Gerald Cauthen

Muni passengers wait to file onto a Shuttle train to West Portal station at Embarcadero station on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Increasing standing space on Muni trains is not the answer

The SFMTA’s incoming LRV fleet of new Siemens cars clearly represents a…

Muni passengers wait to file onto a Shuttle train to West Portal station at Embarcadero station on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The Muni Metro T-Line heads down Third Street near the outbound 23rd Street station in Dogpatch on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Operating the Muni Metro subway at full capacity

On Nov. 9, 2018 the San Francisco Examiner (“Muni to speed up…

The Muni Metro T-Line heads down Third Street near the outbound 23rd Street station in Dogpatch on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Caltrain workers move about the platforms at the Caltrain station at Fourth and King streets on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Getting DTX underway

The Bay Area Transportation Working Group (BATWG) and many San Francisco transit…

Caltrain workers move about the platforms at the Caltrain station at Fourth and King streets on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A man walks through a narrow corridor, past construction for the Central Subway, along Stockton Street in Chinatown on Nov. 28, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Central Subway problems persist

Have you ever wondered how the Central Subway project, a 1.7-mile rail…

A man walks through a narrow corridor, past construction for the Central Subway, along Stockton Street in Chinatown on Nov. 28, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
There’s no ideal solution to tech shuttle buses, but a few small improvements could make a world of difference. (Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)

Getting a handle on tech shuttle buses

For decades, many of us have tried to convince the Bay Area’s…

There’s no ideal solution to tech shuttle buses, but a few small improvements could make a world of difference. (Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)
Construction continues on the future Transbay Transit Center in downtown San Francisco on April 27, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Don’t pull brake cord on downtown Caltrain service

It’s taken a long time to get this far — 40 years…

Construction continues on the future Transbay Transit Center in downtown San Francisco on April 27, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

City Hall undermines the most important transportation project in half a century

Under the Ed Lee Administration, transportation in San Francisco is heading toward…