Fun San Francisco Parking Ticket Stats

Some fun facts about parking tickets in San Francisco, pulled from parking ticket data 1/1/2009 to 12/31/2009.

The numbers:

  • 1,706,510 tickets issued to 708,162 different license plates.
  • Grand total: $103,639,392.
  • 407,295 cars received only 1 ticket.
  • Most expensive ticket: $650 for parking in a disabled spot.
  • Most ticketed car: 398 tickets totalling $26,363.
  • Most ticketed make: Toyota.
  • Most ticketed day: Tuesday.
  • Most tickted date: January 2 (8299 tickets). [Jan 2nd fell on a Friday in 2009]
  • Least ticketed date: December 25 (111 tickets).
  • Most ticketed hour: Noon hour (by almost 70%!).
  • % issued by SFPD: 3.2%.
  • Most-issued ticket: T37C (Street cleaning) for $27,784,243 in fines.

Worst offenders (anyone see a pattern here?!):

  1. White Truck,  398 tickets
  2. Brown Truck, 368 tickets
  3. White Van,  320 tickets
  4. Brown Truck, 293 tickets
  5. White Truck 292 tickets

Worst offenders that don’t seem to be delivery trucks:

  1. Silver Lexus SUV, 248 tickets
  2. Silver Honda SUV, 206 tickets
  3. Black Lexus Sedan, 104 tickets
  4. Gray Lexus Sedan, 103 tickets
  5. White Ford Station Wagon, 92 tickets

Most productive officers:

  1. Badge 217: 18,187 tickets
  2. Badge 357: 17,449 tickets
  3. Badge 8: 16,812 tickets
  4. Badge 109: 16,527 tickets
  5. Badge 268: 16,454 tickets

More stats on the way in a future post.  Taking requests: what do you want to know?

2 comments

  1. Mark Schulman

    I’d like to know how the most productive officers compare to the average and to the least productive officers