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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

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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

SF Transit Director Wants Future Muni Travel Times Cut In Half

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Director Ed Reiskin said the 50 year plan is ambitious, but is necessary to accommodate for the expected growth in population.

05/08/2013

Artist rendering of the Chinatown subway station indicating stair/escalator and elevator access. (SFMTA)

Fate Of Central Subway Excavation Machines Stirs SF North Beach Debate

The question of what to do with two huge tunnel boring machines that will dig the hole for the Central Subway project in San Francisco is generating more controversy.

04/18/2013

A bicyclist rides her bicycle down Market Street in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Shop Owners, Bike Advocates Battle Over Polk Street Bike Lane Proposal

The proposal being looked at would eliminate parking and build a bike lane on one side of the busy street.

04/09/2013

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San Francisco Supervisor Seeks Citywide Bike Sharing Program

While the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is set to launch a bicycle sharing program in downtown, Supervisor Scott Weiner wants the program available throughout the city.

03/04/2013

Artist rendering of San Francisco Chinatown Central Subway station. (SFMTA)

Phil Matier: SF Central Subway Scrutinized Over Consultant Spending

A city audit found more than $887,000 in questionable costs or those lacking proper receipts.

02/06/2013

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