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.
Three San Francisco Muni Metro lines were out of service Thursday afternoon after a train that was moving between the Castro and Church stations pulled down some overhead electrical lines.
Federal officials have given San Francisco the green light to proceed with major construction work for its $1.6 billion subway expansion project.
Service on the San Francisco Municipal Railway underground Metro system was restored Thursday morning hours after a man drove his SUV into a Muni tunnel, causing a major headache for commuters.
A switching problem at San Francisco Municipal Railway’s West Portal station caused delays of up to 40 minutes across the light-rail system Wednesday afternoon, a Muni spokesman said.