City Park’s Tim Leonoudakis is Featured Speaker at The National Parking Association’s 2014 Convention and Expo

parking-net – excerpt

Tim Leonoudakis, CEO of City Park, San Francisco, Cal. will address parking professionals attending the National Parking Association’s 63rd Annual Convention & Expo, on smart parking and multimodal transportation for parking operators.

Tim Leonoudakis has served as CEO of City Park since 1985, growing the family-owned business founded by his father and uncle in 1953. City Park is an industry leader in high-end, award-winning parking operations and multi-modal transportation solutions. The parking company currently manages parking operations in the San Francisco Bay Area for 25 Five-Star hotels, 6 hospitals, 20 mixed-use/commercial facilities, 16 office parking towers and Levi’s Stadium. With over 90 locations currently under contract and 900 people on staff, City Park is the largest parking operator in the San Francisco Bay Area.

A national leader in green transportation practices, City Park offers over 38 electric vehicle charging stations to the public, and leads the industry in providing commuter shuttles for Bay Area employees at Google, Apple, Twitter and Salesforce. As a result, traffic on Bay Area highways has been reduced by almost 5,000 cars per day… (more)

Golden Gate Bridge district asks Marin Airporter to vacate Larkspur site

By Mark Prado : marinij – excerpt

Bridge district ending lease to create more ferry parking

The Golden Gate Bridge district is terminating its lease with the Marin Airporter in Larkspur so it can use the site for ferry parking.

Late-morning weekday ferry trips leaving Larkspur have limited ridership because there is nowhere for people to park after commuters fill up the lot, officials said.

The bridge district’s Transportation Committee voted Thursday to give the Airporter a 180-day lease termination notice. The same approval is expected Friday from the full bridge board…

The district will collect parking revenue of up to $60,000 a year when it charges for parking at the new lot as it does in its main lot. Expanded parking will allow for more passengers and increase revenue between $300,000 to $450,000 a year… (more)



Strike called on Golden Gate Bridge bus lines for Oct. 17

By Kale Williams : sfgate – excerpt

Buses operated by the Golden Gate Transportation District will not be crossing the Bay Area’s most famous bridge next Friday as workers from the Teamsters Union Local 856 and 665, which represents dispatchers, supervisors and maintenance crews, announced a one-day strike.

The Amalgamated Transit Union, which represents drivers, is expected to honor the picket line, effectively canceling bus service between Marin, Sonoma and San Francisco for the day. Ferry service and bridge traffic will not be affected… (mari)

BART, AC Transit Directors Approve Late Night Bus Service

Expanded late night transbay bus service could begin as early as December after BART and Alameda-Contra Costa Transit directors voted to approve the service.

BART directors approved the one-year pilot program Thursday and AC Transit directors approved it Wednesday night… (more)