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Crucified ‘Cheetos Jesus’ Parody On SF Muni Bus Stop Raises Eyebrows, Ire

A San Francisco Muni bus stop “advertisement” in the Mission District depicts Chester Cheetah as Jesus, drawn hanging from a rough sketch of a cross with the words, “He Died For Our Snacks.”

02/25/2015

Muni officials said 440 out of 600 vehicles will be running Wednesday after some San Francisco Municipal Railway employees unhappy with contract negotiations continue to call out sick.

Federal Anti-Terrorist Money Used By Muni To Tackle Fare Evasion In San Francisco

Since 9/11 San Francisco’s Municipal Transportation Agency has been using federal counter terrorism grants to help catch bus and rail fare cheaters on Muni. But there are questions about whether such use of funds is appropriate.

02/02/2015

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

SFMTA Votes To Give Free Muni Rides To Disabled, Low-Income Seniors

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s board of directors voted unanimously Tuesday to waive the Muni fee for riders with disabilities and for low- to moderate-income seniors, many who live with fixed incomes and struggle to afford public transportation as the cost of living in the city increases.

01/20/2015

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Cheaper Gas Prices Not Deterring Bay Area Commuters From Using Mass Transit

Drivers are not the only ones excited about cheaper gas prices; transit agencies are also saving money on diesel fuel. But public transit ridership remains high despite the low fuel costs.

01/06/2015

A view of Market Street heading east toward the Ferry Building in San Francisco. (CBS)

New Driving Restrictions On San Francisco’s Market Street Will Cut Down Private Vehicle Use

It will be a lot more challenging to drive down Market Street in downtown San Francisco next year as a host of new traffic restrictions are planned that will make it difficult—if not impossible—to get onto the busy corridor.

12/05/2014

SFMTA Parking Ticket (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SFMTA Make It Easier To Contest a Citation While Going Green

Fighting a ticket can be less stressful by going on to the SFMTA’s new online portal…

11/21/2014

Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco. (CBS)

Rapid Bus Lanes Coming To San Francisco’s Van Ness Ave.; Expect Less Parking Space

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s board of directors has approved major changes to traffic and parking along Van Ness Avenue to make way for Bus Rapid Transit lanes.

11/19/2014

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SF Voters Approve Transportation Measure To Rebuild Streets, Sidewalks

Two out of three transportation measures on Tuesday’s ballot in San Francisco appear to have been approved, according to complete unofficial election results.

11/05/2014

A San Francisco Police motorcycle officer. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Police Increase Traffic Citations, Reduce Traffic Fatalities

San Francisco police wrote 62 percent more traffic tickets this year than they did last year. The increase is part of stepped-up effort aimed at keeping pedestrians safe under the Vision Zero program.

09/30/2014

Depictions of the new SFMTA (Muni) light-rail vehicles coming to San Francisco starting in 2016. (via SFMTA)

$648 Million Contract Will Buy New Fleet Of San Francisco Muni Light Rail Vehicles

A $648-million contract signed Friday is helping shape the future of San Francisco’s public transportation system. The first of the new Muni LRVs should be ready by the end of 2016.

09/19/2014

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