'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.
San Francisco Muni Light Rail To Remain Closed Down Through End Of 2020Officials in San Francisco announced that Muni's light rail system would remain shut down through the end of the year after abruptly closing last week due to a COVID-19 illness and mechanical issues.
SFMTA Director: Muni Bus Service Thriving As Light Rail Service Shuts Down AgainSan Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency director of transportation Jeffrey Tumlin on Tuesday said although the agency is facing challenges with the Muni rail service, having shut down all rail service the previous night, the agency’s bus system is thriving.
SFMTA Board Latest To Approve Caltrain Ballot Measure Before Friday DeadlineThe San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency's Board of Directors unanimously approved putting an eighth-cent sales tax on the November ballot to fund Caltrain during a special meeting Wednesday morning.
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.
San Francisco's Central Subway Sees Completion Date Pushed Back To End Of 2020The proposed completion date for construction on San Francisco's Central Subway extension into Chinatown has been pushed back yet again by the city's transit officials.
SF Police Chief Bill Scott Respects SFMTA Decision To End Muni Transport Of Police To ProtestsSan Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott said Wednesday that his Police Department respects the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s decision recently to not transport police officers to protests.
SF Muni Bans Transport Of Police Officers To Protest Sites; SFPOA Tells Agency 'Lose Our Number'A tweet by the San Francisco Police Officers Association taking aim at the city's transit agency for declaring it would not transport police officers to protests of police violence is the latest salvo in an ongoing debate over the practice.
SFMTA, San Francisco Supervisors Announce 2-Year Suspension Of Muni Fare IncreasesThe San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority and city supervisors on Tuesday announced a suspension of fare increases for the next two years.
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.
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.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Muni Facing Questions About Crowded Buses Amid Social Distancing RequirementsSan Francisco Muni is facing questions over an image of bus passengers crowded shoulder-to-shoulder during the coronavirus public health emergency requiring physical distancing.