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Streetscast: An Interview with BOS Prez David Chiu on the MTA Budget

5:07 PM PDT on April 22, 2009

IMG_2798.jpgDavid Chiu testifying before the MTA Board two weeks ago.

San Francisco Board of Supervisors President David Chiu has introduced a motion (PDF) that would allow his colleagues to reject the MTA's budget, which is due to be finalized and voted on by the MTA Board next week.

As we've reported, Chiu testified before the MTA Board earlier this month that he is concerned about work orders from other departments that are draining Muni's budget. He is also "deeply concerned" about fare hikes and service cuts.

Chiu called Streetsblog San Francisco this afternoon for a brief interview:

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