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Forum begins to bridge the housing-transportation divide

October 10, 2014
Advocates for sustainable transportation and affordable housing in San Francisco — who have been pitted against each other in this election — discussed their...

Join the Bay Guardian for a community forum on housing and transportation

October 8, 2014
Fed up with the current state of housing and transit in our city?So are we. In collaboration with the San Francisco Transit Riders Union,...

Endorsements 2014

Vote to give Muni more money, raise the minimum wage, discourage real estate speculation, and send Campos to Sacramento

Supervisor Mar calls for more bike access on Muni

With racks that can hold only two bikes on the front of most Muni buses, and no bike access on Muni's light rail fleet,...

He hates these cans! How helping Muni becomes hating nonprofits

September 2, 2014
While I’m reluctant to give this self-serving poverty pimp any more attention or web traffic, it’s hard to ignore the latest misleading hit piece...

Too many parking tickets in SF

August 19, 2014
 By David Hegarty OPINION San Francisco made $87 million in parking citation revenue in 2012; roughly double what the city made off actual paid...

Mayoral meltdown

Mayor Ed Lee pushes back against ballot measures for affordable housing, transportation funding

Read the memo detailing Mayor Ed Lee’s punishment of supervisors who supported Muni

The story is snowballing.Mayor Ed Lee is furious at supervisors who voted for Sup. Scott Wiener's Muni funding measure, and told reporters Monday he...

Will San Francisco voters give Muni more money to serve a growing population?

Beating up on Muni and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is a perennial pastime for many San Franciscans, who will be given the...

King of the commons

Departing director of Sunday Streets made community organizing the key to opening up public space

San Francisco to study dropping speed limit to 20 mph for pedestrian safety

July 15, 2014
As a part of a citywide effort to eliminate all pedestrian deaths by 2024, San Francisco will study the impact of reducing speed limits...

Motorists fight back

Ballot measure seeks to prioritize cars and undermine SF's "transit-first" policy

City will turn Francisco Reservoir into a park, with no affordable housing

July 11, 2014
San Francisco is getting a new park – but the deal has left some wondering why a small portion of the new parkland couldn’t...

Motorists fight back in “transit-first” San Francisco

Believing that they’re somehow discriminated against on the streets of San Francisco, a new political coalition of motorists, conservatives, and neighborhood NIMBYs yesterday ...

Guardian Intelligence: July 9 – 15

July 8, 2014
LUNCH WITH RHYTHMStarting Wednesday, and running through early October, People In Plazas hosts a series of free, outdoor musical concerts during lunchtime (shows usually...

Google Bus sewers

Bulky shuttles belong on car-centric corridors, not neighborhood streets

Guardian Intelligence: July 2 – 8, 2014

July 2, 2014
GUARDIAN ON THE MOVEThere were a couple of big changes for the Bay Guardian this week. We and our sister newspapers within San Francisco...

End corporate welfare

EDITORIAL Big, powerful corporations seem to always find a way to get what they want out of City Hall, particularly under the administration of...

Free Sunday meters challenge rejected, SFMTA board’s independence questioned

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted to reject an environmental appeal of the decision to repeal paying for parking meters on Sundays, which...

Board of Supervisors considers environmental appeal of paid Sunday meters

The Board of Supervisors is now hearing an environmental appeal of the SFMTA's proposed budget, specifically over the decision to make Sunday parking meters...

Streetcar standoff

Muni sickout echoes earlier labor clashes and economic inequities

SFMTA launches “Google Bus” pilot program map, promises increased enforcement

The Google Bus plan is now rolling forward. Last night the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency released a map of shuttle stops to...

Transportation funding faces key test after Mayor Lee flips on VLF increase UPDATED

Facing a deadline of tomorrow’s San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting to introduce measures for the November ballot, advocates for addressing the...

Muni sickout: Q&A with transit union president

It's fair to say San Francisco is sick of the sickout.Three days after hundreds of Muni workers called in sick to work, crippling the...