MTC Policy Advisory Council Equity and Access Subcommittee

Agenda:

Of note:

3.  Recommendations for New San Francisco Accessible Parking Policies

(Carla Johnson and Jessie Lorenz)

Members of San Francisco’s Accessible Parking Policy Advisory Committee will present their policy recommendations to increase access to parking for people with disabilities and reduce disabled parking placard misuse in San Francisco.

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