So Is This Another DOT "Hoax"?

Like many readers of Sheepshead Bites, Lisanne Anderson couldn’t believe that some other media outlets bought the Department of Transportation’s line about an erroneous parking sign being a prank. Lisanne used to work for a firm that gave her a first-hand look at the agency’s record-keeping, so the truth was obvious to her. Fortunately, Lisanne also has eagle eyes, and has noted a few other signage problems in the area, like the one above. She writes:

This is a hoax sign too?
There are hoax signs all over NYC.
Yeah, right!
Let them try to explain this one.