Today’s Headlines

  • Man Biking on Sidewalk Seriously Injures Woman on Market Near Stockton Street (SF Appeal, SFist)
  • Muni Riders Are Jumping Off Moving Buses (SFGateSF Examiner, KTVU)
  • Inflation-Adjusted Muni Fare Hike Goes Into Effect July 1 (SF Examiner)
  • Market Street Bike Counter Tallied 54,000 Bikes in First Month (SFGate)
  • Design Competition Launches for Taking Down 280, Re-Configuring Caltrain Route (GC)
  • SF Weekly Reminds Us That Dorothy Dugger Wasn’t the Only Transit Head to Get a Golden Parachute
  • Berkeley Could Launch a Parklet Program Soon (Berkeleyside)
  • Sac Bee Catches Caltrans Director Misrepresenting Facts About Issues With New Bay Bridge
  • San Jose Pedestrian Killed by VTA Train (CBS)
  • Woman Killed by Driver While Cycling in Pleasanton ID’d as Diana Hersevoort, 58 (CBS)
  • Man Dies After Flipping His Pickup Truck Off Highway 280 in South City (CoCo Times)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

  • mikesonn

    Most telling stat re Muni monthly…
    2009: $45
    2013: $76
    That includes a major reduction in service as well.

  • Anonymous

    Good to know those SF youth are putting those free Muni passes to good use. Now not only are we paying their fares, we’re paying for their damages too! No wonder people hate Muni.

  • Mario Tanev

    While I am in favor of tearing down 280 and I understand the potential for rail undergrounding to reconnect neighborhoods, I feel like we’re losing the last open rail right of way in the city with this proposal. It means that any expansion will be expensive (requiring more digging) and frankly underground stations are claustrophobic. Grand Central and Penn Station suck when it comes to their platforms. I know that ship has already sailed with TBT but at least we still have the open air 4th and King station and a magnificent approach into the city. How about replacing the 280 with a rail overpass that follows the current right of way with a bikeway underneath? Above ground BART really blends into the neighborhood and doesn’t divide it, unlike highways.

  • 2003: $35

    Few things have doubled in price in the past 10 years. Muni is one of them.

  • Simon

    Proof, if more were needed, that throwing money at Muni doesn’t improve it.

  • Higher ticket prices doesn’t mean Muni has more money.

  • I could be convinced that MUNI raises fares solely to provide cover for non-riders who complain about contributing taxes into the system.

  • Ted King

    Re : SFMuni Pass Price Increase

    Fare increase for monthly passes applies to all July passes and goes into effect at beginning of sales period the last week of June.

    From –

    Also, suggested edit – s/Inflated-Adjusted/Inflation-Adjusted/

  • Anonymous

    The more than doubling in cost of a monthly Muni pass in 10 years, coupled with service reductions, may well explain why average weekday ridership dropped from 736,000 in Q4 2002 to 661,000 for Q4 2012. Muni is one of the only transit agencies in America to carry fewer riders today than a decade ago.


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