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Roughly half of the 89,060 tickets issued from Oct. 1, 2010 through May 2011 have been dismissed, according to the report by AAA Mid-Atlantic, which says it has roughly 4 million members throughout the region.

The city kicked off a Ticket Amnesty Program on Aug. 1 that encouraged drivers to pay outstanding parking tickets issued before Jan. 1, 2010 without paying late fees.

By November - about halfway through the program - the city had collected nearly $2 million on 35,357 outstanding tickets. The program ends Jan. 27.