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Jim Sullivan voices his concerns during a town hall meeting held by District 3 City Councilwoman Marion Blackburn at city hall on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013.   (Aileen Devlin/The Daily Reflector)
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Jim Sullivan voices his concerns during a town hall meeting held by District 3 City Councilwoman Marion Blackburn at city hall on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013. (Aileen Devlin/The Daily Reflector)

Parking loophole frustrates residents

By Wesley Brown

The Daily Reflector

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A “four-brick parking trick” is eroding student-housing communities surrounding East Carolina University, including the Tar River and College View historic districts, local residents said at a Wednesday night meeting.

To avoid $25 parking tickets, university students equipped with four-wheel-drive jeeps are propping up their vehicles on four bricks, one for each tire.


Technically, the cement lifts qualify as an “unimproved surface,” under the city of Greenville’s parking code, and are enabling drivers to elude citations.

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*what do you expect from

*what do you expect from ingenious ecu students? it's a star trek moment.

This just shows the students

This just shows the students are smarter than the City Council.

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