SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)— A new report finds the use and abuse of disabled parking placards in San Francisco cost the city $22.7 million in lost meter money last year.
According to the city controller’s report the number of placards has more than doubled since 2001. In 2012 they counted over 60,000 placards in San Francisco. That’s more than twice the number of metered parking available. Overall in the Bay Area, there’s more than 450,000 of these placards.