The SFpark Pilot: Using data to make cities better

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DATE: 
Friday, April 3, 2015, 12:00pm to 1:00pm PDT
SPEAKERS: 
Kathryn Doherty-Chapman, Transportation Planner, Metro
COST: 
Free and open to the public

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SFpark was a federally-funded pilot program of a new approach to managing parking in San Francisco. It utilized real time data to identify parking availability, and demand-responsive parking pricing to help make parking easier to find. Parking management is an invaluable transportation demand management tool and the SFpark pilot demonstrated how data can help cities make smarter decisions. Come hear about the pilot evaluation results from a former SFpark staffer and PSU alum.

Kathryn Doherty-Chapman is a transportation planner focused on helping people access safe and healthy transportation options. She received her Masters of Urban and Regional Planning from Portland State University and her bachelors degree in geography and urban studies from Temple University. After working on the SFpark pilot she returned home to Portland and currently works at Metro in the Regional Travel Options group.

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