Are we surprised?? No. But it is something to be aware of all of you parkers in SF! Get your rolls of quarters handy!
Originally posted on CBS San Francisco:
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – The beginning of the new year will bring some changes to the streets of San Francisco – and you’ll need some change to deal with the changes.
After all, there will soon be no free ride on Sundays in San Francisco. Well, technically, it’s no free parking – at least in metered spots.
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“In the 1940s this policy was implemented for free parking,” Paul Rose, spokesman, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, explained why, until now, drivers could park for free at metered spots on Sundays.
“That’s because businesses were closed throughout the City. And now, more than 70% of all businesses are open.”
Houses of worship have always been open on Sundays, which is why some church leaders are concerned about how the new parking meter policy will impact…
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