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There's more that's not being mentioned, and understandably so. San Francisco will reap huge rewards in parking ticket revenue. SFpark is so smart that it knows when a space is occupied and the meter has expired. Parking Enforcement officers don't have to drive/walk around looking for violations -- their handhelds will pinpoint them! Don't get me wrong, I am looking forward to seeing SFpark in action. I think it brings more good than harm.

I'm also in the parking (ticket) business, but on the other side of the coin: http://parkzing.com

Maybe I am alone in this line of thinking, but shouldn't people who are illegally parked get tickets? Ticketing illegal parking is a good thing. It's not in any way liberty-infringing or anything.

There's one more nice side effect of having ~1 open space on every block -- drivers don't need to circle around the neighborhood multiple times looking for spaces, so the streets clear up a bit.

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