San Francisco

July 14, 2019
How Transit Agencies Can Launch — and Win! — Campaigns for Better Bus Stop Spacing

Reducing the number of stops reduces the time buses spend decelerating, standing still, and accelerating, making it one of the most effective ways for transit agencies to speed up bus service.

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May 20, 2019
Wanted: A Mandate to Put Transit Riders First at the SFMTA

SF Mayor London Breed promised to win back the public’s trust in Muni. To do so, she'll need to empower the next SFMTA chief to put transit riders first.

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February 27, 2019
There’s a Reason Transit Ridership is Rising in These 7 Cities

The 2018 ridership numbers for American transit agencies are in.

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December 18, 2018
Who Rules Transit? An Interview With New SFMTA Board Member Amanda Eaken

Some relief for San Francisco transit riders may be on the way with the appointment of Amanda Eaken to the SFMTA Board of Directors.

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June 7, 2018
SFMTA’s Experiment with Real-Time Information

The SFMTA is undertaking an ambitious new program to improve real-time information for transit customers, making it easier to choose transit in one of the nation’s most diverse mobility ecosystems

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March 27, 2018
The Universe of Transit Safety

Riding transit is dramatically safer than driving – you’re 60 times less likely to die when riding a bus than in a private vehicle, 30 times less likely on light rail.

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August 22, 2017
TNCs in SF: No Longer Self-Driven

It makes sense that the birthplace of many emerging mobility services would be one of the first cities to take a proactive approach to managing them.

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March 7, 2017
Riders First: How Buses are Moving San Francisco Forward

The unsung hero of San Francisco is the humble city bus, which moves more than 500,000 people through the city every day.

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February 17, 2016
TransForm: Making the Pivot from Highways to Transit

TransitCenter supports TransForm’s “Optimized HOT” work to convert highway lanes on Highway 101 south of San Francisco into tolled express lanes that prioritize transit and carpools.

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