October 17, 2013
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
To expedite the purchasing process, the agency joined a current, competitively bid vehicle contract with the State of Minnesota.
June 7, 2012
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
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
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
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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