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The Guardian lists SFpark as one of top 5 city innovations

An August 2013 report by the Center for an Urban Future and New York University Wagner, “Innovation and the City,” named SFpark as one of the top 25 policy innovations around the globe. From this report, the Guardian chose SFpark as one of the top five replicable innovations to help cities face growing challenges.

SFpark featured in ITDP’s Sustainable Transport Magazine

Sustainable Transport Magazine states that "SFpark has emerged as the most innovative and exciting congestion management tool in use in the United States today."

SFpark wins Living Labs Global Award

This week SFpark won the Living Labs Global Award 2012 for Santiago de Chile. For the 2012 Living Labs Global Awards, twenty-one cities from around the world presented specific urban challenges and over 500 companies from 50 countries responded with their innovative solutions.

SFpark and the “Science of Parking” featured on KQED forum

SFpark project manager Jay Primus and UCLA Professor Donald Shoup discuss the science behind the SFpark pilot project.

SFpark featured in New York Times

The New York Times takes a look at SFpark's recent success at using demand-based pricing to increase parking availability. Analysis found that three-quarters of the blocks either have already either met or moved closer to parking availability goals.

SFMTA neighborhood parking management proposals update

In response to public requests, the SFMTA will gather more data and work more closely with each neighborhood to refine the parking management proposals.

SFMTA releases 2011 meter rate and policy survey

Recently, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) released its annual survey of parking meter hourly rates, enforcement hours, and citation levels in 42 North American cities.

SFpark featured in the Atlantic Magazine

Eric Jaffe reviews five great U.S. city parking apps, including the SFpark app.

SFpark featured in the Chicago Tribune

Before rushing ahead with a weekday parking tax proposed last week for the downtown area, Chicago officials should closely study a new experiment on the West Coast, experts say.

SFpark implementation and lessons learned book now available

The SFMTA has developed a book to share details about SFpark project implementation. This book is a resource to other cities, academics, and anyone who is interested in the project. It is available for download here.