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Parking and Traffic Number Crunching: Part 2

A couple of weeks ago I posted the some of the highlights of the most recent San Francisco transportation numbers.

I’ve received more than a few requests for more numbers, so here is SFMTA Greatest Hits, the B-Sides:

SAN FRANCISCO VEHICLES AND DRIVERS

Autos - 380,621

Trucks - 56.407

Motorcycles - 21,065

Trailers - 8,355  

Total Vehicles - 466,448

Driver’s Licenses Issued - 543,209

Total Disabled Placards  - 60,754

Vehicles/Square Mile - 9,851

Vehicles Per Capita - 0.58

Non-SF Residents Commuting to SF  - 522,229

SF Residents Commuting Out of SF - 102,279

Estimated Daytime San Francisco Population - 945,480

Annual Parking Meter Revenue - $47,138,412

Annual Revenue per Meter - $1,529

 

MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK 2011 SAN FRANCISCO RESIDENTS

SF Resident Population - 806,696

Population 18 Years of Age or Over - 698,614

Drive Alone - 37.5%

Carpool - 7.6%

Public Transportation - 32.6%

Taxicab, Motorcycle or other - 2.1%

Bicycle - 3.3%

Walk - 9.9%

Worked at Home - 7.1%

Mean Travel Time to Work - 29.6 minutes

 

BICYCLES

Bicycle Path (Class I) Miles - Paved - 23

Bicycle Lane (Class II) Miles - 60

Bicycle Route (Class III) Miles - 124

Unpaved Paths - 8

Total Route Miles - 215

Bicycle Racks (on sidewalks) - 3,060

Bicycle Lockers - 52

Bicycle Corrals - 202

  

TAXIS

Medallions - 1,537

Single Operator Medallions - 50

Flag Drop - $3.50

Each 1/5 mile or fraction thereof - $0.55

Each additional minute waiting/traffic time delay - $0.55

  

CITY-OWNED OFF-STREET PARKING FACILITIES AND LOTS (2012)

Number of Attended Facilities - 19

No. of Parking Spaces in Attended Facilities - 14,400  

No. of Metered Lots - 20

No. of Parking Spaces in Metered Lots - 585  

Total No. of Off-Street Parking Spaces - 14,985

FY Net 2010-2011 Revenue of Garages - $39 million  

Electrical Vehicle Chargers* - 50  

*Charging free but must pay parking rates

 

RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING PROGRAM (FY 2011-12)

Residential Permit Parking Areas - 29

Cost of Annual Permit - $100

No. of Residential Parking Permits Issued - 70,995

Temporary/Visitor Permits - 6,055

Revenue Received for All Permits - $9,490,947

 

PARKING SUPPLY

Total number of meters (includes motorcycle meters) - 29,233 

White Zones - 1,658

Green Zones - 359

Yellow Zones - 4,001

Blue Zones - 571

Taxi Zones - 58

  

DOWNTOWN PARKING COSTS

Cost of Privately-Managed Downtown Parking:

Daily $10-$51

Hourly $2-$21 

Monthly $180 - $700

 

Cost of Public Downtown Parking:

Downtown, non-SFpark(Area 1) $3.50

Downtown periphery, non-SFpark (Area 2) $3.00

Remainder of the city, non-SFpark (Area 3) $2.00

SFpark pilot areas (Area 5) $0.25 to $6.00 

Citywide off-street lot meters $2.00 - $3.00

Motorcycle meters not in SFpark areas $0.40 - $0.70

Motorcycle meters in SFpark pilot $0.25 to $6.00

 

PARKING ENFORCEMENT

No. of Budgeted Parking Control Officers - 327

No. of PCO Supervisors and Assistant Directors - 35

No. of Dispatchers - 25

Annual Parking Citations Issued - 1,528,820

Tickets Issued Per Officer Per Year – 4675

Yearly Revenue Generated Per Officer $254,709

Tickets Issued Per Officer Per Day - 18

Parking Ticket Revenue - $83,290,024

 

David LaBua is a systems theorist, author of Finding the Sweet Spot and Founder of VoicePark, the mobile app that guides you by voice to the nearest available parking spot on-street and off-street.