Some people are history buffs, some people are transit nerds, and then there’s that rare kind of person who is strangely fascinated by both local history and public transportation. That is the kind of person who will spend hours clicking and scrolling through a just released set of more than
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
This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under
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
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.