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Ed Reiskin

San Francisco's Parking Ticket Fees To Become Nation's Most Expensive

San Francisco Mayor, Transportation Chief Don’t Agree On Meter-Free Sundays

While popular with weekend drivers in the city, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee’s request to eliminate Sunday parking meters has not found much support among city transit officials.

04/10/2014

Passengers board a Muni bus along Market Street in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Approved Transportation Project Seeks To Change SF Muni’s Negative Narrative

San Francisco’s Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors unanimously approved the Transit Effectiveness Project on Friday, touted as the city’s first major transportation overhaul in 30 years.

03/28/2014

A bicyclist rides his bike down Polk Street on Bike to Work Day May 14, 2009 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SFMTA Adopts Policy That Seeks To Eliminate Pedestrian, Cyclist Traffic Deaths

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has adopted a Vision Zero Policy to eliminate pedestrian and cyclist fatalities within a decade.

02/04/2014

A private shuttle bus pulls drives across Market St. in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SFMTA Set To Regulate Tech Company Shuttles Using Muni Bus Stops

Private tech company buses and shuttles that have been using San Francisco Municipal Railway bus stops could soon have to follow some new rules as the city’s transportation agency board is set to decide on proposed regulations in January.

12/06/2013

Artist rendering of the Chinatown subway station indicating stair/escalator and elevator access. (SFMTA)

Central Subway Tunnel Machine To Begin Digging Under Market Street

A tunnel-boring machine that has been slowly carving out the path for San Francisco’s new Central Subway system will pass under Market Street next week and could cause BART delays, Municipal Transportation Agency officials said.

11/21/2013

Ed Lee

Mayor Lee Delays China Trip In Case Of BART Strike

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is keeping a close eye on the potential BART strike and he’s trying to minimize the impact on the city and its residents.

10/15/2013

Passengers board a Muni bus along Market Street in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Board of Supes Addresses Muni’s Challenges of Projected Population Growth

San Francisco Municipal Railway has a long way to go to meet the transportation needs of the future, according to population growth projections presented at Monday’s Board of Supervisors hearing.

07/23/2013

Christmas Day Parking Enforcement In San Francisco

SFMTA Hikes Fees And Fines For Muni And Parking Starting July 1

The SFMTA is raising Muni Adult fast passes by $2 and most parking fines by $3. An expired meter in Downtown will cost $75, while in other place in the city will run $65. The cost of removing a boot will be $312 and parking in a disabled zone will cost a violator $900.

06/21/2013

Artist rendering of the Chinatown subway station indicating stair/escalator and elevator access. (SFMTA)

Fate Of Central Subway Excavation Machines Stirs SF North Beach Debate

The question of what to do with two huge tunnel boring machines that will dig the hole for the Central Subway project in San Francisco is generating more controversy.

04/18/2013

Bicyclists ride their bikes down Polk Street on Bike to Work Day May 14, 2009 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SFMTA Plan To Remove Polk Street Parking For Bike Lanes Under Fire

SFMTA’s transportation director tried to quell public grumbling over a plan to remove 20 blocks of parking along Polk Street in order to install bike lanes at Monday’s community meeting.

03/19/2013

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