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Muni strikes again.

I wouldn’t be doing my Civic Duty if I didn’t link to yet another Municide. This time the culprit was an articulated standard coach (non-trolleybus) 71-Haight/Noriega heading inbound on Market at 6th. A 77 year old female pedestrian was struck … Continue reading

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Mayor Newsom’s crazy ‘take back the streets’ idea is well founded but slightly misguided.

The Chronicle reported on Mayor Newsom’s idea to turn a good portion of the Embarcadero into a pedestrian-only safe zone during certain times of the weekend. This is similar to the City’s current closing of JFK Drive in Golden Gate … Continue reading

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Bike coalition makes good signage.

I like good signage. Good signage is clear in communicating a simple point or set of points. Good signage is a rare find. I was surprised to see these well-designed signs posted at the cab garage when I went into … Continue reading

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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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Muni strikes again. Teen killed.

This time it’s the 9x Bayshore Express — articulated — tough busses to drive. Link (Examiner) Same rant as usual.

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Muni’s incompetent management structure injures more people.

The Examiner reports a Muni bus hit a pedestrian Monday evening bringing the total number of “pedestrian incidents” to 20 since the start of Muni’s fiscal year on July 1. 20 incidents? Why so many? Is this excessive? Yes. Is … Continue reading

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