Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Neighborhood revolt against parking meters

Nice work by Rigoberto Hernandez on Mission Local covering the revolt against the city's attempt to install thousands of parking meters in and around the Dogpatch and Portrero Hill neighborhoods:

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) agreed Monday night to assess people’s parking needs block by block in the Mission and other southeastern neighborhoods before installing any new parking meters. That marked a change in the agency’s attitude since a Jan. 13 meeting in which a hearing officer approved the installation of about 5,000 parking meters in several eastern neighborhoods despite the objections of hundreds of people who spoke unanimously in opposition to the proposal...

The rest of the story here

See also the Dogpatch Howler

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9 Comments:

At 8:41 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thank You! This might also be of interest...

http://annoyingparkingticket.blogspot.com/

 
At 7:47 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anon, don't park illegally. Problem solved.

 
At 10:21 AM, Blogger Rob Anderson said...

That begs the question of what's illegal and what's not. Parking meters in the neighborhoods change the rules.

 
At 10:28 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

If there is a meter and it isn't paid, then that's illegal. Regardless of location of said meter.

 
At 12:42 PM, Blogger Rob Anderson said...

Duh. This post is about locating parking meters in the neighborhoods.

 
At 12:56 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

They pray on you - http://dannyman.toldme.com/2011/01/22/parking-fascism/

 
At 1:27 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

San Francisco does indeed have a problem with officers who give no consideration when issuing parking tickets

 
At 2:01 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

that last link is wrong.

It should be

San Francisco no consideration PCO

 
At 8:51 PM, Blogger Rob Anderson said...

So is this one.

 

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