It’s ironic that the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, by agreeing to spend $100,000 for a public relations firm, has created a PR nightmare. Facing a $21 million deficit and a history of problematic service, the last thing the SFMTA should be doing is wasting money on outside media consultants, particularly when the agency already has a press office.
Agency officials feel that they need extra PR help to deal with contentious labor negotiations in the coming months. Read More
Bracing for contentious and delicate labor negotiations with its workers, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is bringing in a $100,000 hired gun to handle public relations.The $100,000 PR contract comes at a time when the agency is struggling financially, facing a $20 million deficit. Meanwhile, The City is looking at a $380 million budget shortfall. Read More