Mar. 6, 2008, NY Times:
"No Parking Spots? Here Are About 142,000 Reasons"
by William Neuman and Al Baker
PTF: "A City of NY parking permit (a.k.a. a parking placard) should never be a 'perk.' There should be a real reason for a city employee to use one. I mean, there was and is too many city employees abusing their 'perk.' And let us not forget to mention all those fake parking permits copied for the friends and family of city employees."