The 10 fire hydrants that make Toronto the most money in parking tickets

The Canadian Press
August 11, 2014 01:35 AM

The fire hydrant located at 393 University Avenue in Toronto is pictured on Thursday, August 7, 2014. The hydrant, located approximately 20 feet from the street, is the cause of more parking infractions than any other hydrant in the entire city. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

OTTAWA - Toronto's parking-ticket data shows that since 2008, the city has collected more than $24 million by fining people who parked too close to fire hydrants. Here's a list of Toronto's most lucrative hydrants:

1. 393 University Ave., $289,620

2. 112 Merton St., $212,300

3. 33 Elmhurst Ave., $207,030

4. 56 The Esplanade, $191,110

5. 5519 Yonge St., $173,330

6. 99 Atlantic Ave., $163,760

7. 361 University Ave., $152,530

8. 43 Elm St., $152,220

9. 5100 Yonge St., $145,310

10. 6 Spring Garden Ave., $131,110

Source: City of Toronto

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