Supes Postpone Vote on SFMTA Contract for Armed Private Security Guards

Supes Postpone Vote on SFMTA Contract for Armed Private Security Guards

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors postponed a vote today to approve a $38 million contract for private security guards for the San Francisco Municipal…

City Officials, Pedestrian Advocates Call for Safer Streets on Walk to Work Day

City Officials, Pedestrian Advocates Call for Safer Streets on Walk to Work Day

San Francisco city officials and pedestrian advocates said during today’s celebrations of Walk to Work Day that additional safety precautions are still needed to end…

Supervisor Wiener Urges City to Crack Down on Double Parking

Supervisor Wiener Urges City to Crack Down on Double Parking

San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener at the Board of Supervisors’ land use and transportation committee hearing Monday afternoon expressed his concern that the city is…

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Daylight Saving Time, Chinese New Year Parade, Sunday Streets

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Daylight Saving Time, Chinese New Year Parade, Sunday Streets

Start of Daylight Saving Time On Sunday:  Daylight Saving Time will commence at 2 a.m., requiring clocks to be set forward one hour. All Muni…

SFMTA Approves Polk Street Bike, Pedestrian Safety Improvements

SFMTA Approves Polk Street Bike, Pedestrian Safety Improvements

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency unanimously approved a pedestrian and bicycle improvement plan today that will span 20 blocks of Polk Street. The project…

SFMTA Approves Residential Parking Permits in Alamo Square, Panhandle

SFMTA Approves Residential Parking Permits in Alamo Square, Panhandle

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s board of directors today unanimously approved the creation of a residential parking permit area in the neighborhoods surrounding Alamo…

Transit Agency Aims to Improve Safety with Bolder Crosswalks

Transit Agency Aims to Improve Safety with Bolder Crosswalks

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is giving city crosswalks a bold, new look, SFMTA officials said. The change is part of an effort to…

City Report Suggests Policy Change to Decrease Collisions, Speeding on City Streets

City Report Suggests Policy Change to Decrease Collisions, Speeding on City Streets

A city report detailing the health and safety benefits San Francisco could garner by reducing speed limits on city streets was lauded by bicyclist and…

Muni Launches New Temporary Bus Line to Mission Bay

Muni Launches New Temporary Bus Line to Mission Bay

San Francisco’s transit agency launched a new bus route on Saturday, agency officials said. The 55 16th Street will operate every 15 minutes on weekdays…

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

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…

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

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…

Roadway Above Central Subway Gives Way in SoMa

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…

SFMTA Board Member Jerry Lee Passes Away

SFMTA Board Member Jerry Lee Passes Away

A member of San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s board of directors has passed away, Mayor Ed Lee announced today. Jerry Lee, who joined the SFMTA…

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

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…

Traffic Enforcement To Be Stepped Up in Effort To Make Streets Safer For Pedestrians

Traffic Enforcement To Be Stepped Up in Effort To Make Streets Safer For Pedestrians

Drivers in San Francisco who block intersections or double park their vehicles can expect to get ticketed as the city begins cracking down in an…

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

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….

Several Arrested, At Least One SFPD Officer Injured During Violent Black Friday Protest In San Francisco

Several Arrested, At Least One SFPD Officer Injured During Violent Black Friday Protest In San Francisco

At least one police officer was injured and some protesters were arrested in demonstrations in San Francisco that escalated throughout the evening with some protesters…

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

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…

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

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…

SFMTA Parking and Traffic Citations Can Now be Contested Online

SFMTA Parking and Traffic Citations Can Now be Contested Online

Folks contesting a citation for a parking or transit violation issued by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency can submit evidence in an easier, and…

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

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

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

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….

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….