MUNI

January 29, 2013, 12pm PST
During his first State of the City address, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee put reforming MUNI - the city's "notoriously late and overcrowded public transit system" - at the top of his agenda.
San Francisco Chronicle
July 19, 2012, 12pm PDT
With construction beginning, Michael Cabanatuan reports on the unresolved problems dogging San Francisco's $1.6 billion Central Subway project.
San Francisco Chronicle
April 3, 2012, 7am PDT
On the San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency's (MUNI) centennial birthday, Zusha Elinson reports on the sad fact that service is slower than it was when it began 100 years ago.
The New York Times
December 2, 2011, 1pm PST
Well ahead of it's time, San Francisco adopted a 'transit-first policy' in 1973. However, the 'drive-alone' mode dominates at 39%. While far better than elsewhere in the Bay Area and much of the U.S., transit remains clearly in second place at 32%.
San Francisco Examiner
May 30, 2011, 5am PDT
Prompted by the May 24 approval by the Board of Supervisors of the massive redevelopment of the Parkmerced garden apartments, The Examiner looks at the city's evolution from protecting city character at all costs to a more urbanist approach.
San Francisco Examiner
November 16, 2010, 11am PST
Federal funds come with a price - in order to hold on to $972m awarded to the Central Subway project, San Francisco's MUNI needs to come up with at least $137m by February.
The San Francisco Chronicle
April 24, 2010, 5am PDT
Riders of San Francisco's Muni bus system often complain that the buses stop too much. Now, evidence is building that simply consolidating bus stops will help to make the buses run faster and more reliably.
Streetfilms
October 24, 2009, 5am PDT
NY MTA Head Jay Walder is considering lowering fares for off-peak hours riders in order to encourage people to change their habits.
Streetsblog
October 21, 2009, 6am PDT
Ever wonder how many people hop on those cable-cars in San Fran without paying the fare? Well, it turns out that transit cheats cost MUNI, San Francisco's transit agency, an estimated, $19 million a year.
The San Francisco Chronicle
March 20, 2009, 5am PDT
"Blueprint America" looks at declining public transit subsidies and resulting transit service cuts. The video and report follows two East Bay commuters on suburban bus, BART; the transit agency meeting where bus service is reduced; MUNI LRT footage.
PBS-The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
March 12, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>This piece from the <em>San Francisco Chronicle</em> argues that the best way to improve the city's sluggish public transit system is to put it underground.</p>
The San Francisco Chronicle
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