SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)— San Francisco drivers have long been frustrated spending countless minutes trying to find a parking space, but a new app called ‘Monkey Parking’ allows drivers to buy a spot from someone who’s already in it.
On Chestnut Street in the Marina, you need a lot more than parking karma to find a spot. One woman driving around said it’s a desperate situation and that drivers do what they have to do.READ MORE: 2 Injured, 1 With Serious Burns, In East Palo Alto House Fire
So here’s how it works the driver of a car, already parked in a busy neighborhood, connects with someone using the app who is in that dire situation of needed a parking spot. The one searching for a spot shows up and pays up to $20 to take over their location.