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SFpark featured on KALW’s Crosscurrents

KALW's Laura Miner takes a look at the SFpark app and shares some "secret" parking tips based on live SFpark data.

SFpark app featured on NPR’s All Things Considered

NPR's Richard Gonzales takes a look at the SFpark app and demand-responsive pricing.

Mayor Lee launches SFpark project

Mayor Edwin M. Lee today joined the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) to announce the launch of real-time parking data for SFpark. This federally funded pilot project run by the SFMTA uses new smart parking management technologies and pricing policies to make it easier and faster to park in San Francisco.

SFpark featured on examiner.com

If you’ve ever driven a car in San Francisco, you have probably experienced the ultimate frustration. Parking on a city street is about as easy as finding a happy meter cop. But the all-knowing computer is about to make San Francisco’s parking experience very different.

SFpark featured on KALW fm’s 99% invisible

KALW's October 29, 2010 episode of 99% Invisible featured Jay Primus, Manager of the SFpark project and Donald Shoup, author of the highly influential "The High Cost of Free Parking."

SFpark featured in the Atlantic Magazine

All city drivers dread the routine: reach downtown destination, hunt desperately for a parking spot, curse the driveways and fire hydrants. In San Francisco, however, parking is about to be made easier, thanks to a new network of GPS wireless sensors that will be installed next to the city's parking meters.

SF parking census featured on KQED radio

KQED Radio's Cy Musiker interviews SF Streetsblog's Matthew Roth about San Francisco completing a first in the world census -- not of people, but of parking spaces on the street, in garages, metered or free. According

San Francisco parking census featured in Streetsblog.org

No sizable city in the country, or likely the world, has been able to say with any certainty how many parking spaces it has, public or private, until now. Over the last 18 months, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) has tallied every publicly accessible parking space within city limits...

SFpark featured in New York Times

This fall, San Francisco hopes to do what New York City didn’t: successfully combat congestion. But the city’s plan isn’t to control the number of people entering the city. Instead, San Francisco hopes to cut congestion by reducing the number of drivers...

SFpark featured in the Economist Magazine

The gold Hyundai whips around a double-parked van on Haight Street, San Francisco, before blocking traffic with a shameless U-turn into an open parking spot. Soon, if a new pilot programme succeeds, such shenanigans may become as rare as...