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Parking expert Donald Shoup makes a case for graduated parking rates in today's Los Angeles Times. The Shoupster notes that since the same people tend to repeatedly get tickets, graduated parking fines would be better for the city, rather than a blanket, overall rise. Some more fun numbers about serial offenders: "In Manchester, Vt., 5% of the plates accounted for 22% of all tickets, and in Winnipeg, Canada, 14% of the plates accounted for 47% of all tickets." [LAT]