Fixed’s App Can Now Fix Your New York Parking Tickets

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Fixed, a mobile app that fights parking tickets on your behalf, has now arrived in New York City – its first new market outside of California, where the company already operates. New York is one of the biggest markets for parking tickets in the U.S., Fixed founder David Hegarty notes, as it issues 10 million parking tickets per year. That’s one new ticket every three seconds, he says, equating to roughly $600 million in annual parking fines for New Yorkers.

The app, which until today has been available only in San Francisco, Oakland, and, as of last month, L.A., is a clever combination of mobile technology and a back-end legal knowledge base that understands how to contest a large variety of parking violations.

To use Fixed, consumers just download an iOS or Android application to their smartphone (or use its mobile website) and then snap a photo of their parking…

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