Two different Muni accidents, both of which happened in the same hour Friday afternoon, have injured dozens in San Francisco, according to the San Francisco Fire Department.
Police moved in after protesters blocked two buses in San Francisco’s Mission District Friday morning — day one of an 18-month pilot program designed to incorporate tech shuttles into the city’s mass transit commute.
Muni’s new pilot program charging Google and other tech corporate shuttles to share a network of designated bus stops in San Francisco prompted protesters to block buses leaving from the Mission District Friday morning.
A fallen tree in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood landed atop Muni power lines Friday morning causing street closures.
Regular Muni service in San Francisco was resumed early Friday morning after a power failure disrupted subway service between the Church Street and Embarcadero Stations.
A contract for San Francisco Municipal Railway vehicle operators was unanimously approved by the city’s Municipal Transportation Agency Wednesday afternoon.
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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.