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Parking Quiz: When Was The First Parking Meter Installed in SF?

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It's no secret that parking in the city is a bitch. So we've enlisted local parking guru and author of Finding the Sweet Spot, David LaBua, to dish out weekly tips on navigating the ins and outs of city parking.

Happy Friday! We've got a little history lesson for you this afternoon from our parking know-it-all, David LaBua, about when the first parking meters landed on the streets of San Francisco and changed the lives of drivers forever. Take a guess and learn the answer in a few hours!

When was the first parking meter installed in San Francisco?
A) 1849

B) 1930

C) 1947

D) 1962

E) 1979