Today’s Headlines

  • Transbay Transit Center to Reopen on July 1, But Without Buses (SFChron, SFExaminerCurbed)
  • Current and Dated Plans for a New Bay Crossing (SFGate)
  • SF Won’t Find New Muni Head Before Reiskin Leaves (SFExaminer)
  • Is Clipper Discount on Muni Equitable? (Hoodline)
  • To Fight Climate Change, Everything Must go Electric (KQED)
  • Uber, Lyft Vie to Maintain Gig Status for Workers (SFChron)
  • Upper Haight Rebuild Continues (Hoodline)
  • Mission Development Set for Affordable Housing (SFWeeklyCurbed)
  • Condos Coming to Yerba Buena Island (SFChron)
  • Oakland Council Waits on A’s Ballpark (SFChron)
  • Commentary: Traffic is Only Part of the Problem with Uber/Lyft (SFExaminer)

Get state headlines at Streetsblog CA, national headlines at Streetsblog USA

  • The city can’t move its current residents around in an efficient manner, so let’s put thousands more on an island of landfill (TI).

  • “Yerba Buena Island, the rocky outcropping that rises from the bay next to Treasure Island,…”

  • thielges

    Surprised to learn that Muni currently has 100,000 people enrolled in subsidized fare programs (Hoodline article). Though not everyone rides every day, that seems awfully high for a system that transports ~160,000 people daily.

  • david vartanoff

    The daily ridership ## are 650k and up.
    https://www.sfmta.com/reports/muni-ridership

  • thielges

    Thanks. I think 160K was the number for only Muni rail, not buses. Still 100K subsidized riders seems to be quite high.