Category: Transportation

10393835_10152468914001449_166116122012467743_n 0

EVENT: Community forum: “Bikes, buses, & budgets”

The San Francisco Bay Guardian is hosting a community forum on transportation tomorrow evening, June 12th, from 6-8PM at the San Francisco LGBT Center (1800 Market Street). The forum is called, “Bikes, Buses, & Budgets: How to create the transportation system San Franciscans needs.” If you’re keen on learning more about...

Bay Area Bike Share 2014 Expansion Map 8

Castro Bike Share delayed

Bummer… Aaron Bialick, editor at Streetsblog San Francisco, broke the bad news to folks who were hoping to see the popular Bay Area Bike Share program expand from downtown into the Uppper Market / Castro and surrounding neighborhood areas. It looks like the company who manufactures the hardware and software...

Muni F-Line at Market and Noe (photo: torbakhopper / flickr) 23

Muni F Line to rise to $6?

As part of the Mayor Ed Lee’s plan to rescind the Sunday parking meter enforcement that started last year, the SFMTA is looking for ways to recoup some of the $9 million windfall the meters (and ticketing) brought in by raising the F Line ride cost to $6 in line...

Castro Station (photo: Timmy Denike / Flickr) 5

TellMuni.com and changes to Castro Muni lines

If you’ve got ideas for changes to Castro Muni lines, here’s your chance. The SFMTA is seeking the public’s feedback on all Muni lines running throughout the city as part of their Transit Effectiveness Program (TEP). TEP’s focus is to “improve service reliability, reduce travel time on transit, and improve...

Scoot electric motorscooter station comes to Castro 4

Scooter share station comes to Castro

We have bike share (coming soon to the Castro), car share, ride share, and now we have electric motorscooter share thanks to Scoot Networks, a San Francisco based startup that’s adding a new method of transportation to the sharing economy. Scoot Networks recently opened their 16th scooter share station located...

Muni at Castro and 18th (photo: Matt Baume) 3

Late night transit options up for review, expansion

Nightlife in San Francisco contributes $4.2 billion annually to San Francisco’s economy, employs over 50k people in largely middle class jobs, and generates about $50 million in city tax revenue, but many of these middle class workers and revelers have a difficult time getting home after hours from neighborhoods like...

Castro Station 5

Driverless MUNI Train Takes Off From Castro Station

On Wednesday morning, a little after 10AM, a MUNI light rail vehicle filled with passengers that was stopped at the Castro Station took off driverless after its operator exited the train attempting to fix a broken door and neglected to set the emergency brake. The Chronicle reports a quick thinking...