Transportation

Feds Grant City $23M for Howard Street, the Site of 3 Recent Traffic Deaths

The grant will cover around half the project budget for Howard Street safety improvements, but its completion may rely on additional outside funding.

Hillary Ronen Defends Closing BART Station Plazas in the Mission: ‘My Back Is Against the Wall’

The Mission District supervisor explains her unusual decision to get BART to shut down one of the busiest public spaces in the city.

With Traffic Enforcement Way Down, SF Residents Are Taking Safety Into Their Own Hands

Dash cams and do-it-yourself investigations are increasingly the norm as police steer clear of traffic enforcement.

Central Subway Completion Delayed Due to Fire

An electrical fire at the Yerba Buena/Moscone station is expected to delay completion of the Central Subway for six to eight weeks, transit officials said.

Four Transit Apps To Help You Get Around San Francisco

With new Muni routes coming back—and Google Maps not always reliable—make sure you’re always on time for the bus with these useful transit apps.

The Fate of JFK Drive Is Now in Your Hands, SF Voters

With three ballot measures on deck this fall, voters are to decide if cars should return to the Golden Gate Park street.

The Anti-Uber: Alto, Rideshare Company With Full-Time Drivers, Launches in SF 

Can Alto’s focus on quality and paying drivers fair wages compete with Uber and Lyft in San Francisco? The Dallas startup is aiming to find out.

Federal Regulators Launch Probe Into Cruise Self-Driving Car Crash in San Francisco

The June 3 crash was one of 91 collisions involving a self-driving vehicle in California thus far in 2022, including 81 in San Francisco.

Explainer: Here’s How SF’s Supervisors Get to Work

The Standard reached out to every member of the Board of Supervisors to ask how they get to work, and even rode along on one commute.

The Night Bus: Moving Through San Francisco After Dark

We spent a night on one of San Francisco’s all-nighter ‘Owl’ buses to get a glimpse into the world of Muni late at night. Here are a few of the people that we met.