I deliver UPS packages to many of the rich and   famous like Woody Allen, Michael J Fox, Paul Newman, Katie Couric and man...
I have worked for UPS for over 7 years and have been on the same route foralmost the last 5 years My route is in New York ...
There is literally no place to legally park so I have to double park I quickly runinto the building, deliver the package a...
But about 2 years age, that began to change Instead of one or two parkingtickets per month, I started getting one or two p...
In One Hour! Written by 5 different traffic cops (And at $115 bucks a pop,that aint cheap) Heres what happened I got back ...
I recognized the cop because he has written me many tickets in the past andwe chat every now and then When he saw me comin...
You should have said something Or you should have at least put the ticketson the front of the truck so we could see them I...
parking games
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  1. 1. I deliver UPS packages to many of the rich and famous like Woody Allen, Michael J Fox, Paul Newman, Katie Couric and many others, including the Mayor himself... Mike Bloomberg..parking games
  2. 2. I have worked for UPS for over 7 years and have been on the same route foralmost the last 5 years My route is in New York City, in Manhattan, on theprestigious Upper East Side I deliver packages on Park Ave and beautiful 5thAve by Central Park (where some residents pay as much as $30,000/month tolive) I deliver packages to many of the rich and famous including Woody Allen,Michael J Fox, Paul Newman, Katie Couric and many others, including theMayor himself Mike Bloomberg Manhattan is a small island with 8 millionresidents and it seems like just as many cars
  3. 3. There is literally no place to legally park so I have to double park I quickly runinto the building, deliver the package and get back to the truck before I get aparking ticket My job is to deliver our premium early morning packagesGenerally there are just a couple packages per building and the doorman signsfor the packages so Im not blocking traffic and not double parked for morethan a minute or so Its in and out of the building quick as a ninja, and back tothe truck Usually, I didnt get many parking tickets, maybe one or two permonth Sometimes I might go as long as two months without a single parkingticket And I never got tickets when I worked on a Saturday
  4. 4. But about 2 years age, that began to change Instead of one or two parkingtickets per month, I started getting one or two per week Over the last year thathas now escalated to one or two tickets per day and instead of no tickets onSaturday, I get a ticket EVERY Saturday Same route, same streets, sametime - The only variable is the amount of tickets parking games Last Friday, Ihit a new record high (or record low, depending on your point of view) 5parking tickets in 1 hour FIVE!
  5. 5. In One Hour! Written by 5 different traffic cops (And at $115 bucks a pop,that aint cheap) Heres what happened I got back to my truck within 2minutes of double parking it and there was a traffic cop, in the middle of writingmy third parking ticket for that day
  6. 6. I recognized the cop because he has written me many tickets in the past andwe chat every now and then When he saw me coming he said to me I loveseeing UPS trucks Its an easy ticket to write because you guys dont arguewith us and give us a hard time I move on and continue delivering packagesAbout 10 minutes later, I come out a building and there is a female cop writingme ticket #4 I pick up the other 3 tickets, show her and say to her, This is anew record, 4 tickets in less than an hour She apologetically says to me, Imsorry I didnt know
  7. 7. You should have said something Or you should have at least put the ticketson the front of the truck so we could see them I said Thanks for the tip Ithink Ill try that So I go to the next stop, but this time I have the 4 ticketsvisibly displayed on the front of the truck, tucked in by the windshield When Icome out of the building, Lo and Behold, there is another traffic cop writing meticket #5 I guess he didnt want anyone to see how many tickets I had, so hepicked up the other 4 tickets and folded them all together along with ticket #5,so it only looked like one ticket Cmon Mayor Bloomberg - Give UPS a break!
  8. 8. parking games

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