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Accessible parking forum

19
Oct
Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. – welcome and poster session

11 a.m. to noon – presentation and discussion

Members of San Francisco’s Accessible Parking Policy Advisory Committee, a stakeholder group comprised mostly of people with disabilities, will present their package of state and local policy recommendations to increase access to parking and reduce disabled parking placard misuse.

The package includes:

  1. Increase blue zones
  2. Improve enforcement of placard misuse
  3. Improve DMV oversight of placard approvals
  4. Allow communities to require placard holders to pay at the meter
  5. Use revenue for accessibility improvements
  6. Allow communities to establish reasonable time limits for placard holders

Learn more about the committee and its recommendations

Read the updated report covering the committee process, research, recommendations, outreach, and next steps

The Muni F-line Historic Streetcar has an accessible stop in front of the event location at The Embarcadero and Washington Street. The closest Muni Light Rail/BART station is the Embarcadero Station, approximately .3 miles away. For Muni route, schedule, fare and accessible services information anytime, visit www.sfmta.com or call 311.

The meeting location is accessible to persons using wheelchairs and others with disabilities. Assistive listening devices, materials in alternative formats, American Sign Language interpreters and other accommodations are available upon request. For current information, contact SFMTA or call (415) 646-2717.