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Screen images from Monkey Parking app. (Paolo Dobrowolny)

Monkey Parking App’s CEO Refuses To Halt Operations In SF, Despite Order From City Attorney’s Office

A Rome-based startup, whose users auction off public parking spaces via an iPhone app is refusing to halt operations in San Francisco, despite an order from the city attorney’s office.

06/26/2014

Cars are triple-parked in front of The Battery on the 700 block of Battery St. in San Francisco. (Carlos E. Castañeda/CBS)

Valet Double-Parking At Private San Francisco Club The Battery Creates Traffic Aggravation For Drivers

Double-parking seems like a way of life for some parts of busy downtown San Francisco. Now a private club near the waterfront is adding to the aggravation of drivers because of its valet parking service.

06/26/2014

An exterior view of Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara as it nears completion, May 13, 2014. (CBS)

Surrounding Area Braces For Parking Nightmare When 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium Opens

With the grand opening of the new 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium just around the corner, Santa Clara’s surrounding neighborhoods and cities are bracing for an influx of football fans looking for parking on game days.

06/24/2014

Screen images from Monkey Parking app. (Paolo Dobrowolny)

San Francisco Clamps Down On Monkey Parking App That Allows Drivers To Auction Public Parking Spots

San Francisco is putting the brakes on a mobile app that allows drivers to auction off their choice public parking spots to the highest bidder.

06/23/2014

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Man Parking Car In San Francisco Accidently Hits 3-Year-Old Boy, Man

A man who thought he had shifted his car into park in San Francisco’s Telegraph Hill neighborhood Saturday afternoon accidentally ran into two people, including a little boy.

06/23/2014

Disabled woman loads groceries into her car, parked in a disabled parking spot.

San Francisco May Elimate Free Disabled Parking Due To Abuse Of Blue Placards

Abuse of the placards by able-bodied people is making it hard for handicapped drivers to find parking.

06/21/2014

An electric car makes its way down the famous 'crooked street' otherwise known as Lombard Street in San Francisco. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Lombard St. Weekend Closures Part Of Several Car, Transit Changes In SF

Besides weekend closures on the crooked stretch of Lombard Street, changes to Muni’s F-Line and free Sunday parking return to the city this summer.

06/21/2014

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Study Suggests Fluctuating Price Parking Program In San Francisco Works

A new study finds that SFpark, the two-year-old program that uses fluctuating pricing to control parking space availability in San Francisco, is working.

06/20/2014

A shuttle commonly known as a “Google Bus” arrives at a Muni bus stop in San Francisco to pick up commuters. (CBS)

San Francisco Looks At Removing Some Parking Spaces To Accommodate Tech Shuttles

Shuttle buses for people who work in the tech industry have made Muni riders mad and have been the subject of protests. A plan to accommodate the shuttles could lead to fewer available parking spaces.

06/20/2014

Parking VIolation

‘Temporary’ No Parking Signs Stay Up For 4 Years In San Francisco Construction Zones

In a city where parking is one of the hottest commodities, construction crews are hogging street-side parking with temporary “No Parking” signs for weeks, months, and even as long a four years, forcing those who actually own homes here to walk several blocks just to get to their front door.

06/12/2014

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