‘It’s not magic, it has to have infrastructure!” exclaimed my friend. I was asking her advice about whether I should get an iSomething — and it turned into discussion of wireless coverage in San Francisco. She was referring to the numerous roadblocks companies wanting to install wireless data delivery hardware in our fair city must overcome. Read More
Facing a $30 million budget deficit, Caltrain is poised to declare a fiscal emergency Thursday in a procedural move that could portend more fare increases and service reductions for the troubled transit agency.By declaring a fiscal emergency, Caltrain’s board of directors could authorize plans for service reductions or fare increases without conducting a full environmental review. Read More
The bumping, jostling and high-stress levels that have been standard fare for BART passengers traveling out of The City on New Year’s Eve could be dissipated this year under a plan to split up service at San Francisco’s downtown stations. Read More
Facing a $28.4 million budget shortfall, SamTrans is implementing a number of cost-cutting measures, including the elimination of service on seven routes and service reductions on six others, effective Dec. 20. Read More
There’s about to be a major divide in the satisfaction level among Muni riders.
The most dramatic overhaul to Muni’s bus and streetcar route system in 30 years is set to take effect in just 10 days and will include service reductions for some passengers and additions for others, Mayor Gavin Newsom said Tuesday at a 38-Geary bus stop near Masonic Avenue.
“You’re either going to love this or you’re going to hate it,” Newsom said. Read More