San Francisco creates on-street parking for carshare operators, residents cry foul

A snapshot of the SFMTA’s draft map of 900 proposed on-street car-share parking spots.
A snapshot of the SFMTA’s draft map of 900 proposed on-street car-share parking spots.

San Francisco is well known for its parking constraints.  The city is home to nearly 10 carshare companies:  DriveNow, RelayRides, Getaround, Zipcar and City Car Share and growing.  As SFMTA seeks to create 900 on-street parking spaces for carsharing, many residents are crying foul at the prospect of those who place their cars in P2P networks, like Getaround and RelayRides, are getting parking for free, while others have to pay.

Read the full article here on Streetsblog San Francisco.  Los Angeles has similar on-street parking available exclusively for Zipcars only.  Will newly confirmed LADOT General Manager Seleta Reynolds, recreate the model in Los Angeles?

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