Transportation

S.F. Muni’s Financial Crisis Shadows Transit Month Celebration

SFMTA Director Jeffery Tumlin said the agency faces “the worst financial crisis” in its history and needs additional funding.

S.F. Reimburses Sustainable Commuters for Emergency Rides Home

Reimbursements of up to $150 are available up to four times a year.

City’s Plan to Reopen Great Highway to Cars Met with Pushback

Two advocates filed a CEQA appeal to delay the reopening of the Great Highway to cars, and a parents’ group organized a demonstration this weekend.

SFMTA Warns of ‘Death Spiral’ as Supervisors Push for Full Service Restoration

Transit officials and the Board of Supervisors clashed over how much pre-pandemic Muni service should be restored—and how soon.

A Tale Of Two Cities: Bus Stop Disparities are Stark between City’s Northern and Southern Halves

Riders in the south and north sides of the city are “effectively experiencing a different bus system.”

Van Ness Dysfunction: Botched Planning Led to $37M in Cost Overruns and Years-Long Delays

Early mistakes—and discord between the city and a lead contractor—led to millions in unexpected costs and years of delays on the Van Ness corridor.

Supervisors Pass ‘Free Muni’ Pilot, But Mayor London Breed Plans To Veto

San Francisco Supervisors approved a $12.5 million plan to make Muni free this summer, but Mayor London Breed said she will veto the plan. SFMTA officials also criticized the proposal as risky.

A Sunset Slow Street at 41st and Irving looking South

‘Barricades Down, Bike Lane Blocked’

What the Sunset’s disappearing Slow Streets reveal about San Francisco’s return to ‘normal.’

Supervisor Shamann Walton On Why He Believes Car-Free JFK Is ‘Segregationist’ Policy

Last April, in the early stages of the pandemic, Mayor London Breed announced that a…