Muni

Mayor London Breed   (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Muni tunnel death: Breed orders better ‘checks and balances’ after company’s safety record revealed

After the San Francisco Examiner uncovered the checkered safety record of a…

 

(Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Malfunctioning track switch slows Muni metro system

A malfunctioning switch at Muni’s Castro station is causing system-wide delays across…

 

Newly appointed Muni Union President Roger Marenco poses for a portrait in front of a Muni bus in San Francisco’s Mission District on Wednesday, Feb. 7th, 2018. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

New Muni union president to take office after dispute

Muni service, the backbone of San Francisco’s transit infrastructure, lives or dies…

 

A ballot measure that would split the San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency in two has been postponed to November while supervisors pursue compromise legislation. (Aleah Fajardo/2016 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Push to break up SF transit agency put on hold

An effort to split up San Francisco’s biggest transit agency is being…

A ballot measure that would split the San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency in two has been postponed to November while supervisors pursue compromise legislation. (Aleah Fajardo/2016 Special to S.F. Examiner)
A Muni bus drives in the red bus and taxi only lane at 16th and Mission streets. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Poll: SF residents split on transit-only ‘red carpet’ lanes

San Francisco remains divided on the “red carpet” transit-only lanes that are…

A Muni bus drives in the red bus and taxi only lane at 16th and Mission streets. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
(Rachael Garner/2016 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Report: Private security company failed to fulfill SFMTA contract

The private security company hired to protect San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency…

(Rachael Garner/2016 Special to S.F. Examiner)
Examiner file photo

Four teens arrested in string of ‘brutal’ Muni robberies

Four arrests have been made in an investigation of a recent series…

Examiner file photo
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Muni trains back online after computer error

Muni is back online after experiencing a computer glitch that delayed all…

S.F. Examiner File Photo
A J train is blocked by a fallen tree next to Dolores Park on Jan. 10, 2017 (Courtesy photo/Diego Ongaro)

Evening commute snarled by fallen trees, power outages, BART delays

A series of public transportation mishaps due to the weather have resulted…

A J train is blocked by a fallen tree next to Dolores Park on Jan. 10, 2017 (Courtesy photo/Diego Ongaro)
Top stories of the week: New D8 supervisor, court contraband, Muni 'fleet of the future'

Top stories of the week: New D8 supervisor, court contraband, Muni ‘fleet of the future’

Had a busy week? Here's a roundup of our top stories for…

Top stories of the week: New D8 supervisor, court contraband, Muni 'fleet of the future'
Newly-appointed San Francisco Police Chief William Scott addresses the media during a news conference at San Francisco City Hall Tuesday, December 20, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Top stories of the week: New SFPD chief, Uber drama, Newsom gets busted

It's been a busy week in San Francisco Examiner's newsroom. Check out…

Newly-appointed San Francisco Police Chief William Scott addresses the media during a news conference at San Francisco City Hall Tuesday, December 20, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
The City's voter-mandated “Five-Year Financial Plan” released Thursday by the City Controller’s Office indicates San Francisco is at capacity in more ways than one. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)

SF stretched to the limit by tech boom, says city report

San Francisco’s years-long tech boom has The City bursting at the seams.…

The City's voter-mandated “Five-Year Financial Plan” released Thursday by the City Controller’s Office indicates San Francisco is at capacity in more ways than one. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)
A BART rider uses a Clipper Card to pay the fare at Powell Street Bart Station, San Francisco, Thursday, April 7, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

According to new study 70% of SF transit riders don’t trust payment security

Recent data pulled from ACI Worldwide’s 2016 Mass Transit Payments Report shows that…

A BART rider uses a Clipper Card to pay the fare at Powell Street Bart Station, San Francisco, Thursday, April 7, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
Silly signs like "Lizardpeople must pay full fare" have been popping up on Muni buses across San Francisco in recent days. (Courtesy photo)

Pranksters post silly #MuniFacts posters on buses

“Lizardpeople Must Pay Full Fare” and “No Touching” aren’t actually Muni rules,…

Silly signs like "Lizardpeople must pay full fare" have been popping up on Muni buses across San Francisco in recent days. (Courtesy photo)
Passengers exit from Muni L Taraval train at Taraval and 30th Avenue stop in Parkside neighborhood, Thursday, February 18, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF’s Muni service receives positive ratings by 70% of users in new study

A study undertaken by the SFMTA earlier this year shows the highest…

Passengers exit from Muni L Taraval train at Taraval and 30th Avenue stop in Parkside neighborhood, Thursday, February 18, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
Muni computer systems were compromised late Friday after an SFMTA employee apparently downloaded what is called “ransomware,” a form of malware that allows an attacker to lock up a victim’s computers, and demand a ransom to release them for use.  (Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)

Muni guarantees customer data not at risk as hacker sends new threat

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has guaranteed its transit customers are…

Muni computer systems were compromised late Friday after an SFMTA employee apparently downloaded what is called “ransomware,” a form of malware that allows an attacker to lock up a victim’s computers, and demand a ransom to release them for use.  (Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)
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Top stories from the weekend, 11/28

Still catching up after the holiday weekend? Here are our top local…

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A message reading "You Hacked" appeared on Muni computers on Saturday. (Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)

‘You Hacked’ appears at Muni stations as fare payment system crashes

"You Hacked, ALL Data Encrypted." That was part of the message displayed…

A message reading "You Hacked" appeared on Muni computers on Saturday. (Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)
Tad Tadesse and his service dog, Rosie, pose for a portrait Monday, October 31, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Petition launched to increase SFMTA’s awareness of service dogs on Muni

A man who was kicked off a Muni cable car for having…

Tad Tadesse and his service dog, Rosie, pose for a portrait Monday, October 31, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Tad Tadesse and his service dog, Rosie, pose for a portrait Monday, October 31, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Man says he and service dog are frequently kicked off Muni

Tad Tadesse and his service dog Rosie, a pit bull, skyrocketed to…

Tad Tadesse and his service dog, Rosie, pose for a portrait Monday, October 31, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)