The SFMTA and the U.S. Department of Transportation are both now preparing to evaluate the SFpark pilot using data collected during the pilot project. As the pilot phase comes to a close in 2014, the project will continue to operate and any major changes will be considered after evaluation is completed in Spring 2014. In the meantime, there will be some changes to the SFpark mobile app and the data feed that some other private parking mobile apps also use. (read more...)
According to a report released yesterday by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), new meters with longer time limits have resulted in fewer parking tickets and more meter payments as expected under the SFpark project.
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.