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Berkeley to Look at Residential Permit Parking Citywide

September 14, 2014 | 8:00 am

Berkeley to Look at Residential Permit Parking Citywide

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The city hopes to learn from a study where it might make sense to expand the permit parking program.

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Parking Apps Switch Off in San Francisco Before City Deadline

July 10, 2014 | 5:26 pm

Parking Apps Switch Off in San Francisco Before City Deadline

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San Francisco city attorney argued that buying and selling public parking spaces is illegal.

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Should Techies Be Able to Put a Price on Free Street Parking?

June 11, 2014 | 8:00 am

Should Techies Be Able to Put a Price on Free Street Parking?

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Tech solutions to finding street parking are making some neighbors angry.

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Easter, Earth Day, Cherry Blossoms and 420: How to Get Around SF This Weekend

April 18, 2014 | 2:17 pm

Easter, Earth Day, Cherry Blossoms and 420: How to Get Around SF This Weekend

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City officials are bracing for hundreds of thousands of visitors to San Francisco for the celebratory weekend.

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Berkeley, the City That Knows How to Park

March 19, 2014 | 1:14 pm

Berkeley, the City That Knows How to Park

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Enlightenment on how and what to park is easy to come by in the Bay Area’s most advice-giving city.

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Bay Bridge Closure: How To Get From Here To There

August 28, 2013 | 1:30 pm

Bay Bridge Closure: How To Get From Here To There

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By Dan Brekke, Jon Brooks, Katharine Fong and Lisa Pickoff-White Need to get to work from the East Bay to San Francisco on Thursday? Heading from the city to Berkeley for a Labor Day barbecue? The Bay Bridge may be closing down for five days, but that doesn’t mean you need to put your plans […]

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SF Churchgoers Complain About Sunday Meter Enforcement

May 2, 2013 | 6:30 am

SF Churchgoers Complain About Sunday Meter Enforcement

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by Emily Green On Thursday, San Francisco once again takes up the controversial issue of parking meter expansion at a committee hearing. One issue will be Sunday meter enforcement, which took effect in late February. The change has angered many churchgoers, who say it is undermining community bonding and forcing people to pay money to […]

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January 18, 2013 | 10:03 pm

San Francisco Bay Area Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday: Parking, Transit, Events

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On Monday the Bay Area, like much of the United States, will celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. Lots of special events will take place around the region. And schedules of transit and parking will vary. Here are some highlights: Events The San Francisco Chronicle and Contra Costa Times have compiled lists of […]

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Don’t Forget: No More Free Parking in SF on Sundays!

January 4, 2013 | 1:54 pm

Don’t Forget: No More Free Parking in SF on Sundays!

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Believe it or not, San Francisco used to more or less shut down on Sundays. That was the reason the city decided back in the 1940s not to charge for parking at meters during this public recognition of the Christian sabbath. Now that’s all changed, says Paul Rose, a spokesperson for the San Francisco Municipal […]

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April 21, 2011 | 9:33 pm

New App Helps You Find Parking in San Francisco; Watch Demonstration Video

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For plenty of drivers in San Francisco the word p-a-r-k is a four letter word. That’s why a band of odd bedfellows — politicians, computer programmers and federal highway officials — came together to introduce the first app that helps users find parking spots in San Francisco, or any city in the world for that […]

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