San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
It seems former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown was the secret weapon that broke the impasse between the San Francisco’s City’s Municipal Transportation Agency and operators.
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.
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.
KCBS has learned that union leadership representing San Francisco Municipal Railway employees has advised all Muni drivers to go back to work.
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency employees called in sick for the second day in a row Tuesday morning, prompting hour long delays across the Muni system.
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 .
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.
The city started charging for Sunday street parking last January and far exceeded the projected amount of money it was expecting to bring in.
The neighborhood is best known for the famed Painted Ladies, one of the top tourist attractions in San Francisco.
Muni officials are trying to determine if a standard issue safety attachment, designed to protect pedestrians and bicyclists, was missing from the bus involved.