San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency

Left to Right: Gwyneth Borden, Bevan Dufty and Michael Petrelis are running for San Francisco's open seat on the BART Board of Directors in November. (Courtesy photos)

Three candidates vying for SF seat on BART board

Moments before Wednesday’s 5 p.m. deadline, a third candidate filed to run…

 

Muni operator Carla Romero was reportedly attacked by a man on Third Street on Saturday. (Courtesy Carla Romero)

Muni operator says she was beaten, but fended off attacker

A Muni operator who said she was beaten Saturday morning is also…

 

The Cornerstone Church at 3459 17th St. in San Francisco's Mission District. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Transit to consider legalizing controversial ‘Parking for God’ on Dolores Street

A quasilegal practice of churchgoers parking on Dolores Street’s median — what…

 

Muni is jumping on the Pokemon Go bandwagon and providing riders with information on where to find the pocket monsters on different transit lines within The City. (Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)

Muni offers tips for catching Pokemon along SF transit lines

For Muni riders hot on the trail of Pokemon, The City’s transit…

Muni is jumping on the Pokemon Go bandwagon and providing riders with information on where to find the pocket monsters on different transit lines within The City. (Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)
(Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner file photo)

City makes last call for tech shuttle ‘transit hubs’

San Francisco will close its first survey on the controversial “hub model”…

(Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner file photo)
Assaults on Muni drivers, most notably spitting incidents, are one the rise since 2013, according to the SFMTA. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Muni union in spat over rise in spitting assaults on bus drivers

Phlegm. Mucus. Spittle. No matter what you call it, it’s flying at…

Assaults on Muni drivers, most notably spitting incidents, are one the rise since 2013, according to the SFMTA. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced the “Smart City” grant finalists today at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas. SFMTA Director of Transportation Ed Reiskin is on the right. (Courtesy Texas A&M Transportation Institute)

SF in running for $50M grant to technologically improve transportation network

San Francisco is among seven cities in the U.S. that could receive…

US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced the “Smart City” grant finalists today at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas. SFMTA Director of Transportation Ed Reiskin is on the right. (Courtesy Texas A&M Transportation Institute)
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner

Muni’s pricey training facility plan hits roadblock

San Francisco’s transit agency wants to spend $2.4 million annually — a…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner
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 Super Bowl 50 sculpture sign located on Larkin Street in front of San Francisco City Hall, Monday. January 11, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special  to S.F. Examiner)

Thousands of SFMTA employees urged to ‘volunteer’ for Super Bowl City during work hours

At last count, San Francisco is spending roughly $5 million on Super…

A Super Bowl 50 sculpture sign located on Larkin Street in front of San Francisco City Hall, Monday. January 11, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special  to S.F. Examiner)
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)

San Francisco joins Vision Zero program

San Francisco has joined forces with nine American cities to jointly study…

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)
Even with the seats in an upright and locked position, right, Muni bus riders still sit on them anyway, defeating the purpose of locking the seats. (GABRIELLE LURIE/2014 SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINER)

Muni testing device that may make locked seats safe

A solution to Muni’s 1,400 locked — and now unusable — seats…

Even with the seats in an upright and locked position, right, Muni bus riders still sit on them anyway, defeating the purpose of locking the seats. (GABRIELLE LURIE/2014 SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINER)
Margaret McCarthy will begin her term as interim director of the Bike Coalition today. (courtesy sfbike.org)

New interim bike coalition director starts today

The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition’s new interim director starts today. Margaret McCarthy…

Margaret McCarthy will begin her term as interim director of the Bike Coalition today. (courtesy sfbike.org)
The rare scene of inactivity at the world famous Powell Street Cable Car turnaround. The line was shut down due to inclement weather (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Cable cars replaced by shuttles due to rain

All San Francisco Municipal Railway cable car lines are being served by…

The rare scene of inactivity at the world famous Powell Street Cable Car turnaround. The line was shut down due to inclement weather (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SFMTA denies Muni operators’ request for wage negotiations

Muni’s operator union asked Tuesday for another chance to negotiate wages for…

Cindy Chew/S.F. Examiner File Photo

SF parking meter fees may rise, pending vote

Parking meter hourly fees may go up to pay for ‘smart’ meter…

Cindy Chew/S.F. Examiner File Photo
Surveyed Muni riders indicated by percentage how much each rude behavior is a “major issue,” “neutral issue” or “not an issue.” (Courtesy SFMTA)

Muni approval hits 10-year high

The results are in: Surveyed Muni riders rated service “good” or “excellent”…

Surveyed Muni riders indicated by percentage how much each rude behavior is a “major issue,” “neutral issue” or “not an issue.” (Courtesy SFMTA)
Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner

Fate of ‘Google Buses’ to be debated by transit board

Tomorrow the fate of the notorious “Google Buses” will be decided by…

Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner
(Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)

‘Google Bus’ hearing concludes, ruling may come early December

The infamous 'Google Buses' were scofflaws operating in a transportation "wild west,"…

(Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)
Raised bike lanes separating cars on Market Street from Gough to 12th streets.(Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)

City finishes first raised bike track, advocates want more

In what advocates are calling a win for safety, The City’s first…

Raised bike lanes separating cars on Market Street from Gough to 12th streets.(Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)