Hooray! Sunday Parking Is Free Again In San Francisco (With Exceptions)Sunday parking is free again in most areas of San Francisco starting today, according to the city's Municipal Transportation Agency.
Oakland To Dismiss Parking Tickets Issued During StrikeAlthough Oakland city workers went on strike Monday, some residents and visitors still received parking citations from the city that day, prompting officials to announce Tuesday that those citations will be dismissed.
Oakland Parking Officer Crosses Picket Line, Issues TicketsCity employees in Oakland staged a one-day strike Monday, prompting the shutdown of most non-essential city services. But a parking enforcement officer crossed the picket line and issued tickets.
San Francisco's Parking Tickets Now Most Expensive In CountryDrivers who fail to heed the meters in San Francisco will now be hit with the priciest parking tickets in the country.
SFMTA Hikes Fees And Fines For Muni And Parking Starting July 1The SFMTA is raising Muni Adult fast passes by $2 and most parking fines by $3. An expired meter in Downtown will cost $75, while in other place in the city will run $65. The cost of removing a boot will be $312 and parking in a disabled zone will cost a violator $900.
ConsumerWatch: Do You Have To Pay At A Broken Meter?Under state law, motorists’ are not supposed to get a ticket for parking at a broken meter. But motorcyclists who have parked at a malfunctioning San Francisco meter said they are being ticketed repeatedly.
SF Merchants Concerned About Sunday Parking Meter EnforcementSan Francisco merchants are concerned the enforcement of parking meters on Sundays will deter customers from frequenting their businesses.
Oakland Keeping Extra $316K From Overpaid Parking Tickets, Despite State LawAn audit shows Oakland is keeping cash from overpaid parking tickets despite a state law requiring refunds.
ConsumerWatch: Persistence May Pay Off When Appealing Parking TicketsGetting a parking ticket is a pain, but what if persistence helped you get out of it? Turns out, in some communities in the Bay Area, appealing a citation repeatedly makes all the difference.
More SF Parking Tickets Likely As MTA Copes With Budget GapSan Francisco's Transportation Director acknowledged 27 additional parking control officers will be writing more tickets in the upcoming year to help balance SFMTA's budget shortfall.
Higher San Francisco Muni Fares An Option In Transit Budget FixSan Francisco Muni passengers may end up shelling out more to catch a ride, as the city's transit agency looks to shore up a growing budget deficit.
Caltrain Cracking Down On Parking Fee Evaders In the first half of 2011, Caltrain more than doubled the number of parking tickets from the same period a year earlier from 988 to 2,144.