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Archived press releases

Date Topic
05/23/13 SFMTA Statement on N Judah and J Church Service Disruptions
05/22/13 SFMTA to Launch New Customer Friendly Website
05/20/13 Committee Makes Recommendations to Improve Parking Access in San Francisco
05/17/13 SFMTA Unveils Bay Area Bike Share and Announces Open House
05/16/13 SFMTA to Provide Special Muni Express Service for Bay to Breakers Race
05/10/13 SFMTA TEP Red Lane Pilot Shows Results
05/09/13 San Francisco Celebrates Bike to Work Day: 76 percent of trips on Market Street made by bicycle this morning
05/08/13 Mayor Lee and the SFMTA Make Bikes Count on Bike to Work Day
05/03/13 Reconfigured Muni Phelan Loop Bus Terminal Facilitates Community Development
04/23/13 Stockton and Ellis Street Entrance of Powell Street Station to Close April 24 for Central Subway Construction
04/23/13 Statement from the SFMTA Director of Transportation on Bike to School Week
04/18/13 SFMTA Unveils Rehabilitated Neoplan Bus
04/16/13 SFMTA Board Approves Bicycle Barometer
04/16/13 SFMTA Board Approves Taxi Improvements
04/12/13 MAYOR LEE LAUNCHES CITY’S PEDESTRIAN STRATEGY
04/12/13 Sunday Streets Return to the Mission this Sunday
04/11/13 SFMTA ADDS SAFE HIT POSTS TO FELL STREET BIKE LANE
03/27/13 SFMTA Encourages Fans to Go Green to Giants Baseball Games
03/22/13 SFMTA Moves Forward with Comprehensive Taxi App Data
03/14/13 SFMTA Announces Minor Muni Schedule Changes During Spring Break Week
03/14/13 BAAQMD announces pilot regional bike-share project
03/08/13 Spring Forward March 10 with Sunday Streets
03/07/13 Introducing Big Alma and Mom Chung, the Central Subway’s Tunnel Boring Machines
03/05/13 Board of Supervisors Vote to Approve Key Component of Plan to Relocate Central Subway’s TBM Retrieval Site
02/14/13 Mayor Lee, Board President Chiu & SFMTA Announce North Beach Pagoda Lease Terms for Central Subway Project
01/18/13 The SFMTA Invites the Public to Vote to Name the Central Subway’s Tunnel Boring Machines
01/07/13 PayByPhone Now Available at SFMTA Meters Citywide
12/28/12 Central Subway Construction to Resume around Union Square, with Traffic Modifications to Recommence January 2
12/20/12 SFMTA Begins Renewable Fuel Pilot for Maintenance Vehicles
12/19/12 SAN FRANCISCO MOVES FORWARD WITH PEDESTRIAN STRATEGY
12/18/12

“Come on and Take a Free Ride” On Muni Centennial and New Year’s Eve

12/07/12 City to Celebrate Completion of Rail and Street Improvement Projects
12/03/12 SFMTA Adds Innovative Bicycle Bay at Market and Valencia Streets
11/21/12 76X Service to Marin Headlands Now Available
11/20/12 Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield of California and San Francisco Sunday Streets Present: Play Streets for All
11/19/12 Central Subway Holiday Season Construction Advisory
11/16/12 SFMTA Offers Tips for Safe, Convenient Holiday Shopping
11/15/12 SFMTA Reminds San Francisco Residents and Visitors that Construction Continues on N Judah and J Church Lines During the November 17 Weekend
11/07/12 SFMTA and SFBC Partner on “Light up the Night”
11/02/12 Police Make Arrest in Violent Assault of Muni Station Agent
11/02/12

Muni Centennial Celebration Brings Back History on Wheels

11/01/12 SFMTA Reminds San Francisco Residents and Visitors that Construction Continues on N Judah and J Church Lines November 3 Weekend
10/29/12 Congratulations, Giants! SFMTA Encourages Fans to take Public Transportation to Parade and Celebration for the World Champion San Francisco Giants
10/23/12 SFMTA Encourages Fans to Take Public Transportation, Taxis, Walk or Bike to the World Series Games at AT&T Park
10/23/12 Contract to Construct Central Subway Stations, Track, Operating Systems Advertised
10/18/12 Sunday Streets Concludes 2012 Season with New Route in the Excelsior District this Weekend
10/11/12 MAYOR LEE & KEY FEDERAL OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE $942.2 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR CENTRAL SUBWAY PROJECT
10/03/12 SFMTA to Honor Access for All
10/01/12 SFMTA Adds Safe Hit Posts and Green Paint to Cesar Chavez Bike Lanes
9/26/12

SFMTA Gears Up for Busy October Weekend

SFMTA RELEASES TRAFFIC AND TRANSIT IMPACTS FOR ORACLE WORLD

9/18/12 SFMTA Releases the 2012 State of Cycling Report
9/13/12 SFMTA Reminds San Francisco Residents and Visitors that Construction Continues on N Judah, J Church Lines September 15 Weekend
9/6/12 Sunday Streets Returns to Western Addition, North Panhandle and Alamo Square Neighborhoods this Sunday
9/5/12 SFMTA Encourages San Francisco’s Transportation System Users to Take Online Survey
9/4/12

SFMTA Board of Directors Vote to Put More Taxis on City Streets

SFMTA Board Approves Purchase of 45 New Hybrid Electric Buses

8/23/12 Mayor Lee Announces Second Annual Chinatown Sunday Streets & Ping Poing Tournament
8/21/12 MTC Release: $3 Acquisition Fee for New Adult Clipper® Cards Takes Effect Sept. 1
8/20/12 Stockton and Ellis Street Entrance of Powell Street Station to Close August 27 for Central Subway Construction
8/17/12 SFMTA Continues Comprehensive School Pedestrian Safety Initiatives
8/15/12 SFMTA Reminds San Francisco Residents and Visitors that Construction Continues on N Judah, J Church Lines August 17
8/14/12 Statement from Chairman of the SFMTA Board of Directors and SFMTA Director of Transportation on Advertisement
8/9/12

SFMTA Encourages Fans to Take Muni to San Francisco 49ers Football Games

SFMTA Board Chairman and Director of Transportation Issue Statements on Civil Grand Jury Report

8/6/12

Central Subway Project to Start Utility Relocation in North Beach August 13

SFMTA to Present New Medallion Reform Proposal at August Taxi Meetings

8/3/12 Sunday Streets Back in the Mission One Last Time this Year August 5
8/1/12 SFMTA Reminds San Francisco Residents and Visitors that Construction Continues on N Judah, J Church Lines Aug. 3
7/25/12 Traffic on Stockton Street and Grant Avenue to Be Modified to Accommodate Union Square Central Subway Construction
7/23/12 Mayor Lee Announces San Francisco Awarded Federal Transportation Funds to Improve Muni
7/19/12 Sunday Streets Returns to Bayview/Dogpatch Route this Sunday
7/19/12 SFMTA Reminds San Francisco Residents and Visitors that Construction Continues on N Judah, J Church Lines July 20
7/17/12 SFMTA Takes Advantage of Strong Ratings and Market with its Inaugural Bond Issue
7/12/12 SFMTA Reminds Residents and Muni Customers that L Taraval Track Switch Replacement Resumes this Weekend
7/11/12 SFMTA Reminds Muni Customers that Additional Re-routes around Central Subway Construction Begin Today
7/10/12 SFMTA Resumes Muni Track Switch Replacement this Weekend
7/9/12 SFMTA to Begin Additional Re-routes around Central Subway Construction Effective Wednesday, July 11
7/6/12 Statement from Chairman of the SFMTA Board of Directors and SFMTA Director of Transportation on SB1029
7/5/12 SFMTA Reminds San Francisco Residents and Visitors that Construction Continues on N Judah, J Church Lines Tomorrow
7/2/12 SFMTA to Begin Additional Re-routes around Central Subway Construction Effective July 11
6/29/12 SFMTA Reminds San Francisco Residents and Visitors that Construction Continues on N Judah, J Church Lines July 6
6/29/12 Transit and Traffic Advisory for Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks
6/28/12 Sunday Streets Returns to the Mission July 1
6/28/12 Municipal Railway to Become First Transit System in U.S. to Implement All-door Boarding Systemwide
6/27/12 California Transportation Commission Unanimously Approves Commitment of $61.3 Million in State High-Speed Rail Connectivity Funds to Central Subway Project
6/21/12 SFMTA Fare, Fee and Fine Increases Go into Effect July 1
6/7/12 Construction to Prepare for Central Subway Tunnel Moves Forward, Advancing Vital Extension of Muni Metro T Third Line
6/7/12 SFMTA Implements Speed Limit Reductions in SoMa
6/6/12 SFMTA Appoints New Director of Capital Programs and Construction
6/4/12 SFMTA Receives $49 Million from State Department of Transportation to Fund Central Subway, Persia Triangle Projects
5/31/12 Sunday Streets Mission Pilot Continues this Weekend
5/24/12 SFMTA Reminds San Francisco Residents and Visitors that the Long Shutdown on N Judah and J Church Starts Tomorrow
5/23/12 SFMTA to Make Metro Station Sign Upgrades
5/22/12 SFMTA and SF Bike Coalition Encourage Customers to Bike the Shutdown
5/17/12 SFMTA to Provide Special Muni Express Service for Bay to Breakers Race
5/16/12 California Cable Car Line Down for Signal Work Tomorrow
5/15/12 SFMTA Gears Up for Long Shutdown on N Judah Line, J Church Line, 22 Filmore and Other Routes
5/14/12 Mayor Lee, SFMTA and WalkSF Announce New Safer Speed Zones Completed around 181 San Francisco Schools
5/10/12 San Francisco Celebrates Bike to Work Day: 73 percent of trips on Market Street were by bicycle this morning
5/9/12 Mayor Lee and SFMTA to Join Businesses for Bike to Work Day
5/4/12 Mayor Lee & SFMTA Announce Four-Month Sunday Streets Mission Route Pilot
5/3/12 The SFMTA Concludes Series of 10 TEP Workshops on Saturday, May 5
5/1/12 San Francisco Board of Supervisors, SFMTA Board of Directors Unanimously Approve Key Resolutions to Move Central Subway Project Forward
4/30/12 TEP Workshops Continue with 14 Mission Downtown and 30 Stockton Tuesday, May 1
4/23/12 TEP Workshops Continue with 28 19th Avenue, 5 Fulton and 22 Fillmore
4/20/12 SFMTA Reminds Customers and Residents of Upcoming N Line Construction this Weekend and in May and June
4/19/12 Union Square/Market Street Station Contract Released for Bid, Marking Further Progress on Central Subway
4/18/12 TEP Workshops Continue with J Church, 14 Mission and 8X Bayshore Express
4/17/12

SFMTA Shares 1906 Earthquake Images Online

SFMTA Board Approves Two-year Budget to Invest in Maintenance and Improve Daily Service

4/16/12 SFMTA Continues to Lower Rates at Many SFpark Garages
4/12/12 Sunday Streets Heading to Golden Gate Park and the Coast
4/9/12 TEP Workshops Continue with J Church, Mission Corridor and 22 Fillmore
4/5/12

Mayor Lee & U.S. Senator Feinstein Launch SFMTA’s Centennial Celebration on Muni’s First Streetcar, Car No. 1

TEP Workshops Continue to Chart Muni's Future

3/30/12 SFMTA Encourages Fans to Go Green to Giants Games
3/30/12 SFMTA and SFBC Statements on San Francisco Street Safety
3/29/12 SFMTA Staff Two-Year Budget Proposal Invests in Maintenance to Improve Daily Service
3/28/12 TEP Workshops Get Underway to Chart Muni's Future
3/21/12 SFMTA Announces New RPP Online Renewal
3/20/12 SFpark Pilot Project Wins Good Government Award
3/16/12

SFMTA and CPUC Reach Tentative Safety Agreement

With Progress on Chinatown Station, Central Subway Project Continues to Advance

3/13/12 SFMTA and SFPD Launch Muni PSA Campaign
3/12/12 SFMTA Announces Schedule of Upcoming TEP Workshops
3/9/12 SFMTA Reminds Sunday Streets Fans that 2012 Springs Forward March 11 on The Embarcadero
3/2/12 SFMTA Reminds Residents & Customers that Budget Town Hall Meetings Start Saturday
2/24/12 Central Subway Project Moves Forward on Chinatown Station Property and Contract
2/23/12 SFMTA Reminds Customers and Residents of N Line Construction this Weekend
2/22/12 SFMTA to Host Budget Town Halls Meetings: Upcoming Two-year Budget Cycle Starts July 1
2/21/12 San Francisco Launches Innovative Muni History Exhibit to Celebrate 100 Years
2/15/12 Mayor Lee Announces the Return of Sunday Streets with Biggest Season to Date
2/14/12 Mayor Lee Announces Key Federal Support for Central Subway, Van Ness Bus Rapid Transit
2/9/12 SFMTA Announces Weekend N Line Shutdowns for Comprehensive Rail and Street Improvements
2/8/12

SFMTA Board of Directors Gives Approval to America’s Cup People Plan

San Francisco Taxis Surpass Emissions Goal

2/7/12

Central Subway Moves Ahead with Key Federal Approval

Bicycling Increases in San Francisco

1/26/12

SFMTA Reminds Customers that Church and Duboce Project Resumes Tomorrow

SFMTA to Add and Upgrade Signals on Sunset Boulevard

1/25/12 San Francisco Receives Sustainable Transport Award
1/19/12 SFMTA Reminds Muni Customers 14L Extension to Daly City BART Starts January 23
1/18/12 SFMTA Installs 15 New Bike Corrals and Unveils New Bike Rack
1/13/12 SFMTA Begins Re-routes and Alternative Muni Service during Central Subway Construction Jan. 21
1/12/12 SFMTA Announces Muni Track Switch Replacement Project
1/5/12

SFMTA Begins Escalator Replacement in Muni Metro Stations

New Parking Meters and Longer Time Limits Reduce Tickets and Increase Meter Revenue

12/22/11 SFMTA Announces Alternative Muni Service during Central Subway Construction
12/21/11 SFMTA Offers Complimentary Muni Service on NYE
12/6/11 SFMTA Board of Directors Makes NX Judah Express Bus and F Market Line Improvements Permanent
12/5/11 SFMTA and SF Planning to Host TEP EIR Outreach Meetings
11/15/11 SFMTA Offers Tips for Safe, Convenient Holiday Shopping
11/10/11 SFMTA and SFBC Partner on Light up the Night
11/7/11 SFMTA Releases SFpark Android App
11/2/11 SFMTA Reminds Customers that Church and Duboce Project Construction Cancelled for this Weekend
10/31/11 SFMTA Balboa Park Station Project Work Extended
10/25/11 SFMTA Renames Historic Streetcar Yard for Cameron Beach
10/21/11 SFMTA Warns San Franciscans about Illegal Curb Painting Scam
10/20/11

Sunday Streets Season Finale this Sunday in the Mission

SFMTA Balboa Park Station Project Continues this Weekend

10/18/11

SFMTA Reminds Customers of Church and Duboce Project Construction this Weekend

SFMTA Launches Muni Improvements this Week

10/11/11 SFMTA Continues Church and Duboce Track and Street Improvement Project
10/5/11 SFMTA Makes Second Rate Adjustment at SFpark Meters: For the second time, over two-thirds of new rates will decrease or stay the same
10/3/11 San Francisco Begins On-street Car Sharing Pilot: 11 on-street spaces to be tested during six-month pilot starting today
9/28/11 SFMTA Releases Traffic and Transit Impacts for Oracle World
9/27/11 SFMTA Statement on Resolution Introduced by the Board of Supervisors Supporting the Central Subway Project
9/23/11 SFMTA Announces Fall and Winter Hours for Muni Sales Kiosks
9/19/11 San Francisco Welcomes Innovative Bike Summit, ThinkBike
9/16/11

The SFMTA Debuts SFpark Garage Availability Texting Service

The SFMTA, SFBC and the Consulate General of the Netherlands to Host Innovative Bike Summit

9/13/11

Central Subway Moves Forward with Largest Construction Contract

Mayor Lee Announces New Sunday Streets “Walking Street” in Chinatown & North Beach

9/9/11 Sunday Streets Returns to Western Addition, Fillmore, North Panhandle and Alamo Square Neighborhoods this Sunday
9/7/11 SFMTA and City Business Leaders Highlight Progress of the Central Subway Project
8/26/11 The SFMTA Reminds 5 Fulton Muni Customers of Route Change
8/19/11 Statement of Condolences from SFMTA Director of Transportation, Edward D. Reiskin
8/18/11 SFMTA Encourages Fans to Take Muni to San Francisco 49ers Football Games
8/11/11

SFMTA Advises Muni Customers about Metro Station Door Replacement

Sunday Streets Returns to Civic Center and Tenderloin Neighborhoods this Sunday

8/8/11 SFMTA Deploys Full Clipper Fare Collection on Cable Cars
8/2/11 SFMTA Reminds Muni Youth Customers Switching to Clipper that the Customer Service Center is Open this Saturday
8/1/11 The SFMTA Announces Reconfiguration of McAllister Street
7/26/11 The SFMTA Announces Carl Street Rail Replacement Project Community Meeting
7/21/11

SFMTA Reminds Muni Youth Pass Customers to Switch to Clipper

Edward D. Reiskin Named SFMTA Director of Transportation: SFMTA Board of Directors hailed Reiskin as a skilled and experienced leader

7/19/11 SFMTA Announces Allocation of $57 Million for Subway Project from the County Transportation Authority
7/12/11 SFMTA Joins Supervisor David Chiu to Introduce Tour Bus Parking Management Plan
7/11/11 SFMTA to Adjust Rates at SFpark Meters
7/8/11 Sunday Streets Returns to Golden Gate Park and the Coast
7/5/11 SFMTA and BART Expand Senior and Disabled Pass Pilot Program
6/20/11 SFMTA Reminds Muni Youth Pass Customers to Switch to Clipper by August 1
6/10/11

SFMTA West Portal Construction Starts Monday: Work to improve underground drainage at West Portal and 15th avenues

Sunday Streets Updates Bayview Route this Sunday

6/6/11

SFMTA Announces Deadline for Youth Pass Clipper Transition

SFMTA Fare and Fee Increases Effective July 1

6/2/11 SFMTA Continues Coit Tower Parking Pilot This Summer
5/31/11

SFMTA Reminds Muni Senior Pass Customers that Now is the Time to Switch to Clipper

SFMTA Cable Car System Improvement Project Resumes June 1 to June 5

5/26/11 SFMTA Announces Muni Folding Bike Policy
5/24/11 SFMTA Reminds Muni Senior Pass Customers to Switch to Clipper this Month
5/19/11 SFMTA Announces Second Round of Taxi Town Hall Meetings: Agency to discuss electronic waybills and additional taxi permits at June meetings
5/17/11 SFMTA Announces Extra Service for N Judah Muni Customers
5/13/11 SFMTA to Provide Special Muni Express Service for Bay to Breakers Race
5/6/11 SFMTA Announces Taxi Town Hall Meetings
5/5/11

SFMTA Reminds Muni Youth Discount Pass Customers to Switch to Clipper

SFMTA Reminds Muni Senior Discount Pass Customers to Switch to Clipper this Month

Sunday Streets Comes to the Mission

4/28/11 SFMTA Releases Draft Climate Action Strategy
4/22/11 SFMTA Powell Cable Car System Improvement Project Resumes
4/18/11 SFMTA to Add Pay-by-Phone Convenience to Parking Meters
4/14/11 SFMTA Continues Senior and Youth Clipper Card Sign-up and How-to Events around the City
4/11/11 SFMTA Expands Time Limits at SFpark Meters
4/8/11 Update: SFMTA Encourages Fans to Go Green to Giants Baseball Games
4/7/11 SFMTA Encourages Fans to Go Green to Giants Baseball Games
4/6/11 SFMTA Presents Draft TEP Implementation Strategy
4/4/11 SFMTA Announces Improved SFpark Pricing Strategy for City-Owned Garages
3/31/11 SFMTA Adds Bike Boxes to Market Street Bike Lanes: Agency to participate in federal study to evaluate painted bike lanes and boxes
3/25/11

SFMTA Encourages Fans to Take Muni to San Francisco Giants Baseball Games: First Pre-Season game is Monday, March 28 and Opening Day is Friday, April 8

SFMTA Powell Cable Car System Improvement Project Begins Monday, March 28

3/23/11 SFMTA Continues Senior and Youth Clipper Card Sign-up and How-to Events at Powell Muni Metro Station
3/21/11 SFMTA Reminds Muni M Pass Customers to Switch to Clipper this Month
3/19/11 SFMTA Announces Passing of Director Cameron Beach
3/7/11 SFMTA Announces Powell Cable Car System Improvement Project Begins March 28
3/4/11 SFMTA Announces Road Work on Fulton Street Starting March 7: Agency invests in infrastructure to improve safety and reliability of service
3/1/11

SFMTA Board of Directors Approves Plan to Provide SFUSD Free Passes for Low-Income Students this Spring

SFMTA Board of Directors Makes Market Street Required Right Turn Pilot Regulations Permanent

2/25/11 SFMTA Announces Muni Implementation of New Clipper Program Policy
2/24/11 SFMTA Announces Rail Maintenance at Church and Duboce February 26 and 27: Agency invests in infrastructure to improve safety and reliability of service
2/15/11 SFMTA Presents to Board of Directors Ongoing Efforts to Improve Pedestrian Safety
2/14/11 SFMTA Takes Newest Cycle Track for a Spin: New Cycle Track Recently Installed on Laguna Honda
2/7/11 SFMTA Adjusts Planned Stockton Street Detour for Central Subway Construction
2/2/11 SFMTA Announces a Special Senior Clipper Card Event at Powell Street Station, Thursday, February 3, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
1/28/11 SFMTA Pilot Program Improves Market Street for Bicyclists, Pedestrians and Muni Customers
1/26/11 SFMTA to Start Next Phase of Central Subway Pre-Construction: Union Square utility relocation will affect traffic on Stockton Street starting Monday, January 31
1/19/11 SFMTA Board Approves Central Subway Funding Plan: Plan to fund $1.57 billion project with federal, state and local dollars will be submitted to FTA in February
1/14/11 SFMTA Announces Extension of Deadline for Muni Senior and Youth Clipper Card Transition
1/6/11 Green Wave Improves Cycling on Valencia Street: SFMTA modifies signal timing, reduces speed to better accommodate overall traffic

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