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Muni Experiencing Major Delays Monday Due To “Sick Out” Labor Disputes

Muni Gets Doctor’s Notes From Majority Of Operators Who Called Out Sick, Snarling Commutes

Muni says a majority of the 1,500 operators who called in sick this week have turned in doctors notes excusing their absences.

06/05/2014

Guide Dog (Carl De Souza/AFP/Getty Images)

Uber Questioned Over Claims Drivers Refused To Pick-Up Customers With Guide Dogs

San Francisco regulators and the National Federation of the Blind are looking into claims that drivers are not picking up passengers with service animals.

05/21/2014

Gas prices rise to nearly $6 a gallon in Bolinas, after a station in Point Reyes Station shut down. There is a $1 per gallon tax included. (Credit Don Ford)

Gas Prices Soar To Nearly $6 A Gallon After Point Reyes Station Accident

Drivers visiting western Marin County this week should make sure they have plenty of gasoline as damage to a Point Reyes Station gas station has left the area with few places to refuel, the California Highway Patrol said Wednesday.

05/14/2014

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San Francisco Pedestrians Could Be Fined For Violating Crosswalk Countdown Rules

While San Francisco cracks down on dangerous drivers in an attempt to increase pedestrian safety, it may come as a surprise to some that the last minute dash some pedestrians make to cross a street can them some hefty fines as well.

05/14/2014

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San Francisco Drivers Rank 4th Most Courteous In Nation

San Francisco drivers rank among the most courteous in the nation.

05/13/2014

Screen images from Monkey Parking app. (Paolo Dobrowolny)

‘Monkey Parking’ App Lets San Francisco Drivers Desperate For Parking Pay Others For Their Space

San Francisco drivers have long been frustrated spending countless minutes trying to find a parking space, but a new app called ‘Parking Monkey’ allows drivers to buy a spot from someone who’s already in it.

05/06/2014

Cyclists ride along a new bike lane along a one-way portion of Polk St. in San Francisco, May 2, 2014. (CBS)

Specialized Contraflow Bike Lane Opens On San Francisco’s Polk Street For Safer Cycling

A new contraflow bike lane opened on Friday on a stretch of Polk Street in San Francisco, with a physical barrier protecting cyclists from the surrounding traffic.

05/02/2014

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Separate Concord Crashes Caused By Drivers Running Red Lights Blocks Apart

Two separate vehicle crashes occurred within a block of each other as a result of drivers running red lights in the vicinity of Galindo Street in downtown Concord Monday afternoon, a police lieutenant said.

04/14/2014

People were seen fleeing this crash scene into a bar at 17th Street and Telegraph Avenue in Oakland. (CBS)

Drivers Flee After Separate Car-Into-Building Incidents In Oakland, SF

Oakland and San Francisco police are looking for hit-and-run suspects that involved is separate incidents in which vehicles were driven into buildings in both cities early Monday morning, police said.

03/31/2014

Students in San Francisco being trained to be crossing guards on March 3, 2014. (Commodore Sloat Elementary School)

Parents Behave Better With Children As Crossing Guards, SF Schools Roll Out Kid Patrols

The new program, implemented Monday at Commodore Sloat Elementary School, comes following a rash of vehicle versus pedestrian collisions in San Francisco over the past year, several of which were fatal.

03/03/2014

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