The recent delivery of $6.7 million to Muni has the agency pondering a difficult choice — should the funds be used to shore up an aging and decrepit fleet of vehicles, or to provide The City’s youth with unparalleled access to San Francisco’s public transit system?
That debate has split transit advocates and youth activists, and it will be the focus of a hearing today at the Board of Supervisors Government Audit and Oversight Committee. Read More
A new strategy to deter fare scofflaws is paying huge dividends for Muni, with the transit agency reporting a 79 percent increase in citations since the policy was unveiled in November.
Under the direction of new security chief Lea Militello, who arrived in November, Muni has issued 37,718 fare-evasion citations over the past nine months, a major jump from the 21,061 tickets handed out over the same time period in the year prior. Read More
After a year of tireless campaigning by local supporters, the plan to provide free Muni passes for some or all of The City’s youths is in danger of being derailed by the regional body expected to fund the program. Read More