So it’s become official that the few un-metered parking spaces in the Tendernob are coming to an end (yes, they call it Lower Nob Hill in the article.) I’m assuming that it’s parking goldmines like the strip of Sutter between Jones and Larkin that they’re targeting, but with 216 new meters being added, they’re going to be installed in a lot of places.
One of the beauties of living in this neighborhood is that none of us writing on this blog have a car. Hell, we don’t even have bicycles as everything we need is just here, as a neighborhood should be. So, as you can guess, I don’t really have that much of a problem with the new meters being installed. On the rare occasion that I do borrow or rent a car, I realize that it’s just one more added cost and I can’t really avoid paying for parking. For those who are of the opinion that this is wrong, may I refer you to the fact that in the driving handbook, it explicitly points out that driving is a privilege and not a right. So, anyone driving will now have the “priviledge” of paying more. Get out your “yee haw…”