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Curbside Social Equity Strategies (Part 3): Inequality in Enforcement

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Curbside Social Equity Strategies: Reevaluating Payment Plans, Fines, and Enforcement

Part 3: Inequality in Enforcement

Often the most egregious infractions don’t carry the most severe fines. For some reason, city legislatures assign heavier penalties to relatively minor citations. Reassessing fines based on their seriousness can improve deterrence, compliance, and well as helping to achieve social equity.