000 downtown workers who drove to work, according to US Census data. Now more than half a million people commute by car to jobs in the city daily.
By Candice Novak
Globe Correspondent / April 26, 2008

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On a routine Tuesday morning, a caravan of idling, honking cars jerked into the Fitz-Inn parking lot on Newbury Street. Cars inched their way past a city-issued license placard that read, "Fitz-Inn Auto Park, Capacity: 71." (Full article: 883 words)

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