Mt. Rainier and Lenticular Clouds - Dec. 2008 copyright: JMM

August 27, 2011

Official Residency Has It's Perks

I finally sucked it up and went to the Registry of Motor Vehicles in Plymouth to get my MA drivers license and plates for the car.  I was first in line when they opened and it took almost an hour to do all the paperwork, but I'm officially a resident now.



Which means as a Cape Codder, I can use this little known, residents-only shortcut.  lol  ;D

Much to our chagrin, there really is no alternate route for residents to get on and off the Cape.  There is no tunnel under the Canal.  We must use the 2 bridges just like everyone else.  But this postcard, and the accompanying "permit stickers", are a very popular souvenir item.


I plan on getting the smaller version of that sticker for whenever I get a new vehicle.

5 comments:

  1. Do you have to pay for the pass?

    My residents' parking pass will be £120 a year from the next renewal - double what it was last year when they introduced it!

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  2. Val, it's not really real....it's just one of those things natives like to do to pull the tourists' legs. "Oh WE can use the tunnel...YOU must use the bridge." lmao

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  3. soooooo, maybe, someday, they'll build a tunnel? if they can build that monstrosity in boston, why can't they do it beneath the canal?

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  4. It's nice to know you're now 'legal' - LOL!

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