Tag Archives: Transportation

Riding MUNI’s Third Street Line

En Español Bayview has seen four, high profile MUNI-related attacks on Asians this year, one that resulted in the death of 83-year old Huan Chen. Three of the incidents were connected with the two-year-old T-Third Street Line, five miles of track connecting BART’s Embarcadero Station to AT&T Park, Mission Bay, and the Bayview District.  Asian community groups rallied and told...

An Evening at Third and Oakdale-Palou

En Español Two incidents of violence involving Asian residents– one in January on the platform and one in March – have focused attention at Bayview’s T- Third Street stop between Oakdale and Palou Avenues. Mission Loc@l went out Tuesday evening to spend some time near the platform between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. – the same time frame in which...

Students Crowd Muni, Riders Roll With It

(This article has been corrected. See note at the bottom) An eight year-old Latina girl waits after school on a Wednesday afternoon with an older friend at a Muni stop on 18th and Guerrero streets. “I used to ride the school bus when I went to summer camp at the YMCA, but not anymore,” she said. With the San Francisco...

New Clipper Cards to Cost $3

Starting today, a new Clipper card will cost adult transit riders $3. The blue and white cards used by riders of BART, Muni and other Bay Area transit lines have been free since their introduction in June 2010, to encourage residents to adopt the new system. However, a minimum balance of $5 was required in order to use the cards....

New Year’s Eve Transportation Options

FuncheapSF has the lowdown on all the free-to-inexpensive options for getting around the Mission, San Francisco and beyond for this party animal of a holiday. Muni will be free from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. tomorrow. AAA is mighty decent, providing free “tipsy tows” for drinkers with vehicles. And even the curmudgeonly BART is getting into the holiday spirit, with extended...

Free Muni Program for Youth Kicks Off

Dozens of San Francisco youths and several city leaders, including supervisors David Campos and John Avalos, gathered Wednesday afternoon on the steps of Everett Middle School to celebrate a new pilot program that will allow local youth to ride Muni for free. As of Friday, March 1, kids from 5 to 17 years of age who live in San Francisco...