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

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

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…

Driver of Stolen Vehicle who Killed Bicyclist Charged with Murder, Mayhem

Driver of Stolen Vehicle who Killed Bicyclist Charged with Murder, Mayhem

A man who allegedly killed a bicyclist while fleeing from police in a stolen van in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood in July is now facing…

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

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…

SF Announces Safety Improvements in School Zones on Walk to School Day

SF Announces Safety Improvements in School Zones on Walk to School Day

On International Walk to School Day, Mayor Ed Lee today announced that the San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency has completed safety modifications around several San…

City to Upgrade Twelve Buses Thanks to Federal Grant

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…

Two Injured When Muni Bus Collides With Pedestrian

Two Injured When Muni Bus Collides With Pedestrian

The F-Market line is resuming regular service in both directions after a collision at Market and 7th streets involving a pedestrian and a 71 Haight/Noriega…

Mayor Signs $648 Million Contract For New Muni Metro Vehicles

Mayor Signs $648 Million Contract For New Muni Metro Vehicles

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee signed a contract today that will begin the manufacturing of a new fleet of Muni light rail vehicles, with the…

Muni Painter Arrested on Suspicion of Stealing City Gas

Muni Painter Arrested on Suspicion of Stealing City Gas

A San Francisco Municipal Transportation employee was arrested Friday for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars worth of gasoline from the city, police said today. In…

Woman Taken To Hospital After Muni Metro Train Strikes Her At Van Ness Station

Woman Taken To Hospital After Muni Metro Train Strikes Her At Van Ness Station

1:41 PM: San Francisco Municipal Railway’s Muni Metro service has resumed this afternoon after a woman jumped in front of a train in an apparent…

F-Market Involved in Crash with Another Vehicle

F-Market Involved in Crash with Another Vehicle

A San Francisco Municipal Railway historic streetcar was involved in a collision with another vehicle on Market Street this afternoon, a Muni spokesman said. The…

Two Hospitalized After Driver Strikes Bike And Muni Bus

Two Hospitalized After Driver Strikes Bike And Muni Bus

A bicyclist and minivan driver were hospitalized after a collision that also involved a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus in the city’s Richmond District this…

Pedestrian Struck by T-Third Train

Pedestrian Struck by T-Third Train

11:35 AM: A 71-year-old man was critically injured when he was struck by a San Francisco Municipal Railway light-rail vehicle in the city’s Bayview District…

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Autumn Moon Festival, Giant Race, Haight Street Fair

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Autumn Moon Festival, Giant Race, Haight Street Fair

Chinatown Autumn Moon Festival On Saturday and Sunday, the annual Chinatown Autumn Moon Festival will take place between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. each day….

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…