Every city has its share of ridiculous parking signs.
But a 1-minute parking sign typo in Los Angeles is definitely a cut above the rest.
The sign was supposed to say "1 Hour Parking."
In a city known for hefty parking meter fees and fines, the typo generated some amount of excitement, especially online.
The Los Angeles Department of Transportation confirmed its existence to NBC Bay Area in an email.
"The sign was reported on Wednesday, June 18," said LADOT spokesman Jonathan Hui. "We fabricated a new sign and replaced it today, June 20, around 11 a.m."
Hui said he wasn't sure when the 1-minute parking sign was installed.
But a quick search of the address on Google Maps shows that it's been there since at least 2011.
Here's a tweet from Los Angeles Times staff writer Laura Davis, who reportedly snapped the first picture that went viral.
— Laura E. Davis (@lauraelizdavis) June 20, 2014
At least one major North American city has legitimate 60-second parking, and it's no typo. Calgary reportedly has 1-minute parking signs that authorities said they would only enforce in the event of a complaint.
"It does seem a little bit silly," Calgary's city roads spokesman told Metro News.
As for Los Angeles, as of Friday morning, it looks as if the 1-minute parking sign is a thing of the past.
— Jo Kwon (@jo_kwon) June 20, 2014