Muni riders board an already-packed shuttle during Thursday’s Metro shutdown. Photo: Matt Baume Muni may be having trouble acquiring cash these days, but there’s one thing that’s never in short supply for the transit agency: advice. Among the many organizations pressuring Muni to resist service cuts, the newly formed San Francisco Transit Riders Union (SFTRU) […]
Some crucial projects and board decisions are on the calendar this week, including the new design for Second Street and the BART Board’s vote on removing bike bans. And don’t miss out on your chance to find Muni love at SFTRU’s first dating game fundraising event. Here are all the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday: SPUR holds […]
Photo: Troy Holden Roughly two dozen attendees came out to the inaugural meeting of the San Francisco Transit Riders Union (SFTRU) on Thursday evening and had a spirited — at times heated — debate about how to make the fledgling organization a vocal constituency representing the diverse interests of Muni riders. Billed as an opportunity […]
From SFTRU: This group organizes the riders of the 14-Mission and the 49-Van Ness for improvements to this busy route. We’re developing a strong, organized, multi-lingual voice for the riders. Our next step is a “town hall” kind of meeting to kick off the campaigns. For information, email the coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org.