Free Muni to be Offered to Disabled, Low- to Moderate-Income Seniors
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Free Muni to be Offered to Disabled, Low- to Moderate-Income Seniors

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s board of directors voted unanimously today to waive the Muni fee for riders with disabilities and for low- to…

Protest Planned Friday at Montgomery St BART Station Could Disrupt Service
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Protest Planned Friday at Montgomery St BART Station Could Disrupt Service

BART is warning riders that a protest planned at the Montgomery Street BART station during Friday morning’s commute could disrupt service, particularly through downtown San…

Mayor Lee Announces Expansion of New Muni Light-Rail Fleet
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Mayor Lee Announces Expansion of New Muni Light-Rail Fleet

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced this morning his plan to add an additional 40 light-rail vehicles to the Municipal Railway fleet in addition to…

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Golden Gate Bridge Closed, Hot Chocolate Run
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Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Golden Gate Bridge Closed, Hot Chocolate Run

Golden Gate Bridge Closure From Friday to Monday:  From, 12:01 a.m., Saturday to 4 a.m., Monday, Golden Gate Bridge District contractors will work on the…

Mobile Payment Apps Coming to Muni This Summer
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Mobile Payment Apps Coming to Muni This Summer

Buying a Muni ticket? Starting this summer, there’s an app for that. The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is partnering with Oregon-based mobile ticketing company…

Muni Offers Free Rides, Expanded Service for New Year’s Eve Revelers
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Muni Offers Free Rides, Expanded Service for New Year’s Eve Revelers

In an effort to discourage drunk driving as San Francisco rings in the new year, Muni is offering free rides to the public the night…

Roadway Above Central Subway Gives Way in SoMa
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Roadway Above Central Subway Gives Way in SoMa

A stretch of roadway above the under-construction Central Subway in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood gave way over the weekend, a San Francisco Municipal…

Holiday Traffic and Transit Disruptions: Muni Schedule Changes, Holiday Parking Enforcement, Critical Mass
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Holiday Traffic and Transit Disruptions: Muni Schedule Changes, Holiday Parking Enforcement, Critical Mass

Muni Schedule for Holiday Weeks Thursday, December 25 and next Thursday, January 1, 2015:  Christmas Day and New Year’s Day respectively, Muni will operate on…

BART, AC Transit Launch New Late Night Transbay Buses
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BART, AC Transit Launch New Late Night Transbay Buses

Transbay commuters in the late night and early morning hours will be able to more swiftly get to and from the East Bay and San…

SFMTA to Consider Free Muni for Seniors and Disabled Persons in 2015
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SFMTA to Consider Free Muni for Seniors and Disabled Persons in 2015

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is considering whether or not to provide free Muni passes for the San Francisco’s seniors and persons with disabilities….

Caltrans approves $82M Central Subway Light Rail Project
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Caltrans approves $82M Central Subway Light Rail Project

Caltrans awarded nearly $82 million to construct the Central Subway light rail line in San Francisco, representatives said on Wednesday. The 1.7-mile light rail line…

Passenger Attacks Uber Driver During Richmond District Ride
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Passenger Attacks Uber Driver During Richmond District Ride

An Uber driver suffered facial injuries when a passenger assaulted him as he drove through San Francisco early Sunday morning, police said today. Police said…

Embarcadero BART Station Reopens, Person Under Train Taken to Hospital
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Embarcadero BART Station Reopens, Person Under Train Taken to Hospital

The Embarcadero BART station in San Francisco has reopened tonight after a person was reportedly under a train, transit agency officials said. BART received reports…

SFMTA Board Approves $6.6M Project Along 71 Haight-Noriega Route
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SFMTA Board Approves $6.6M Project Along 71 Haight-Noriega Route

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency will embark on a $6.6 million project to add pedestrian safety improvements and improve service reliability along the 71…

Tunnel Fire Delays Caltrain Over the Weekend
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Tunnel Fire Delays Caltrain Over the Weekend

Several trains operated by Caltrain were delayed by more than 20 minutes today after crews doused a minor fire in a tunnel at 18th Street…

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Urbanathon, Sunset Tunnel Closure, Remember Not To Feed The Meters On Sundays
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Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Urbanathon, Sunset Tunnel Closure, Remember Not To Feed The Meters On Sundays

Athletic Association Event On Saturday:  The San Francisco Gaelic Athletic Association event will take place at San Francisco Gaelic Fields on Treasure Island. A street…

Cab Drivers Clog Up SFO Traffic To Protest Agreement Allowing Uber, Lyft, Sidecar To Work There Too
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Cab Drivers Clog Up SFO Traffic To Protest Agreement Allowing Uber, Lyft, Sidecar To Work There Too

Angry over the recent decision to allow transportation network companies like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar to operate at San Francisco International Airport, a taxi driver’s…

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Potrero Hill BMX Event, N Judah Disruptions
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Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Potrero Hill BMX Event, N Judah Disruptions

Red Bull BMX Event On Saturday:  The Red Bull BMX event will take place between 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. De Haro Street between Southern…

Weekend Traffic and Transit Disruptions: Veterans Day, Sunset Tunnel Closure
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Weekend Traffic and Transit Disruptions: Veterans Day, Sunset Tunnel Closure

Veterans Day Holiday Muni Schedule and Parking Enforcement On Tuesday, the Veterans Day Holiday:  Muni service will operate on a regular weekday schedule. Parking meters…

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: SF Giants Parade, Halloween, Muni Heritage Weekend, Day Of The Dead
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Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: SF Giants Parade, Halloween, Muni Heritage Weekend, Day Of The Dead

SF Giants Parade A parade and celebration will honor the World Champion San Francisco Giants along Market Street and at San Francisco’s Civic Center Friday afternoon….

Tour Bus Driver Cited in Fatal Collision
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Tour Bus Driver Cited in Fatal Collision

San Francisco police have cited a tour bus driver on suspicion of misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter following a fatal collision involving a City Hall worker last…

Extra Ferries Will Run From Marin County to Giants World Series Parade Friday
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Extra Ferries Will Run From Marin County to Giants World Series Parade Friday

Golden Gate Ferry will provide extra ferry service from Larkspur to San Francisco for the Giants’ World Series parade on Friday. Fans are encouraged to…

Muni Bus Services Shut Down Due to World Series Celebration Crowds
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Muni Bus Services Shut Down Due to World Series Celebration Crowds

All bus service has been suspended in San Francisco this evening due to safety concerns caused by riotous World Series celebrations throughout the city, according…

Muni Implements Changes to Multiple Bus Lines
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Muni Implements Changes to Multiple Bus Lines

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency announced today that it has implemented a number of changes to bus service in San Francisco. The most significant…

Bay Area Roads Consistently Mediocre for Nearly a Decade
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Bay Area Roads Consistently Mediocre for Nearly a Decade

Bay Area roads have been consistently mediocre for nearly a decade, according to data released today by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission. In a survey that…

BART Station Improvements Planned for Embarcadero, Montgomery
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BART Station Improvements Planned for Embarcadero, Montgomery

BART is seeking the public’s input for improvements at the Embarcadero and Montgomery stations and will be holding two in-station events on Tuesday and Thursday,…

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: World Series, Fiesta On The Hill, Central Subway Construction
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Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: World Series, Fiesta On The Hill, Central Subway Construction

Athletic Association Event From Friday through Sunday: The San Francisco Gaelic Athletic Association event will take place at San Francisco Gaelic Fields on Treasure Island….

Hearing Held to Discuss Financial Burden of Towed Stolen Vehicles on Victims
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Hearing Held to Discuss Financial Burden of Towed Stolen Vehicles on Victims

San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener held a hearing today to discuss current fees and policies that require victims of auto thefts to pay a hefty…

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Noe Valley Fest, Nike Women’s Marathon, Mission Sunday Streets
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Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Noe Valley Fest, Nike Women’s Marathon, Mission Sunday Streets

Dreamforce Convention On Thursday: The Dreamforce convention at the Moscone Center will conclude, however, street closures will continue as listed below: Until 3 p.m., this…

Tentative Agreement Reached Between Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District and Thirteen Labor Unions
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Tentative Agreement Reached Between Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District and Thirteen Labor Unions

Thirteen labor unions and the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District reached a tentative contract agreement this afternoon, avoiding a strike Friday that would…

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Columbus Day Parking, Fleet Week, Salesforce Convention, Many Street Fairs
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Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Columbus Day Parking, Fleet Week, Salesforce Convention, Many Street Fairs

Columbus Day Holiday Muni Service and Parking Enforcement On Monday: Columbus Day holiday, Muni service will operate on a Sunday schedule. Parking meters and seven…

Golden Gate Bridge Workers to Hold One Day Strike Next Friday
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Golden Gate Bridge Workers to Hold One Day Strike Next Friday

A group of Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District workers comprised of mechanics, servicers and dispatchers announced plans this afternoon to go on a…

BART, AC Transit Directors Approve Late Night Hours
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BART, AC Transit Directors Approve Late Night Hours

Expanded late night transbay bus service could begin as early as December after BART and Alameda-Contra Costa Transit directors voted to approve the service. BART…

Domestic Violence Awareness Campaign Launched on Muni Today
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Domestic Violence Awareness Campaign Launched on Muni Today

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon honored Domestic Violence Awareness Month today by announcing a new awareness campaign on Muni and by urging professional sports…

City to Upgrade Twelve Buses Thanks to Federal Grant
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City to Upgrade Twelve Buses Thanks to Federal Grant

San Francisco will add 12 new buses to its transportation fleet by next spring, thanks to a $9 million grant from the federal government. The…

Four People Injured in Two Separate Muni Collisions
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Four People Injured in Two Separate Muni Collisions

A total of four people were injured in two separate collisions involving San Francisco Municipal Railway vehicles that was reported within minutes of each other…

BART to Triple Bike Parking at Civic Center Station
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BART to Triple Bike Parking at Civic Center Station

The Civic Center BART station in San Francisco will see its bike parking more than triple next year after the BART board of directors allocated…

SF DA Expresses Concerns Over Safety of Carpooling Apps
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SF DA Expresses Concerns Over Safety of Carpooling Apps

The San Francisco District Attorney’s Office has sent letters to transportation network companies Lyft, Uber and Sidecar threatening legal action, officials said today. Among other…

One-Day Ferry Strike Set for Friday, No Ferry Service Between Larkspur, Ferry Building, Sausalito
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One-Day Ferry Strike Set for Friday, No Ferry Service Between Larkspur, Ferry Building, Sausalito

Riders planning to take ferries operated by the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District between Marin County and San Francisco on Friday will have…

Tax Dispute Could Threaten Transbay Terminal Project
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Tax Dispute Could Threaten Transbay Terminal Project

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday to levy a tax on developers who are now threatening a lawsuit over a project…