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March 27, 2014

S.F. voters support 'Google buses,' poll says

The telephone poll of 500 likely San Francisco voters found that, overall, 57% have a favorable view of the shuttles, and only 18% have a negative view.


February 5, 2014

S.F. Muni improves light rail performance, cuts delays

On-time performance for light rail vehicles increased from 47% in May to 51% in January, with an 8% decline in total hours of delay from 452 in May to 414 in December.


January 7, 2014

San Francisco to charge operators of tech buses

The agreement, which had been in the works for months, took on added urgency in recent weeks as protesters blocked Google buses in San Francisco and Oakland, according to the report.


November 20, 2013

San Francisco MTA launches 2nd tunnel boring machine

In the coming months, the two machines will travel north under 4th Street, Stockton Street and Columbus Avenue, excavating and constructing San Francisco’s first new subway line in decades.


November 7, 2013

S. F. Muni launches email, text real-time alerts

Provides enhanced customer information by sending real-time alerts from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday for the specific routes and lines selected by the customer at the time of day they choose.


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.


October 16, 2013

$57M San Francisco Central Subway subcontract awarded

Layne Christensen Co.’s Geoconstruction division received a contract from Tutor Perini Corp. to build the foundation for three underground subway stations. The two-year contract is scheduled to start in early 2014.


September 3, 2013

S.F. Muni launches bike share program

The pilot includes 350 bikes and 35 stations in San Francisco as part of a 700-bike and 70-station regional unveiling. Bay Area Bike Share bikes are commuter-style bikes built to withstand constant use and resist theft.


July 30, 2013

Cubic pilots S.F. Muni parking payment system

Now, customers can touch their Clipper cards to a contactless electronic reader at exit to pay their parking fees.


July 23, 2013

S.F. Muni proposes policy to share stops with shuttles

The agency would share 100 of its stops with private commuter shuttles, give priority to its own buses and charge a fee to the private operators, according to a report.


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