511: Locked Seats and Rotating Poles on Muni Buses Yesterday More...

Picture with the first row of forward facing seats circled, to indicate that these are the seats which are being modified.

In 2014, the front rows of forward-facing seats on all Muni buses were locked in their flipped-up position as a safety precaution. By fall of 2016, most of these bus seats are due to be unlocked as buses are retrofitted with new vertical, rotating poles to address the safety concerns.

These seats were locked in response to a bus manufacturer notice of a potential safety risk due to the seat configuration. Unlike other seats on the bus, these seats were not designed with barriers to prevent customers from falling forward in the event of a sudden stop. This issue applied to all Muni buses that started service prior to 2015.

The seats remained locked while the SFMTA found a safety solution that would not prevent customers who use wheelchairs from using the “securement area” provided when the seats are flipped up.

After successful tests in early 2016, the SFMTA began installing rotating poles on about 570 buses with locked seats. For cost efficiency, buses that are due to be retired soon may not be retrofitted with the stanchions, and their seats will remain locked.

Rotating Poles

A view of the inside of a Muni bus with front forward-facing seats folded down and newly-installed curved metal poles.

These rotating poles are designed for customers using these seats to hold on to, while also being adjustable to provide space for customers using wheelchairs, strollers and other mobility devices.

When the seats are flipped up, a yellow knob at the bottom of the poles can be pulled to unlock it and rotate it out of the way.

Reminder: The front seats on all Muni vehicles are reserved for seniors and people with disabilities. See our Accessibility webpage to learn more.

When Standing Near Locked Seats: Mind the Wheelchair Safety Belts

When seats are locked in their flipped up position, the two safety belts for wheelchairs at the base of the seats can pose a tripping hazard to those standing nearby. Please be mindful of these belts for your safety.


511: Temporary Bus Stop Move 11th & Harrison 2 weeks ago More...

Contractors for SF Public Works will be working on the 9 San Bruno Muni Forward Project to replace the stop with a boarding island as well as additional utilities upgrades. The southbound bus stop on 11th after Harrison will be temporarily moved 200 feet south of the existing stop.


511: Temporary Bus Relocation Potrero & 23rd Street July 2016 More...

9-San Bruno, 9R-san bruno, 33-Ashbury 18th, 90 OWL

The existing inbound stop on Potrero Avenue & 23rd Street will be temporarily discontinued from August 1 - November 1, 2016. Please use 22nd or 24th Street stops on all the lines listed above. 


90-San Bruno Owl


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Stop Stop ID NextBus Live Data
San Bruno Ave & Arleta Ave 16352 Live Data
SAN BRUNO AVE & SOMERSET ST 17191 Live Data
3801 San Bruno Ave 16350 Live Data
San Bruno Ave & Wilde Ave 16370 Live Data
San Bruno Ave & Ward St 16368 Live Data
San Bruno Ave & Mansell St 16360 Live Data
San Bruno Ave & Paul Ave 16362 Live Data
San Bruno Ave & Wayland St 16373 Live Data
San Bruno Ave & Bacon St 16355 Live Data
San Bruno Ave & Thornton Ave 16367 Live Data
San Bruno Ave & Silver Ave 16364 Live Data
Bay Shore Blvd & Silver Ave 13788 Live Data
Bay Shore Blvd & Boutwell St 13775 Live Data
Bay Shore Blvd & Marengo St 13784 Live Data
Bay Shore Blvd & Cortland Ave 13778 Live Data
Bay Shore Blvd & Oakdale Ave 13786 Live Data
Bay Shore Blvd & Jerrold Ave 13782 Live Data
Potrero Ave & 25th St 16040 Live Data
Potrero Ave & 24th St 16038 Live Data
POTRERO AVE/SF General Hospital 16119 Live Data
Potrero Ave & 22nd St 16035 Live Data
Potrero Ave & 20th St 16032 Live Data
Potrero Ave & 18th St 16030 Live Data
Potrero Ave & 16th St 16026 Live Data
Potrero Ave & Alameda St 16042 Live Data
11th St & Bryant St 13235 Live Data
11th St & Harrison St 13238 Live Data
11th St & Folsom St 13236 Live Data
11th St & Howard St 13240 Live Data
Mission St & 11th St 15545 Live Data
South Van Ness Ave & Mission St 16473 Live Data
Van Ness Ave & Market St 16817 Live Data
Van Ness Ave & Mcallister St 16815 Live Data
Van Ness Ave & Eddy St 16804 Live Data
Van Ness Ave & O'Farrell St 16823 Live Data
Van Ness Ave & Sutter St 16829 Live Data
Van Ness Ave & Clay St 16803 Live Data
Van Ness Ave & Jackson St 16813 Live Data
Van Ness Ave & Broadway 16798 Live Data
Van Ness Ave & Union St 16833 Live Data
Van Ness Ave & Chestnut St 16800 Live Data
Van Ness Ave & Bay St 16806 Live Data
Van Ness Ave & North Point St 137476 Live Data
Stop Stop ID NextBus Live Data
Van Ness Ave & North Point St 17476 Live Data
Van Ness Ave & Chestnut St 16801 Live Data
Van Ness Ave & Union St 16832 Live Data
Van Ness Ave & Vallejo St 16834 Live Data
Van Ness Ave & Jackson St 16814 Live Data
Van Ness Ave & Sacramento St 16828 Live Data
Van Ness Ave & Sutter St 16830 Live Data
Van Ness Ave & Geary Blvd 16808 Live Data
Van Ness Ave & O'Farrell St 16824 Live Data
Van Ness Ave & Eddy St 16805 Live Data
Van Ness Ave & Mcallister St 16816 Live Data
Van Ness Ave & Oak St 16821 Live Data
11th St & Mission St 13243 Live Data
11th St & Howard St 13241 Live Data
11th St & Folsom St 13237 Live Data
11th St & Harrison St 13239 Live Data
Division St & Bryant St 14436 Live Data
Potrero Ave & Alameda St 16043 Live Data
Potrero Ave & 16th St 16027 Live Data
Potrero Ave & 18th St 16031 Live Data
Potrero Ave & 20th St 16033 Live Data
Potrero Ave & 22nd St 16036 Live Data
Potrero Ave & 23rd St 16037 Live Data
Potrero Ave & 24th St 16039 Live Data
Potrero Ave & 25th St 16041 Live Data
228 Bay Shore Blvd 13768 Live Data
Bay Shore Blvd & Oakdale Ave 13785 Live Data
380 Bay Shore Blvd 13769 Live Data
Bay Shore Blvd & Cortland Ave 13779 Live Data
Bay Shore Blvd & Alemany Blvd 13771 Live Data
Bay Shore Blvd & Augusta St 13773 Live Data
Bay Shore Blvd & Silver Ave 13789 Live Data
San Bruno Ave & Silver Ave 16365 Live Data
San Bruno Ave & Felton St 16359 Live Data
San Bruno Ave & Bacon St 16357 Live Data
San Bruno Ave & Woolsey St 16372 Live Data
San Bruno Ave & Dwight St 16358 Live Data
San Bruno Ave & Mansell St 16361 Live Data
San Bruno Ave & Ward St 16369 Live Data
San Bruno Ave & Wilde Ave 16371 Live Data
3800 San Bruno Ave 16348 Live Data
San Bruno Ave & Somerset St 16366 Live Data
Bay Shore Blvd & Arleta Ave 13772 Live Data
The 90 San Bruno Owl provides late night service.

Inbound

San Bruno Avenue near Arleta via San Bruno, Silver, Bayshore, Potrero, Division, 11th, Mission, South Van Ness, Van Ness to North Point.

Outbound

Van Ness, South Van Ness, Mission, 11th, Division, Potrero, Bayshore, Silver, San Bruno Avenue to Arleta.

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