Sweepstakes for Downtown Congestion Pricing Study 

Official Rules for Unclog Fog City (Enter to win $100 Visa gift card) and the Downtown Congestion Pricing Study Texting Survey (enter to win $25 Visa gift card).

No purchase is available to enter or win. 

The Transportation Authority gift card giveaway (the "Sweepstakes") is sponsored by the San Francisco County Transportation Authority (the “Transportation Authority” which owns and operates www.sfcta.org) and having an address of 1455 Market Street, 22nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103.

Eligibility

Open only to permanent legal U.S. residents, eighteen (18) years of age or older, physically residing in the nine-county Bay Area (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma counties). Employees of Transportation Authority and its respective affiliates (including directly affiliated transportation authorities), promotion or servicing agencies and any other entity involved in the development or administration of this Sweepstakes, and their immediate family members or household members are not eligible to participate in or win the Sweepstakes.

Winners may be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and complete relevant tax forms as a condition to the delivery of the applicable prize. Void where prohibited by law. All applicable federal, state and local laws apply.

How to Enter: Unclog Fog City 

No purchase is necessary to participate in the Sweepstakes. 

To enter, navigate to www.sfcfta.org/fogcity via the Internet and submit and validate the requested demographic and other information as well as an email address or phone number between 9am PST on 8/20/2020 and 5pm PST on 9/25/2020 (the "Entry Period"). Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means are void. Normal time, toll, connection and usage rates, if any, charged by your Internet service provider will apply. All entries become the property of the Transportation Authority.

By registering and submitting your demographic and other information, including your email address or phone number, you will be agreeing that your submission and any other information collected in connection with the Sweepstakes may be used by Transportation Authority in accordance with Transportation Authority’s Privacy Policy and may be shared with Transportation Authority’s affiliated business entities, and that you automatically opt-in to receive email, text messages or other communications from Transportation Authority. You may subsequently opt-out of the receipt of such email or communications by following the directions in the email, communications or by contacting Transportation Authority directly.

All registrations must include entrant’s valid email address or phone number. The email address provided by online entrants will be the identity of the entrant and, if selected for a prize, the identity of the winner. Transportation Authority expressly reserves the right to disqualify any entries believed in good faith to be generated by an automated program or via scripts. By participating, all entrants agree to abide by these Official Rules.

How to Enter: Downtown Congestion Pricing Study Texting Survey 

No purchase is necessary to participate in the Sweepstakes. 

To enter, text 415-449-4214. Choose your preferred language: For English: Text TRAFFIC to 415-449-4214. For Spanish: Text TRAFICO  to 415-449-4214. For Chinese: Text 交通  to 415-449-4214. For Filipino: Text TRAPIK  to 415-449-4214.

Submit and validate the requested demographic and other information as well as an email address or phone number between 9am PST on 8/20/2020 and 5pm PST on 9/25/2020 (the "Entry Period"). Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means are void. Normal time, toll, connection and usage rates, if any, charged by your Internet or phone service provider will apply. All entries become the property of the Transportation Authority.

By registering and submitting your demographic and other information, including your email address and phone number, you will be agreeing that your submission and any other information collected in connection with the Sweepstakes may be used by Transportation Authority in accordance with Transportation Authority’s Privacy Policy and may be shared with Transportation Authority’s affiliated business entities, and that you automatically opt-in to receive email, text messages or other communications from Transportation Authority. You may subsequently opt-out of the receipt of such email or communications by following the directions in the email, communications or by contacting Transportation Authority directly.

All registrations must include entrant’s valid email address or phone number. The email address or phone number provided by participants will be the identity of the entrant and, if selected for a prize, the identity of the winner. Transportation Authority expressly reserves the right to disqualify any entries believed in good faith to be generated by an automated program or via scripts. By participating, all entrants agree to abide by these Official Rules.

Prizes

Unclog Fog City: The Transportation Authority will randomly select ten (10) winners to each receive one (1) One Hundred Dollar ($100) Visa® Gift Card.  

Downtown Congestion Pricing Study Texting Survey: The Transportation Authority will randomly select ten (10) winners to each receive one (1) twenty-five dollar ($25) Visa® Gift Card.  

Decisions of the Transportation Authority are final and binding with respect to all matters related to the Sweepstakes. All prizes will be awarded. In no event shall the Transportation Authority be obligated to award more prizes than the number of prizes stated in these Official Rules. No substitutions (including for cash) are permitted, except that Transportation Authority reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater monetary value for any prize.

Winners shall be responsible and liable for all federal, state and local taxes on the value of their prize. To receive a complete list of winners or a copy of the Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to:
San Francisco County Transportation Authority, 1455 Market Street, 22nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103.

Specify winner’s list or rules on your request.

Allow eight (8) weeks for prize delivery.

Selection and Notification

The winning entries will be chosen at random not later than October 31, 2020. The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. The Sweepstakes will be conducted under the supervision of the Transportation Authority. The decisions of the Transportation Authority are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Winners will be notified by email or phone, however Transportation Authority reserves the right to modify the method of notification. Winners must claim their prize within five (5) business days after the date of notification of such prize. Any notification of prize returned to Transportation Authority as non-deliverable and/or failure of Sweepstakes winner to respond to the prize notification within the specified five (5) business days will be considered such Sweepstakes winner’s forfeiture of the prize and an alternate winner may be selected from the pool of eligible entries. If an entrant is found to be ineligible, an alternate winner may also be selected from the pool of eligible entries. Each entry submitted in response to the Sweepstakes and in accordance with the rules will constitute an official entry. One entry per person. Duplicate entries will be void. All entrants agree to abide by these Official Rules. All entries become the property of the Transportation Authority.

General Conditions, Limitations of Liability, and Releases

An entrant or winner may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes if he or she fails to comply with each provision of these Official Rules, as determined in the sole discretion of the Transportation Authority. Participation in the Sweepstakes is at entrant’s own risk. Transportation Authority shall not be liable for 1) failed, returned or misdirected notifications based on inaccurate information provided by the winner on the contest entry form, 2) entries and responses to winner notifications which are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, misdirected, damaged or otherwise not received by the intended recipient in whole or in part or for computer or technical error of any kind, 3) any electronic miscommunications or failures, technical hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit an entrant’s ability to participate in the Sweepstakes, 4) any technical malfunctions of the telephone network, computer on-line system, computer equipment, software, program malfunctions or other failures, delayed computer transactions or network connections that are human, mechanical or technical in nature, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from downloading any part of this Sweepstakes or 5) any warranty of fitness or merchantability of any prize or the function or operation thereof, which shall be the sole responsibility of the manufacturer of the prize. Transportation Authority does not make any, and hereby disclaims any and all, representations or warranties of any kind regarding any prize. Unless prohibited by applicable law, your entry constitutes your permission to use your name, photograph, likeness, voice, address (city and state) and testimonials in all media, in perpetuity, in any manner Transportation Authority deems appropriate for publicity purposes without any further compensation to such entrant. By entering or accepting a prize in the Sweepstakes, winners agree to be bound by these Official Rules and to conform to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. When applicable, the winner may be required to execute and return to Transportation Authority within ten (10) business days an Affidavit of Eligibility and a Liability and Publicity Release to be eligible for the prize or an alternate winner will be selected. Winner may be required to furnish proof of identity, address and birth date in order to receive a prize.

By entering, an entrant agrees to release and hold harmless Transportation Authority and its respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliated entities, directors, officers, employees, attorneys, agents, and representatives from any damage, injury, death, loss, claim, action, demand, or other liability (collectively, "Claims") that may arise from their acceptance, possession and/or use of any prize or their participation in this promotion, or from any misuse or malfunction of any prize awarded, regardless of whether such Claims, or knowledge of the facts constituting such Claims, exist at the time of entry or arise at any time thereafter. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with this Sweepstakes will be ineligible for prizes and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. Transportation Authority reserves the right to modify these Official Rules in any way or at any time. Transportation Authority reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel or suspend this Sweepstakes should viruses, bugs or other causes beyond their control corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Sweepstakes. In the event of cancellation or suspension, Transportation Authority shall promptly post a notice on the Sweepstakes entry page to such effect. This Sweepstakes shall be governed by California law. By participating in this contest, entrants agree that California courts shall have jurisdiction over any dispute or litigation arising from or relating to this Sweepstakes and that venue shall be only in the County of San Francisco, California.