Thursday, April 30, 2015

The $58,000 Speeding Ticket

Ouch! That's a steep fine!
What if the fine associated with parking or speeding tickets you receive was based on your income?
That's how it works in Finland, where a millionaire businessman was recently fined over $58,000 for doing 64 miles per hour in a 50 mph zone. His response? Let's just say his social media campaign was NOT a happy one.

The "My Parking Sign" blog has the full story.

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About SRTC

SRTC is the federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for Spokane County. Urbanized areas with populations exceeding 50,000 people are required to have an MPO. SRTC was formed to address the county's transportation planning needs. It provides coordination in planning between the public, cities, small towns, the county, the state, transit providers, and tribes.

SRTC offers services including transportation monitoring, transportation modeling, census information analysis, travel demand forecasting, historical traffic count analysis, geographic information systems, and trip generation rates.