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Add street-sweeping tickets to dense neighborhoods' parking problems
Add street-sweeping tickets to dense neighborhoods' parking problems

Few things cause more anxiety for Los Angeles motorists than the sight of a parking enforcement officer writing tickets on street-sweeping day. The city's Department of Transportation is known for its aggressiveness in enforcing the rules, often sending swarms of parking officers to hand out those $73 citations that cost drivers more than $50 million a year. But a Times analysis of parking ticket data found that a few neighborhoods in the city get an outsized number of street-sweeping tickets. The review found that the 10 most ticketed neighborhoods accounted for nearly a third of 662,000 street-sweeping citations issued in 2012. They included Hollywood, Koreatown and East...

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