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Transportation

West Portal Station

Smoking Train Briefly Closes SF Muni West Portal Station

The West Portal Muni station was cleared, and normal Muni service restored, following an incident involving a disabled light-rail vehicle Friday afternoon.

06/13/2014

Muni sickout causes more transit delays in San Francisco Tuesday.

Clock Ticking On Muni Contract Dispute; Both Sides In Talks

San Francisco Muni officials and the Transportation Workers Union are in talks with a mediator about the contract dispute that prompted last week’s three-day driver sick-out.

06/11/2014

Muni Riders

SF Muni Director To KPIX 5: ‘Lots’ Of Options To Deal With Sickouts

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.

06/08/2014

Artist rendering of a California High-Speed Rail trail. (CA High-Speed Rail Authority)

Central Valley’s Kern County Sues State Over High-Speed Rail Plan

Kern County is the latest Central Valley government to sue the state over its $68 billion bullet train plan.

06/06/2014

An exterior view of Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara as it nears completion. (CBS)

Transportation Planners Get Down To Work For Super Bowl 50

The inaugural 49ers season will provide a blueprint for how to move tens of thousands of football fans between downtown San Francisco and the new stadium in Santa Clara during Super Bowl 50, event planners said Thursday.

06/05/2014

Muni sickout causes more transit delays in San Francisco Tuesday.

Muni Sickout Ends, Routes And Cable Cars Back To Running Normal Service

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.

06/05/2014

Muni Experiencing Major Delays Monday Due To “Sick Out” Labor Disputes

San Francisco City Attorney Files Charges Against Muni Union Over Sickout

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.

06/04/2014

A Muni T-Third light rail streetcar crosses over the Islais Creek Channel heading southbound San Francisco. (lensovet/Wikimedia Commons)

Muni Sickout Especially Hard On SF’s Bayview Residents Who Already Feel Isolated

The three-day Muni sick-out has been especially hard on residents of San Francisco’s Bayview District who already feel isolated from the rest of the city.

06/04/2014

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Muni ‘Sickout’ Continues For Third Day With 70% Of Vehicles Running

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.

06/04/2014

Muni sickout causes more transit delays in San Francisco Tuesday.

SFMTA Asks Muni Workers Out Sick To Provide Doctor’s Note Or Not Get Paid

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency employees who called in sick Tuesday will have to provide verification from their health care provider in order to be eligible to receive paid sick leave.

06/03/2014

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