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March 31, 2014

Board approves 12% San Francisco Muni service increase

Along with the forthcoming capital investments, the proposed route and service changes will allow San Francisco to recalibrate the Muni network to meet existing customer demand as well as adapt to emerging travel patterns.


March 12, 2014

Plan to triple cost of riding S.F.'s historic streetcars proposed

The plan is just one of several revenue-raising proposals the San Francisco MTA is considering in its budget, but none of the other suggestions has drawn nearly the same amount of attention.


March 10, 2014

Advocates hope Google will pick up Muni tab for seniors, disabled

Some transit officials support the proposed program to provide free services to low-income seniors and people with disabilities, which would reduce the agency’s revenue by $4 million to $6 million annually.


January 29, 2014

San Francisco tunnel boring continues progress

Beginning Tuesday, Big Alma was set to be in operation 24 hours a day to build the approximately 425 feet of new tunnel beneath the Market Street tunnels.


July 15, 2013

San Francisco MTA unveils TEP draft report

Initiatives under the TEP Draft Implementation Strategy include travel time reduction proposals, service changes and associated systemwide infrastructure, terminal and transfer points improvements, overhead wire expansion and long-term studies.


April 18, 2013

San Francisco unveils rehabilitated Neoplan bus

The bus is currently being inspected by SFMTA personnel to ensure that all issues are addressed and that the rehabilitation of the remaining 79 vehicles is done correctly by Complete Coach Works


October 24, 2012

San Francisco advertises Central Subway contract

The contract includes work that was previously divided into four separate construction contracts. It will also provide for a stronger and more consistent program to provide opportunities for small businesses and local residents seeking jobs.


September 5, 2012

San Francisco MTA to purchase New Flyer hybrids

Pending final approval from the board of supervisors, the SFMTA expects to have a prototype on the road next winter for a month long test in regular passenger service. All 45 new buses are expected to arrive by the end of summer 2013.


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.


April 19, 2012

S.F. MTA approves 2-year budget

Makes a significant investment in maintenance that will increase the Municipal Railway’s reliability, reduce overtime through adequate staffing and focus on other means to speed the system, such as all-door boarding. Also provides free transit service for low-income youth who use a Clipper card for a 22-month pilot program.


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