San Francisco County Transportation Authority

SF transit officials oppose lowering fines for illegal red-light turns

San Francisco transit officials have gone on record against a proposal to…

 

State explores swap for gas tax

State explores swap for gas tax

California officials foresee a future in which charging taxes based on gas…

 

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…

 

Supervisor Scott Wiener is proposing further subway expansions, which, if approved, can begin after the Central subway is completed. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner 2012)

Transportation groups strongly back Wiener’s ‘Subway Master Plan’ amid funding challenges

The reaction to Supervisor Scott Wiener’s Subway Master Plan so far has…

Supervisor Scott Wiener is proposing further subway expansions, which, if approved, can begin after the Central subway is completed. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner 2012)
Cindy Chew/2009 S.f. Examiner file photoThe San Francisco County Transportation Authority is proposing a bus rapid transit project along Geneva Avenue in Daly City. A similar BRT system is planned for Muni’s lines on Geary Boulevard

Planned bus rapid-transit project in Daly City aims to expand connectivity

A proposed bus rapid-transit line being studied by the San Francisco County…

Cindy Chew/2009 S.f. Examiner file photoThe San Francisco County Transportation Authority is proposing a bus rapid transit project along Geneva Avenue in Daly City. A similar BRT system is planned for Muni’s lines on Geary Boulevard
Daly City is interested in joining the Vision Zero campaign — following San Francisco and cities worldwide that want to end traffic-related fatalities. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Forty short-term road safety projects puts San Francisco on the road toward zero traffic deaths by 2024

San Francisco is on track to implement 40 highly visible pedestrian safety…

Daly City is interested in joining the Vision Zero campaign — following San Francisco and cities worldwide that want to end traffic-related fatalities. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Mike Koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoA tribute marked the spot near where Sophia Liu was fatally hit.

Vision Zero: Working together to save lives on the road

Twenty-five people died last year while walking or biking in San Francisco.…

Mike Koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoA tribute marked the spot near where Sophia Liu was fatally hit.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerThe SFMTA will implement double stopping on Muni Metro trains at certain stations starting this weekend.

Transportation board to vote on funding for Muni Transit Effectiveness Project

A project aimed at increasing Muni’s reliability, reducing travel times, limiting overcrowding…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerThe SFMTA will implement double stopping on Muni Metro trains at certain stations starting this weekend.
Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerSome fear Chinatown

Pilot program to study Chinatown intersection

When the Van Ness Avenue bus rapid transit plan got the green…

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerSome fear Chinatown

Congestion fees will help fight city gridlock

The time has come to study and implement a comprehensive pricing plan…

Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoCharging $3 to motorists entering downtown could generate money for transit projects

Driver fees could help combat gridlock

Downtown San Francisco will be mired in gridlock unless changes are made…

Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoCharging $3 to motorists entering downtown could generate money for transit projects
S.F. Examiner file photoThe bike-stashing facility at Caltrain’s Fourth and King station will increase its daily capacity from 100 to 180 bikes.

Bike storage site at Caltrain’s Fourth and King station set for major upgrades

The overextended bike parking facility at Caltrain’s Fourth and King station is…

S.F. Examiner file photoThe bike-stashing facility at Caltrain’s Fourth and King station will increase its daily capacity from 100 to 180 bikes.
S.F. Examiner File PhotoTapping money bucket: The City has already locked funding for several projects

San Francisco faces tough transportation investment choices

Think San Francisco should spend $3 billion over the next 30 years…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoTapping money bucket: The City has already locked funding for several projects
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSFMTA is studying how to make the private shuttles and other public transportation work more smoothly together.

SFMTA in midst of robust study of private shuttle industry

The proliferation of private workplace shuttles, which take thousands of cars off…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSFMTA is studying how to make the private shuttles and other public transportation work more smoothly together.

Public Works asking more residents to take custody, pay for tree care

The City continues to plant and replace trees on streets, yet it’s…

SF Examiner file photoGolden Gate Bridge officials say fewer motorists are complaining about traffic congestion caused by Doyle Drive construction.

Doyle Drive rebuild is dragging along

Setbacks to the Doyle Drive rebuild should come as no surprise to…

SF Examiner file photoGolden Gate Bridge officials say fewer motorists are complaining about traffic congestion caused by Doyle Drive construction.

Oakdale Caltrain, Jerrold Street Bridge among topics at transportation meeting

The proposed Oakdale Caltrain Station, a rebuild project on the Jerrold Street…

Report says Van Ness BRT will make transit more efficient, reduce delays

A bus rapid transit system on Van Ness Avenue will speed up…

Courtesy photoTom Otterness shot and killed a dog on film in 1977 and called it art. He was 25 at the time and over the years has repeatedly apologized.

Central Subway contract with artist who killed dog comes under fire in San Francisco

Pressure is mounting for The City to terminate the $750,000 art contract…

Courtesy photoTom Otterness shot and killed a dog on film in 1977 and called it art. He was 25 at the time and over the years has repeatedly apologized.

SF takes 35 months to go from red to green when adding signals

When people say Rome wasn’t built in a day, they’re usually referring…