It seems like trains and buses are more packed than ever. But overall, the Bay Area is actually depending less on public transit.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee may have already announced a major expansion of Muni’s light-rail fleet, but at a news conference he said options to finance the multi-million dollar project are still being considered.
Another round of controversial ads appearing on San Francisco Muni buses demands an end to U.S. aid to Islamic countries, stating that “Islamic Jew-Hatred: It’s In The Quran,” while depicting Adolf Hitler as an ally of the Muslim world.
A movement to stop “manspreading” on crowded trains in New York City is now making its way to San Francisco.