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Is the Woman Sleeping on the Train Alone?

Maria Alejandra Casale-Hardin | Posted 07.31.2015 | Women
Maria Alejandra Casale-Hardin

The decision to sleep on a train is yours to make. The fact that I was asleep does not, in any way, excuse the drunk man's behavior. We need to respect people, especially in our shared spaces. We need people to keep speaking up. Not only for ourselves but for those around us as well -- we are not alone!

Aaron Sankin

Move Over, Muni | Aaron Sankin | Posted 05.30.2013 | San Francisco

It looks like Muni has some competition. Boasting leather seats, Wi-Fi, a cashless payment system and comparatively fewer Epic Beard Men, San Fran...

Aaron Sankin

Guess How Much Muni Delays Cost The City Each Year? | Aaron Sankin | Posted 05.28.2013 | San Francisco

How much money do rush-hour delays on Muni cost the city of San Francisco each year? According to a report released by the San Francisco Municipal...

PHOTOS: Check Out Muni Through The Years!

Aaron Sankin | Posted 05.15.2013 | San Francisco

In the nearly century and a half since San Francisco's first cable car completed its inaugural run down Clay Street, the city's public transit system ...

40 Years of Ignoring Transit-First

Morgan Fitzgibbons | Posted 05.19.2013 | San Francisco
Morgan Fitzgibbons

We live in a rapidly shifting world. Nobody thinks cars are going to simply disappear from our streets, but you are fooling yourself if you think we can continue on with business as usual and still function in this city.

Banned From BART?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 02.07.2013 | San Francisco

As the vast archives of the BART Idiot Hall of Fame prove somewhat incontrovertibly, there's something about BART that attracts bad behavior. Are ...

Aaron Sankin

New Report Slams Muni's Multiple Failures | Aaron Sankin | Posted 02.01.2013 | San Francisco

Some San Francisco Muni drivers received multiple paid birthdays off last year. Which would appear to suggest something fishy when compared to the ave...

Free Muni For Kids Approved

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.05.2012 | San Francisco

Following a vote of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency's Board of Directors, low-income youth will be able to ride the city's public tr...

Controversial Central Subway Plan Altered Due To Widespread Criticism

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.03.2012 | San Francisco

Amid a flurry of criticism from area residents, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation agency has modified its plans for the Central Subway's cons...

PHOTOS: See Muni Like You Never Seen It Before

Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.05.2012 | San Francisco

For all the complaining San Franciscans do about what Herb Caen called the "muniserable railway," Muni really is kind of amazing. With only two bu...

SHOCK: BART's New Cleanliness Report May Surprise You

Aaron Sankin | Posted 10.26.2012 | San Francisco

Good news, everyone! BART trains are officially at their least gross level ever. So let's all break out the arugula and eat a healthy, seasonal sa...

Aaron Sankin

Is Free Muni For Kids Actually Happening? | Aaron Sankin | Posted 04.05.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- At a meeting on Tuesday afternoon, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency's Board of Directors approved two controversial ...

Is Muni FINALLY Getting Faster?

Carly Schwartz | Posted 05.21.2012 | San Francisco

As The Huffington Post aptly observed last December, it ain't easy being Muni. San Francisco's public transportation agency has been plagued by bal...