Standing Room Only? Muni's Experiment With Fewer Seats Begins With N Line 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.
Niner Fans Buying Up Pairs Of NFC Championship Tickets At $1,000 And UpWith the Seattle Seahawks limiting public release of National Football Conference championship game tickets to buyers in the Pacific Northwest, Bay Area 49er fans are being forced to buy their tickets secondhand - at a significant markup.
49ers Put Candlestick Park Seats On Sale At $795 A PairThe San Francisco 49ers and city parks officials are selling seats from the soon-to-be-shuttered Candlestick Park as part of the 49ers’ farewell season at the stadium, a team spokeswoman said Monday.
Candlestick Park Seats Go On Sale For $659Candlestick Park with be blown up after this season, but the 49ers are offering fans a way to hold on to their favorite seats.
Seats At Supreme Court Gay Marriage Hearing Selling For ThousandsThe most expensive ticket to “The Book of Mormon” on Broadway: $477. The face value of a great seat for this year’s Super Bowl: $1,250. Guaranteed seats to watch the U.S. Supreme Court hear this week’s gay marriage cases: about $6,000.
ConsumerWatch: Websites Offer Discounted Theater TicketsA new Bay Area start-up is making it easier to save money on movie tickets. Dealflicks offers users discounts of between 15% to 37% on tickets at independent theaters all over the country.
BART Riders Encounter Less Grime, Gunk and Goo On Trains
Oakland Considering Limiting Access To City Council MeetingsCity council members have been routinely shouted down at some recent gatherings, and now Oakland City Administrator Deanna Santana and other officials are calling for a new balance between an open government and an efficient one.
BART Unveils New Vinyl Seats On Select TrainsBART riders in the coming weeks will encounter a new feature on trains that was unveiled Tuesday. The transit agency is replacing some of its wool seats with easier-to-clean vinyl seats.
BART Finishes Fiscal Year With $20 Million SurplusBART directors were all smiles Thursday as the transit system finished the fiscal year with a $20 million surplus, which is almost unheard of in the public transit business.
San Jose, Oakland Want Representation On Transportation Agency Assembly Bill 57, authored by Assemblyman Jim Beall, would give San Jose and Oakland seats on the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.