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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