Jump On Tomorrow: Berkeley Kite Festival, Great Bull Run, Market Street Transit Lanes, International Soccer At Cal, Sunday’s SF Marathon
Coming Saturday: Market Street transit lane painting, Berkeley kite festival, running bulls in Pleasanton, international soccer at Cal, and (Sunday) the San Francisco Marathon returns.
The purchase of new BART cars, planning for new Muni Metro light rail vehicles and Caltrain electrification could be held up if Congress doesn’t reauthorize federal transportation funding by next week.
The deal still needs approval from the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, which is expected to take up the proposal later this year.
Companies using San Francisco city bus stops to pick up and drop off passengers on commuter shuttles will have to pay more than triple the cost to the city.
San Francisco Muni operators ratified a new contract on Monday that guarantees them a 14.25 percent raise over three years.
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.
A faulty maintenance truck is blamed for filling a San Francisco transit station with smoke Monday morning.
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.
Doniece Sandoval came up with the idea of converting old Muni buses into showers for the homeless. Each bus has two complete bathrooms with a shower, sink, toilet and changing room.
Besides weekend closures on the crooked stretch of Lombard Street, changes to Muni’s F-Line and free Sunday parking return to the city this summer.