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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

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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

Police in Elko, Nevada inspecting busloads of students from the Bay Area on a ski trip bound for Utah.  Photo courtesy: Ross Andreson / Elko Daily Free Press

Organizers Of Busted Bay Area Student’s Ski Trip Had Previous Drug Incident

The discovery on Thursday of large quantities of marijuana and drug paraphernalia on five buses carrying Northern California teenagers is making national headlines, but police in Elko, Nev. Friday said it is not the first time it has happened.

12/30/2011

New Year’s Eve Transportation

New Year’s Eve Transportation

For all the party people in the Bay Area looking to go out and celebrate this New Year’s Eve by going to club and bar events, we have your way to make it home…

12/23/2011

Oakland Police on the scene where two Amtrak trains collided near Jack London Square on October 12, 2011. (CBS)

Amtrak Service Restored After Oakland Jack London Square Crash

Service at Oakland’s Jack London Square train station was restored Thursday morning after an Amtrak train crashed into another train that was unloading passengers, injuring 17 people.

10/13/2011

Muni Bus

SF Muni Considers All-Door Boarding System

San Francisco Muni is considering a new policy that would allow bus passengers to enter through the rear doors of buses in an effort to increase on-time performance.

09/07/2011

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