After today, New Orleans drivers with handicap tags and license plates will be able to park in metered parking spaces for up to three hours without paying.
The City Council passed the new ordinance on Thursday.
Disability activists say they had been seeking to change the parking laws for many years, but never made progress until threatening to sue the city for violating the Americans With Disabilities Act, NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports.
Originally published on Sun July 15, 2012 10:11 am
A small town in southwest German has designated two parking spaces, "men only." They're two of the town's trickiest places to park. The mayor's response, guest host David Greene reports, is that it will attract tourists.