San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency

A passenger uses a Clipper card at a fare gate. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Faulty Clipper Card System Angers Muni Riders Subject To Fines

The technological advances to make San Francisco’s Muni a more efficient public-transportation system are actually working against riders, several of whom are getting fined because of faulty Clipper card readers .

05/22/2014

taxi cabs,

San Francisco Looks To Address Shortage Of Taxi Drivers

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is waiving the new taxi driver permit application fee until the end of March, in hopes of attracting new drivers.

01/22/2014

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Phil Matier: SF Mayor Lee Calls For End To Metered Sunday Parking

The city started charging for Sunday street parking last January and far exceeded the projected amount of money it was expecting to bring in.

01/15/2014

'Painted Ladies' of Alamo Square (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tour Buses Banned Around San Francisco’s Famous ‘Painted Ladies’

The neighborhood is best known for the famed Painted Ladies, one of the top tourist attractions in San Francisco.

11/20/2013

Scene of a fatal bicycle crash with a San Francisco Muni bus at 11th and Bryant streets, October 18, 2013. (CBS)

Report Of Missing Safety Device In Fatal Collision With Bicyclist Prompts SF Muni Fleet Inspection

Muni officials are trying to determine if a standard issue safety attachment, designed to protect pedestrians and bicyclists, was missing from the bus involved.

10/23/2013

taxi cabs,

SFMTA Aiming For Better Taxi Service With New Dispatch Rules

San Francisco’s Municipal Transportation Agency is making some changes in the taxi cab dispatch system with hopes to improve the chances of getting a cab when you call one.

09/19/2013

Van Ness Ave. at Clay Street in San Francisco. (Goodshoped35110s/Wikimedia Commons)

San Francisco Transit Officials Push Dedicated Bus Lanes For Van Ness Ave.

San Francisco’s Municipal Transportation Agency is considering whether to approve a Muni rapid transit plan for busy Van Ness Avenue with dedicated bus lanes down the middle of the road.

09/10/2013

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SF Board of Supes Addresses Muni’s Challenges of Projected Population Growth

San Francisco Municipal Railway has a long way to go to meet the transportation needs of the future, according to population growth projections presented at Monday’s Board of Supervisors hearing.

07/23/2013

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

New Report Assesses Environmental Impact of SF’s Transit Effectiveness Project

The San Francisco Planning Department has released an Environmental Impact Report in response to a proposed Municipal Railway project aimed at improving service.

07/12/2013

San Francisco Muni

Muni Delays Reportedly Cost Commuters $50M In Lost Productivity

San Francisco Municipal Railway service disruptions cost commuters at least $50 million in economic production annually and the system remains far away from its on-time service goals, according to a report released Tuesday by city officials.

05/28/2013

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