The Board of Supervisors is now hearing an environmental appeal of the SFMTA's proposed budget, specifically over the decision to make Sunday parking meters free once again. The move by the SFMTA to repeal paid parking meters deprived the agency of $11 million annually. Read more »
Paid Sunday parking meters benefit drivers, businesses, and Muni riders. So why did the plan get killed?
Paid Sunday parking meters were unanimously repealed by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors on April 15.
Sunday meters will be free starting July 1, a losing proposition for many, including seniors and people with disabilities who advocated for free Muni passes at the same SFMTA meeting.Read more »
First Mayor Ed Lee ignores the rising cost of living in San Francisco (fueled partly by his own corporate welfare for the tech industry and commercial landlords), and now he’s using his sudden concern about gentrification as an excuse to make parking meters free again on Sundays, a blatant bit of political pandering that blows a $6 million annual Read more »
If you drive your car Sunday morning to a restaurant for breakfast, or if you go to a Yoga class, or if you're going to work or shopping, you have to plug the meters now, or you'll get a pricey ticket. Almost 1,800 people got caught up in the new crackdown on Sunday parking.Read more »