SFMTA Hires New Director Of TransitThe San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has hired a new Director of Transit to lead the agency’s Transit Division, the agency announced Thursday.
Muni Workers To Protest Safety Conditions, Wages On Transit SystemSFMTA workers gathered in San Francisco Thursday to demand safety improvements, better working conditions and wages in the wake of numerous problems with Muni.
Embattled SFMTA Chief Ed Reiskin Stepping Down Following Chronic Muni BreakdownsAmid a rising tide of discontent over the state of San Francisco's public transportation system, transit director Ed Reiskin announced Monday he will be stepping down from his position in August.
Muni Problems Have Some Lawmakers Calling For Change In SFMTA ManagementThe trains and buses are running on schedule again, but Friday's Muni meltdown has some city leaders talking about getting the transit agency's management on track.
San Francisco Muni Metro Service Restored After Daylong DisruptionsTransportation officials said Friday evening that the power line issues between the Powell Street and Civic Center stations which shut down Muni Metro subway service in downtown San Francisco at 6:30 a.m. had been restored.
Former SF Muni Instructor Says Favoritism In Training Is Putting Public Safety At RiskAllegations of favoritism have surfaced at Muni Metro's Light Rail training division. A former instructor says he felt pressure to pass operators he thought were unqualified.
San Francisco Muni Disables End Doors On Light Rail Trains After Passenger Gets Hand TrappedOfficials with the SFMTA are introducing temporary safety measures after a woman got her hand stuck in the door of a newer Muni train car and was dragged down the platform.
Eyewitness Describes Terrifying Moment When Woman Gets Stuck In Muni Car DoorPassengers watched in horror as a woman attempting to enter the new N-Judah Muni train, apparently got her hand caught in the door and was dragged along the platform.
CPUC Investigating New Muni Trains Over Coupling Pins, Malfunctioning DoorsOfficials with the California Public Utilities Commission early Friday evening confirmed that the agency is investigating two recently uncovered problems with San Francisco Muni's new fleet of streetcars.
SFMTA Discovers Broken Shear Pins On New Muni StreetcarsMuni officials on Wednesday evening reported a dangerous problem on the relatively new fleet of Muni trains being operated in San Francisco.
San Francisco Muni's L-Taraval Line Celebrates 100 Years Of ServiceThe city’s L-Taraval line will celebrate 100 years of service on Friday, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency officials announced.
San Francisco Muni Bus Driver Attacked, Robbed After Confronting Fare EvadersPolice were seeking two female suspects who allegedly assaulted and robbed a bus driver Wednesday afternoon in San Francisco's Twin Peaks neighborhood, police said.
Rain Leads To Huge Pothole In SF, Forces Muni To Re-RouteA San Francisco Muni line had to be re-routed after a major pothole was discovered near Moscone Center at 4th Street and Folsom.
Study: San Francisco Public Transit Takes Hit With Ride-Hailing AppsSince the rise of ride-hailing apps such as Uber and Lyft, public transit ridership in San Francisco and other major U.S. cities has taken a hit, according to a new study.
Muni Drivers To Undergo De-Escalation Training To Curb Onboard ViolenceIn an effort to curb violence against bus and train operators, the next stop for Muni drivers will be de-escalation training.