Scott Wiener

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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

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

Homeless Advocates Balk At Plan To Close SF Parks At Night

Supervisor Scott Wiener will introduce a bill on Tuesday that would close San Francisco City Parks at night. The city’s homeless advocates, however, say that the measure would criminalize park dwellers.

07/23/2013

A food truck in the region. (CBS/ Getty Images)

SF Supes Hope New Legislation Will End Fights Over Food Trucks

New legislation by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors aims to give food trucks more breathing room while keeping them at a distance from public schools.

06/19/2013

Muni Bus

San Francisco Supervisor Says Muni Unprepared For Population Growth

A member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors said Muni is not only doing a poor job of serving current riders, but has no plans to meet the demands of a growing population and workforce.

06/11/2013

Customers line up at a food truck. (Fred Dufour/AFP/GettyImages)

SF School Board Opposes New Food Truck Regulations

After two years of negotiations, a San Francisco supervisor has come up with a compromise plan for new food truck regulation that both food truck vendors and restaurant owners say they can live with, but the plan still faces opposition from educators.

06/11/2013

Pedestrians cross Powell St. at Union Square on January 14, 2011 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Pedestrian Safety Legislation Moves Forward

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors Land Use and Economic Development Committee on Monday approved a legislation package designed to improve pedestrian safety. The full board was expected to consider it next week.

06/04/2013

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

Passengers board a San Francisco Muni bus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Supervisor Exploring Ticket Surcharge On Events To Help Muni

San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener is looking at the possibility of placing a small surcharge on tickets for festivals and sporting events to raise revenue for the San Francisco Municipal Railway system.

05/22/2013

Electric Muni buses make their way down Stockton Street in San Francisco's Chinatown District. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Officials Demand City Donate Money From Anti-Israel Bus Ads

Several San Francisco supervisors want the city transit agency to donate revenue from an anti-Israel bus ad campaign to the city’s Human Rights Commission after the agency did the same for an ad campaign that targeted Muslims.

05/21/2013

A protester who disrobed inside City Hall during a meeting is escorted away on November 20, 2012 in San Francisco. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

3 Activists Found Guilty Of Violating New SF Nudity Ban

Three nudist activists were found guilty in San Francisco Superior Court on Tuesday of violating the citywide public nudity ban that went into effect in February, the trio’s attorney said.

04/24/2013

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