Wanted: Your Photos of Public Servants Parking Obnoxiously

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A block of cars with MTA permits parked near Jackson Square

by Aaron Bialick : sf.streetsblog.org – excerpt

As rampant as illegal parking is in San Francisco, there’s one group of drivers who are the champs when it comes to finding the most egregious places to leave their vehicles: police officers, mail truck drivers, and other public servants who use city vehicles.
We’d like to see your photos of city vehicles parked on sidewalks, crosswalks, bike lanes, and all the other places where city workers just can’t seem to resist taking advantage of the fact that SFMTA parking enforcement officers will almost certainly turn a blind eye…
Send your submissions to abialick@streetsblog.org(more)

S.F. moves closer to taking RVs off streets at night

by : sfexaminer – excerpt

Oversized vehicles would be banned from overnight parking on many streets in the Bayview, Sunset and South of Market districts and other neighborhoods under a proposal up for approval today.
Last year, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, which regulates parking in The City, approved a policy that would bar vehicles longer than 22 feet from staying overnight on city streets. Vehicles violating the ban are subject to a $65 fine.
On Tuesday, the transit agency’s board will vote on the first set of street segments that would be off-limits to the oversized vehicles. The agency has identified 35 on-street zones in The City, including portions of the Great Highway, Industrial Street, Fulton Street and Taraval Street… (more)

Breaking news – shots fired into Muni on Potrero Hill

According to ABC news, a man on a Muni bus was just shot at 25th and Wisconsin streets. The bus driver drove the injured party to General Hospital. More to come I am sure. This news doesn’t make me want to take the bus.

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