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SFMTA Resumes Peak Hour Tow-Away Zone Enforcement

2 years 8 months ago

The SFMTA’s towing programs were temporarily suspended in March 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As the city has reopened and traffic has returned, the SFMTA will resume enforcement of peak...

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Improving Safety and Access to Golden Gate Park

2 years 8 months ago

Today, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department (RPD) and the SFMTA are jointly launching the Golden Gate Park Access and Safety Program , an effort to consider a post-pandemic set of closed...

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Muni’s R-Howard 80 Years On

2 years 8 months ago

Eighty years ago on September 7, 1941, the San Francisco Municipal Railway launched its first all-electric bus route, the R Howard. Today the route no longer survives in its original form but the...

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Residents Overwhelmingly Support Slow Streets

2 years 8 months ago

After over a year of Slow Streets providing safe, low-volume corridors for people to walk, bike, play and travel during the pandemic, we’re excited to share our first comprehensive evaluation of the...

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J Church Pilot Eases Subway Congestion for Muni Metro

2 years 7 months ago

In December 2020, the J Church returned as a surface-only route, much like its earliest predecessor, which opened in 1917. Although the J Church travelled as far as the Embarcadero for more than 100...

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Warriors Ticket Holders Ride for Free

2 years 7 months ago

Calling all Warriors fans and Muni riders! As you know, an exciting preseason is underway, with the anticipated season opener scheduled to tip off in just a few weeks. As the Warriors look to a...

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Employee Vaccination Update

2 years 7 months ago

Oct. 19, 2021 Two weeks ago, we shared an update about possible impacts to Muni and other SFMTA services due to the City and County of San Francisco’s vaccine mandate. While we are encouraged that the...

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International Walk & Roll to School Day is October 6, 2021

2 years 7 months ago

Banner artwork created by Annika, an 8th grader at James Denman Middle School, as part of 2020 ’s Walk & Roll to School art contest On Wednesday, October 6, thousands of students across San Francisco...

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Sunday Streets Returns October 17, with Phoenix Day

2 years 7 months ago

For 13 years, the SFMTA and Livable City have brought "Sunday Streets" to San Francisco neighborhoods. Sunday Streets encourages communities to transform miles of car-congested streets into car-free...

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Upgraded Parking Meters are Coming Citywide

2 years 7 months ago

Beginning early next year, SFMTA will be replacing more than 18,000 parking meters throughout San Francisco. The parking meter hardware upgrade is taking place under a $70 million contract with MacKay...

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Planning for Additional Muni Service in early 2022

2 years 7 months ago

The 15 Bayview Hunters Point Express waits for person crossing the street Over the past couple of months SFMTA staff have been reaching out for feedback on three alternatives for adding 10% more bus...

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Celebrating Quicker Muni Trips on a Safer Geary

2 years 7 months ago

The sky was gloomy but the mood was celebratory at the Japantown Peace Plaza on Wednesday. Fortunately, the rain stopped just long enough for the SFMTA, along with Mayor London Breed and other city...

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Plans for 2022 Muni Service Take the Next Step

2 years 7 months ago

A 2 Clement Muni bus serving its route to Park Presidio Boulevard. The 2 Clement is proposed to return to service in early 2022. When we asked about what SFMTA should do with resources to expand a bit...

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Elkton Shops Part 1: The First 70 Years

2 years 7 months ago

In this two-part blog series, we will look back at the history of one of our city’s hardest working transportation properties. For almost 115 years, the Elkton lot, located on San Jose Avenue between...

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Animated Map Shows Record Expansion of Transit Lanes

2 years 6 months ago

An animated map showing the expansion of transit lanes in San Francisco. View as a PDF. Accessible text is available here. It’s been a record year for transit lanes in San Francisco: we’ve installed...

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Vaccine-Related Service Changes Go into Effect November 1

2 years 6 months ago

An SFMTA staff person receives the COVID-19 vaccine at the Woods Muni Maintenance Division For the health and safety of City and County of San Francisco workers and the public, the city’s Department...

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New Law Brings Safer Speed Limits to San Francisco

2 years 6 months ago

With the passage of California Assembly Bill 43 (Friedman)—which allows local jurisdictions to reduce speed limits in key areas—San Francisco is poised to make major progress toward our goal of...

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Slow Streets Become Spooky (Safe) Streets for Halloween

2 years 6 months ago

Halloween festivities on Minnesota Slow Street in 2020 This Halloween season, Slow Streets are becoming Spooky Streets. All across San Francisco, community groups are transforming their local Slow...

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San Francisco's Taxi Medallion Program Moves Onward

2 years 6 months ago

In early October, a San Francisco jury found that the SFMTA did not breach its taxi medallion program Lender Agreements with the San Francisco Federal Credit Union.  Throughout this litigation, the...