Rail

S.F. Muni light rail posts 50% on-time performance

Posted on June 5, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO — According to a recent report, San Francisco's Muni’s light rail trains posted an on-time performance rate of slightly less than 50% in May, SF Examiner reported.

Transit officials acknowledge problems such as aging trains, run-down tracks, outdated scheduling and few reserve vehicles to deploy when rail vehicles break down. In the short term, the agency plans to update its scheduling and hire more supervisors that are used more efficiently along the system. It will also put out a bid next year for a new batch of light rail vehicles, which could be in service by 2017. For the full story, click here.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

FTA makes $1.25M available for real-time infrastructure, rolling stock demo program

The competitive grant funds are provided through the Public Transportation Innovation Program.

Metra outlines plans as Chicago area begins to reopen

The agecny is asking for all passengers to cooperate and take responsibility for their own actions.

Bombardier lands contract to provide BiLevel railcars

The two contracts represent a combination of eight cab cars and 20 coaches and include options for 33 additional railcars.

OC Streetcar awards $45M operations, maintenance contract

The line will run on a 4.1-mile route through Santa Ana and Garden Grove. It is scheduled to begin testing and operations in 2022.

Amtrak says it needs $1.475B to maintain minimum service levels

The railroad has seen a dramatic decline in demand for service since the pandemic, and is expecting ridership to only return to approximately 50% in FY 2021.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation