MTA Parking Tickets Violated Due Process, Suit Claims

Law360, New York (November 27, 2013, 6:01 PM EST) -- A contractor hired by New York’s Metropolitan Transit Authority to manage some of its parking lots issued tickets with no recourse to contest the fines, according to a putative class action filed Tuesday accusing the MTA and its contractor of unjust enrichment and due process violations.

The suit claims that LAZ Parking LLC, which manages 34 parking facilities for the MTA’s commuter rail line, routinely issued tickets without options to plead not guilty or request a hearing, and acted with the authority of the MTA. The...
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