Three weeks after San Francisco’s Muni operators staged a worker “sickout” that brought city buses, trains and trolleys to a halt; the transit agency and union leaders have now reached a tentative agreement.
Doniece Sandoval came up with the idea of converting old Muni buses into showers for the homeless. Each bus has two complete bathrooms with a shower, sink, toilet and changing room.
Besides weekend closures on the crooked stretch of Lombard Street, changes to Muni’s F-Line and free Sunday parking return to the city this summer.
Although San Francisco has many world famous attractions, with some planning, all of them can be visited over a weekend or three-day holiday.
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.