Today’s Headlines

  • Construction Moving Forward on T-Third Loop (SFExaminer)
  • Money Allotted to Fishermans Wharf Subway Extension Study (SFExaminer)
  • But So Much for Using the Pagoda Theater Site for a Subway Station (Hoodline)
  • SFMTA Training Facility Moves Forward (SFBay)
  • Hero Muni Rider Pins Cell Phone Thief (SFist)
  • Paid Signature Gatherers Help Put Trojan Horse Anti HSR Measure on Ballot (MercNews)
  • ACE Delayed out of Fear of More Mudslides (NBCBayArea)
  • Sausalito Readies for Annual Onslaught of Bicycle Tourists (MarinIJ)
  • Editorial on BART Seat Hogs and Homeless (SFChron)
  • Editorial Says More Work Needs Done to Ready San Rafael for Trains (MarinIJ)
  • Last Ride of the Jitney (SFWeekly)

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  • mx

    “Last Ride of the Jitney”

    This guy would regularly make an illegal left turn off of Market St as part of his route. It’s not a surprise to me that citations are part of the reason he’s calling it quits.

  • Andy Chow

    The business of transportation has quite a bit, in the past it was about waiting at the right places and people will just come. Now it is about building awareness online and make them to commit and pay to use the service before they start their trip. People now stare at their phones for their rides, even if there’s a taxi or bus right next to them that they can use.

    I would sell passes to the employers rather than depending on cash income from riders on each day. That way the boarding location can be somewhere less visible and people will still come.

    Even with SF not issuing jitney permits for decades, there are more shuttles and private buses today. Companies now apply for permits from CPUC, which has a policy of allowing competition. I would get a CPUC permit for that kind of service today, which would also allow me to do some charter/private run business on weekends.

  • njudah

    the myths about the Pagoda Theater site continue, facts be damned!