A nearly naked San Francisco Municipal Railway passenger briefly held up the 1-California bus line Thursday afternoon after refusing to get dressed or get off the bus, according to a Muni spokesman.
The man who drove a $138,000 Maserati into a San Francisco Muni maintenance pit was reportedly an intern who was allegedly drunk at the time while driving his boss’ vehicle, according to published reports.
This coming Saturday and Sunday will be the first of four weekends this summer where Lombard Street will be closed to vehicle traffic.
San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency officials said they are hoping that talks with the Transport Workers Union will resume on Monday after the current contract for Muni operators expired on Sunday night.
The tunnel for Central Subway, the first new subway line in almost 50 years in San Francisco, is now completely bored though, according to a news report on Monday.
The West Portal Muni station was cleared, and normal Muni service restored, following an incident involving a disabled light-rail vehicle Friday afternoon.
Three passengers and a bus operator on a San Francisco Muni bus were injured when a distracted driver crashed into the bus near Laguna Honda Hospital Thursday night.
After the two sides returned to the bargaining table, in an effort to end a labor dispute, the union of transit operators has walked away from those negotiations.
San Francisco Muni officials and the Transportation Workers Union are in talks with a mediator about the contract dispute that prompted last week’s three-day driver sick-out.
A San Francisco Municipal Railway light-rail vehicle struck a pedestrian near San Francisco State University on Monday night, police said.