A new startup in San Francisco aims to transform old city buses into hygiene and sanitation centers for the city’s homeless population.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency on Tuesday approved plans to spend approximately $33.8 million on 45 new hybrid electric buses.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The San Francisco Police Department is urging Muni riders to be aware of their surroundings as thieves target their smartphones.
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.