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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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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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