'Riding So Close' – Increased Overcrowding On San Francisco Muni Buses Worrying Some DriversSome San Francisco bus drivers are saying the city isn't doing enough to keep them and their passengers' safe on overcrowded buses, as ridership is increasing.
SFMTA Seeks Temporary Bus Lanes On Geary Blvd., Cites Crowded Buses Amid COVID-19San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency officials said Wednesday that the agency is proposing the installation of temporary emergency transit-only lanes along Geary Boulevard in the city's Richmond District.
SF Muni Driver Dies After Falling Ill, Crashing Into Parked CarsA Muni driver was northbound on Noe Street Saturday morning when he fell ill and crashed into parked cars. He died later at SF General hospital.
27 Bay Area Transit Agencies Release Joint COVID-19 Safety PlanA coalition of Bay Area transit agencies released a joint plan Wednesday to assuage rider fears of contracting COVID-19.
Reopening: Several Shuttered Muni Bus Lines, Metro Subway Service To Return In AugustOfficials with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency have announced that several bus lines that have been out of service since March due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the business shutdown will be returning in August.
7 Elected Bay Area Officials Call for Voters to Decide Future of Caltrain FundingA joint statement issued by seven elected officials on Sunday calls for letting voters decide on funding for the Caltrain service which has seen ridership drop steeply during the COVID-19 pandemic.
SFMTA Approves Temporary Bus, Taxi LanesThe San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency board unanimously approved a measure Tuesday to make several changes along select city streets, including creating temporary emergency bus- and taxi-only lanes.
Car Careens Into San Francisco Mission District Bus Stop; 4 Injured, Driver ArrestedA 37-year-old man was arrested after crashing into a bus stop in San Francisco's Outer Mission neighborhood, injuring a 4-year-old boy and three other people, and then trying to flee Monday evening, police said.
Muni Restores Some Routes Cancelled Due To Pandemic To Support Essential TripsStarting Saturday, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency will make changes to its transit service, including bringing back some routes that had previously been discontinued due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Muni To Pause Service For 8 Minutes 46 Seconds To Honor George FloydMuni service across San Francisco will pause for eight minutes and 46 seconds on Tuesday, at noon, to honor George Floyd, according to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency.
Coronavirus Update: Muni To Increase Service On Some Lines To Reduce CrowdingThe San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is increasing service frequency on several Muni bus lines starting Saturday to address crowding on some routes.
COVID-19 Stay-At-Home Orders Will Have Lingering Impact On Public TransitAs the state moves ahead with re-opening plans, Bay Area public transportation agencies say they are still a long way from being out of the woods.
University Study Says SF Commute Traffic Could Be Nation's Hardest-Hit When Lockdown EasesA Vanderbilt University study is sounding an alarm on San Francisco Bay Area traffic once the shelter-in-place order is lifted. It shows the morning commute into the city could potentially increase by up to 42 minutes for drivers.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Muni Adding Additional Routes To Core Service PlanSan Francisco Muni will be restoring some of the service along routes that had been suspended because of the coronavirus shelter-in-place, officials said Monday.
MTC Unveils Plan To Distribute $780M Coronavirus Relief To Transit AgenciesThe Metropolitan Transportation Commission on Thursday released a framework for allocating more than $780 million of federal relief funds to Bay Area transit agencies.