SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Parking scofflaws beware. San Francisco’s Municipal Transportation Agency plans to hand out more tickets over the next few months to make up for less-than-expected revenue from parking citations.
Transit officials told the San Francisco Examiner parking control officers have fallen short of ticket goals by $7.5 million since July 1, the start of the fiscal year.
KCBS’ Tim Ryan Reports:
So they’ll be handing out more tickets to help the transit agency avoid ending the year with a deficit.
The citation shortfall was attributed in part to parking officers being deployed to control traffic at special events and construction zones instead of monitoring for parking violations.
Transportation agency chief Nathaniel Ford said absenteeism and attrition among parking control officers was also to blame.
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