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A ballot measure that would split the San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency in two has been postponed to November while supervisors pursue compromise legislation. (Aleah Fajardo/2016 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Push to break up SF transit agency put on hold

An effort to split up San Francisco’s biggest transit agency is being…

 

The Cornerstone Church at 3459 17th St. in San Francisco’s Mission District. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SFMTA to vote on Dolores Street median parking pilot program

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is set to vote Tuesday to…

 

(S.F. Examiner File Photo)

Parking restrictions at both ends of the Golden Gate Bridge for holidays

Parking for personal vehicles will be restricted at the  Golden Gate Bridge…

 

(Cindy Chew/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Here’s your parking enforcement guide for the holiday weekend

With Christmas and New Years taking place on weekends this year, parking…

(Cindy Chew/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
One of the trucks that was broken into recently. (Photo Lava Mae)

Lava Mae seeks safe home for shower buses after multiple break-ins affect service

Mobile shower nonprofit Lava Mae is struggling with an issue many face…

One of the trucks that was broken into recently. (Photo Lava Mae)
(Cindy Chew/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Golden Gate Bridge’s parking lots to be closed over Thanksgiving weekend

Residents and visitors take note: both parking lots at either side of…

(Cindy Chew/S.F. Examiner file photo)
A woman prepares to board an L-Taraval Muni train at 22nd Avenue and Taraval Street in San Francisco's Sunset District Wednesday, March 4, 2015. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SFMTA approves controversial L-Taraval changes in name of safety

Taraval Street will be transformed in the name of pedestrian safety and…

A woman prepares to board an L-Taraval Muni train at 22nd Avenue and Taraval Street in San Francisco's Sunset District Wednesday, March 4, 2015. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Drivers will be allowed to park at Dolores Street medians Fridays through Sundays during specific hours that will be further clarified by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency for a 12-month pilot program.  (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

‘Parking for God’ pilot approved by transit board

San Francisco on Tuesday approved a pilot program to legalize a decades-long…

Drivers will be allowed to park at Dolores Street medians Fridays through Sundays during specific hours that will be further clarified by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency for a 12-month pilot program.  (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Eisenhower’s parking policies no longer work for San Francisco

The last time San Francisco looked comprehensively at how it plans for…

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Parking around the Parkmerced neighborhood in San Francisco will be a bit harder to find as many spots will be temporarily closed down during construction projects. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Parkmerced neighbors prepare for temporary loss of 1,000 parking spaces

More than 1,000 parking spaces over the course of two years will…

Parking around the Parkmerced neighborhood in San Francisco will be a bit harder to find as many spots will be temporarily closed down during construction projects. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Crews lay down the red transit-only lanes on Mission Street Monday, February 22, 2016. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Criticism of bus-only lanes in the Mission contradicted by data

New red bus-only lanes in the Mission district continued to draw ire…

Crews lay down the red transit-only lanes on Mission Street Monday, February 22, 2016. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Twenty two parking garages in San Francisco will receive safety and technology upgrades. (Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)

Parking garages to receive $19M in technology and security upgrades

San Francisco’s largest city parking facilities may soon see sweeping tech upgrades.…

Twenty two parking garages in San Francisco will receive safety and technology upgrades. (Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)
The project at 22 Franklin St. will go before the Planning Commission Thursday, March 31. (Rendering courtesy Planning Department)

Another car-free residential building signals shift away from parking

San Francisco’s development boom is no secret, but a new trend also…

The project at 22 Franklin St. will go before the Planning Commission Thursday, March 31. (Rendering courtesy Planning Department)
AP Photo/Eric RisbergGolden Gate Bridge workers shift traffic lanes during the end of the morning commute Thursday

Parking restricted at Golden Gate Bridge on Easter weekend

Personal vehicle parking will be closed in lots at each end of…

AP Photo/Eric RisbergGolden Gate Bridge workers shift traffic lanes during the end of the morning commute Thursday
Permitted parking areas make up 28 percent of The City’s parking spots. The SFMTA is evaluating whether changes should be made to the permit parking program.

SF looks to overhaul rules around residential parking permits

Whether it’s Captain & Tennille’s song “Muskrat Love,” or the “yabba dabba…

Permitted parking areas make up 28 percent of The City’s parking spots. The SFMTA is evaluating whether changes should be made to the permit parking program.
The Cornerstone Church at 3459 17th St. in San Francisco's Mission District. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Citizen group votes to abolish illegal church parking near Dolores Park

Illegal parking for churchgoers on the streets near Dolores Park must go.…

The Cornerstone Church at 3459 17th St. in San Francisco's Mission District. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Passengers enter a BART train at the Daly City Station in San Francisco. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

BART raises citations at all 33 parking lots

Parking citations at BART parking facilities will rise following a Thursday vote…

Passengers enter a BART train at the Daly City Station in San Francisco. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Caltrain will implement a 50 cent increase on adult fares and daily parking fees beginning Feb. 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Caltrain to raise fares, parking fees

Caltrain fares and parking prices at stations will soon rise. Earlier this…

Caltrain will implement a 50 cent increase on adult fares and daily parking fees beginning Feb. 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Courtesy Skidmore

VA hospital invites public to comment on environmental effects of development plan

The San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center is inviting the public to…

Courtesy Skidmore
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerWith a new trauma center set to open in December

SF General Hospital seeks solutions to parking headache

San Francisco General Hospital has a parking problem, and without intervention it…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerWith a new trauma center set to open in December