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.
Van Ness Construction Woes Prompt Landlord To Sue Japanese Internment Camp SurvivorDelays and construction issues for the Van Ness Improvement project have led to financial hardships for small business owners, including a WWII Japanese internment camp survivor.
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.
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.
SFMTA Makes Changes To Howard Street Following Cyclist's DeathFollowing the death of a bicyclist last week along San Francisco’s Howard Street, the city’s transit agency announced Tuesday immediate changes to the area to improve safety.