Here in San Francisco, we are on Ohlone People’s land, though this doesn’t get acknowledged much. But it’s getting some acknowledgement now, as the Chronicle reports that six Muni bus shelters on Market Street now have Ohlone-inspired artwork, designed by Oakland artist Katie Dorame. The Ohlone people, who have lived
One of the sweet upsides to our six-and-a-half-month shelter-in-place has been that Muni has sidelined its fare inspectors. But people, the free rides are coming to an end. The SFMTA announced in a blog post that Muni Transit Fare Inspectors are returning to duty, though with new and somewhat less
Broke-Ass Stuart has been at the center of the events and arts scene in the Bay Area for over 15 years. And right now we are looking to bring on a new editor to focus on events as the world begins to open back up. This is a cool opportunity since events will be taking
As Joe Fitzgerald-Rodriguez at the San Francisco Examiner reported over the weekend, starting Wednesday, The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency will cut all but 17 of their 89 routes within The City. This morning Corey Browning, also at the Examiner reported that these are the routes that will remain in operation.
By Jerold Chinn Some San Francisco residents told to stay home for three weeks experienced added frustration with parking tickets issued for street cleaning violations Tuesday. The city has since revised that policy. Mayor London Breed Tuesday evening at a press conference that parking control officers will no longer be
Mayor London Breed Wednesday tapped a new director of transportation to lead the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency. The mayor and city at large hope Jeffrey Tumlin can do what Ed Reiskin failed to do before him: Fix the damn Muni system. Reiskin resigned in April under intense criticism. Muni
Imagine life on Market Street with no cars. You could play soccer, do somersaults or have a heated debate with your imaginary friend right in the middle of the road. Well, maybe not exactly…but close. The city is about to find out just what people will do in the middle
Who knew that seven little letters could incite such emotional response? The name Rose Pak means different things to different people. To some, she was a tireless activist, a power broker with a cause, an inspiration. To others, she was a divisive, foul-mouthed bully. In reality, she was probably both.
The saga of the Muni commute doesn’t end when you get off and head to your destination. This public transit system has deep-seeded issues that stem from money mismanagement, bureaucratic nonsense, and a distinct attitude of smugness.