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D.C. lawmakers pass bill to address ticket woes

The D.C. City Council unanimously passed a bill Tuesday to change the way parking tickets are adjudicated and address several issues identified in the WTOP Ticketbuster series.

Wednesday - 05/07/2014, 05:25am EDT

Tags: DMV, Mary Cheh, Ari Ashe, ticket

Ticketbuster: D.C. procedure exposes thousands of Md. and Va. drivers to bad tickets

Drivers' complaints helped uncover a larger problem in the ticketing program in the District of Columbia that lacks proper safeguards to protect innocent drivers, mostly from Maryland and Virginia.

Friday - 04/25/2014, 02:13am EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe,

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Ticketbuster: Snow causes red-light camera to issue ticket in error

A man fights a red-light camera ticket he received during inclement weather.

Friday - 04/18/2014, 05:21am EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, Jose De Jesus, red-light camera

D.C. mayoral candidates call parking ticket system 'maddening'

The two candidates for D.C. mayor are working together to overhaul the District's parking enforcement, planning and appeals.

Friday - 04/18/2014, 04:39am EDT

Tags: Muriel Bowser, David Catania, tommy wells, parking enforcement, Ari Ashe

1.8M parking tickets, $84.4 million in fines in D.C. in FY 2013

The District of Columbia wrote more than 1.8 million parking tickets in fiscal year 2013, netting $84.4 million in parking fines, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 06:15am EDT

Tags: parking tickets, Ari Ashe, AAA Mid-Atlantic, john townsend, D.C.

Ticketbuster: How many bogus parking tickets can one person get?

Walter Edwards spent 10 months in 2013 fighting red tape to get a ticket in the District of Columbia thrown out, only to open his mailbox to find a second bogus ticket assigned to him.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 05:23am EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, Walter Edwards, DDOT, DMV, DPW

Ticketbuster: Cheh to introduce overhaul of ticketing process

D.C. Council member Mary Cheh, who oversees all the key agencies involved in the ticketing process, will introduce a bill Tuesday called the Transportation Reorganization Act.

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 08:36am EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, Mary Cheh, DMV, DDOT

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New speed cameras help drivers avoid tickets

New speed cameras recently unveiled in Laurel are being called a prototype -- they tell drivers how fast they're going before they reach the camera.

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 04:39am EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, Laurel, speed cameras, Rich McLaughlin

Driver charged twice for ticket on his rental car

A driver who received a ticket on his rental car for an expired meter got charged twice for the ticket, an issue that highlights the different rules that apply to rental cars and car sharing services.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 04:41am EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, Judd Warner, Car2Go, ZipCar, Enterprise, rental car

Woman beats Maryland ticket when town doesn't show up in court

Several months after WTOP Ticketbuster broke a story that caused serious questions to be asked about speed-camera accuracy in Morningside, another driver has come forward to tell her story.

Wednesday - 03/19/2014, 05:14am EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, morningside

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