April 18, 2013
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
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
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
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
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.
February 29, 2012
Police documented 95 sex crimes on BART, San Francisco MUNI and Alameda County Transit in 2011. However, experts who study sex crimes on public transit say the numbers are significantly underreported.
January 19, 2012
Participating operators include BART, San Francisco Muni, AC Transit, CalTrain, SamTrans, Santa Clara VTA and the Golden Gate Bus and Ferry system.
October 11, 2011
The state commission, which regulates California's passenger rail operations, including Muni and BART, put an emergency ban on the books in the fall of 2008 — shortly after a train collision in Los Angeles County killed 25 people and injured more than 100 others.
September 14, 2011
A construction approach called "deep tunneling" will be used to construct the Central Subway. Deep tunneling allows most of the work to be done below ground, reducing disruption on the surface by using the TBMs, a technology that has been used extensively throughout the world.
July 20, 2011
Due to low program participation, the agencies have eliminated pre-registration and voucher requirements and will be seeking additional vending locations for the passes, to find out if there is additional unmet demand.
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