Austin eyes app for reporting illegal parking

AUSTIN, TX

The Austin American-Statesman reports the City Council will consider a resolution on Thursday to link up such an app to city offices. Users could use their phones to snap a photo of the illegal parker and send it to the city. Then, officers would be dispatched to ticket the offenders.

The newspaper reports one company that has developed such a smartphone application is the Austin-based nonprofit Parking Mobility.

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