Depending on how you look at it, of course. I myself am burdened by the study of the Economics, so excuse me if I don’t wave my pom poms for this 2015 creation of the SFMTA:
Pre-2015, you’d never see this, all these empty spots. (People have moved their rides west, on the other side of the river of Masonic, where you can park it day after day, permit or no.)
What’s that, isn’t this great you say?
Well no, it’s not. Sry.