MUNI Hearing- Safety First for Transit System

From Supervisor Elsbernd:

"The City Operations and Neighborhood Services Committee will hold a hearing examining MUNI safety standards for bus and train operators … in response to the July 18 MUNI accident at West Portal Station that injured more than 40 passengers. The need for a hearing on this subject was made even more evident following the August 3 accident between two trains and an automobile on Market Street that injured six."

Agenda.

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