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A parking meter in San Francisco displays information about a 27 cent transaction fee for credit and debit card use. (CBS)

Credit Card Transaction Fee Goes Into Effect At San Francisco Parking Meters

Drivers who use credit or debit cards to pay for parking at meters in San Francisco are being charged extra for that convenience, as a new transaction fee went into effect.

08/17/2015

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SFMTA Pushing For Speed Cameras In San Francisco To Improve Pedestrian Safety

The SFMTA is drafting a proposal that would allow the agency to install the cameras near schools and other areas where pedestrian safety is an issue.

05/18/2015

A Muni Metro train. (San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency)

Voter-Approved $48 Million Announced To Be Dedicated To San Francisco Muni Improvements

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced $48 million in new voter-approved funding for the city’s transit system on Monday. The money will go toward improvements for the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency and the hiring of 244 people.

05/04/2015

A woman puts money into a parking meter in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Goes Low-Tech To Warn Drivers Of Towing Rules At Metered Spaces

Parking in San Francisco can be confusing, and expensive if your car gets towed. So, the city is placing stickers on meters to make it easier for drivers to determine when it’s okay to park in certain spaces.

04/14/2015

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San Francisco Muni Unveils Big Service Additions To Alleviate Transit System’s Increased Ridership

San Francisco Muni is adding service to its busiest routes to deal with the increase in ridership that’s been crowding buses, especially during peak commute hours.

04/03/2015

Cars illegally parked on the median along Dolores Ave. in San Francisco. (CBS)

San Francisco Parking Officials Turn Blind Eye To Double-Parking Churchgoers, Dolores Park Visitors

San Francisco parking officials are turning a blind eye to worshipers and Dolores Park visitors double parking at medians on several streets on Sundays.

03/23/2015

A parking space in San Francisco that was removed as part of the "daylighting" process.

San Francisco Removing Dozens Of Parking Spaces In ‘Daylighting’ Plan To Improve Pedestrian Safety

It’s getting harder for drivers to park in San Francisco, and it’s not just because of increased traffic. Some parking spots are actually disappearing, in the name of safety.

03/13/2015

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Pedestrian, Bicycle Plan Approved For 20-Blocks Of San Francisco’s Polk Street

The project drew dozens of San Francisco residents, including bicycle and pedestrian advocates supporting the project and residents and businesses concerned about the loss of parking and vehicle access.

03/03/2015

A San Francisco Department of Parking and Traffic issues a parking ticket for an illegaly parked car on January 21, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SFMTA Approves Residential Parking Permit Areas For Alamo Square, Panhandle

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s board of directors on Tuesday unanimously approved the creation of a residential parking permit area in the neighborhoods surrounding Alamo Square Park and the Panhandle.

03/03/2015

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Crucified ‘Cheetos Jesus’ Parody On SF Muni Bus Stop Raises Eyebrows, Ire

A San Francisco Muni bus stop “advertisement” in the Mission District depicts Chester Cheetah as Jesus, drawn hanging from a rough sketch of a cross with the words, “He Died For Our Snacks.”

02/25/2015

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