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Parking and Traffic Number Crunching

Photo by Blaahhi on Flickr.com

Photo by Blaahhi on Flickr.com

Ladies and gentleman, I present you with the FY 2011-2012 San Francisco parking and traffic statistics.
 
SF Resident Population      806,696
 
Autos                                   380,621
 
Trucks                                 56.407
 
Motorcycles                         21,065
 
Trailers                                8,355
 
Total Vehicles                     466,448
 
Drivers' Licenses Issued     543,209
 
Total Disabled Placards      60,754
 
Vehicles/Square Mile          9,851
 
Vehicles Per Capita            0.58
 
 
PARKING SUPPLY
 
On-Street Vehicle Parking Spaces   281,700
 
Off-Street Parking – Downtown       34,433
 
Off-Street Parking - Remainder       132,086
 
Total Publicly Available Parking Supply    448,000
 
 
SF PARKING CITATIONS ISSUED FOR FY 2011-2012
 
Violation                   Code          Quantity   Percentage
 
Street Cleaning         T37C          520,589       34.05%
 
Parking Meter           T202           251,665       16.46%
 
Residential Permit      T315A       149,895       9.80%
 
Parking Meter             T202.1        128,869       8.43%
 
Block Wheels              T58A          64,985        4.25%
 
Vehicle Registration    V5204A      40,1659       2.63%
 
No Display Receipt      TC 127(D)   35,223        2.30%
 
Driveway                     V22500E      29,384        1.92%
 
No Plates                     V5200         26,411        1.73%
 
Tow-away Zone DT     T32A.1         26,217        1.71%
 
Tow-away Zone            T32A.2       16,407        1.07%
 
On Sidewalk                 V22500F     23,562        1.54%
 
Overtime Parking          T32C.2       23,459        1.53%
 
Double Parking            V22500H    22,021        1.44%
 
Yellow Zone Not DT      T38B.1       20,695        1.35%
 
Yellow Zone DT Core    T38B          18,180        1.19%
 
Prohibited Parking        T32B          13,380        0.88%
 
Red Zone                      T38A          13,323        0.87%
 
Truck Loading Zone      T33.3          12,584        0.82%
 
White Zone                   T38C            8,493          0.56%
 
Overtime Downtown   T32C.1          7,507           0.49%
 
Parking in Crosswalk V22500B        7,366           0.48%
 
+ 18 Inches from Curb V22502A      6,561           0.43%
 
Off Street Parking       T32.10          6,099            0.40%
 
Fire Hydrant               V22514          5,825            0.38%
 
Bus Zone                     V22500I       4,353             0.28%
 
Two Plates Required   V5200A        4,100             0.27%
 
School/Public Ground  V21113A      3,886              0.25%
 
All Other Violations*   OTHER        37,616             2.46%
 
Total Citations Issued                  1,528,820
 
Parking Ticket Revenue               $83,290,02
 
 
 
 
David LaBua is a psychotherapist, systems theorist, and transportation consultant. He is the author of Finding the Sweet Spot and is the founder of VoicePark, the mobile app that guides you by voice to the closest available on-street and off-street parking spot.