Tag Archives: light

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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“Hacking” traffic signals in the City

Driving so many hours in the City offers a lot of time for thinking, especially thinking about driving. I put a lot of thought toward the question: How can I reach a destination most quickly? The answer is rather complicated, … Continue reading

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Mayor spends thousands of dollars to learn transit user fees are necessary.

Dear Mayor Newsom You didn’t have to spend City taxpayer money on private consultants. Anyone could have told you: Just like any other shared and limited public resource, public transit needs user fees. Offering ‘free’ Muni is a destructive proposal. … Continue reading

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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.

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Killer Muni strikes again.

This is getting ridiculous. Rant. Link (Examiner) Link (SF Gate)

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What’s with all those dashboard warning lights in taxicabs?

Some drivers try to hide dashboard console warning lights with Post-It Notes. Sometimes, I’ll fold a receipt and stick it between the dashboard plastic cover and the dashboard bevel. Most drivers don’t give a crap and let their amber lights … Continue reading

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Light Rail SMACKDOWN: Dublin’s LUAS vs. SF MUNI’s T-Third

Two world-class cities. Two new light rail lines. Who will take all in the LIGHT RAIL SMACKDOWN? Meet the contenders:

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