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June 3, 2014

San Francisco Muni enters day two of 'sickout'

The sickout came amid displeasure over a proposed labor agreement that was the subject of a vote Friday by Muni operators.


May 13, 2014

San Francisco Muni crime down 30%

The reduction of crime onboard Muni follows the partnership announced by Mayor Edwin M. Lee, the SFMTA and the SFPD in November of last year to deploy more officers on the system to increase overall security.


October 17, 2013

S.F. Muni ridership up over 2-year span

The national increase for calendar years 2011 and 2012 was just under 4%. Along with the growing economy, several major initiatives by the agency coincided with this increase.


June 20, 2013

S.F. Muni rolls out New Flyer hybrid buses

To expedite the purchasing process, the agency joined a current, competitively bid vehicle contract with the State of Minnesota.


June 7, 2012

S.F. MTA names director, capital programs and construction

Vince Harris will be responsible for the SFMTA’s $3 billion Capital Improvement Program, including new light rail extensions, facility upgrades and enhancements and system overhead wire and rail replacement projects, reporting directly to Director of Transportation Edward D. Reiskin.


May 2, 2012

Measures enable S.F. subway project to move forward

Of the five measures approved by the board of supervisors, one supports an assurance funding plan that will allow the Central Subway to advance if state bond funds earmarked for the project are delayed. The SFMTA board of directors approved a similar measure.


March 30, 2012

San Francisco MTA unveils budget

This budget would support an increase in maintenance and direct funds to key service initiatives by amounts of $17.5 million in FY 2013 and $29.1 million in FY 2014. The fiscal year is July 1 to June 30.


July 21, 2011

S.F. Muni selects new leader

Ed Reiskin, the city's public works director since 2008, has no transportation agency experience, but has a reputation as a top-notch manager.


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