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The residents and taxpaying public in San Francisco respectfully request that the Mayor and District Supervisors put an immediate end to SFMTA’s anti-car and other motor vehicle actions, including, but not limited to:

  1. Installing parking meters and increasing enforcement hours
  2. Enforcing Sunday parking meters

1. Moratorium on parking meters – DONE!
San Francisco residents have had enuf of the parking squeeze,and are prepared to vote the politicians out of office who support SFMTA parking meter expansion plans.

2. Free parking on Sunday – DONE!- along with a pullback on hours of parking enforcement. 9 AM – 6 PM. Non-holidays, Monday through Saturday only.
Let your Supervisors and Mayor know what you think about the SFMTA plan to charge for city-wide Sunday Parking.

Tell the city officials and the media your personal stories
Send us your stories, complaints, and comments.

See the plans SFMTA has for us next if we don’t stop them by passing the Charter Amendment in November. It is called Shift. SFMTA wants us to Shift our lives. They are the ones who need to Shift not us. Shift

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$4.4 Billion Bay Area Transportation Plan — Paid for by Higher Bridge Tolls — Sent to Governor

: kqed – excerpt

We’ve reached the home stretch of the legislative year at the state Capitol, with little time left until Friday’s midnight deadline to pass bills.

 

Update, 10:15 a.m. Friday, Sept. 15: Bridge Toll Measure Would Raise Billions for Bay Area Transportation; Passes Over Objections from East Bay Legislators

If you live in the Bay Area, you’ll be hearing a lot about Senate Bill 595 over the next year or so. The bill by state Sen. Jim Beall, D-Campbell, won final Senate passage Thursday and now awaits the governor’s signature.

SB 595 provides for a vote in the nine Bay Area counties next year to raise tolls on the region’s state-owned bridges — that’s all of them, except the Golden Gate — by as much as $3. If the Bay Area Toll Authority, the agency that oversees the bridges, seeks that maximum $3 increase, tolls on the bridges would be $8 to $9. (We still wouldn’t be in Verrazano-Narrows Bridge territory, though; the cash toll on the span between Brooklyn and Staten Island rose to $17 earlier this year.)

The higher tolls would raise something like $375 million a year, according to the latest legislative analysis, and pay for nearly three dozen transit and highway projects totaling $4.45 billion…

Several Contra Costa County legislators — Assemblymember Tim Grayson and Congressman Mark DeSaulnier among them — opposed SB 595, saying that it’s 1) a regressive tax and 2) a ripoff for the residents of the East Bay.

Their main argument — both DeSaulnier and Grayson penned op-ed pieces for the East Bay Times — is that residents of Alameda and Contra Costa counties will pay significantly more in increased tolls than their communities will get back in benefits… (more)

The new gas tax is supposed to fix the roads. Lets see what that tax is used for. By the time this new bridge toll bill comes up, We will probably have seen the results of the tax bills on our cost of living. There will also be a number of recall efforts to replace the reps who supported this bill and a recall on the gas tax. Stay tuned.

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