Protest blocks buses as city transit board approves plan to formally allow the buses to use Muni stops.
City announces 18-month pilot plan that will issue permits and charge fees for using Muni facilities.
Muni launches ‘Eyes Up, Phones Down,’ a campaign to make riders safer from crime on buses and trains.
City’s transit agency takes a step to help riders know when their bus or train is actually coming.
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) — The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors voted on Tuesday to work towards a mobile phone application connecting passengers to taxis throughout the city. The legislation would create an electronic taxi access network that would track data while forming an Internet accessible centralized dispatch service. The board voted unanimously to […]
by Zusha Elinson, The Bay Citizen Cash-strapped cities embracing private contractors as saviors of their public transportation systems may find a cautionary tale in Fairfield. The suburban city halfway between Sacramento and San Francisco was the headquarters of MV Transportation, a rising star in public transit outsourcing. But the company failed to deliver the bus […]