VIOLATION: First Parking Meters Installed on this Day in 1935

Sure, we all hate parking meters, but before July 19, 1935, they were just a gleam in the eye of America's crooked municipal bosses and the ladies who performed their happy endings. On this day, that year, the city of Oklahoma City installed the first automatic parking meter in the US, the Park-O-Meter. According to… »7/19/06 1:34pm7/19/06 1:34pm