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This Week: Talk Transit With Art Agnos, 5-Fulton Limited

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If you’re looking get involved with the SF Transit Riders Union, this evening’s meeting offers a unique opportunity to discuss the future of transit on the waterfront with former SF mayor Art Agnos at the table. Also, limited-stop service is finally coming to the 5-Fulton this fall — join the SFMTA’s community meeting to learn more. Here […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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This week, five mayoral candidates talk transit with the SFTRU, SPUR hosts forums on improving bicycling and transit, and Walk SF tours the Islais Creek Watershed. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday: SFTRU Meeting: Mayoral Candidate Forum. Mayoral candidates Phil Ting, David Chiu, John Avalos, Tony Hall, and Terry Baum will join tonight’s San Francisco Transit […]

City Hall Hearing Turns Spotlight on Problems Plaguing 14-Mission Line

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The thousands of daily Muni riders who take the 14-Mission line continue to endure frequent switchbacks, poor reliability, slow speeds, and overcrowding, but advocates and city leaders are putting a spotlight on the problems plaguing the busy Mission bus corridor, which serves one of San Francisco’s most transit-dependent communities. “It’s the only one of the top […]

Supes Avalos, Wiener Clash on Equitable Spending Strategies for Muni

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Supervisors John Avalos and Scott Wiener are sparring over how new revenue for transit should be spent to benefit the Muni riders who need it most. With tax measures proposed for the 2014 ballot that could significantly increase transportation funds, Avalos introduced a charter amendment yesterday that would “require the city to prioritize investments to address existing […]

SF Transit Riders Union Holds First Meeting, Debates Priorities

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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 […]