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  • Mario Tanev

    So, let me understand this better.

    1. We’re legalizing unsafe median parking, since we don’t have enough officers to enforce it.
    2. We’re strictly enforcing what is otherwise safe bicycle stop rolling.

    What a visionary world-class city we are!

  • I wonder where they could find some money to hire workers to enforce Sunday parking rules…

  • From the Weekly story:

    “SFMTA insists there is no special Sunday parking exemption and that there simply aren’t enough parking officers working Sunday mornings to nail the thousands of violators.”

    I think it might be more accurate if we tweak it to:

    1. We’re legalizing unsafe median parking, since we refuse to staff enforcement on Sunday mornings anyway.

    2. We’re strictly enforcing what is otherwise safe bicycle stop rolling.

    Does that sound about right? Er… sound about wrong?

  • jonobate

    It’s pretty maddening that the community voiced clear support for enforcing the existing parking laws, and yet the SFMTA seem ready to legalize this unsafe practice due a small vocal minority.

    Much like during the 14-Mission Muni Forward outreach, where the community voiced support for the more aggressive of the two travel time reduction options, but they went with the moderate one instead due to a vocal minority who objected to losing some parking spaces. And the 22-Filmore Muni Forward outreach, where the same thing happened. And the N-Judah Muni Forward outreach. And…

  • Darksoul SF

    22-Fillmore/16th, 55-16th Street, and the E-Embarcadero would be servicing UCSF People.

  • the_greasybear

    Yet another example of how San Francisco officials go out of their way to give a pass to law-breaking motorists. Bias, bias, bias.

  • jonobate

    To be fair, SFMTA aren’t the people enforcing the bicycle rolling stop. Though I wonder if SFPD could choose to start writing tickets for median parking.