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Creating Sustainable Change in Downtown San Francisco

2 years 9 months ago

Rendering of 6th Street between Market and Howard Streets When planning for new projects in Downtown San Francisco, the SFMTA must look at potential sites through multiple lenses: How did previous...

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What to Expect When Muni Service is Expanded on August 14

2 years 9 months ago

Effective August 14, 2021, bus and rail routes will serve 98% of San Francisco within 2 or 3 blocks of a stop. On Saturday, August 14, the SFMTA will launch another COVID-19 Muni Service Change...

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Central Subway Testing Anticipates 2022 Start of Service

2 years 9 months ago

Light rail vehicle entering Union Square station during testing The Central Subway Project is moving toward our goal of “substantial completion,” paving the way for the start of critical testing and...

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Muni Ambassadors Walk, Bike and Ride the Extra Mile

2 years 9 months ago

Each time Muni makes service changes, SFMTA staff from across the agency help to fill hundreds of support shifts to ensure Muni customers easily navigate the changes by dropping off informational...

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New Transit Lanes for Muni’s 1 California Customers

2 years 9 months ago

Muni’s 1 California travels the new transit lane on Sacramento Street You may have seen SFMTA’s Paint, Sign or Meter shops putting the finishing touches on almost three miles of new and expanded...

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Transit Access to Jobs Surged with May 2021 Muni Changes

2 years 9 months ago

Side by side Graphics from the SFMTA Equity Toolkit showing an increase in job access from January service changes and May service changes for the Excelsior/Ocean View neighborhood. With the...

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Changes Coming to NextMuni

2 years 9 months ago

When the SFMTA first partnered with NextBus more than twenty years ago to create NextMuni, the real-time transit vehicle arrival predictions system was state-of-the-art and revolutionary for its time...

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Powered Scooter Share Program Update

2 years 9 months ago

On Friday, August 13, 2021, the SFMTA granted Scoot a permit to operate a shared power scooter share system in San Francisco. Scoot’s permit comes in addition to the two 12-month permits previously...

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Thanks for Keeping Your Mask On

2 years 9 months ago

Please be advised that the the Federal requirement to wear a mask while riding, boarding and waiting for Muni vehicles has been extended to March 18, 2022. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Muni...

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Then and Now: Keeping the Cable Cars on the Move

2 years 9 months ago

When Andrew Hallidie’s first cable car climbed Nob Hill on Clay Street in August 1873, the cars were a brand-new technology to replace the horse-drawn streetcars used at the time. Little did he know...

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29 Sunset Improvement Project Relaunched

2 years 9 months ago

Improvements are on the horizon for one of the longest bus routes in the Muni system. As part of the 29 Sunset Improvement Project, the SFMTA is conducting a survey to gather feedback and ideas on how...

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Celebrating 148 Years of Cable Cars in San Francisco

2 years 8 months ago

All aboard? Ding! Ding! A familiar sound is in the air again. It's time to experience San Francisco once more with a ride on one of the city's landmark cable cars. When was the last time you were on...

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Adaptive Scooters Coming to a Street Near You

2 years 8 months ago

Shared Powered Scooters have grown in popularity over the past few years, giving residents and visitors to San Francisco one more alternative to traveling by car. Scooters can provide increased access...

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Tell us What You Want Muni Service to Be Like in 2022

2 years 8 months ago

The 15 Bayview Hunters Point Express is one of Muni’s newest routes. What should Muni service be like in 2022? Now’s your chance to weigh in. The SFMTA is planning to increase Muni service in early...

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Late Night Subway Service Returns in October

2 years 8 months ago

The SFMTA plans to extend Muni Metro service in the subway to midnight as part of our ongoing rail recovery and COVD-19 Muni service expansion starting Saturday, October 2. Monday through Saturday...

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September is Transit Month! 

2 years 8 months ago

Guest Author Cat Carter San Francisco Transit Riders, an independent nonprofit advocating for the needs of public transportation customers, started Transit Month six years ago as a way to highlight...

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How Small Improvements Can Make a Big Difference

2 years 8 months ago

[excerpted from APTA Passenger Transport Magazine, where the full article is available online] San Francisco Transit Riders, a non-profit ridership advocacy group, has declared September “transit...

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How Youth Can Shape Muni Moving Forward

2 years 8 months ago

MTA’s 2022 Muni Service Network survey is currently underway and we want to be sure that young people’s voices are heard. Youth now have an opportunity to vote on what type of Muni service they want...

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Cable Car Shutdown Update

2 years 8 months ago

Last Thursday at approximately 1:30 p.m., the fire suppression system in the electrical room at the Cable Car Barn at Mason and Washington streets discharged. This caused the electrical room to fill...

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Bikeshare Station Expansion and e-Bike Price Changes

2 years 8 months ago

As San Francisco's Bikeshare program administrator, the SFMTA recently approved a price increase for Bay Wheels stationless e-bike trips that will take effect September 23, 2021. Bikesharing systems...