SPUR Lunchtime Forum: Stop circling the block: How technology will change parking in SF

"Generating accurate information about parking patterns has proven to be a challenging task—not a surprise given that one of the most technologically advanced tracking methods in use is the application of chalk to the tires of parked cars. This, however, is set to change. Tod Dykstra of Streetline will show the methods and technology that are staged to change how the flow of parking is tracked and managed, with demonstrations of the hardware and software that make real-time, spot-by-spot tracking of parking a possibility."


This Week in Livable Streets Events

This week is packed with livable streets events: there are seven on Tuesday alone! Be sure to check the Streetsblog calendar for a full list. Here are the week’s highlights: Tuesday: TransForm TransForum: Is a ballot initiative the right way to protect state transit funds? Learn about a proposed statewide ballot initiative that would seek […]

Modernizing How People Pay to Park in Downtown DC

Washington, DC, is poised for big improvements to its performance parking program. Michael Perkins at Greater Greater Washington reports that ParkDC is set to expand “on some of downtown’s most in-demand blocks” in Gallery Place. By resetting meter prices every few months based on the rate of occupied curbside parking spaces, the new ParkDC zone could match […]