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Description: This dataset includes all parking meters owned by SFMTA and the Port of San Francisco as of September 2011. The zipped data folder contains the dataset as a shapefile and a CSV, a PDF data dictionary, and a PDF map as a dataset preview.

This data provides:

  • Locations of meters

  • Meter characteristics, such as:

    • Single-space or multi-space meter

    • Smart meter status

    • Sensor status

    • Owner

    • On- or off-street location

  • Rate areas

  • Cap colors (use type and restrictions)

    • Black: Motorcycle parking

    • Brown: Tour bus parking

    • Green: Short term parking

    • Grey: General metered parking

    • Purple: Boat trailer parking

    • Red: Six-wheeled commercial vehicle parking

    • Yellow: Commercial vehicle parking

Agency Name: San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Date Released: September 16, 2011.
Time Period: September 2011
Frequency: Periodically
Location of dataset:
Format: Shapefile, CSV, PDF map
Location of Data Dictionary: PDF included in zipped data folder

DataSF is a clearinghouse of datasets available from the City & County of San Francisco. Our goal in releasing this site is:
(1) improve access to data
(2) help our community create innovative apps
(3) understand what datasets you'd like to see
(4) get feedback on the quality of our datasets.