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.
SF Mayor Breed Puts SFMTA On Notice Over Delays, Construction Snafus, PermitsMayor Breed wants major improvements at SFMTA, and has put her concerns in writing.
Most Left Turns Removed On Van Ness Avenue In S.F. As Reconfiguration BeginsOver the weekend, left turn lanes from Van Ness at most intersections will be permanently removed.
SF Mayor Says Switch To Renewable Diesel For Transportation Fleet Is CompleteS.F. mayor Ed Lee announced at a summit in Portland, Ore. that San Francisco has completed a switch to renewable diesel at all 53 fueling facilities for the city's diesel vehicle fleet.
SF Police Arrest Suspect For Alleged Child Abduction On Muni BusPolice arrested a man on Friday who they allege briefly abducted a 2-year-old boy from a Muni bus in the city's Financial District earlier this week.
Mayor Ed Lee Announces Better Service And New Buses For SF MuniBeginning on Sept. 26, the improvements include increased frequency on nearly a dozen Muni routes and replacing some smaller buses with new buses along the heaviest traveled routes.
San Francisco Public Transportation Helps Drive Local EconomyBus and rail operators of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (MUNI) command some of the nation's highest paid salaries in the transportation industry.
Uber Drivers, Users Petition To Allow Driving On Market Street In San FranciscoA plan to close part of Market Street to private cars has prompted Uber drivers to start petition to grant them an exemption.
San Francisco Muni Unveils Big Service Additions To Alleviate Transit System’s Increased RidershipSan Francisco Muni is adding service to its busiest routes to deal with the increase in ridership that’s been crowding buses, especially during peak commute hours.
Federal Anti-Terrorist Money Used By Muni To Tackle Fare Evasion In San FranciscoSince 9/11 San Francisco's Municipal Transportation Agency has been using federal counter terrorism grants to help catch bus and rail fare cheaters on Muni. But there are questions about whether such use of funds is appropriate.
San Francisco’s Mayor Lee Sheds Light On Financing Muni's Light Rail ExpansionSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee may have already announced a major expansion of Muni’s light-rail fleet, but at a news conference he said options to finance the multi-million dollar project are still being considered.
San Francisco Police Increase Traffic Citations, Reduce Traffic FatalitiesSan Francisco police wrote 62 percent more traffic tickets this year than they did last year. The increase is part of stepped-up effort aimed at keeping pedestrians safe under the Vision Zero program.
Transportation Planners Consider Program To Keep Cars From Blocking San Francisco Intersections The City of San Francisco is considering initiating a program called “Don’t Block the Box’” to get drivers to stop clogging up intersections as they leave during the afternoon commute or head to a Giants’ games.
Car Break-in On The Rise In Popular City-Owned Parking LotCar break-ins are on the rise in San Francisco, but in particular at city-owned garage near Union Square where 80 burglaries have been reported so far.
Cost For Tech Company Shuttles Using San Francisco Muni Stops More Than Triples Companies using San Francisco city bus stops to pick up and drop off passengers on commuter shuttles will have to pay more than triple the cost to the city.