By Will Reisman : SFExaminer – excerpt
Disgruntled residents in The City’s eastern neighborhoods have banded together to protest the installation of parking meters in their communities.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency plans to add about 5,000 parking meters in the Mission Bay, Potrero Hill, Mission District and SoMa District neighborhoods.
Residents came out in force against the decision during a January hearing, forcing the SFMTA to later delay the project. Now, the locals have created a group, called the Eastern Neighborhoods United Front (ENUF), to squelch the agency’s plans for good.
ENUF has started an online presence (sfenuf.org) to highlight their concerns with the plan, and the group is circulating a census survey around the neighborhood to gather further feedback of community concerns, said Tony Kelly, a Potrero Hill activist who is leading the