MetroJacksonville.com has spent years documenting the artificial impediments that hold downtown Jacksonville back.
In these humorous graphics, we conjecture what would happen if those same policies were implemented in the most successful retail area of the city: The St. Johns Town Center.
Parking Meters and Enforcement have nearly destroyed the small business community of downtown. Now its time to move on to the Town Center!
Starting in 1948 with the issuance of parking fines, the penalties gradually increased and expanded in scope.
By 2005, Bob Carle's Parking Commission was issuing separate tickets in multiples to downtown shoppers.