The Toronto Police Services is trying to lessen its environmental impact by adjusting the way it goes about some of its daily activities. To that end, the cops have added a pair of Honda Civic Hybrids
and a pair of smart fortwo
diesels to the fleet. The idea behind the change is to utilize vehicles that are easier to operate and park in the the denser urban environment. The smarts are being used for parking enforcement, where the aggravation one feels at seeing Five-0 writing you a parking ticket is presumably mitigated by the sight of the cute little two-seater wearing a police car
costume. ("Oh, isn't that just darling
Of course, when you're paying
said ticket, you won't remember the car as being so cute anymore.