Don’t Let the City Steal from Muni!!

In 2007, voters gave Muni an extra $27 million to pay for more buses, hire more drivers and make needed improvements.

Now the Mayor is raiding the Muni budget, while there’s talk of more FARE HIKES!!

Join members of Traffic not Transit Coalition in opposing fare hikes.

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Today’s Headlines

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Board of Supervisors "Poised to Reject" MTA Budget (KCBS) Will Muni Fare Hikes Really Raise New Revenue? (SFBG) Beyond Chron: "Muni Cuts Betray Promise of the Transit Effectiveness Project" Caltrain Board of Directors to Consider Fiscal Emergency, Higher Fares, Cuts (Merc) Downtown San Jose High-Speed Rail Would Benefit an A’s Stadium (Merc) SFCTA Study Released […]

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U.S. DOT Announces $171 Million Loan for New Transbay Terminal (SF Biz Times, SF Gate) Obama to Announce High-Speed Rail Funding Tomorrow in Florida (ABC News) Living in the O: "Bay Area Bloggers Unite to Urge MTC Not to Gamble Stim Funds" More on Today’s MTC Meeting on Oak Airport Connector from SFBG and SF […]

Today’s Headlines

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More on Likely Muni Fare Hikes (SFExaminer, SFBay) More on Tech Shuttles (SFExaminer, Wired) More on Lighter Penalties for Muni Youth Scofflaws (SFBay) Irving Street Makeover Starting (Hoodline) BART Bond in November (BizJournals) High Speed Rail May Need More Money for Fresno Segment (MercNews) Commission May Limit Development at Market Street Location (Socketsite) High Wind […]

Are Muni Service Woes and Fare Hikes Pushing People to Bikes?

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Many San Francisco bicyclists got their start by apparently taking this sign’s message to heart. Flickr photo: mattymatt Could rounds of Muni service cuts and fare hikes push more people to start cycling in San Francisco? The MTA, which operates Muni, doesn’t have data on the phenomenon, but anecdotally, it’s already happening. For Christopher Janson, […]