SFMTA passed a plan on December 5, 2017 to expand on demand pricing to all 30,200 San Francisco parking meters. The plan is an attempt to ease parking frustrations and create more parking availability in busy San Francisco areas. Parking prices will fluctuate based on current demand, with prices reaching as high at $8 per hour and as low as $1. The plan is set to go into effect mid-January 2018.
How SF drivers plan to adjust:
SFMTA has been testing dynamic pricing in SF for the past 6 years through the SFpark pilot program found:
For more information about San Francisco parking rates and this plan visit the SFMTA website.
We survey 250 San Francisco residents via the survey platform Pollfish about the proposed SFMTA on-demand pricing plan. The survey was conducted between November 1, 2017 and December 5, 2017.
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