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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

San Francisco Muni bus, 9 San Bruno

San Francisco Muni Considering App To Track Problems On System

The Smart Muni app was developed specifically for the Apple iPad – it would allow Muni managers to track buses through GPS technology, making it easier to identify delays. Sounds promising, but the transit agency is still considering its high tech options.

04/23/2012

Larkspur Ferry

Bay Area Ferry, Bus, Bridge Union Members Rally To End Labor Dispute

The Golden Gate Bridge Labor Coalition rallied along the Embarcadero as part of a contract dispute that affects union members who work with the ferries, buses and Golden Gate Bridge and roads.

04/14/2012

A 5-Fulton Muni bus. (CBS)

Muni Managers Laid Off In Cost-Cutting Move

Muni’s budget crisis is really hitting home for a dozen managers at the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency who were laid off last week to save $2 million.

03/20/2012

Apple Introduces iPhone 4s (Photo by Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images)

Thieves Target Smartphone Users On San Francisco Muni Buses

The San Francisco Police Department is urging Muni riders to be aware of their surroundings as thieves target their smartphones.

03/13/2012

Muni logo

Tangled Lines Disrupt Muni Metro Service, Hassle Commuters

Three San Francisco Muni Metro lines were out of service Thursday afternoon after a train that was moving between the Castro and Church stations pulled down some overhead electrical lines.

02/02/2012

VTA hybrid bus

Santa Clara VTA To Debut Amenity-Filled Hybrid Buses

Starting Monday, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority will begin offering riders a different experience on new diesel-electric hybrid buses.

01/06/2012

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