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Archived SFMTA Press Releases

Date Topic
12/27/10 SFMTA Announces Complimentary Muni Service on NYE
12/16/10 SFMTA Opens New Customer Service Location

SFMTA Temporary Transbay Terminal Phase Two Muni
Service Advisory

Bicycle share technology showcase December 17-18, 2010

12/13/10 SFMTA Reminds Muni Customers that California Street Cable Car Line and Roadway Project Continues January 3
12/2/10 SFMTA and MSR Unveil New Streetcar Canopy and Newly Restored Historic Streetcar
11/23/10 Improvements Continue for California Street Cable Car Line and Roadway: Phase Two includes closure of California Cable Car Line starting in January
11/8/10 SFMTA Partners with the SFBC for Campaign to Light up the Night
11/5/10 SFMTA Estimates Additional 240,000 Muni Customers on Day of Giants Celebration: Agency-wide effort keeps traffic and Muni moving around historic event
11/2/10 Congratulations, Giants! SFMTA Encourages Fans to take Muni to Parade and Celebration for the World Champion San Francisco Giants
10/27/10 San Francisco Bike Sharing Moves Ahead with Regional Plan and Funding: MTC grant to area partnership moves SFMTA plan forward
10/26/10 Go Giants! Go Green! SFMTA encourages fans to take Muni, taxis, walk or bike to the San Francisco World Series Games
10/25/10 All Muni Pass Distributors to Sell Clipper Cards Preloaded with the November Muni A Fast Pass
10/20/10 SFpark Protects San Francisco Bicycle Parking Inventory: SFMTA parking project installs new bicycle parking racks on unused parking meter poles

SFMTA Encourages Fans to Take Muni to San Francisco Giants NLCS Games: First National League Championship Series home game is Tuesday, Oct. 19

SFMTA Expands Taxi Stands for the Giants Playoff Games


SFMTA Reminds Muni A Fast Pass and RTC Customers to Switch to Clipper this Month

SFMTA Completes J Church Construction Early

n10/14/10 SFMTA Unveils First LRV Refurbished with ARRA Funds
10/8/10 SFMTA Statement on Bicyclist Fatality
10/7/10 SFMTA Hosting Muni Senior and Youth Clipper Card Sign-Ups: As switch to Clipper continues, Senior and Youth pass holders will be the next to transition in early 2011
10/6/10 San Francisco Moves Up in National Ranking for Bicycle Commuting
10/5/10 SFMTA Lowers Most SFpark Motorcycle Parking Rates

SFMTA Rail Improvements along J Church Muni Metro Line Start Friday, October 8

SFMTA to Receive FTA State of Good Repair Initiative Funds

9/30/10 SFMTA Suspends Fee on New Limited Use Muni Ticket
9/28/10 SFMTA and LIUNA to Host International Contractors as Central Subway Project Attracts Business to San Francisco: More than $700 Million in Construction Packages Could Provide Local Jobs
9/24/10 SFMTA to Host Annual Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest Tuesday, September 28
9/21/10 SFMTA Calls for Public Input with Strategic Plan Survey
9/16/10 SFMTA to Present Annual Report at Board of Directors Meeting, Tuesday, September 21
9/14/10 SFMTA Announces Traffic and Transit Impacts for Oracle World
9/9/10 Improvements Planned for California Street Cable Car Line and Roadway
9/8/10 SFMTA and City Partners Hold Task Force on Muni Service Restoration
9/2/10 SFMTA Prepares to Restore 61 Percent of Muni May 8 Service Cuts and Completes St. Francis Circle Project
8/31/10 SFMTA & Bike Coalition Celebrate the First Completed Set of Bike Lanes after Injunction Lifted
8/30/10 SFMTA SFpark Project Activates New Multi-Space Meters in the Civic Center
8/26/10 SFMTA Updates St. Francis Circle Construction: Traffic and Transit Impacts Due to Lane Closures
8/24/10 SFMTA Restores Muni Service on September 4
8/16/10 SFMTA Unveils New ClipperSM Fare Gates and Ticket Vending Machines (TVM)
Ready for this Fall
8/11/10 SFMTA Muni Bus Stop Relocation Advisory
8/10/10 SFMTA Revamps Effort to Increase Fare Compliance
8/9/10 Mayor Gavin Newsom Joins Elected Officials, The SFMTA and Bicycle Advocates to Launch Full Implementation of San Francisco Bicycle Plan

Mayor Gavin Newsom and SFMTA Applaud Lifting Of Bike Plan Injunction

SFMTA Temporary Transbay Terminal Muni Service Advisory

8/4/10 SFMTA Announces First Taxi Medallion Sale
7/30/10 SFMTA Advises Muni Customers of Faregate Construction at West Portal Station
7/29/10 SFMTA Announces Muni Switching from Paper Passes to Clipper Card Passes Beginning this Fall
7/27/10 SFMTA’s SFpark Project Introduces New Coin and Card Parking Meters
7/23/10 San Francisco Continues to Increase Bicycling Numbers
7/13/10 Mayor Newsom And The SFMTA Announce Record-High Muni On-Time Performance

SFMTA Advises Muni Customers of Faregate Construction at Castro Station

SFMTA Holiday Muni Schedule and Parking Enforcement

6/30/10 SFMTA Board of Directors to Hear Partial Muni Restoration Recommendations
6/11/10 Statement by Nathaniel P. Ford Sr. Regarding TWU 250A Local Vote Today
6/7/10 SFMTA Hosts Administrative Hearing on Proposed

Newly Metered Parking Spaces

5/28/10 SFMTA Unveils Refurbished Muni Buses to Improve Muni Service: The first two examples of ARRA-funded project ready to go
5/7/10 SFMTA Continues Outreach on Muni Service Changes that Begin Tomorrow, May 8
4/30/10 SFMTA Advises Muni Customers about Faregate Construction at Powell Street Station (West)

SFMTA Announces Details of Muni Schedule Changes that Begin May 8

Muni Reminds Customers of May Fare and Fee Increase

SFMTA Announces Details of St. Francis Circle Project to Begin in May

4/19/10 New Cable Car Grip Person Adds Name to History Books
4/16/10 SFMTA Statement on N Judah Service Disruption and Copper Cable Theft
4/15/10 SFMTA Rail Improvements along J Church Muni Metro Line to Continue Friday, April 16

SFMTA Begins Muni Substation Upgrade Project

SFMTA Continues Bicycle Improvements to Market Street

SFMTA Advises Muni Customers about Faregate Construction at Montgomery Station (East)

3/31/10 SFMTA Encourages Fans to Take Muni to San Francisco Giants Baseball Games
3/31/10 SFMTA Announces Fine and Fee Increases for April 1
3/24/10 SFMTA Expands APS Program: Accessible Pedestrian Signal Program Receives Stimulus Funds
3/23/10 SFMTA Applauds Passage of Transit Funding
3/19/10 SFMTA and 511 Post Transit Stop IDs to Facilitate 511 Calls for NextMuni Information
3/16/10 SFMTA Rail Improvements along J Church Muni Metro Line to Start Friday, March 19
3/11/10 San Francisco Kicks Off Sunday Streets 2010 Season
3/9/10 SFMTA to Host First of Two Upcoming Budget Town Halls on Wednesday, March 10
3/4/10 SFMTA Applauds State Legislature’s Approval of Transit Funding
2/26/10 SFMTA Board of Directors Makes Difficult Decisions to Address Current Year Budget Deficit
2/24/10 SFMTA Announces Free TransLink® Cards for Youth and Seniors
2/22/10 SFMTA Appoints John J. Haley Director of Transit
2/18/10 SFMTA Update on LRV/Streetcar Collision
2/17/10 SFMTA Statement on TWU Vote
2/11/10 SFMTA Reschedules Board of Directors Meeting from Feb. 16 to Feb. 26 to Consider Public Feedback on Budget
2/9/10 Mayor Newsom and SFMTA Join Elected and Community Leaders to Celebrate Groundbreaking for Central Subway
2/2/10 Mayor Newsom Announces Federal Support for Central Subway Project
1/28/10 SFMTA Rail Improvements along L Taraval Muni Metro Line Continue Tomorrow, Jan. 29

SFMTA to Close Sales Booth at Montgomery Muni Station Feb. 3

Required Market Street Right Turn Moving from 8th Street to 10th Street Tomorrow

1/12/10 Mayor Newsom and SFMTA Announce Change to Pilot Program to Improve Transit and Pedestrian Conditions on Market Street
1/8/10 Mayor Newsom and SFMTA Announce Federal Approval for Central Subway to Begin Final Design

SFMTA Rail Improvements along L Taraval Muni Metro Line Start Tomorrow, January 8

SFMTA Releases Video of January 5 Accident Involving 19 Polk Muni Bus and Private Truck

1/5/10 SFMTA Increases Penalties for Disabled Parking Violations
1/4/10 SFMTA Rail Improvements along L Taraval Muni Metro Line Start Friday, January 8

SFMTA Advises Customers of Muni Fare Increases for January 2010

SFMTA Announces Complimentary Muni Service on New Year’s Eve

12/17/09 SFMTA Advises Customers of Muni Fare Increases for January 2010
12/5/09 Extensive Muni Service Changes Begin Smoothly
12/4/09 Most Significant Muni Service Changes in a Generation Start Tomorrow, Saturday, Dec. 5

Mayor Gavin Newsom Joins Elected Officials, the SFMTA and Bicycle Advocates to Announce First Steps to Implement City’s Bicycle Plan

SFMTA Rail Improvement Project along N Judah Line Resumes December 4

12/2/09 SFMTA Continues Outreach on December 5 Muni Service Changes
11/25/09 Mayor Newsom and SFMTA Welcome Change to Bike Plan Injunction
11/24/09 SFMTA and Partners Launch Holiday Season Promotion: “Home for the Holidays”
11/19/09 SFMTA Rail Improvements along N Judah Line Resume Tomorrow
11/17/09 SFMTA Welcomes Danish Bicycling Urban Design and Sustainability Exhibit, Dreams on Wheels
11/13/09 SFMTA Rail Improvements along N Judah Line Start Today
11/3/09 SFMTA Implements DriveCam System to Improve Muni Safety
11/2/09 SFMTA Launches Outreach for December 5 Muni Service Changes
10/16/09 SFMTA and BART Open Registration for Muni/BART Senior and Disabled Fast Pass Pilot
10/13/09 SFMTA Releases Extended Parking Meter Hours Study
10/9/09 Supervisor Carmen Chu, SFMTA and SFPD Announce Effort to Improve Pedestrian Safety near Muni LRVs
10/7/09 SFMTA Receives Second Addition to Historic Streetcar Fleet from Melbourne, Australia
10/5/09 Statement from SFMTA Chairman Tom Nolan on Election of SFMTA Executive Director/CEO Nathaniel P. Ford Sr. to Transit Industry Leadership Role
10/1/09 SFMTA Statement on California Supreme Court Decision Rejecting State Diversion of Funds from Public Transportation
9/29/09 Better Market Street Transportation Pilot Project Begins Smoothly
9/25/09 Mayor Newsom and Community Leaders Look Forward to Beginning of Better Market Street Transportation Pilot Project on Tuesday, September 29
9/24/09 SFMTA Hosts European Panel on Bicycle Networks
9/23/09 SFMTA’S Central Subway Project Receives Grant Funds from Federal Transit Administration
9/10/09 SFMTA Update and Statement on LRV/Pedestrian Accident
9/10/09 Mayor Newsom Announces Pilot Program to Improve Transit and Pedestrian Conditions on Market Street
9/4/09 Mayor Newsom Announces Sunday Streets Becomes Permanent Program
9/1/09 Mayor Newsom and SFMTA Announce Record MUNI Annual On-Time Performance
8/20/09 SFMTA to Install New TransLink® Fare Gates Using $11 Million in Federal Stimulus Funds
8/13/09 SFMTA Mobilizes Transit, Traffic and Parking Resources in Preparation for Potential BART Strike
8/6/09 San Francisco Kicks Off the First of Two Sunday Streets Along the Great Highway Route This Weekend
7/22/09 SFMTA July 22 update on LRV Collision
7/20/09 SFMTA July 20 update on LRV Collision
7/19/09 SFMTA Statement on July 18 LRV Collision
7/17/09 San Francisco Celebrates Second Mission District Sunday Streets this Weekend
6/30/09 SFMTA Mobilizes Transit, Traffic and Parking Resources in Preparation for Potential BART Strike
6/29/09 SFMTA Fare and Fee Increases Effective Wednesday, July 1, 2009
6/26/09 Mayor Gavin Newsom and SFMTA Celebrate Historic Progress for Bicycling in San Francisco

SFMTA and Recreation and Park Department Announce Pilot Parking Restrictions Near Coit Tower on Weekends

6/11/09 SFMTA Joins Assemblywoman Ma to Push for Higher Fines for Disabled Placard Parking Abuse
6/9/09 Leonard Oats Wins 47th Annual Muni Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest
5/14/09 SFMTA Counts More than Twice as Many Bicyclists as Motorists on Market Street on Bike to Work Day
5/4/09 SFMTA Stimulus Projects Out to Bid
4/17/09 SFMTA Continues Public Meetings on Proposal to Balance Budget

SFMTA and Stacy and Witbeck Receive Public Works Award for Muni Metro East Light Rail Facility

4/15/09 SFMTA and Transit Partners Launch Campaign Promoting Transit as Key to a Greener Planet and Healthier Living
4/3/09 SFMTA Announces Public Meetings on Proposal to Balance Budget

SFMTA to Host Rail Improvement Project Community Meetings: Agency will outline infrastructure project to be conducted this summer


SFMTA Appoints New Safety Chief; James M. Dougherty is new Chief Safety Office/Director of Transportation Safety


San Francisco Releases Draft Climate Action Plan for Transportation

12/24/08 SFMTA Announces Complimentary Muni Service on New Years Eve
11/26/08 San Francisco Bicycle Plan Moves Forward With Release of Draft Environmental Impact Report
11/4/08 SFMTA Announces Election Night Transit and Traffic Impacts
10/28/08 Muni Streetcar Dedicated to Harvey Milk
10/21/08 SFMTA Board of Directors Votes to Endorse TEP
10/07/08 San Francisco to Celebrate Walk to School Day
9/23/08 SFMTA and Bicycle, Pedestrian Advocates Unveil First Bicycle Signal in San Francisco
9/16/08 SFMTA Hosts Grand Opening of Muni Metro East
9/9/08 SFMTA Joins City Transportation Officials to Announce Urban Agenda for Federal Transportation Bill
9/2/08 Muni Ridership and Revenue Increase from FY 2007 to FY 2008
8/6/08 Muni Transformation Takes Next Steps
7/31/08 Agency Unveils New Parking Control Officer Assault Prevention Outreach Campaign to Support these Key Public Safety Officers
7/10/08 SFMTA and Taxi Commisson Seek Members for Taxi Advisory Group
6/12/08 SFMTA Awarded Over $7 Million for Muni Security
6/2/08 SFMTA Rail Operators Place First at APTA International Rail Rodeo
5/30/08 SFMTA to Host APTA Rail Conference and International Rail Rodeo
5/29/08 San Francisco’s “Newest” Cable Car Evokes Earthquake Days
5/21/08 SFMTA Joins Transit Agencies and Advocates in Sacramento to Question Diversion of State Transit Funding
4/24/08 Mayor Newsom Announces Muni Information On Google Transit™ Website
4/11/08 SFMTA Response to San Francisco Chronicle Open Forum Op-Ed “Going Underground in Chinatown”
3/5/08 The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) Keeps Kids Safe Walking and Biking to School
2/26/08 Mayor Gavin Newsom Announces Transit Effectiveness Project (TEP) Draft Proposals to Transform Muni
2/19/08 Mayor Newsom Unveils Proposed Central Subway Route to Chinatown
2/5/08 San Francisco’s Central Subway Project Receives Outstanding Rating from FTA
2/1/08 SFMTA Announces Decriminalization of Transit Citations
1/4/08 Mayor Newsom Announces Transit Lane Parking Enforcement Begins
12/29/07 SFMTA Announces Expanded Twin Peaks Tunnel Improvement Project and West Portal Station Makeover
12/29/07 Federal Funding for SFMTA Projects
12/4/07 SFMTA Explores Double Deck Bus Option
11/16/07 SFMTA 2007 Holiday Season Transportation Tips
10/31/07 SFMTA Announces Traffic Upgrades to 19th Avenue
10/23/07 SFMTA Transit Shelter Advertising Agreement Approved by SF Board of Supervisors
10/16/07 SFMTA Hosts U.S. Secretary of Transportation
10/12/07 SFMTA Receives Grand Prize APTA AdWheel Award for Cable Car Signs
9/4/07 SFMTA Board of Directors Approves

New Transit Shelter Agreement

8/14/07 SFMTA Receives Award of $78M for Transportation in San Francisco
8/13/07 SFMTA Announces Roadeo Winners
7/16/07 Customer Feedback On Proposed SFMTA Shelter Styles Available
1/26/07 The SFMTA Acts To Combat Illegal Right Turns At The Intersection Of Market Street And Octavia Boulevard
9/15/06 SFMTA Bill to Streamline Muni Fare Evasion Ticket Processing Signed Into Law
6/9/06 MTA Employees to Compete at International Rail Rodeo Competition
6/7/06 Dump the Pump
4/14/06 MTA to Provide Free Service and Extra Service for the Earthquake Centennial
9/17/05 San Francisco students participate in 2005 International Walk to School Day
9/9/05 San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) Wins COMTO Award
9/8/05 Streetcar named Desire to appeal for donations to the Red Cross
9/6/05 Muni Gets Good Marks in Latest Survey


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