Oakland had a streetcar system until around WWII. (Source: OaklandWiki)

Oakland Considering $202 Million Plan To Run Streetcars Down 3-Mile Strip Of Broadway

Streetcars might be making a comeback in Oakland, but the price tag is steep.


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Muni Looks At Fare Hikes Amid Projected $22 Million Surplus

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s board of directors held a public hearing on Tuesday afternoon to receive an overview of the city’s $1.8 billion two-year budget and consider changes including possible fare hikes.


San Francisco Municipal Railway #1061, a rebuilt PCC streetcar painted in honor of the Pacific Electric Railway , is seen in service on the F Market heritage line in December, 2004. (Robert A. Estremo/Wikimedia Commons)

Person Hit By, Trapped Under SF Muni Streetcar

A person was hit by a streetcar and trapped under the vehicle along San Francisco’s Market Street Friday morning, a fire department spokeswoman said.


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Man In Wheelchair Hit, Killed By SF Muni Train At Civic Center Station

A man in a wheelchair was struck by a San Francisco Municipal Railway train at the Civic Center station late Monday morning, and Muni’s underground service was shut down, a Muni spokesman said.


Emergency personnel work to rescue a person trapped under a Muni streetcar, February 23, 2012. (Mark Falkowski)

Woman Trapped, Rescued From Under San Francisco Muni Streetcar

Firefighters have rescued a woman who was trapped under a San Francisco Municipal Railway N-Judah train in the city’s Inner Sunset neighborhood Thursday afternoon.


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Seizure Stops Suspect In SF Muni Streetcar Robbery

A man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly robbing a woman on a San Francisco Municipal Railway light-rail vehicle and then suffering a seizure when he was confronted by a witness, police said.

CBS San Francisco–08/03/2011

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6 Hurt In SF Muni Streetcar Crash With Big-Rig Truck

A half-dozen passengers were injured Monday when a San Francisco Municipal Railway streetcar collided with a semi-truck, fire officials told CBS 5.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/21/2011

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Woman Critically Hurt In San Francisco Streetcar Accident

A woman suffered life-threatening injuries when she either fell under or was struck by a San Francisco Muni light-rail vehicle on Thursday afternoon in the city’s Mount Davidson Manor neighborhood, authorities said Friday.

CBS San Francisco–01/21/2011