Transit

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Golden Gate Bridge tolls on the rise

Fares also set to increase Wednesday on Golden Gate Transit ferries and buses

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
Driver arrested after 4 injured in alleged DUI crash at bus stop

Driver arrested after 4 injured in alleged DUI crash at bus stop

A driver was arrested Monday night following a crash into a bus…

Driver arrested after 4 injured in alleged DUI crash at bus stop
Commuters typically fill the BART Trains throughout the weekday but due to the shelter-in-place order for the San Francisco Bay Region to curtail the spread of COVID-19, BART ridership has dropped sharply. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

BART board approves $2.4B budget with $200M in cuts

The BART Board of Directors voted 7-2 Thursday to approve the agency’s…

Commuters typically fill the BART Trains throughout the weekday but due to the shelter-in-place order for the San Francisco Bay Region to curtail the spread of COVID-19, BART ridership has dropped sharply. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Two men killed Thursday in vehicle collisions

Two men killed Thursday in vehicle collisions

A motorcycle collision in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park late Thursday afternoon…

Two men killed Thursday in vehicle collisions
The decision to make change for a large bill in a cab offers food for thought. Courtesy photo

I Drive SF: The consequences of a fake bill

Even though I have a counterfeit testing pen in my bag, it just isn’t worth starting trouble

The decision to make change for a large bill in a cab offers food for thought. Courtesy photo
Supervisor Aaron Peskin, far right, with, from left, Transit Workers Union of America Local 250 President Roger Marenco, Supervisor Dean Preston, SFTMA head Jeffrey Tumlin, and SFMTA Board Chair Gwyneth Borden speak at Muni’s Kirkland Yard on Wednesday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Supes strike deal with transit agency to halt fare increases

Peskin agrees to no longer pursue SFMTA ballot measure

Supervisor Aaron Peskin, far right, with, from left, Transit Workers Union of America Local 250 President Roger Marenco, Supervisor Dean Preston, SFTMA head Jeffrey Tumlin, and SFMTA Board Chair Gwyneth Borden speak at Muni’s Kirkland Yard on Wednesday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Golden Gate Bridge ‘sings’ during high winds

It may not be truly singing, but the Golden Gate Bridge is…

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
SF to resume issuing parking tickets if vehicles not moved for street sweeping

SF to resume issuing parking tickets if vehicles not moved for street sweeping

San Francisco has not enforced parking violations for street sweeping since a…

SF to resume issuing parking tickets if vehicles not moved for street sweeping
The future of the taxi industry couldn’t be more bleak. (Courtesy photo)

I Drive SF: Once a taxi driver, always a taxi driver

It’s hard to believe I haven’t driven a cab in three months

The future of the taxi industry couldn’t be more bleak. (Courtesy photo)
A passenger gets into an Uber rideshare along Mission Street on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Uber, Lyft and DoorDash initiative seeking labor law exemption heads to California voters

An expensive ballot measure championed by Uber, Lyft and DoorDash to exempt…

A passenger gets into an Uber rideshare along Mission Street on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The San Francisco Municipal Transporation Agency is beginning to prepare for traffic returning to Bay Area roads as quarantine restrictions are relaxed. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SF braces for traffic as shelter-in-place orders ease

City looking at ways to reduce impact of increased congestion before it returns

The San Francisco Municipal Transporation Agency is beginning to prepare for traffic returning to Bay Area roads as quarantine restrictions are relaxed. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A vote by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency board to hike fares has spurred a charter amendment to give the Board of Supervisors more control over the transit agency. (Courtesy SFMTA)

Ballot measure would give supes more power over Muni

Supervisors hurry to make deadline for November ballot

A vote by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency board to hike fares has spurred a charter amendment to give the Board of Supervisors more control over the transit agency. (Courtesy SFMTA)
With an extended permit about to expire, Jump Bikes, operated by Uber, will no longer be on San Francisco streets. (Kevin Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Lyft corners temporary bikeshare monopoly in San Francisco

Competitor Jump’s permit expires amid ongoing legal battle

  • May 17, 2020
With an extended permit about to expire, Jump Bikes, operated by Uber, will no longer be on San Francisco streets. (Kevin Hume/S.F. Examiner)
SFMTA Director Cristina Rubke is an attorney and disability rights activist. (Courtesy SFMTA)

Supes reject SFMTA board appointment after fare hikes approved against their wishes

A disability activist’s reappointment to serve a third and final four-year term…

SFMTA Director Cristina Rubke is an attorney and disability rights activist. (Courtesy SFMTA)
(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Despite CARES Act funds, Caltrain faces ‘existential crisis’

Agency projects $71 million deficit over next financial year

  • May 8, 2020
(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Lyft and Uber maintain their drivers are correctly classified as contractors. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SF joins state AB5 lawsuit against Uber, Lyft

Complaint alleges companies misclassify workers as contractors to avoid cost of benefits

Lyft and Uber maintain their drivers are correctly classified as contractors. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Courtesy Brousseau, shown here in November 2012, was injured in a shooting after leaving Dolores Park Friday. (Courtesy Michelle Saremi)

Transit advocate dies after being injured in Mission District shooting

Courtney Brousseau described by friends as ‘brilliant,’ ‘determined, eloquent’

Courtesy Brousseau, shown here in November 2012, was injured in a shooting after leaving Dolores Park Friday. (Courtesy Michelle Saremi)
Bicyclist hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after striking curb

Bicyclist hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after striking curb

A 37-year old man was transported to a hospital with life-threatening injuries…

Bicyclist hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after striking curb
Pedestrians and cyclists maintain social distance on John F. Kennedy Drive in Golden Gate Park on Sunday, March 22, 2020. (Photo courtesy Patrick Traughber)
Pedestrians and cyclists maintain social distance on John F. Kennedy Drive in Golden Gate Park on Sunday, March 22, 2020. (Photo courtesy Patrick Traughber)
In an email to its customers, Uber argued that the cap makes their food delivery business too expensive to deliver out to Treasure Island. (Courtesy photo)

SF vs. Uber Eats: Service stops food delivery to Treasure Island citing fee cap

Uber Eats has ended all food deliveries to Treasure Island, citing Mayor London Breed’s cap on delivery fees.

In an email to its customers, Uber argued that the cap makes their food delivery business too expensive to deliver out to Treasure Island. (Courtesy photo)