Traffic relief in Silicon Valley will have to wait now that a half cent transportation tax has been delayed until the 2016 election.
The West Portal Muni station was cleared, and normal Muni service restored, following an incident involving a disabled light-rail vehicle Friday afternoon.
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Ed Reiskin, director of transportation of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, spoke with KPIX 5’s Phil Matier Sunday about the status of Muni contract negotiations and whether the recent sickout action by some Muni employees is likely to continue.
Muni says a majority of the 1,500 operators who called in sick this week have turned in doctors notes excusing their absences.
San Francisco Municipal Railway buses, light-rail vehicles and cable cars are resuming regular service Thursday following a three-day worker “sickout” apparently resulting from an ongoing contract dispute.
As a San Francisco Municipal Railway workers “sickout” continues for a third day, San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed charges Wednesday with the state’s Public Employees Relations Board aiming to end the disruption.
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.
A San Francisco Muni spokesperson said commuters can expect much of the same long wait times they faced Monday morning as a driver ‘sick out’ took nearly two-thirds of the transit agency’s vehicles out of service.
Officials from the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency are warning riders to expect major delays on Muni Monday morning as higher than normal bus and light-rail operators have called in sick Monday morning due to a labor dispute.