List: How "smart" meters will change parking in S.F.
Last week, the city began to roll out SFpark, "smart" meters that, through a networked program, adjust how much it costs to park in each space based on driver demand. How will this change parking in San Francisco?
A lot more parking meters will be stolen for their valuable computer parts
Only the people who own the Financial District will be able to afford to park in it
People in the Outer Sunset won't notice any change, just as usual
San Franciscans will enjoy the electric thrill of never being able to predict how much an important commodity will cost
Parking rates in the Richmond District will drop suddenly after parking meter #1862 learns how to love
Drivers will stop using the city's parking meters after Apple releases a sleeker, cooler, iMeter
Hipsters will demand rent control for parking spaces in the Mission
Glenn Beck has now declared that people who pay for parking in San Francisco are socialists
"How much did you park for?" will become a thing we all talk about
When problems come up, no one will actually understand how the system works