Daly City business owners say construction on Mission Street is driving away customers and hurting their revenue. They blame the city for failing to arrange alternative parking and think they deserve compensation.“All the City Council can say is, ‘We’re really sorry.’ But they don’t understand this is our livelihood, our 401(k),” said Mission Flowers owner Carla Chu. “If we don’t survive, then what am I going to feed my family?” Read More
Parking: San Francisco parking meters will be enforced on Monday, but residential parking permits and commute-hour tow away zones will not.Muni: Will operate on normal Sunday schedule. Buses and trains will start later and run less frequently.BART: Will operate on normal Sunday schedule. Trains will start running at 8 a.m. Also, parking permits and fees will not be required at BART lots. Read More
Parking: San Francisco parking meters will be enforced Monday, but not residential parking permit restrictions. Muni: The only changes for Muni operations will be on Monday, when the transit agency will run a Sunday schedule, which means less frequent service and later start times. BART: BART will run a Sunday schedule Monday, meaning service will begin around 8 a.m. BART parking lot permit and fee requirements will not be enforced. Read More
More parking sensors will be coming to San Francisco streets as part of the Municipal Transportation Agency’s SFpark plan.The SFMTA has already installed 7,000 underground sensors to help monitor the occupancy rates at metered parking spots in The City. Using data obtained from the sensors, the SFMTA adjusts its hourly meters rates accordingly — by 25 cents more in spots with high-demand, and 25 cents less in spaces that are seldom occupied. Read More
Parking is expensive in San Francisco, but small beans compared to other citiesThere is no doubt that parking a car in San Francisco is pretty expensive — but city motorists might want to be appreciative they don’t live in London. Read More
If you're coming into The City for Fourth of July festivities, here's some information to help you deal with the transit and parking crunch.
Parking: Parking meters will be enforced on Monday so beware. Residential parking permit areas, however, will not be enforced. Read More
Car share services such as City CarShare and Zipcar could be coming closer to the curb, but it will come at the cost of precious street parking.
Currently, customers pick up their shared cars in private lots such as gas stations, garages and apartment complexes. A new Municipal Transportation Agency plan with the support of Mayor Ed Lee and Board President David Chiu, however, would allow companies to rent exclusive spots on public streets. Read More
No matter how San Franciscans travel — by bus, car or taxi — they can expect to get dinged with extra transportation costs in the next few months. Read More
Five months after the plan was originally unveiled, a promised crackdown on parking enforcement has finally begun, although the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency insists the project isn’t intended to milk motorists for cash.
In January, the SFMTA, which manages parking in The City, revealed a redeployment plan for its parking control officers, a strategy included in the agency’s plan to make up a budget shortfall of $21.2 million. Read More