SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — Drivers in San Francisco may soon have to feed meters on Sunday.

The Municipal Transportation Agency’s proposed budget—released on Thursday—calls for an end to free Sunday meters. Instead, meters would be enforced from noon to 6 p.m. that day.

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The proposed budget also calls for up to 1,000 new parking meters and a $5 increase in the cost of parking tickets.

It comes as the MTA is facing multi-million-dollar budget deficits. The additional revenue would help fund free Muni rides for low-income youth and increase the amount the agency spends on maintenance.

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