The SFMTA SFpark project recently presented a plan to improve tour bus circulation and parking management in the City. On Tuesday, San Francisco Board of Supervisors President David Chiu introduced legislation to implement it.
The SFMTA announces that the first demand-responsive rate adjustment of hourly parking rates at all on-street automobile SFpark meters will begin in late July. The rate changes are based on parking demand data collected from wireless parking sensors embedded in the street as part of SFpark.
Beginning late July, the SFMTA will adjust parking rates at SFpark meters in pilot areas based on parking demand data from in-ground parking sensors. In this first rate adjustment, 68% of the new rates will be lower or remain the same as current rates.
SF Chronicle Staff Writer Rachel Gordon reviews the SFpark iPhone app with SFpark Manager Jay Primus.
In this news feature from May 11, 2011, cnet reporter Karen Tsuboi takes a look at the new SFpark iPhone app.
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.
The SFMTA, in conjunction with the SFpark project, will add the convenience of Pay-by-Phone technology to San Francisco meters, including those in the SFpark pilot areas as well as regular City and Port of San Francisco meters later this year.
The SFMTA today announced that it will implement new meter time limits in SFpark pilot areas, starting with the Marina District today. SFpark meters in the Marina pilot area will increase to four-hour limits.
SFMTA will begin applying the SFpark approach to setting parking rates at City-owned garages participating in the SFpark project.
On April 4, rates at meters along the waterfront will change to align more closely with rates in surrounding areas.