Muni

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

Surveillance image of a man police say punched a teenager and stole his puppy while aboard a San Francisco Muni bus. (San Francisco Police Dept.)

Surveillance Images Released Of Man Police Say Stole Puppy After Punching SF Muni Passenger

Police have released surveillance images of a man who allegedly punched an 18-year-old aboard a San Francisco Muni bus and stole his pit bull puppy out of a backpack.

01/28/2015

A car is seen hitting the brakes as a San Francisco Muni bus crosses in front of it. (boris4ka/YouTube)

Caught On Camera: San Francisco Muni Bus Runs Red Light, Nearly Misses Oncoming Car

A San Francisco Muni bus zooming through a red light narrowly avoided a head-on crash when an oncoming car slammed on the brakes in an incident captured on another car’s ‘dashcam’ video camera.

01/27/2015

Muni Collides with Car

Child, Driver Seriously Injured After Car Collides With Muni Train In SF’s West Portal

A car struck a Muni light-rail vehicle in San Francisco’s West Portal neighborhood Friday shortly before 4:30 p.m. The driver and a 9-year-old child were seriously injured.

01/23/2015

Police Investigation

Pit Bull Stolen After Teen Punched Aboard San Francisco Muni Bus In SoMa

A man was punched in the face and then had his pit bull stolen while aboard a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus in the city’s South of Market neighborhood early Thursday morning, police said.

01/22/2015

A San Francisco Muni bus makes its way down Market street in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SFMTA Votes To Give Free Muni Rides To Disabled, Low-Income Seniors

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s board of directors voted unanimously Tuesday to waive the Muni fee for riders with disabilities and for low- to moderate-income seniors, many who live with fixed incomes and struggle to afford public transportation as the cost of living in the city increases.

01/20/2015

more

previous