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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.


December 9, 2013

S.F. Muni incentivizes taxi pickups of wheelchair users

Agency offers a $10 payment for each trip for a passenger with a wheelchair, and for trips outside the central part of the city, a credit for a front-of-the-line pass for customers at San Francisco International Airport.


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.


October 30, 2013

San Francisco to add 50 New Flyer hybrid buses

The new vehicles will be added to the current fleet of buses in service and replace 50 of its 2000/2001 Neoplan diesel buses, which have reached or exceeded their useful service life of 12 years.


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.


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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