Pedestrian Struck and Killed By 38-Geary Bus

Pedestrian Struck and Killed By 38-Geary Bus

A pedestrian was fatally struck by a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus on Geary Boulevard early this morning, a police spokesman said. The collision was…

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: 20th Street Block Party, Mission Sunday Streets, Market Street Closures

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: 20th Street Block Party, Mission Sunday Streets, Market Street Closures

20th Street Block Party On Saturday, Noise Pop will present the 20th Street Block Party from noon to 6 p.m. For more details, please visit…

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: How To Get To Outside Lands, Pistahan Parade, M Oceanview Disruption

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: How To Get To Outside Lands, Pistahan Parade, M Oceanview Disruption

Outside Lands Festival On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the Outside Lands Music Festival will be held in Golden Gate Park from noon to 10 p.m….

Cab Driver Pleads Not Guilty to Disability Scam, ID Fraud

Cab Driver Pleads Not Guilty to Disability Scam, ID Fraud

A Luxor Cab driver pleaded not guilty today to alleged fraudulent use of the San Francisco Municipal Transit Authority’s paratransit program, which provides taxi services…

SFMTA Approves Three-Year Contract for Muni Drivers

SFMTA Approves Three-Year Contract for Muni Drivers

A contract for San Francisco Municipal Railway vehicle operators was unanimously approved by the city’s Municipal Transportation Agency this afternoon, agency officials said. The contract…

Mayor Lee Signs $500M Bond for Transportation Improvements

Mayor Lee Signs $500M Bond for Transportation Improvements

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee signed a $500 million transportation infrastructure bond for the November ballot on Monday while also unveiling other initiatives for improving…

SFMTA Rolling Out “Red Carpet” Transit-Only Lanes on Market

SFMTA Rolling Out “Red Carpet” Transit-Only Lanes on Market

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency crews are rolling out the “red carpet” starting tonight as part of a new transit-only lane project on Market Street,…

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Critical Mass, SF Marathon, Up Your Alley, Market Street Closure

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Critical Mass, SF Marathon, Up Your Alley, Market Street Closure

Critical Mass On Friday at 6 p.m., the Critical Mass bicycle ride will begin at Justin Herman Plaza. There will be heavy traffic in the…

Embarcadero Enhancement Project Holds Open House

Embarcadero Enhancement Project Holds Open House

An open house will be held this evening to give residents a chance to weigh in and learn about proposed changes along The Embarcadero in…

One Injured When Muni Line Falls

One Injured When Muni Line Falls

Normal bus service has resumed this afternoon after an overhead wire on a San Francisco Municipal Railway line fell this morning, a Muni spokesman said….

Muni Funding Measure Based on Population Added to November Ballot

Muni Funding Measure Based on Population Added to November Ballot

Voters will decide whether to tie funding for San Francisco Municipal Railway to the city’s population growth this November after the Board of Supervisors voted…

SFMTA: Tech Buses Must Pay $3.55, Not $1, for Each Muni Stop They Use

SFMTA: Tech Buses Must Pay $3.55, Not $1, for Each Muni Stop They Use

Companies using San Francisco city bus stops to pick up and drop off passengers on commuter shuttles will have to pay more than triple the…

Muni Drivers OK Contract That Gets Them 15% Raise

Muni Drivers OK Contract That Gets Them 15% Raise

San Francisco Municipal Railway operators ratified a contract Monday in a deal brokered by former Mayor Willie Brown that gives employees a roughly 15 percent…

Three Busted In Disabled Parking Placard Scams

Three Busted In Disabled Parking Placard Scams

Three San Francisco residents have been arrested and charged for allegedly filing false applications for disabled person placards, prosecutors said Monday. Guobin Qin, 29, Qiaoyun…

SFMTA Officially Names Public Area Near CCSF “Unity Plaza”

SFMTA Officially Names Public Area Near CCSF “Unity Plaza”

A public plaza located on Ocean Avenue next to City College of San Francisco has been officially named Unity Plaza, according to the San Francisco…

Richmond Station Closed After BART Train Strikes And Kills Person On Tracks

Richmond Station Closed After BART Train Strikes And Kills Person On Tracks

One person was killed after a patron was struck by a train at the Richmond BART station this afternoon, according to a BART spokeswoman. While…

Bay Area Transit Agencies Running on Sunday Schedules For Fourth Of July

Bay Area Transit Agencies Running on Sunday Schedules For Fourth Of July

Bay Area transit agencies are advising residents and visitors that they are on Sunday schedules for the Independence Day holiday today. BART, San Francisco Municipal…

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: July 4th Fireworks, Fillmore Street Jazz Fest, 280 Closure, Sunday Meters

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: July 4th Fireworks, Fillmore Street Jazz Fest, 280 Closure, Sunday Meters

Independence Day Fireworks Celebration On Friday, July 4 the annual Independence Day Fireworks Celebration will start at 2 p.m. along the waterfront near the Municipal…

Free Again: SFMTA Ends Brief Experiment With Sunday Parking Meter Enforcement

Free Again: SFMTA Ends Brief Experiment With Sunday Parking Meter Enforcement

Sunday parking will be free again in most areas of San Francisco starting this weekend, according to the city’s Municipal Transportation Agency. San Francisco enacted…

Both Sides “Positive” After Muni Drivers, Management Reach Tentative Agreement

Both Sides “Positive” After Muni Drivers, Management Reach Tentative Agreement

A tentative agreement has been reached between the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency and its Municipal Railway operators’ union, SFMTA officials announced today. Today is…

Heavy Traffic, Muni Reroutes Planned Around Pride Celebration And Parade Sunday

Heavy Traffic, Muni Reroutes Planned Around Pride Celebration And Parade Sunday

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is advising Muni riders of several reroutes due to today’s Pride celebration and parade. Muni officials said the 5,…

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Critical Mass, Trans March, Dyke March, Pink Saturday, Pride

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Critical Mass, Trans March, Dyke March, Pink Saturday, Pride

Baseball Game Traffic Reroutes and Transportation Options Through next Thursday, July 3, the San Francisco Giants will play six home games at AT&T Park. Listed…

Electric Bike Lockers Installed at Three SF-Owned Garages

Electric Bike Lockers Installed at Three SF-Owned Garages

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency announced today the installation of 32 electronic bicycle lockers at three city-owned garages. The “smart” electronic bike lockers are…

Weekend Traffic/Transit: Lombard Street Closes, Streetcars Change Course, Sunday Parking Meters Still Enforced

Weekend Traffic/Transit: Lombard Street Closes, Streetcars Change Course, Sunday Parking Meters Still Enforced

Lombard Street between Larkin and Leavenworth Closures A pilot project designed to increase safety and reduce congestion on the part of Lombard Street known as…

Supes, Community Members Advocate For Central Subway Extension To Fisherman’s Wharf

Supes, Community Members Advocate For Central Subway Extension To Fisherman’s Wharf

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and other city officials marked a milestone in the Central Subway project this morning with the completion of tunnel boring…

Contract Talks Between Muni Drivers And Management Break Down

Contract Talks Between Muni Drivers And Management Break Down

Contract talks between the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency and its Municipal Railway operators’ union have broken down with a final deadline looming at the…

Smoking Muni Metro Train Prompts West Portal Station Evacuation

Smoking Muni Metro Train Prompts West Portal Station Evacuation

UPDATE: delay at West Portal is clear. IB & OB #subwaysvc is resuming in and out of West Portal. — SFMTA (@sfmta_muni) June 13, 2014…

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: SF Giants Games, North Beach Festival, Maya Angelou Memorial

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: SF Giants Games, North Beach Festival, Maya Angelou Memorial

Baseball Game Traffic Reroutes From Friday through Sunday, the San Francisco Giants will play three home games against Colorado Rockies at AT&T Park. Listed below…

Two-Story High Gusher After Errant Driver Smashes Hydrant

Two-Story High Gusher After Errant Driver Smashes Hydrant

A truck backed into a fire hydrant, sending water gushing several feet into the air in San Francisco’s Mission District this afternoon. The hydrant at…

Muni Resumes Regular Service After Three Day Worker Sickout, SFMTA To Seek Damages From Union Over Stoppage

Muni Resumes Regular Service After Three Day Worker Sickout, SFMTA To Seek Damages From Union Over Stoppage

San Francisco Municipal Railway buses, light-rail vehicles and cable cars are resuming regular service today following a three-day worker “sickout” apparently resulting from an ongoing…

SF City Attorney: Muni Driver Sickout Is Illegal

SF City Attorney: Muni Driver Sickout Is Illegal

As a San Francisco Municipal Railway workers “sickout” continues for a third day, San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed charges today with the state’s…

Muni Driver Sickout Enters Third Day

Muni Driver Sickout Enters Third Day

San Francisco Municipal Railway riders should expect delays again today as an employee “sickout” extends to a third straight day, an agency spokesman said. About…

Muni Drivers’ Union Denies Responsibility For Transit-Crippling “Sickout”

Muni Drivers’ Union Denies Responsibility For Transit-Crippling “Sickout”

The president of the union representing San Francisco Municipal Railway employees said today his office had nothing to do with the worker “sickout” that has…

SF Supe Plans Resolution To Urge End To Muni Driver Sickout

SF Supe Plans Resolution To Urge End To Muni Driver Sickout

A San Francisco supervisor said he plans to introduce a resolution at today’s Board of Supervisors meeting urging San Francisco Municipal Railway drivers to end…

Sickout Day Two: Muni Warns Commuters Of Even More Packed Buses And Delays Tuesday Morning

Sickout Day Two: Muni Warns Commuters Of Even More Packed Buses And Delays Tuesday Morning

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is warning customers of a second day of major systemwide delays on Muni today due to a “sickout” by…

Muni: Evening Commuters Should Expect Long Delays, Seek Other Modes Of Transport

Muni: Evening Commuters Should Expect Long Delays, Seek Other Modes Of Transport

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency officials are advising the public to expect continued delays during this evening’s commute after hundreds of Municipal Railway workers called…

Tourists, City Workers, SF Supe, And Regular Joes All Suffer In Morning Muni Sick-Out

Tourists, City Workers, SF Supe, And Regular Joes All Suffer In Morning Muni Sick-Out

Commuters and tourists scrambled to find ways to get around San Francisco this morning as San Francisco Municipal Railway service operated at about a third…

Two-Thirds Of Muni Vehicles Out Of Service Monday Morning

Two-Thirds Of Muni Vehicles Out Of Service Monday Morning

7:59 AM: San Francisco Municipal Railway service is running at about a third of its normal capacity this morning after a contract dispute prompted a…

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Critical Mass, Escape From Alcatraz, Statuto Race

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Critical Mass, Escape From Alcatraz, Statuto Race

Critical Mass On Friday at 6 p.m., the Critical Mass bicycle ride will begin at Justin Herman Plaza. Route is unknown. There will be heavy…

Man Walking On J Church Tracks Struck By Muni Vehicle

Man Walking On J Church Tracks Struck By Muni Vehicle

A San Francisco Municipal Railway light-rail vehicle struck and injured a pedestrian apparently walking on the tracks near the city’s Glen Park neighborhood Sunday night,…