Muni http://kalw.org en Silicon Valley commuter shuttles hit home in San Francisco neighborhoods http://kalw.org/post/silicon-valley-commuter-shuttles-hit-home-san-francisco-neighborhoods <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 00:14:20 +0000 Liz Pfeffer 34552 at http://kalw.org Silicon Valley commuter shuttles hit home in San Francisco neighborhoods Regulating the Google Buses: the SFMTA's plan for private shuttles http://kalw.org/post/regulating-google-buses-sfmtas-plan-private-shuttles <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">Private shuttles have been using Muni stops in San Francisco for a while. But they&rsquo;ve mostly been smaller buses, for hospitals and universities. In the past few years though, bigger charter buses for tech companies like Google and Genentech have also started to use Muni stops.</span></p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 23:07:28 +0000 Isabel Angell 34551 at http://kalw.org Regulating the Google Buses: the SFMTA's plan for private shuttles Bids to build SF Central Subway are $100 million over city's estimates http://kalw.org/post/bids-build-sf-central-subway-are-100-million-over-citys-estimates <p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: inherit; line-height: 1.5em; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif;">The bids are in to build San Francisco’s Central Subway project – and the price tag will be over $100 million more than the city expected.</span></p> Sat, 27 Apr 2013 05:04:30 +0000 Isabel Angell 26280 at http://kalw.org Bids to build SF Central Subway are $100 million over city's estimates Anti-Islam ads return to Muni http://kalw.org/post/anti-islam-ads-return-muni <p> <span style="font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Many San Franciscans were shocked by anti-Islam advertisements that appeared on ten </span>Muni<span style="font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"> buses Monday. The ads show inflammatory quotes by Islamic fundamentalists accompanied by a picture of the speaker, an anonymous terrorist, and in one case, a victim. Wed, 13 Mar 2013 23:50:40 +0000 Isabel Angell 24359 at http://kalw.org Anti-Islam ads return to Muni Free Muni for Youth gives 40,000 S.F. students a free ride http://kalw.org/post/free-muni-youth-gives-40000-sf-students-free-ride <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Starting this month, some kids in San Francisco can ride the bus for free. The new program, called&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.sfmta.com/cms/mfares/FreeMuniforYouthPilot.htm" style="line-height: 1.5;"><b>Free Muni for Youth</b></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, aims to make life a little easier for the city’s low- and moderate-income families. The city estimates that 40,000 young people qualify for the program.</span></p><p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 23:39:31 +0000 Isabel Angell 23924 at http://kalw.org Free Muni for Youth gives 40,000 S.F. students a free ride