SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)— One of the neighborhoods hit hardest by this week’s sickout by Muni drivers is San Francisco’s Bayview-Hunters Point. The economically distressed district is one of the most transit-dependant areas of the city.

Many residents have said they have no other way to get around. Yolanda Coe said she was waiting for the T-line along Third Street. She was already 30 minutes late.

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“A lot of people don’t have cars,” she said, arguing that people in her neighborhood have to rely on public transportation.

Theresa Bell said she had to pay a friend $20 for a ride across town and that’s money she said she doesn’t have.

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“[If] we can’t go to work on time, then we can’t pay our bills, then, you know, what can we do? It’s crazy,” she said.

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For two solid days—now into its third, The Bayview has become an island. The residents are quick to say that they feel isolated from their city already.

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One man who lives in the neighborhood said he sympathized with the drivers, but that they’re also putting a city on hold.