A bus rolling up to a bus stop is an event as mundane as pulling a rabbit out of a rabbit hutch. So it wasn't outwardly shocking when a dozen painfully cool people all of the same age group -- late 20s -- and outfitted in conspicuously tight and stylish clothing filed onto a bus this morning at Haye ... More >>
The plan to provide low-income kids with free Muni rides was dealt a possible death blow yesterday, when the regional Metropolitan Transportation Commission declined to put up the necessary millions. Commissioners hailing from out of town were not enthused with the idea of ponying up $4 million to b ... More >>
It's not recommended to look a gift horse in the mouth -- but this one has false teeth. The move to reduce Muni service cuts from 10 percent to 5 percent hammered out last month became official yesterday with a vote from the Municipal Transportation Agency board. While it'll be a welcome developm ... More >>
Governor Schwarzenegger is willing to pour billions of public dollars into a schemeto benefit private investors.
Ready or not, here it comes...Yesterday, the Municipal Transportation Agency reluctantly passed a two-year budget for Muni. We're notifying you today as a symbolic nod to the overriding feature of that budget -- its 10 percent service cuts. Much like the buses and trains themselves, you had to wa ... More >>
The excitement stops here. I know ... I know ... that today's the day Gubernatorial Candidate Gavin Newsom releases his budget for San Francisco (a California city he occasionally resides in for campaign purposes). And I know that, when he does, we're all going to die a little. I know. But ... More >>