Due to budget troubles, it looks like we’re getting parking meters in parts of Golden Gate Park.  I can’t believe it.  There is something special about being at The Park and not having worry about the time or if your meter is low.  The thing about parking meters is that cities never remove them.  Can you think of a time where a city said, “You know what – we don’t need these parking meters anymore.  These people shouldn’t have to pay to park…”