The technological advances to make San Francisco’s Muni a more efficient public-transportation system are actually working against riders, several of whom are getting fined because of faulty Clipper card readers .
Officials with San Francisco’s Muni system have imposed a tougher stance on fare evaders, and the new enforcement strategy seems to be working well for the transit agency.
A bill up for debate in the California Senate Transportation Committee would make bike riders subject to fines similar to those imposed on drivers who are caught using a mobile device behind the wheel.
The California Highway patrol cited 24 people for speeding Friday in Santa Rosa in only an hour and a half, officials said Saturday.
During his travels About the Bay, KCBS’ Mike Sugerman found that even with the discount, drivers are paying more than they’d like for those violations.
ConsumerWatch reporter Julie Watts had her own run-in with a San Francisco police officer who tried to give her a ticket for expired registration.
For the next two weeks, 140 Bay Area law enforcement agencies will be joining the California Highway Patrol in its statewide effort to target those not buckling up.