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SFMTA Starts Commuter Shuttle Pilot Program

August 1, 2014 | 4:53 pm

SFMTA Starts Commuter Shuttle Pilot Program

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Advocates for seniors and people with disabilities protested, briefly disrupting several bus departures.

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Bikeway on San Francisco’s Embarcadero a Step Closer to Reality

July 24, 2014 | 9:22 am

Bikeway on San Francisco’s Embarcadero a Step Closer to Reality

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Protected lane would likely decrease conflicts between bicyclists, pedestrians and drivers.

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This Weekend, San Francisco Returns to Free Sunday Parking Meters

July 4, 2014 | 2:39 pm

This Weekend, San Francisco Returns to Free Sunday Parking Meters

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Come Sunday, drivers can again save their loose change for doing laundry.

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Talks Break Down in Muni Labor Dispute

June 12, 2014 | 7:04 pm

Talks Break Down in Muni Labor Dispute

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SFMTA director sends letter to union leader indicating no change from terms before last week’s sickout.

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Odds Stacked Against S.F. Transit Operators in Talks, Union Leaders Say

June 10, 2014 | 9:51 am

Odds Stacked Against S.F. Transit Operators in Talks, Union Leaders Say

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But sickout might have given workers leverage, as agency agrees to mediation rather than arbitration.

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Muni’s Sickout Ends and Even the Cable Cars Are Returning

June 5, 2014 | 9:37 am

Muni’s Sickout Ends and Even the Cable Cars Are Returning

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Transit agency expects system to provide 90 percent of service on Thursday morning.

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What’s Next for Muni After Sickout?

June 2, 2014 | 5:56 pm

What’s Next for Muni After Sickout?

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Labor expert says ‘interest arbitration’ will happen if management and labor can’t strike a deal.

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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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