SFMTA Policy and Governance Committee Meeting

Agenda:

  • Residential Parking Permits for child care providers
  • N Judah sidewalk bulbs
  • One-hour time limit for broken or inoperable parking meters
  • Employee parking fee
  • Off street parking pricing enforcement
  • Advertising contract

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