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If you're sick of paying for parking—or paying the city for those $105 parking tickets you've been getting—you may want to consider investing in a color printer and a laminating machine. Transportation Alternatives, the advocacy group that promotes bike-riding and mass transit, tested out the city's crackdown on parking permits last week with a totally bogus one they created bearing the seal of the official-sounding (and non-existent) "Citizen Protection Administration." It worked like a charm: Not a single ticket was issued. [NYP]