March 12, 2014
The plan is just one of several revenue-raising proposals the San Francisco MTA is considering in its budget, but none of the other suggestions has drawn nearly the same amount of attention.
March 10, 2014
Some transit officials support the proposed program to provide free services to low-income seniors and people with disabilities, which would reduce the agency’s revenue by $4 million to $6 million annually.
February 24, 2014
A quarter of wheelchair-accessible cabs, which SFMTA officials consider a linchpin of the paratransit system, now sit idle because there aren't enough drivers.
February 5, 2014
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.
February 4, 2014
Walk Score took data from 316 U.S. cities and thousands of neighborhoods and assigned a "Transit Score" to each. The scores consider frequency, type of route and distance between stops.
June 20, 2013
To expedite the purchasing process, the agency joined a current, competitively bid vehicle contract with the State of Minnesota.
Federal and Metro capital funds will be used to purchase the buses, with the first prototype expected to arrive in 2014. Riders can expect to see new coaches hit the streets in 2015.
February 8, 2012
Issuance of the letter of no prejudice provided the newest indication that the full commitment of federal funding through the FTA's New Starts program may be forthcoming.
March 21, 2011
Cameron Beach, principal of Beach Consulting — a San Francisco-based consulting firm — joined the SFMTA's board in March 2007.
January 28, 2011
The $9.3 million utility relocation, to be completed by Synergy Project Management Inc, is expected to continue through June 2012.
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