Last week, members of the Board of Supervisors’ Land Use and Transportation Committee were “shocked” to hear that a hugely disproportionate number of traffic violations in downtown San Francisco are committed by Transportation Network Companies (TNC), mainly, Uber and Lyft. The rub is that Uber and Lyft, since the cars are owned by private citizens, […]
Since Scott Wiener took office as District 8 supervisor, he’s stood out as a progressive transportation advocate at City Hall, holding the SFMTA accountable for improving service for Muni riders, making the streets safer for pedestrians, and more. So it was disappointing to hear him say he’s against the SFMTA’s long-overdue proposal to enforce parking meters […]
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency continues to work with Mayor Gavin Newsom and Board of Supervisors President David Chiu to identify strategies for restoring the remaining 40 percent of service that was cut in May, part of a political negotiation that is expected to cost the agency $20 million. Though only one piece of […]
Agenda: Key Items: Taxi 101 Overview One Bay Area Plan Review “Better Muni Service Needed, Without Switchbacks” Recommendations from Customer Service Committee The SFMTA CAC recommends that the CAC write a letter to the superintendent of schools suggesting that there should be more staggered times for the start and end time of a school day […]
The J-Church has emerged as the top candidate for Muni to test all-door boarding as a way to speed up service on its busiest and least reliable lines. San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) Transit Director John Haley said today that it is being evaluated for a pilot program that could lead to a system-wide change […]
Here is a list of events this week.