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Tag Archives: light rail
N-Judah tastes blood. Mmm.
This time the N-Judah tries to slice off an old lady’s foot. Links: Nice coverage in Metroblog SF Gate N-Judah Chronicles blog eats this up.
Posted in media, transit Tagged accident, blood, bus, busses, feet, foot, heavy, heavy rail, hurts, judah, killer, light, light rail, lrt, metro, mmm, muni, muni metro, n, n-judah, ouch, pedestrian, rail, san francisco, sf, tram, transit 2 Comments
Killer Muni strikes again.
This is getting ridiculous. Rant. Link (Examiner) Link (SF Gate)
Posted in politics, transit Tagged accident, articulated, breda, bus, busses, death, error, ingleside, k, killer, light, light rail, lrt, manslaughter, metro, muni, murder, pedestrian, rail, san francisco, sf Leave a comment
And now for some hippie speak on why cars are bad.
First, a surprising statistic about per capita car ownership. The USA doesn’t even rank in the top five! First, a non-surprising statistic about per capita vehicle ownership. The USA ranks at the top! (Source) (Old Source – This data set … Continue reading
Posted in econ, transit Tagged bus, buses, cars, cost, cost of ownership, economy, energy, heavy rail, light rail, lrt, muni, oil, ownership, per mile, personal vehicles, public transit, rail, train, transit, transport, transportation, vehicles 10 Comments
What would a San Francisco subway system look like? Maybe a little something like this…
I’m a big fan of Eric’s Transbay Blog. This Eric fellow never fails to impress. A recent post posed this question: if we had all the money in the world to spend on transit (and sometimes it seems like we … Continue reading
Posted in transit Tagged bus, heavy rail, light rail, lrt, muni, public, public transportation, rail, san francisco, sf, subway, train, transit, transport, transportation, tube, underground Leave a comment
We need more useful transit maps in the Bay Area. Here are a few.
Most transit maps of Bay Area and City transit systems suck. Some are misleading. It seems like everyone that moves to San Francisco checks out the Muni service map (warning, large GIF file) and responds with joy! “Wow, look at … Continue reading
Posted in marketing, transit Tagged agency, bart, bus, caltrain, gui, guide, heavy rail, interface, light rail, lrt, maps, muni, public, public transit, public transportation, rail, route, route map, san francisco, schedule, service, sf, transit, transport, transportation, user, user interface, user oriented Leave a comment
Is the Transit Effectiveness Project just expensive City government masturbation?
I attended a presentation by the Transit Effectiveness Project at the November 28th meeting of the Transportation and Land Use Coalition (TALC). I was excited at the prospect. Finally, the City Controller Office is doing serious work regarding a delinquent, … Continue reading
Posted in politics, transit Tagged audit, bus, controller, effectiveness, light rail, lrt, metro, mta, muni, project, research, ridership, san francisco, sf, sfmta, TEP, transit, transportation 2 Comments
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
Posted in politics, transit Tagged central subway, china, chinatown, crap, disaster, fourth, idiots, incompetency, light rail, lrt, metro, muni, planning, rail, san francisco, sf, street, subway, t-third, town, train, transit agencies, transit agency, underground 3 Comments