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.
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.
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.
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.
Lyft says it will defy New Mexico regulators by continuing to operate in Albuquerque, a move that a state official says could result in large fines for the ridesharing service.
San Francisco Muni is experimenting with offering fewer seats and more standing room on its fleet of vehicles. The idea is to get riders on and off the trains faster.
A new contraflow bike lane opened on Friday on a stretch of Polk Street in San Francisco, with a physical barrier protecting cyclists from the surrounding traffic.
Muni presented a one-year performance report card to a San Francisco Board of Supervisors Committee this week. While it shows self improvements in some key areas, it wasn’t all good marks.
A number of East Oakland merchants want to put a detour in the path of AC Transit’s proposed Bus Rapid Transit along a stretch of International Blvd., because they’re concerned with how it will affect their businesses.