DC issued $1M in parking tickets during snow storm

DC issued $1M in parking tickets during snow storm

Washington, D.C., officials issued $1 million in parking tickets during the blizzard last week that dumped as much as two feet of snow on the nation's capital and surrounding areas, The Washington Post reports

The tickets were issued between Friday and Wednesday under a snow emergency that was declared by the D.C. government on Friday ahead of the storm, dubbed Winter Storm Jonas, according to the report. 

Officials with D.C. Department of Public Works said there were 5,284 tickets issued during the storm, at a cost of $250 each, the paper said. 


Another 673 vehicles were towed during the snow storm, according to the report. 

The paper said the D.C. government collected $1,321,000 in fines and $67,300 in towing fees during the snow emergency. 

Another $9,100 was collected from towing fees for moving abandoned 91 cars, according to the report.