Frequently Asked Questions
511 Parking is a new online feature to help drivers in all nine counties locate parking quickly and easily. This tool features both real-time information (where available) as well as parking facilities and pricing throughout the Bay Area.
511 Parking provides real-time information for facilities in San Francisco utilizing data from the SFpark program. Information includes availability and current pricing for 14 garages and one lot. The garages and lot are indicated on the map with color-coded icons.
Currently, 511 Parking provides real-time information for the city of San Francisco only, in the following neighborhoods: Fillmore/Japantown, Financial District, Fisherman’s Wharf, Hayes Valley/Civic Center, Marina, Mission, and SOMA.
Currently, 511 Parking provides real-time information utilizing data from the SFpark program (14 garages and one lot). As this information expands beyond the current 14 garages and one lot, 511 Parking information will expand accordingly.
511 Parking provides general information on parking facilities throughout the region including location, pricing, and hours of operation. This information focuses on parking at or near to transit stations and hubs, as well as Park & Ride facilities.
The 511 Parking list of facilities is not 100% comprehensive. It includes facilities in San Francisco utilizing data from the SFpark program (14 garages and one lot). It also includes general information on parking facilities throughout the region focusing on parking at or near to transit stations and hubs, as well as Park & Ride facilities. 511 Parking plans to expand its list of facilities in the future.
511 Parking personalizes map views by remembering the most recent zoom, position, and list of results you select. If you have cookies enabled, the map will show your most recent view the next time you visit the page.
The web feature includes trip-planner style search functionality and an interactive map with clickable icons for garages and lots.
The phone feature will allow users to select a San Francisco neighborhood or specific facility to receive real-time availability, pricing, and location information.
Yes, an interactive mobile-optimized version of 511 Parking is available at m.511.org.