Ed Reiskin

Director of Transportation Edward D. Reiskin listens to a speaker during the annual retreat of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Top SF transit official frustrated by lack of Uber, Lyft regulations

San Francisco plays almost no role in regulating Uber and Lyft locally.…

 

A new audit from the City Controller’s Office found numerous issues with San Francisco’s contract process that ultimately costs taxpayers more money. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Audit: SF’s city contracting process riddled with problems

San Francisco spends more than $1 billion annually on city contracts with…

 

The SFMTA has allocated $1.2 million to study an extension of the still-in-progress T-Third Central Subway from Chinatown to Fisherman’s Wharf. (Courtesy SFMTA)

SFMTA to study Central Subway extension to Fisherman’s Wharf

San Francisco’s newest — and still under construction — subway may soon…

 

Friends and family of 38-year-old Thu Phan gathered Tuesday at 7th and Market streets, where Phan was hit by a car as she crossed the street in her wheelchair last month. (Jessica Christian/S.F.Examiner)

Signage coming to site where pedestrian was fatally struck

A pedestrian’s death may bring about some change to a busy Market…

Friends and family of 38-year-old Thu Phan gathered Tuesday at 7th and Market streets, where Phan was hit by a car as she crossed the street in her wheelchair last month. (Jessica Christian/S.F.Examiner)

Bicyclist dies in collision with Muni bus

A bicyclist died in a collision Sunday afternoon with a Muni bus…

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Study: Every one dollar spent on Muni generates $2 to $3 for local economy

It’s often late, dirty and a bumpy ride, many San Franciscans say.…

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S.F. Examiner File PhotoThe San Francisco Bicycle Coalition executive director Leah Shahum

SF bike lane wins national recognition

The new Polk Street contra-flow bicycle lane took top honors in a…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoThe San Francisco Bicycle Coalition executive director Leah Shahum
Mike Koozmin/the s.f. examinerCrews mark a loading zone adjacent to a new bike lane on Polk Street in downtown San Francisco on Friday.

SF prepares to double-down investment on bike safety and improvement projects

When bicycling increases, be it in a U.S. city or some foreign…

Mike Koozmin/the s.f. examinerCrews mark a loading zone adjacent to a new bike lane on Polk Street in downtown San Francisco on Friday.
Cindy Chew/2010 S.F. Examiner file photoTaxis that pick up wheelchair users will earn special privileges at SFO.

SFMTA proposes incentives for taxis picking up wheelchair users

Among the struggles The City’s taxi industry faces, transit officials say, is…

Cindy Chew/2010 S.F. Examiner file photoTaxis that pick up wheelchair users will earn special privileges at SFO.
A report issued by the City Controller's Office found that Muni maintenance facilities had tool boxes unlocked and several missing or incomplete inventory lists.

Report finds that Muni could improve oversight of maintenance tools

Muni could do a better job of safeguarding and keeping track of…

A report issued by the City Controller's Office found that Muni maintenance facilities had tool boxes unlocked and several missing or incomplete inventory lists.