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San Francisco conducts an in-depth parking census

San Francisco conducts an in-depth parking census

| June 4, 2014

San Francisco has one of the largest vehicle densities in the world – about 10,000 registered vehicles per square mile, according to SF State University geography professor Jason Henderson. Still, it has a comparatively large number of publicly available parking spots, 441,950, a majority of which are on-street rather than in garages. Census findings 90% […]

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MonkeyParking: app auctions off parking options

MonkeyParking: app auctions off parking options

| May 22, 2014

A while ago, just finding a parking spot in a busy area was a reward in itself, but now you can turn that precious parking spot into cash. An app called MonkeyParking, born out of an Italian company, aims to relieve drivers of spending countless hours cruising for parking in San Francisco. MonkeyParking allows its […]

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On-street parking sensors make life easier for motorists and cities

On-street parking sensors make life easier for motorists and cities

| April 2, 2014

Parking has long been a cash cow for American towns and cities, so it’s only natural that ways to make it more efficient get attention. On-street parking sensors are one way of optimizing parking, allowing cities to effectively manage limited parking spaces and bring in as much revenue as they can —  but there’s something […]

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