Ed Reiskin

New Driving Restrictions On San Francisco's Market Street Will Cut Down Private Vehicle UseIt will be a lot more challenging to drive down Market Street in downtown San Francisco next year as a host of new traffic restrictions are planned that will make it difficult—if not impossible—to get onto the busy corridor.
SFMTA Make It Easier To Contest a Citation While Going GreenFighting a ticket can be less stressful by going on to the SFMTA’s new online portal...
Rapid Bus Lanes Coming To San Francisco’s Van Ness Ave.; Expect Less Parking SpaceSan Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency's board of directors has approved major changes to traffic and parking along Van Ness Avenue to make way for Bus Rapid Transit lanes.
Willie Brown Played Role In Muni’s Tentative Contract Agreement It seems former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown was the secret weapon that broke the impasse between the San Francisco's City's Municipal Transportation Agency and operators.
Sources Say Labor And Management Reach Tentative Agreement Weeks After Muni Sickout Three weeks after San Francisco’s Muni operators staged a worker “sickout” that brought city buses, trains and trolleys to a halt; the transit agency and union leaders have now reached a tentative agreement.
Study Suggests Fluctuating Price Parking Program In San Francisco Works A new study finds that SFpark, the two-year-old program that uses fluctuating pricing to control parking space availability in San Francisco, is working.
San Francisco's Central Subway Milestone: Tunnel Boring CompletedThe tunnel for Central Subway, the first new subway line in almost 50 years in San Francisco, is now completely bored though, according to a news report on Monday.
SF Muni Director To KPIX 5: 'Lots' Of Options To Deal With SickoutsEd Reiskin, director of transportation of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, spoke with KPIX 5's Phil Matier Sunday about the status of Muni contract negotiations and whether the recent sickout action by some Muni employees is likely to continue.
Specialized Contraflow Bike Lane Opens On San Francisco's Polk Street For Safer CyclingA 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.
San Francisco Mayor, Transportation Chief Don't Agree On Meter-Free SundaysWhile 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.
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.
SFMTA Adopts Policy That Seeks To Eliminate Pedestrian, Cyclist Traffic DeathsSan Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has adopted a Vision Zero Policy to eliminate pedestrian and cyclist fatalities within a decade.