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 revenues...as well as helping to achieve social equity.