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A Muni Metro train. (San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency)

Water Leak Causes Muni Delays In San Francisco

San Francisco firefighters responded to a water leak causing Muni delays in the area of San Jose Avenue and Randall Street Sunday morning, a fire dispatcher said.

03/01/2015

SF Muni homeless man police officer

Officer Who Beat, Pepper Sprayed San Francisco Homeless Man ‘Doing As He Was Trained’ Says Chief

San Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr said Thursday that a police officer who struck a homeless man with his baton and then administered pepper spray after rousting him from the back of a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus earlier this month was simply doing as he was trained.

02/26/2015

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Transit Officials And Entertainment Board Members Aim To Improve Late-Night Transportation System

A new report by a whole host of San Francisco nightlife, safety, and transportation officials has found that the current late night public transportation system has been described as extremely inefficient, unreliable, and at times, unsafe.

02/23/2015

A San Francisco Police officer riding on a Muni Metro train. (CBS)

Plan To Run BART, Muni Late Night In SF Lacks Needed Cash

“The Other 9-To-5″ report calls for a major boost in overnight public transportation to and from San Francisco. The only problem is the report doesn’t have a plan for where to get the cash to make it happen.

02/23/2015

(CBS SF)

Expect More Surveillance Cameras On Muni Buses To Capture Close Calls

After they have been proven to cut down on close calls, Muni is planning to install even more surveillance cameras on buses.

02/18/2015

A falling tree brought down Muni power lines along a busy street in San Francisco. (CBS)

Falling Tree Takes Down Muni Lines, Blocks Traffic Along San Francisco Street

A tree fell on a sidewalk, taking down Muni power lines and blocking lanes of traffic on a major thoroughfare in San Francisco Sunday.

02/15/2015

President Barack Obama walks off Air Force One as he arrives in San Francisco at the start of a four-day trip to California on February 12, 2015. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

President Barack Obama Visiting Bay Area; Expect Traffic, Cable Car Disruptions

President Barack Obama will be in the Bay Area from Thursday evening through Saturday for a cybersecurity summit and fundraiser. Commuters and visitors to San Francisco and the Peninsula should expect traffic disruptions, including the suspension of Cable Car service.

02/12/2015

An interactive map plots the accessible points within 30 minutes from the CBS offices on Battery Street. (Daniel Howard)

How Not To Get Stuck On SF Public Transit: Interactive Map Shows Best, Worst Case Scenario

Need to get somewhere in San Francisco in less than half an hour? If you’ve lived in the city long you know it can be tough gauge just how reliable public transit will in getting you there. But now comes an interactive map aimed at giving you a realistic expectation of how far you can get in a specific amount of time.

02/12/2015

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Relying Less On Public Transit, New Figures Show

It seems like trains and buses are more packed than ever. But overall, the Bay Area is actually depending less on public transit.

02/05/2015

Muni officials said 440 out of 600 vehicles will be running Wednesday after some San Francisco Municipal Railway employees unhappy with contract negotiations continue to call out sick.

Federal Anti-Terrorist Money Used By Muni To Tackle Fare Evasion In San Francisco

Since 9/11 San Francisco’s Municipal Transportation Agency has been using federal counter terrorism grants to help catch bus and rail fare cheaters on Muni. But there are questions about whether such use of funds is appropriate.

02/02/2015

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