In 1912, San Francisco founded its municipal railway as the realization of a radical notion: In an era of private for-profit rail lines, the residents of this city were given a publicly funded transit service formed specifically to serve them. Ever since, Muni has been dubbed, unironically, "The People's Railway." Muni exists for you. It was created and continues to run for your benefit and to make your life easier. So, congratulations are in order: You don't just ride Muni. You... More >>>
At an average speed of 8.1 mph,
Muni is the slowest major urban
transit agency in North America.