Mayor Breed Vetoes Bill Providing Free Muni Service, Citing Cost ConcernsSan Francisco Mayor London Breed followed through on her word late last week and vetoed recently-passed legislation that would’ve provided free Muni service to all passengers from July through September.
San Francisco Supervisors Approve Free Muni Pilot Program Starting July 1Supervisors in San Francisco voted 7-4 to make the San Francisco Municipal Railway free from July 1 to September 1.
San Francisco's Historic F Market & Wharves Streetcars Coming Back In Time For SummerThe streets of San Francisco will get back a bit of their pre-pandemic charm when the F Market & Wharves historic streetcars start rolling along Market Street.
COVID Road To Recovery: How To Get Wary Bay Area Commuters Back On Public TransitA lack of passengers during the pandemic decimated public transportation this past year with ridership plummeting to around 5 percent. Now, transit agencies are grappling with how to get commuters to come back.
San Francisco Muni K Ingleside Train Service To Resume May 15City officials in San Francisco announced Friday that the train service on Muni's K Ingleside line would resume next month on May 15.
SF Supes Propose Free Muni Pilot Program To Encourage Ridership During PandemicTwo San Francisco supervisors on Tuesday proposed legislation to fund a three-month pilot program providing free public transit to boost Muni ridership, which plummeted during the COVID-19 pandemic.
San Francisco Police Seek Suspect, Person of Interest in October 2020 Muni AssaultPolice in San Francisco on Friday asked for the public's help identifying a suspect and a person of interest in an aggravated assault that happened on a stopped Muni bus last October.
COVID Vaccines: Transit Agencies Provide Info On Transit-Accessible COVID-19 Vaccination SitesA cadre of Bay Area transit agencies announced Thursday that they have launched a list of COVID-19 vaccination sites that are accessible by transit as well as the promotions offered to vaccine recipients.
SFMTA Considers Resuming Vehicle Access To Twin Peaks On Limited BasisAccess to one of San Francisco's best views is up for a vote Tuesday night as the SFMTA discusses permanent changes for Twin Peaks Boulevard, which has been mostly closed to vehicles since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
SF Neighbors Fed Up With Speeding Cars On Cesar Chavez After Hit-And-Run Driver Nearly Kills DogEver since Lila, a beloved neighborhood dog was nearly killed by a hit-and-run driver, neighbors are fed up with fast cars barreling along Cesar Chavez.
SF Supes Approve Mayor's Appointees To SFMTA Board Of DirectorsSan Francisco supervisors on Tuesday approved two new directors -- both candidates chose by Mayor London Breed -- for the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency's Board of Directors.
COVID Purple Tier: San Francisco's Muni Says Layoffs Possible As Agency Faces $68M Budget DeficitThe San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency may have to lay off nearly a quarter of its staff to shore up its projected budget deficit during the next fiscal year if the agency doesn't receive federal relief funding, agency officials said this week.
COVID Purple Tier: 'Our Dangerous Winter Has Arrived,' Breed Warns Of New SF Restrictions, Possible Muni LayoffsOfficials in San Francisco on Tuesday said the city would soon roll out stricter COVID regulations as case rates and hospitalizations continued to spike, with Mayor London Breed warning that budget issues could lead to major layoffs for SFMTA workers.
Court Of Appeals Panel Rules In Favor Of San Francisco Taxi Drivers Who Bought Medallions After 2010Drivers who paid $250,000 apiece to buy taxi medallions to operate in the city of San Francisco will continue to get priority over other taxis servicing the San Francisco International Airport after a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit affirmed a favorable ruling Monday.
7 Dangerous San Francisco Intersections Getting Improvements To Encourage Safe Left TurnsThe San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency on Tuesday announced that seven city intersections will receive improvements in order to encourage drivers to make safer left turns and reduce traffic fatalities.