The plan is set to go to the full San Francisco Board of Supervisors next week after receiving strong support from the Land Use Committee.
The Smart Muni app was developed specifically for the Apple iPad – it would allow Muni managers to track buses through GPS technology, making it easier to identify delays. Sounds promising, but the transit agency is still considering its high tech options.
With BART ready to award a contract for the first cars to be built for its new fleet, the board of directors is being urged by Congressman John Garamendi to have them manufactured in the United States.
High-speed rail is on its way to California even though polls show that a majority of residents don’t want it. Now, State senator Mark DeSaulnier of Concord said that he believes there should be a comprehensive rail plan in place to guide future decisions.
Drivers can expect a much smoother ride on some of San Jose’s bumpiest roads now that the city council has given the thumbs-up to a limited amount of funding for priority road repair.
As gas prices continue to climb steadily, so are electric car sales, and this has Bay Area cities gearing up for a driving revolution.
A recently announced agreement to pour $1.5 billion of high speed rail money into the effort to “electrify” the Caltrain tracks apparently has some strings attached.
The Golden Gate Bridge District is well on its way to increasing fares 5% on its ferries come July. But transit experts have said that riders will feel the real pinch several years down the road.
Advocates for seniors and pedestrians have criticized the plea deal involving a bicyclist charged with fatally hitting a woman in a crosswalk near San Francisco’s Ferry building last year.
Advocates of free Muni rides for youth packed Tuesday’s meeting of the San Francisco Transportation Agency adding to the growing political pressure to approve free rides.