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Connect SF - A Shared Vision for Transit in San Francisco

2 years 5 months ago

As we recover services, what does an effective, equitable, and resilient transportation system for San Francisco’s future look like?  ConnectSF, comprised of staff from the SFMTA, the San Francisco...

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How We Made San Francisco Streets Safer In 2021

2 years 5 months ago

As 2021 comes to an end, we're reflecting on everything SFMTA has done to make San Francisco streets safer for all. But first, let’s wind back 50 years ago to 1971: the year the first bike lanes went...

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Safe Driver Awards 2021

2 years 5 months ago

Navigating any type of vehicle, no matter the size, through miles of hilly San Francisco terrain and sharing the roadway with others is no easy feat. Add Ubers, private and commercial vehicles, taxis...

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Year-End Review of History Uncovered in 2021

2 years 5 months ago

As the year comes to an end, we are excited to present a selection of historic photos that were preserved in the SFMTA Photo Archive this year. Archive staff have been scanning and cataloguing...

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Happy Holidays from the SFMTA

2 years 5 months ago

As the year comes to a close, we are grateful for our riders, customers, city partners and neighbors, whose support this past year has been invaluable. We want to take this opportunity to wish you and...

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Central Subway Revenue Service Update

2 years 5 months ago

Central Subway Finishes Year on a High Note As we say goodbye to 2021 and bring in the new year, construction crews for the Central Subway remain laser-focused on the finish line and are working...

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Free Muni for New Year’s Eve

2 years 5 months ago

2021 marks the 22nd consecutive year that we will offer free rides on New Year’s Eve. Starting at 8 p.m. on Friday, December 31 and going through 5 a.m. on Saturday, January 1, all trips on Muni will...

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The Infrastructure Bill and the SFMTA

2 years 4 months ago

What the infrastructure bill means for the SFMTA On December 20, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi joined Mayor London Breed and US Representative Mark DeSaulnier to promote the Infrastructure...

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Making the JFK Drive Promenade a Space for All

2 years 4 months ago

The JFK Drive Promenade is a place for all—and its new signage reflects that! Starting January 5, 2022 you’ll find new signage all along the promenade route reminding users to be kind, share the space...

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Grab a Cab and Support a Small Business

2 years 4 months ago

Taxi drivers are an integral part of what makes San Francisco unique and contribute to the city's economic vitality.  They are essential workers playing a vital role in our transportation network...

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Omicron Surge Impact on Muni Routes and Schedules

2 years 4 months ago

As has been reported widely in the media, the highly contagious Omicron variant has led to rapid and unprecedented spread of the COVID-19 virus in San Francisco. More than 100 SFMTA staff have...

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Get a Text, Not a Tow

2 years 4 months ago

Today we are pleased to announce “Text Before Tow,” a first-of-its-kind program where customers can sign up to receive a text message notification prior to having their vehicle towed. This pilot...

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Bus Testing on the New Van Ness BRT Corridor a Success

2 years 4 months ago

Staff from Muni and Golden Gate Transit in front of revenue vehicles before testing begins. Muni and Golden Gate Transit staff recently conducted important bus operations testing that is an important...

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Happy Lunar New Year 2022: Year of the Tiger 

2 years 4 months ago

Lunar New Year is one of the biggest holidays celebrated in many Asian communities. Diverse San Franciscan communities including Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese people have long celebrated...

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Bonds, Strikes and Natural Disasters: The Origins of Muni

2 years 3 months ago

The first San Francisco Municipal Railway streetcars rolled into service 109 years ago on December 28, 1912. Muni was not the first transit provider in the city, nor the first publicly run railway in...

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Honoring the Achievements of African Americans 

2 years 3 months ago

Carter G. Woodson (pictured circa 1948) is recognized as the “Father of Black History Month.” Black History Month, also known as African American History Month, is an annual observance during February...

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Benefits of Temporary Transit Lanes Made Permanent

2 years 3 months ago

Map of nearly 10 miles of permanently approved and 13 miles of installed transit lanes as part of the Temporary Emergency Transit Lanes program. The SFMTA Board of Directors voted to make most of the...

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Plan Your Next Golden Gate Park Trip with Muni

2 years 3 months ago

A map of San Francisco showing Muni lines that offer direct service to Golden Gate Park, including: The 18 46th Avenue, the 29 Sunset, the 5 Fulton and 5R Fulton Rapid, the N Judah, the 44 O...

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Creating Sustainable Change in Downtown San Francisco

2 years 3 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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POTUS Appoints SFMTA Planner to U.S. Access Board

2 years 3 months ago

A big shout out to Maddy Ruvolo, Streets Accessibility Planner in the Taxi, Access and Mobility (TAMS) Division! On Monday, the President of the United States announced his intent to appoint our very...