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Meeting of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board.

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Muni Budget Deficit Predicted as Parking Citations Dip

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Unfortunately for San Francisco transit riders, new revenue projections for the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), which runs Muni, show a decline in parking citations and a resulting budget deficit, just as the agency has been trying to restore service that was cut in May. In a quarterly financial presentation to the SFMTA Board […]

Transit Riders Union Plots Solution to Muni Cuts, Forms Advisory Board

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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) […]

Was the Turning Point on Taraval a Teachable Moment?

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A week ago today, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency decided unanimously to move forward with concrete boarding islands on the L-Taraval. And maybe, just maybe, it was also a concrete turning point towards finally putting safety first. As Streetsblog readers know all too well, every time SFMTA develops transit improvements as part of its Muni Forward […]

SFMTA Director Heinicke: Let’s Get Cracking on Car-Free Market Street

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The campaign to rid lower Market Street of the delays and dangers caused by personal cars has an unexpected champion on the SF Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors. At an SFMTA board meeting this Tuesday — the same meeting where agency staff presented a new Strategic Plan, which includes the Bicycle and Pedestrian Strategies […]