Monthly Archives: November 2007

SF Central Subway is slowest slow motion train wreck in history.

Do you like watching bloody transit carnage unfold? You’re in luck, here’s a doozy. Check out these fantastic series of posts on the proposed Central Subway in San Francisco. (Primer for the uninitiated: a proposal is on deck to extend … Continue reading

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Dear MUNI, wouldn’t it be nice…

Wouldn’t it be nice if San Francisco MUNI bus drivers had this sort of fire under their butts? Link PS. This should serve as yet another reminder of how little motivation and accountability MUNI drivers have. Let’s hope the passage … Continue reading

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How much is a San Francisco taxi medallion worth?

The Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley prepared an analysis of the City’s taxi medallion scheme in 2006. Read it if you have a spare hour or so and if you enjoy these sorts of things. Here’s a … Continue reading

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Where to find a cab in San Francisco.

Another blogging SF cab driver posted a great find: a map showing where to hail a cab in the City. This map seems quite accurate from my few months of cab driving experience. You might want to keep a link … Continue reading

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When the wireless doesn’t work, write a poem.

the wireless is busted. my browser is encrusted with lameness and despair.

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Work

This weekend, The Oracle OpenWorld conference started Sunday, bringing bunches of people to the city and blocking off Howard Street. It was a busy weekend. I took a French speaking mom and daughter from the Haight to Union Square. My … Continue reading

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MUNI Haikus

Haikus about MUNI, just like the title says. Organized by bus line. My favorite from the 1 California (outside my window): pings, sci-fi noises 1 California zooms by not 1am yet –bobboman Link

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