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Will another gruesome Muni death stir Nat Ford to action?

The Examiner and the Chronicle both report on a disturbing incident which occurred Wednesday in the Sunset District. A man attempted to board the N-Judah around 9pm when the doors evidently closed on him. The train proceeded to drag him … 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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“I want everyone to feel that it is but the nucleus of a mighty system of streetcar lines which will one day encompass the entire city.”

I went to the library this evening to check out a great book about the history of Muni. Unfortunately, it is out of print and is now reference material. I couldn’t take it with me. I consumed the first 30 … Continue reading

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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

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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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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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