Eyes on the Street: Muni Driver + PCO = Transit Teamwork

9th Ave. and Lincoln Way. Photos: Aaron Bialick

This week, I stumbled upon a heartwarming moment for the folks out on the streets every day working to keep things moving along.

A 44-O’Shaughnessy driver pulled up to a bus stop blocked by a scofflaw driver just as a parking control officer (PCO) was issuing a ticket. In a pleasant show of camaraderie, the driver took a moment to thank the officer for her work.

No doubt, our Muni operators and PCOs both deal with more than their fair share of aggravation on the job – let’s hope they see far more moments of appreciation like these than we can catch on our radar.