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A shuttle commonly known as a “Google Bus” arrives at a Muni bus stop in San Francisco to pick up commuters. (CBS)

San Francisco Tech Shuttle Bus Program Gets OK, Supervisors Deny Environmental Appeal

The 18 month pilot program will allow private shuttle buses for tech companies to use a limited number of Muni stops in San Francisco.

04/02/2014

Passengers board a Muni bus along Market Street in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Donates Nearly $7 Million To Fund Free Muni Rides For San Francisco Youth

Google is donating nearly $7 million to allow San Francisco to continue providing free bus and other transportation services to low-income city kids, city officials announced on Thursday.

02/28/2014

Surveillance video shows a group of thieves stealing a woman’s iPhone on a San Francisco Muni bus. (CBS)

San Francisco Muni Launches Campaign To Curb Gadget Theft

More San Francisco police officers have been assigned to Muni buses and trains, in an effort to stop the increasing number of robberies and thefts of riders’ electronic devices.

11/07/2013

Scene of a fatal bicycle crash with a San Francisco Muni bus at 11th and Bryant streets, October 18, 2013. (CBS)

Report Of Missing Safety Device In Fatal Collision With Bicyclist Prompts SF Muni Fleet Inspection

Muni officials are trying to determine if a standard issue safety attachment, designed to protect pedestrians and bicyclists, was missing from the bus involved.

10/23/2013

Traffic backs up on westbound highway 24 next to a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Strike Day 2: Traffic Gridlocked, Shuttles Full

Commuters endured another tough morning commute because of a Bay Area Rapid Transit worker strike. Meanwhile, there were no new negotiations scheduled between BART management and its employee unions.

07/02/2013

A San Francisco Muni Bus (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Startup Plans To Convert Old SF Muni Buses Into Washing Stations For Homeless

A new startup in San Francisco aims to transform old city buses into hygiene and sanitation centers for the city’s homeless population.

04/29/2013

San Francisco Muni

SFMTA Approves Purchase Of 45 New Hybrid Electric Buses

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency on Tuesday approved plans to spend approximately $33.8 million on 45 new hybrid electric buses.

09/05/2012

San Francisco Muni bus, 9 San Bruno

San Francisco’s Muni Introducing ‘All-Door Boarding’ Policy

All-door boarding will allow passengers paying with Clipper to board through any door. Customers paying with cash or tokens will still be required to board through the front door.

06/29/2012

K.J. Choi of South Korea plays a bunker shot on the second hole during the first round of the 112th U.S. Open at The Olympic Club on June 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

BART Shutdown Strands U.S. Open Ticket Holders

It took many East Bay golf fans hours to get to the Olympic Club for the start of the U.S. Open Thursday because of the early morning fire that forced Bay Area Rapid Transit to shut down the Transbay Tube.

06/14/2012

Larkspur Ferry

Golden Gate Bus, Ferry Service Modified For Doyle Drive Closure

Transbay buses across the Golden Gate Bridge will follow modified routes, and ferries between Marin and San Francisco will run more frequently, during the upcoming weekend closure of Doyle Drive.

04/26/2012

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