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Officers at the Powell Street Muni Station where a man was struck and killed by a train, February 15, 2014. (CBS)

San Francisco Supervisor Calls Recent Muni Disruptions ‘Unacceptable’

San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener on Tuesday called for a hearing on problems with Muni’s subway system and communication with riders.

02/25/2014

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Phil Matier: San Francisco Struggles With Spate Of Pedestrian Fatalities

Questions remain on what can be done by city leaders, transit officials and the police department to decrease the number of fatalities on San Francisco streets.

02/05/2014

Bottles of Coca Cola and Pepsi soft drinks sit in a cooler at a 76 gas station on March 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Supervisors Look To Put Sugary Drink Tax On Ballot

San Francisco supervisors on Tuesday introduced a measure for the November ballot that would impose a 2 cents per ounce tax on sugary drinks sold in the city.

02/05/2014

A shuttle commonly known as a "Google Bus" arrives at a Muni bus stop in San Francisco to pick up commuters. (CBS)

San Francisco Proposes Rules For Tech Company Shuttles

Mayor Ed Lee announced an 18-month pilot program Monday that would allow commuter shuttles commonly known as “Google buses” to use 200 Muni bus stops throughout San Francisco to load and unload commuters, for a price.

01/06/2014

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Phil Matier: Sugary Beverages Cost SF Millions In Health Care Expenses

A new report from the San Francisco Board of Supervisors Budget and Legislative Analyst has found that the consumption of sugar and sugar-sweetened beverages costs San Francisco residents millions in health care expenses.

12/12/2013

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Supervisor Proposes Prioritizing SF Muni Funds For Low-Income Areas

New funding for San Francisco Municipal Railway service could be prioritized to the city’s low-income neighborhoods under a charter amendment introduced Tuesday by a city supervisor.

11/20/2013

A San Francisco Muni Metro Train. (CBS)

Muni Power Outage Causes Supervisor To Be Late For Transportation Meeting

Muni was facing major delays Tuesday morning as trains between the Van Ness and Civic Center stations lost power twice.

11/19/2013

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Second San Francisco Supervisor Authors Soda Tax Proposal

A second member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors has introduced a measure to tax sodas and other sugary beverages, almost identical to a proposal offered by another member last month.

11/18/2013

Soda vending machine (PAUL J.RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

2 San Francisco Supervisors Introduce Soda Tax Proposals

Two San Francisco supervisors are proposing separate ballot measures that would impose a tax on sugary beverages sold in the city.

10/29/2013

People walk by a homeless man. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Homeless Advocates Pushing Back Against Proposed Night Closure Of SF Parks

Dozens of homeless advocates camped out overnight in San Francisco’s Dolores Park Monday night after holding a “sleep-in” protest against one supervisor’s plan to close city parks from midnight to 5 a.m.

10/29/2013

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