For the first time in five years, the basic fare to ride San Francisco’s Muni is going up 25 cents on September 1st.
Starting in 2014, the program that allows Bay Area commuters to use pre-tax dollars from their paychecks to pay for transit and commuting will be slashed nearly in half.
Low- and moderate-income youth between 5 and 17 years old can now ride Muni free with a valid Clipper card as part of a 16-month pilot program that began Friday.
Nearly 20,000 San Franciscans under the age of 18 have applied for free Muni passes to be issued by the end of the month as part of a 16-month pilot program.
Clipper Card holders may be unaware that the Metropolitan Transportation Commission stores information on their public transit movements for years, potentially allowing authorities track your previous locations.
A San Francisco Muni train rider claims he was given a $100 ticket when his Clipper commute card came up five cents short on his 75 cent discounted senior fare.
A number of Bay Area transit agencies are increasing fares starting Sunday.
Even as the Caltrain faces the possibility of future cutbacks, the agency is adding service and was poised to break its own ridership record this summer.
Beginning July 1, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority joins other Bay Area public transportation systems on the regional Clipper Card.
Caltrain plans to raise its one-way cash fare by 25 cents in order to encourage more riders to switch to Clipper Cards, rail officials said.