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.
SFMTA Crews Start Work On Emergency Transit Lanes In South Of MarketSan Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency crews starting Monday are installing temporary emergency transit lanes along Seventh and Eighth streets in the South of Market.
'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.