Meet the new boss...On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors will vote on a contract that would send tens of millions of dollars in Central Subway project funds to a firm employing the former director of the Municipal Transportation Agency. If approved, the contract will push the total amount of fund ... More >>
Streetcars that are too wide, long, and heavy (136 @ $3.5 million per). Bus engines that don't fit and are scrapped (20 @ $116,000 a pop). Manhole covers that take 10 engineers and three months to design (cost: $243,000). Muni's management has produced su
What's really wrong with Muni? For starters, one third of its employees don't show up to work, causing systemwide delays and costing the agency more that $20 million a year in overtime.
First in a two-part special report