Rather than shit-talk Muni for its erratic schedules, crazy drivers, and jacked-up fare, we'd prefer to praise the Emeryville-based company NextBus for making the Muni experience that much better. Through the use of satellite tracking technology, NextBus makes arrival information available online (and in select bus shelters) for several of S.F.'s most-used lines, such as the 22 Fillmore and the N Judah. This advance notice goes a long way toward helping us make ballgames on time or not stand out in the rain for too long. And NextBus is currently outfitting more vehicles (including cable cars) and begins testing additional routes in the summer. Now if only we could get the company to invent something that teaches people how to drive ….