New digital placard readers set to roll out in Downtown Brooklyn in bid to curb illegal parking

Entering the last days of his mayorship, Bill de Blasio announced on Thursday new digital parking placard readers are rolling out in north Brooklyn next week, hopefully cracking down on illegal parking by city employees.

“Placard abuse clogs our streets and weakens New Yorkers’ trust in the government that serves them,” de Blasio said, in a release. “There’s no place for it in our city, and I’m proud to take this next step toward a fairer and more accountable system.”

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