SFMTA Director Jeffrey Tumlin has two years to figure out how to fix a hole in its budget, and says his focus is rebuilding trust in a transit network that suffered massive setbacks in the pandemic.
After reviewing an equity study and Chan’s competing proposal, the supervisors voted to keep the road closed to cars permanently.
Rebecca Saltzman spoke at a virtual town hall advocating for high-risk riders.
No more masks on transit means drivers and riders take Covid protection in their own hands.
Youth transportation advocates worried a turbulent recovery for SFMTA would kill the hard-fought program.
Citing safety concerns, the transit agency hopes to lower speed limits on many more popular corridors citywide.
A court decision by a federal judge in Florida vacated the CDC’s masking mandate, leaving local agencies scrambling.
Local transit agencies are likely to follow suit and extend mask mandates through May 3.
Finally, buses will shuttle transit riders north-south down Van Ness Avenue in a fire-red, car-free center lane.
Transit line connecting Chinatown and SoMa has long been a target of criticism