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CA: Chariot Issued New Guidance Against Duplicating Muni Routes

Private transit service companies like Chariot will not be able to compete with Muni service under new rules by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency.

SFMTA and Supervisor Cohen to Work Closely with Community in Identifying Transportation Priorities

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has joined District 10 Supervisor Malia Cohen to announce it has been awarded $292,000 in state funding to develop a community-based transportation plan.

Corrections, Jan. 5

Traffic deaths hit record low in S.F., Jan. 4, Bay Area, D6 A story that started on page D1 misstated the number of traffic improvement projects implemented by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency in 2017. The correct number is 700. Also, a graphic accompanying the story gave an incorrect number of traffic-related deaths in San Francisco in 2009. There were 30.

Advocates, lawmakers urge SFMTA not to split into two agencies

Not everyone is happy with SFMTA—and this time, it’s not because of Muni A group of local transit advocates and lawmakers have joined forces to oppose a proposition to split the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) into...Show More Summary

SF set to become first U.S. city to price metered parking based on demand

Surge pricing could be coming to every parking meter in San Francisco in 2018 under a plan being considered by the Municipal Transportation Agency. Under the proposal each of the city’s 30,200 meters would be subject to hourly rates that vary depending on demand. Show More Summary

Last stop for cannabis advertising on Muni buses, trains, stations and stops

As the cannabis industry takes shape in California, one place it won’t be able to advertise is on San Francisco’s public transportation. The Municipal Transportation Agency’s Board of Directors on Tuesday banned ads for cannabis businesses from the transit system’s buses, trains, cable cars, stations and bus stops. Show More Summary

SFMTA: Residents prefer ride-hailing companies to buses and bikes

Public transit, bike, and pedestrian travel up in yearly survey, but not by much On Tuesday, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) presented the results of its fifth annual transit survey, which found that fewer San Franciscans are getting around via their own cars, opting to catch a ride with Lyft or Uber. Show More Summary

CA: New Regulations for Jitneys Leave Ban on Muni Competition in Flux

The regulations will require private transit to provide wheelchair accessible vehicles and to submit operating data to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, among other new rules.

Divided opinions on North Beach piazza proposal at City Hall meeting

A decadelong and deeply controversial plan to erect an open-air piazza in North Beach was back in the spotlight Tuesday at an informational hearing before the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s board of directors that drew...Show More Summary

SFMTA and San Francisco Beautiful Announce Winners for Muni Art 2018

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency and San Francisco Beautiful have announced the five winners of the 2018 Muni Art Project.

CA: SF Transit Agency to Vote on $21B Wish List, Including New Subway at West Portal

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors is slated to vote to approve its $21 billion, 20-year capital plan.

SFMTA Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest is July 13

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has announced it will host the 54th Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest Thursday, July 13, at noon in Union Square.

Brakeman hurt when cable car and vehicle collide in SF

Traffic was snarled in San Francisco’s Financial District Wednesday after a cable car was involved in a minor collision, officials said. The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency said the collision happened near the intersections of California and Battery streets about 8 a.m. Show More Summary

CA: New Muni Fareboxes Begin Rollout

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has begun phasing in new fareboxes into Muni vehicles this month that will print out a transfer when passengers pay the exact fare.

SFMTA Upgrades Technology in City Parking Garages

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) has announced the installation of new 21st-century technology, which will enhance the customer experience at 22 city-owned parking facilities.

Cable car pulled into GOP attack on Georgia congressional candidate

A GOP attack ad in a cutthroat Georgia congressional race features an unauthorized cameo from a San Francisco star: a Powell-Hyde Street cable car. Officials from the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency say they were surprised...Show More Summary

San Francisco votes to protect bike lanes despite SFFD alarm

Deputy chief worries parked cars may block access to burning buildings The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority voted 6-0 on Tuesday to shield cyclists from traffic on Market Street, even though the city’s fire department...Show More Summary

NSA and CSX Join High-Level Speaker Line-Up at SafeRail

As the rail and transit sector becomes increasingly reliant on interconnected digital systems to run its operations and with recent events such as San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority's ransomware attack, it is vital that each organisatio…

SFMTA Commuter Shuttle Program Approved

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) Board unanimously voted to approve the Commuter Shuttle Program at its meeting on Tuesday, February 21, 2017.

Alstom Signs Two-Year Extension Contract to Support Train Availability in San Francisco

Alstom and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) have signed a two-year extension contract for an inventory control program, called Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI), which enables SFMTA to improve fleet availabilit...

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