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June 17, 2014

San Francisco completes tunneling work

Two TBMs excavated and constructed the Central Subway’s 1.5 mile-long tunnels at an average pace of 40 feet per day and will be retrieved in North Beach at the site of the former Pagoda Palace Theatre on Powell Street.


June 5, 2014

S.F. Muni increases services as 'sickout' dwindles

Service availability has steadily improved over the past few days, and was expected to provide approximately 90% of Thursday morning's service. The union's president said Tuesday the labor group has nothing to do with the sick calls.


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 6, 2014

Activists sue San Francisco over tech buses

Transit and housing activists and a labor union claim that a pilot program that gives shuttles run by Google and other private companies access to municipal bus stops displaces low-income workers. The group also argues that the program will increase pollution, boost risks to pedestrians and bicyclists and interfere with public transit.


April 30, 2014

San Francisco Muni installs between-car barriers

The barriers have been installed at the ends of each LRV to cover the gap between two connected trains. They are designed to act as a deterrent to riders inadvertently stepping or falling between adjoined LRVs.


April 17, 2014

S.F. MTA budget increases service, maintains affordability

Also provides for a continued two years of free transit service for low to moderate income youth, ages five to 17, made possible by a $6.8 million gift from Google, and extends it to 18 year olds.


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

San Francisco proceeds with New Flyer bus purchase

The new vehicles will replace buses currently in service that are more than 20 years old and account for 40% of system wide delays, due to mechanical issues.


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.


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.


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