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New buses bought by Muni from New Flyer Industries failed acceleration tests according to an internal memo reported on last week. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

Transit director defends new bus performance

The City’s top transit official defended Muni’s newest buses last week, deflecting…

 

SF Examiner file photo. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

Muni’s brand new buses struggle with SF’s hills, test results show

San Francisco is on a bus-buying spree. In the name of shoring…

 

Crews lay down the red transit-only lanes on Mission Street Monday, February 22, 2016 (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

First splash of transit-only ‘red carpet’ lanes hit Mission Street

The first red paint that will designate Muni-only lanes hit the ground…

 

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has identified funding to purchase nearly 150 hybrid diesel buses. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Transit board races to raise millions for purchase of new buses

The City’s transit agency is one step closer to obtaining $49 million…

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has identified funding to purchase nearly 150 hybrid diesel buses. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A single MUNI train stops at the very end of the Montgomery Station platform to pick up mid-day travelers. The SFMTA received state approval to allow multiple trains to enter the stations at once in order to better serve the public and relieve congestion at peak commute hours. Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner

Transit, traffic and parking guide for holidays

Holiday traffic is in full swing, as Muni buses wind down, parking…

A single MUNI train stops at the very end of the Montgomery Station platform to pick up mid-day travelers. The SFMTA received state approval to allow multiple trains to enter the stations at once in order to better serve the public and relieve congestion at peak commute hours. Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner
Trolley Coach 5300 Turing onto Market During Muni Heritage Weekend last year. (Courtesy SFMTA)

Muni Heritage Weekend to celebrate past, launch fleet of the future

San Franciscans of the ’60s era, perhaps clad in mod-skirts and bell…

Trolley Coach 5300 Turing onto Market During Muni Heritage Weekend last year. (Courtesy SFMTA)

On Target: Aug. 7, 2008

Laidlaw Transit, the nation’s largest school bus company, will reduce diesel exhaust…