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TEP proposes good things for Muni. Is this good news?

A week ago the Chronicle reported on some promising preliminary recommendations based on findings from the Transit Effectiveness Project (TEP). These recommendations are great. In many ways they are in line with common sense: improve highly used lines using BRT, … Continue reading

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Muni’s Nat Ford doing good things?

Wow, it looks like Nat Ford might actually know how to run a municipal transit agency. Let’s hope the Board of Supervisors gets off his back and lets him do it right. Link

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Update: Supes badger over taxi gate fee increase

The Examiner has an update on the saga of supervisor Alioto-Pier’s original proposal to considerably increase gate fees. (A gate fee is the rental price of a taxicab charged to cab drivers.) A much more reasonable $5 increase (compared to … Continue reading

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Does San Francisco suffer from hippie conservatism?

I’ll admit: I’m relatively new to San Francisco. I’ve only lived here for about a year and a half. In that short time I’ve seen a puzzling set of behaviors in the City that troubles me. Our City suffers from … Continue reading

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Should the City allow cab companies to charge higher gate fees to taxi drivers?

In some ways, blogs are great. They present frequently updated writing with a nice user interface that emphasizes recent postings first. But, most blog interfaces (including this one) bury old postings even if new, interesting and worthy comments are posted. … Continue reading

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