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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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Tip or Bribe? Taxi Drivers Say Illegal Payments to Dispatchers Are Routine

December 19, 2013 | 10:00 am

Tip or Bribe? Taxi Drivers Say Illegal Payments to Dispatchers Are Routine

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Unofficial tips get drivers better cabs and better fares, but cut into an already precarious livelihood.

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The Fine Line Between a Tip and a Bribe for Those Who Drive S.F. Taxis

December 19, 2013 | 8:00 am

The Fine Line Between a Tip and a Bribe for Those Who Drive S.F. Taxis

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Many taxi drivers feel they must tip dispatchers and others despite a city law banning the practice.

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July 4 Transit and Parking Around the Bay Area

July 3, 2013 | 5:35 pm

July 4 Transit and Parking Around the Bay Area

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With a BART strike that could stretch into the July 4 holiday, you just may want to start thinking ahead about how to get to all those barbecues and fireworks shows. Below are transit and parking enforcement plans for major agencies in the Bay Area. Transit: BART – BART is updating their website with the […]

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Muni Puts Up Counter Ads to Controversial Pro-Israel Messages; Activist Says ‘Manifestation of Sharia’

August 20, 2012 | 12:39 pm

Muni Puts Up Counter Ads to Controversial Pro-Israel Messages; Activist Says ‘Manifestation of Sharia’

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Muni has placed a counter-ad on 10 of its buses right alongside the controversial pro-Israel message that an activist bought. Muni’s ads read: SFMTA policy prohibits discrimination based on national origin, religion, and other characteristics, and condemns statements that describe any group as “savages.” Muni’s ad has an arrow pointing downward to the original ad, […]

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San Francisco Cabbies Honking Mad at New Fees

May 4, 2011 | 11:05 am

San Francisco Cabbies Honking Mad at New Fees

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As independent contractors, cab drivers are notoriously hard to organize. But on Tuesday, in conjunction with a board meeting of the Municipal Transportation Authority (MTA), hundreds of them waved signs, filled the seats of the meeting room, and circled City Hall honking their horns, all in protest of new MTA rules that drivers see as […]

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