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Commuting

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2013

    Big-Rig Driver Learns Hard Way That 18-Wheeler Doesn't Quite Fit Through Bridge Toll Plaza

    As if the morning commute couldn't have gotten worse for everyone. A big-rig driver reportedly slammed into the toll plaza at the Golden Gate Bridge as he tried desperately to make his way to San Francisco. The bizarre crash happened during rush hour at about 8:43 a.m. along the third southbound l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2012

    Muni Is Back on Track

    The Tuesday morning commute should be a smooth(er) ride for everyone after last night's nightmare transit shutdown, which affected some 40,0000 Muni passengers trying to make their way home Monday night. According to Muni, full service was restored as of 5 a.m. after a blown transformer knocked out ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 7, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    BART Delays for Everyone This Morning (Updated)

    Update 9 a.m: BART trains are back on track, according to news outlets. BART is reporting up to 15-minute delays for the morning commute after a major maintenance breakdown wreaked havoc across the transit system early this morning. According to news reports, the breakdown happened at about 4:30 a.m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2012

    Antonio Roberson Created Bay Bridge Traffic Jam Yesterday, Police Say

    Police now have a little more information about yesterday's shooting that closed down the lower deck of the Bay Bridge for most of the morning, ruining your commute to work. Antonio Roberson, 29, was taken into custody yesterday morning after his car crashed near the S-Curve as police chased him acr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2012

    BART Fire That Ruined Your Commute Was "Man Made," Officials Say

    Federal agents have confirmed that the big blaze that screwed your commute on June 14 was definitely the result of some fire-happy arsonist. After combing through the ashes and rubble at the unfinished Red Star senior housing complex at Fifth Street and Mandela Parkway in Oakland, agents with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2012

    Yep, More Muni Delays This Morning

    Yesterday wasn't a good day for Muni -- or anyone depending on it for a ride home. After a weeklong closure, the N-Judah was back on line yesterday morning, just long enough to break down due to a power outage. By late afternoon -- just in time for the evening commute -- another Muni fiasco struck d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2011

    Muni Line Shut Down After Train and Police Vehicle Collide, Four Injured

    ​Update (8:30 a.m.) Muni Spokesman Paul Rose tells us that Muni service is up and running again, just in time for your commute. Original story (8 a.m.): The Third Street-T Line is out of service this morning after a police vehicle and a Muni operator collided in the Dogpatch neighborhood, accordin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    Alarmists Behind 'Homeless Haight Brigands' Myth Have a New Enemy: A Three Block Bike Lane

    ​Last year San Franciscans heard a repeated tale about a band of violent gutter punks who caused upstanding citizens to fear going out at night.The story was bogus. Police were unable make a single criminal case out of the supposed crime wave, despite blanketing the area for weeks.The fabulists be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    BART Website Hacked, Protest Planned for Evening Commute

    Just call in sick today​The notorious hacker group, Anonymous, breached BART's website yesterday, releasing personal information of thousands of Bay Area commuters. On top of that, the group is now warning that it will disrupt transit service tonight during the evening commute.So yeah, find a diff ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    San Francsico Has More Asians, More Elderly, and More Kids

    Matt SmithMore people are biking to work ​San Franciscans are on average older, more Asian, more likely to ride their bike to work, and better educated than they were 10 years ago, according to a new Planning Department analysis of Census data.You might have guessed all that, but this might surpri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2011

    First Muni, Now BART; More Transit Delays Today

    Mass delays ​Yesterday, morning passengers were stuck on Muni, as train delays plagued the entire system for more than two hours; 150 commuters were reportedly stranded at the corner of Market and Church Streets. The day before, Muni had mechanical issues, causing a train back up at the Embarcader ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2011

    Muni Promises an Evening Commute Free of Delays

    New look, old technology​If you are checking back to see what Muni has in store for the evening commute, officials tell us not to fret -- the train ride home will run like butter. "We running a normal schedule now and the afternoon commute should be a lot faster and a lot less crowded," said Paul ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 6, 2010
  • News

    June 30, 2010

    Path to Civility

    Cyclists jumping lights and drivers blocking bike lanes need to get cited.

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2009

    Beige. I Think I'll Paint the Streets Beige.

    Jim HerdPaint the town red, paint the streets beige​After years of  waiting, San Francisco can finally tell its roadway-focused version of the world's most played-out dirty joke.(Ergo: The difference between girlfriends ["Ooohh! DON'T STOP! DON'T STOP!"], prostitutes [a passive "Oh baby baby. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2009

    Wire Dangling On Bay Bridge -- But Don't Worry! It's Not Structural.

    ​Those of you who beat the system by enjoying a reverse commute to the East Bay may be have gotten a taste of what garden-variety commuters deal with. News reports abound of some manner of wire dangling within the Treasure Island tunnel on the bridge's lower deck. While earlier reports described t ... More >>

  • News

    June 28, 2006

    Mean People's Court

    On many fronts, the spiteful are doing harmful things that you should know about

  • News

    June 8, 2005

    Environmental Cycle

    San Francisco is the world capital of the art of hypocritical, Earth-friendly rhetoric. Official support for bicycle commuters could lessen the cognitive dissonance.

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    May 11, 2005
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    May 19, 2004

    Best Handmade Coffee

    Gateway Market

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    May 14, 2003

    Best Place for an All-in-One Date

    Jezebel's Joint and Microcinema

  • News

    May 10, 2000

    Cracker Morons Who Maim

    Bicyclists vs. motorist cracker morons and their inbred Sacramento siblings

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