San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Beginning on Sept. 26, the improvements include increased frequency on nearly a dozen Muni routes and replacing some smaller buses with new buses along the heaviest traveled routes.
Bus and rail operators of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (MUNI) command some of the nation’s highest paid salaries in the transportation industry.
A plan to close part of Market Street to private cars has prompted Uber drivers to start petition to grant them an exemption.
San Francisco Muni is adding service to its busiest routes to deal with the increase in ridership that’s been crowding buses, especially during peak commute hours.
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.
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.
San Francisco police wrote 62 percent more traffic tickets this year than they did last year. The increase is part of stepped-up effort aimed at keeping pedestrians safe under the Vision Zero program.
The City of San Francisco is considering initiating a program called “Don’t Block the Box’” to get drivers to stop clogging up intersections as they leave during the afternoon commute or head to a Giants’ games.
Car break-ins are on the rise in San Francisco, but in particular at city-owned garage near Union Square where 80 burglaries have been reported so far.
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.