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

Google Gives Talking Points To Employees For SF Hearing On Fate Of Employee Shuttle Buses

Google has offered some talking points for workers in hopes that they will voice support to San Francisco officials for the continued service of their armada of private buses at a meeting Tuesday before city supervisors.

01/21/2014

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Phil Matier: SF Mayor Lee Calls For End To Metered Sunday Parking

The city started charging for Sunday street parking last January and far exceeded the projected amount of money it was expecting to bring in.

01/15/2014

A private shuttle bus pulls drives across Market St. in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SFMTA Set To Regulate Tech Company Shuttles Using Muni Bus Stops

Private tech company buses and shuttles that have been using San Francisco Municipal Railway bus stops could soon have to follow some new rules as the city’s transportation agency board is set to decide on proposed regulations in January.

12/06/2013

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

Central Subway Tunnel Machine To Begin Digging Under Market Street

A tunnel-boring machine that has been slowly carving out the path for San Francisco’s new Central Subway system will pass under Market Street next week and could cause BART delays, Municipal Transportation Agency officials said.

11/21/2013

A row of parking meters line O'Farrell Street on July 3, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

$54M Contract To Replace SF Meters Raises Questions About Future Parking Costs

A $54 million contract to replace San Francisco’s aging parking meters has run into trouble at the Board of Supervisors. The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency wants to include 10,000 additional meters than the 29,000 needed to change out the existing ones.

11/13/2013

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Muni Looks For Ways To Carry More Riders Amid Building Boom

As San Francisco is in the midst of a building boom, transit officials said they are looking at two new ways to pack more people onto Muni Metro trains.

10/24/2013

Passengers board a Muni bus along Market Street in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Strike Put Financial Strain On San Francisco Muni

The BART strike forced Muni into service along routes that would otherwise carry BART passengers. While the final cost has yet to be calculated, MTA Director Ed Reiskin said it’s taken a huge financial toll.

10/22/2013

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Mayor Lee Delays China Trip In Case Of BART Strike

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is keeping a close eye on the potential BART strike and he’s trying to minimize the impact on the city and its residents.

10/15/2013

Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco. (CBS)

SFMTA Board Approves Bus Rapid Transit On Van Ness Avenue

Plans to make over San Francisco’s Van Ness Avenue with a bus rapid transit project were approved Tuesday afternoon, a transportation agency spokesman said.

09/18/2013

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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