More San Francisco police officers have been assigned to Muni buses and trains, in an effort to stop the increasing number of robberies and thefts of riders’ electronic devices.
As San Francisco is in the midst of a building boom, transit officials said they are looking at two new ways to pack more people onto Muni Metro trains.
Muni officials are trying to determine if a standard issue safety attachment, designed to protect pedestrians and bicyclists, was missing from the bus involved.
The BART strike forced Muni into service along routes that would otherwise carry BART passengers. While the final cost has yet to be calculated, MTA Director Ed Reiskin said it’s taken a huge financial toll.
Bicycling advocates in San Francisco are renewing their call for safety improvements in the South of Market area after a bicyclist was fatally struck by a Muni bus during Friday morning’s commute.
An intersection in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood remained closed late Friday morning after a male bicyclist was fatally struck by a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus, a Muni spokesman said.
A suspicious device forced the evacuation of San Francisco’s Union Square and surrounding streets Thursday afternoon.
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.
Investigators say a suspect in the random slaying of a university student flashed a gun several times on a crowded commuter train in San Francisco, but passengers were so absorbed in their phones and tablets they didn’t notice.
A man who prosecutors say hunted for a victim before randomly killing a San Francisco State University student in the city’s Ingleside Heights neighborhood last week pleaded not guilty to a murder charge during his arraignment Wednesday.