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December 27, 2012

SF MTA begins renewable fuel pilot for maintenance vehicles

Trucks, such as the ones used to maintain underground tunnels, will join the agency's 600 buses and other vehicles that already fuel with blended biodiesel.


October 15, 2012

FTA grants San Francisco $942M for light rail

The first phase of the T-Third Street light rail line went into service in 2007. Once the extension opens, the projected ridership along the entire 6.8-mile T-Third line is estimated to be 43,700 daily boardings per weekday, the highest ridership in the system.


June 6, 2012

S.F. MTA receives $49M to fund rail projects

The Central Subway Project will receive $48.4 million in state funds, allowing for continued progress on extending the T Third Line. The Persia Triangle Project, which will improve pedestrian amenities and transit circulation at three intersections, will receive $675,734.


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.


March 21, 2012

S.F. MTA lays off execs to save $2M yearly

Twelve staffers were let go. The agency is $30 million over its current budget and facing projected deficits of $53.2 million over the next two years.


July 14, 2011

S.F. MTA unveils plan to improve tour bus circulation

Calls for more efficient passenger loading and unloading, metered parking spaces where buses can wait for customers and a permit system to better manage and enforce tour bus parking and loading.


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