More Than One Million Bike Trips Made on Section of Market St This Year

More Than One Million Bike Trips Made on Section of Market St This Year

A counter system has now tallied more than 1 million bike trips that were made this year on a main thoroughfare in San Francisco, according…

Bicyclist Injured in Crash Near Balboa Park Station

Bicyclist Injured in Crash Near Balboa Park Station

A bicyclist was hospitalized after he flipped over his bike’s handlebars at San Francisco Municipal Railway tracks near the Balboa Park station late Wednesday night,…

SF Celebrates Pedestrian, Bike Infrastructure Improvements, Vows to do More

SF Celebrates Pedestrian, Bike Infrastructure Improvements, Vows to do More

Twenty-four projects designed to improve pedestrian and cyclist safety in San Francisco have been completed ahead of schedule, with six more projects expected to be…

SFMTA To Reduce Fees For Victims Of Stolen, Towed Vehicles

SFMTA To Reduce Fees For Victims Of Stolen, Towed Vehicles

Starting next month, people who have had their cars stolen and then towed in San Francisco will pay lower fees to recover their cars. The…

Super Bowl 50 Spurs Heightened Security Plans; Overhead Muni Wires To Remain Intact

Super Bowl 50 Spurs Heightened Security Plans; Overhead Muni Wires To Remain Intact

San Francisco city leaders and Super Bowl 50 planners announced today that in light of the recent terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday, there will…

Weeklong Central Subway Construction Brings Detours to SoMa Beginning Friday

Weeklong Central Subway Construction Brings Detours to SoMa Beginning Friday

Crews will be working around the clock in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood for eight days beginning Friday to seamlessly connect the T-Third line…

New Restrictions Proposed to Enhance Commuter Shuttle Program

New Restrictions Proposed to Enhance Commuter Shuttle Program

An 18-month commuter shuttle pilot program in San Francisco is set to expire on Jan. 31 but an ongoing program has been proposed by the…

Construction of City’s First Raised Bike Lane to Start Monday

Construction of City’s First Raised Bike Lane to Start Monday

Construction of San Francisco’s first raised bike lane will get underway Monday, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency officials said. Workers with the SFMTA and San…

Report Says Shuttle Pilot Program Reduces Muni Conflicts, Takes Cars off Roads

Report Says Shuttle Pilot Program Reduces Muni Conflicts, Takes Cars off Roads

Private shuttle buses caused fewer conflicts with Muni buses and took cars off the street during a pilot regulation program set to end early next…

Supe Proposes Master Plan to Expand City’s Subway System

Supe Proposes Master Plan to Expand City’s Subway System

San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener today announced legislation for a master plan to expand the city’s subway system. Wiener said a master plan would have…

Muni Bus Was Out of Service When Fire Started in Engine On Highway 101

Muni Bus Was Out of Service When Fire Started in Engine On Highway 101

A San Francisco Municipal Railway bus engine overheated and caught fire this morning, briefly blocking traffic on U.S. Highway 101, according to Muni and California…

Transit Agencies Teaming Up To Provide Weekend Transbay Service

Transit Agencies Teaming Up To Provide Weekend Transbay Service

Transit agencies are pitching in get people between the East Bay and San Francisco this weekend as BART’s Transbay Tube closes for three days. San…

Traffic Circles Come to Western Addition to Speed Up 5-Fulton Bus Service

Traffic Circles Come to Western Addition to Speed Up 5-Fulton Bus Service

Street redesigns, including two traffic circles, were approved by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s Board of Directors Tuesday between the Western Addition and the…

37 New, Eco-Friendly Muni Buses to Join City Fleet in September

37 New, Eco-Friendly Muni Buses to Join City Fleet in September

Thirty-seven new public buses, anticipated to be more eco-friendly and reliable, will arrive on San Francisco streets in September, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and…

Upper Market Gets Red Light Turn Restrictions, Painted Pedestrian Safety Zones

Upper Market Gets Red Light Turn Restrictions, Painted Pedestrian Safety Zones

Safety measures implemented as part of San Francisco’s Upper Market Street Safety Project were unveiled today including right turn restrictions at red lights, bolder crosswalks,…

Muni Posts Transit Performance Data Online in Interactive Dashboards

Muni Posts Transit Performance Data Online in Interactive Dashboards

San Francisco residents who want to keep tabs on city transit can now get updates on everything from on-time performance for buses and trains to…

Pedestrian Struck in Marina District

Pedestrian Struck in Marina District

A pedestrian was struck by a garbage truck in San Francisco’s Marina District this morning, a police spokesman said. The collision was reported at 7:02…

Scooter-Sharing Advocates Urge SFMTA to Keep Electric Mopeds Accessible to Residents

Scooter-Sharing Advocates Urge SFMTA to Keep Electric Mopeds Accessible to Residents

A herd of red mopeds driven by employees and customers of San Francisco-based Scoot Networks tooted their horns and circled Civic Center Plaza this afternoon…

SF Hires New Teachers and Crossing Guards for Start of New School Year

SF Hires New Teachers and Crossing Guards for Start of New School Year

San Francisco city officials ushered in the first day of the 2015-16 school year today by ensuring that classrooms and crosswalks are adequately staffed. San…

Recent Cable Car Operator Injuries Prompt Crackdown on Illegal Passing

Recent Cable Car Operator Injuries Prompt Crackdown on Illegal Passing

After two San Francisco cable car operators were seriously injured recently by motorists who illegally passed stopped cable cars, San Francisco police will be cracking…

GPS Navigation Systems May Not Reflect New Market Street Turn Restriction

GPS Navigation Systems May Not Reflect New Market Street Turn Restriction

Beginning Tuesday, private vehicles that turn onto San Francisco’s Market Street between Third and Eighth streets, will risk receiving a $238 fine, even if their…

Pedestrian Struck by Muni Bus in Mission District

Pedestrian Struck by Muni Bus in Mission District

A San Francisco Municipal Railway bus struck a pedestrian in the city’s Mission District on Friday morning, according to police. At about 7:15 a.m. Friday,…

SFFD Responding to Suspicious Item at Church Street Muni Station

SFFD Responding to Suspicious Item at Church Street Muni Station

The San Francisco Fire Department has responded this evening to a suspicious item found at the Church Street Muni station, fire officials said. Firefighters responded…

Muni Subway Service to Shut Down Early Through End of Year for Communications Upgrade Project

Muni Subway Service to Shut Down Early Through End of Year for Communications Upgrade Project

Downtown subway service on all light-rail lines will shut down early every night from Friday July 31 until January 2016 to allow for upgrades to…

Improvements Completed in Noe Valley Aim to Create Safer Streets

Improvements Completed in Noe Valley Aim to Create Safer Streets

Streetscape improvements that aim to make the 24th Street corridor of San Francisco’s Noe Valley neighborhood safer and more livable have been completed. Bulbouts for…

Lombard Street Project Proposed to Increase Safety, Improve Transit

Lombard Street Project Proposed to Increase Safety, Improve Transit

San Francisco Supervisor Mark Farrell is hosting a public open house this evening on proposed changes to Lombard Street intended to improve pedestrian safety and…

Transit Officials Announce Winners of Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest

Transit Officials Announce Winners of Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest

Transit officials announced the winners of San Francisco’s 52nd annual Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest held Thursday in Union Square, according to the San Francisco…

Legally Drunk Motorcyclist Who Critically Injured Cable Car Operator Pleads Not Guilty

Legally Drunk Motorcyclist Who Critically Injured Cable Car Operator Pleads Not Guilty

A motorcyclist who was allegedly driving with a blood alcohol concentration of .12 percent when he hit and critically injured a cable car operator in…

SFMTA Approves Plan to Ban Turns on Market Street Despite Uber Opposition

SFMTA Approves Plan to Ban Turns on Market Street Despite Uber Opposition

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency board today unanimously approved a plan to prohibit private vehicles from turning on to a busy section of Market…

SFMTA to Increase Fares and Fines Starting Next Month

SFMTA to Increase Fares and Fines Starting Next Month

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency announced a fare and fine increase on Monday, which will start next month. On July 1, select cash and…

Software Glitch Prompts Muni to Suspend Double Stopping After Trial Run

Software Glitch Prompts Muni to Suspend Double Stopping After Trial Run

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency officials have suspended double stopping for Muni Metro trains shortly after the new practice launched, citing problems with station announcements….

Mayor Lee Announces $48.1M in Additional Funding for Muni

Mayor Lee Announces $48.1M in Additional Funding for Muni

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee today announced a proposed additional $48.1 million investment into the city’s public transit system that would allow the San Francisco…

Influx of Private Commuter Shuttles to Downtown Sparks Concerns Over Policy Approach

Influx of Private Commuter Shuttles to Downtown Sparks Concerns Over Policy Approach

A significant increase in the number of private shuttles taking commuters from their homes on one side of San Francisco to work on the other…

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…