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Parking Quiz Answers! SFMTA vs. SF Giants

Parking Quiz Answers! SFMTA vs. SF Giants

Just before lunch, we asked you to put SFMTA up against SF Giants in a battle of numbers. Here are the answers!

3,387,303
A) Giants attendance last year
B) Number of parking tickets given out in SF last year

Answer: B
There were 1,534,308 parking tickets given out in SF last year


$65
A) The cost for 2 left field club seats to see the Giants
B) Cost of one meter violation ticket in downtown SF

Answer: Tie


1947

A) Bobby Thompson's Shot heard 'round the world
B) The year the first meter was installed in SF

Answer: B
Bobby Thompson's walk-off homerun was in 1951. The first parking meter was installed in August 21, 1947 at Polk and Bush.



1921
A) The year the first traffic signal was installed in SF
B) The year the Giants first played a game at Candlestick Park

Answer: B
The Giants played their first game at Candlestick in 1960


53
A) Average cost of a parking ticket in SF
B) Number of Hall of Famers who played for the Giants

Answer: B
53 Hall of Famers played for the NY and SF Giants


43,000
A) Number of parking meters in SF
B) Viewer capacity at the Giants' ballpark?

Answer: B
There are currently 28,000 parking meters in SF

53
A) Average cost of a parking ticket in SF
B) Number of Hall of Famers who played for the Giants

Answer: B



25,000
A) Number of bags of peanuts sold at a Giants game
B) Current number of users of VoicePark


Answer: B 
VoicePark is the world's first voice guided parking navigation app. It is now being piloted in SF


25
A) The number of parking control officer dispatchers
B) The number of Giants players on the roster

Answer: Tied at 25

40
A) Giants player roster in September
B) Number of parking control officer supervisors and assistant directors

Answer: A
The roster expands to 40 players every September 1.  There are 35 parking control officer supervisors and assistant directors.


4
A) Average number of parking tickets per registered driver in SF last year
B) Average number of earned runs given up per game by Giants pitchers last year

Answer: A
Giants pitchers allowed 3.2 earned runs per game last year


51 miles
A) The total distance that Barry Bonds' homerun balls have traveled
B) Total length of cable that pulls SF cable cars

Answer: A
There are 10.8 miles of cable pulling SF cable cars


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