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New Poll Suggests San Franciscans Support Tech Shuttles — This Month

March 25, 2014 | 5:29 pm

New Poll Suggests San Franciscans Support Tech Shuttles — This Month

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Survey also found favorable opinions of tech workers and impact on city of tech sector growth.

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San Francisco Video: One Morning in the Life of a ‘Google Bus’ Stop

March 7, 2014 | 1:11 pm

San Francisco Video: One Morning in the Life of a ‘Google Bus’ Stop

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A three-minute time lapse dramatizes the role of tech shuttles in moving the Silicon Valley workforce.

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Yet Another Protest Against Tech Buses as San Francisco Adopts Shuttle Plan

January 21, 2014 | 4:25 pm

Yet Another Protest Against Tech Buses as San Francisco Adopts Shuttle Plan

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Protest blocks buses as city transit board approves plan to formally allow the buses to use Muni stops.

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San Francisco Cuts Deal to Allow Shuttles to Use Muni Stops

January 6, 2014 | 5:13 pm

San Francisco Cuts Deal to Allow Shuttles to Use Muni Stops

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City announces 18-month pilot plan that will issue permits and charge fees for using Muni facilities.

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BART, Muni, CalTrain Service New Year’s Eve

December 31, 2013 | 5:49 am

BART, Muni, CalTrain Service New Year’s Eve

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Bay Area transit agencies are offering free extra service for New Year’s Eve.

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San Francisco Looks to Curb Crime, Phone Thefts on Muni

November 7, 2013 | 4:16 pm

San Francisco Looks to Curb Crime, Phone Thefts on Muni

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Muni launches ‘Eyes Up, Phones Down,’ a campaign to make riders safer from crime on buses and trains.

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San Francisco’s Muni Launches Text and Email Alerts for Riders

November 7, 2013 | 12:11 pm

San Francisco’s Muni Launches Text and Email Alerts for Riders

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City’s transit agency takes a step to help riders know when their bus or train is actually coming.

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SoMa Billboard Put Up As Counterpoint to Anti-Islam Muni Ads

August 6, 2013 | 4:44 pm

SoMa Billboard Put Up As Counterpoint to Anti-Islam Muni Ads

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By Vinnee Tong Earlier this year, ten San Francisco Muni buses featured Islamophobic ads that upset a lot of people. Now a San Francisco resident has used a crowdfunding campaign to raise money to put up a billboard intended as a counterpoint to those ads. The billboard went up on Monday on 10th Street in the city’s South of Market neighborhood. It reads: “Hate Has No Place […]

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If BART Unions Strike, Here Are Your Options

June 28, 2013 | 2:04 pm

If BART Unions Strike, Here Are Your Options

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By Lisa Pickoff-White and Kelly Dunleavy-O’Mara BART unions may go on strike early on Monday, August 5. Here are several transit options and advice to help you get to where you need to go. During the July strike, MTC urged residents to work from home if possible and asked employers to offer flexible schedules. Roads […]

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SF Muni Gets New Hybrids But Shows Off a Bus to Nowhere

June 18, 2013 | 2:40 pm

SF Muni Gets New Hybrids But Shows Off a Bus to Nowhere

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by Isabell Angell San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and other city officials gathered at the waterfront by AT&T Park yesterday to unveil the new hybrid buses that will join the Municipal Railway’s fleet this month. Lee said the city ordered 62 biodiesel-electric buses, which are part of his plan to overhaul the much-maligned transit agency. […]

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