Protest blocks buses as city transit board approves plan to formally allow the buses to use Muni stops.
Unofficial tips get drivers better cabs and better fares, but cut into an already precarious livelihood.
Many taxi drivers feel they must tip dispatchers and others despite a city law banning the practice.
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 […]
Muni Puts Up Counter Ads to Controversial Pro-Israel Messages; Activist Says ‘Manifestation of Sharia’
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, […]
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 […]