A collision that seriously injured a wheelchair-bound woman, along with an unrelated shutdown of Muni Metro service, stranded tens of thousands of commuters in San Francisco on Monday.
A person was fatally struck by a San Francisco Municipal Railway light-rail vehicle near the Montgomery Muni Metro station this morning, shutting down service in the subway for nearly three hours, a Muni spokesman said.
Several dozen protesters marched in the area of Duboce Avenue and Church Street in San Francisco Monday morning, disrupting service on the SF Municipal Railway’s J-Church line on the one-year anniversary of a police shooting.
Service on San Francisco Municipal Railway’s light rail system was disrupted on two routes because of separate incidents Thursday, according to agency officials.
Crews plan to start digging up a square block of San Francisco Tuesday for a new subway tunnel to Chinatown, even though funding remains up in the air.
A high-tech surveillance system designed to thwart crime and terrorism by spotting suspicious activity without the use of a human monitor is set to be deployed on San Francisco’s Muni Metro system.
The shutdown allowed the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency to complete track and street improvements in the areas of Church and Duboce streets and Carl Street.
A man in a wheelchair was struck by a San Francisco Municipal Railway train at the Civic Center station late Monday morning, and Muni’s underground service was shut down, a Muni spokesman said.
A man accused of driving his car into a San Francisco Municipal Railway tunnel last month pleaded not guilty Friday to DUI charges, a district attorney’s office spokeswoman said.
Repairs on downed San Francisco Municipal Railway overhead lines in the Castro area were completed early Friday morning and the morning’s commute was expected to run undisrupted, according to Muni officials.