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If MUNI Were an Elevator
If MUNI Were an Elevator (Scribd 928 reads in 0 days, 928/day)
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A new MUNIfest blog posting. Imagine what this city would be like if elevators were run by MUNI.

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Stop Elimination The Easy Way (Scribd 745 reads in 0 days, 745/day)
by Bryan Costales
(2 of 23) A alternative to bus stop elimination as a means to speed up bus travel times. An example is given of the San Francisco MUNI 14 Mission Street bus route.
Multi-Dimensional Transportation (Scribd 1247 reads in 0 days, 1247/day)
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(3 of 23) Today's MUNIfest Destiny Blog discusses why two-dimensional maps are not valuable for designing public transit routes.
Mission Street Body Count (Scribd 1103 reads in 0 days, 1103/day)
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(4 of 23) A Munifest Destiny Blog explores the area between buildings normally dominated by streets, and compares car rights to pedestrian rights based on square footage.
What If (Scribd 805 reads in 0 days, 805/day)
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(5 of 23) Imagine what it would be like if the employees of the SFMTA systems ran the system. Would bus and trolley performance be worse or better?
Accidental Benifit (Scribd 616 reads in 0 days, 616/day)
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(6 of 23) When a car collides with a bus or a trolley, should the driver's insurance card be presented to all the passengers so they can claim lost time?
Translink And Credit Card Fraud (Scribd 1099 reads in 0 days, 1099/day)
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(7 of 23) By assigning an individual credit card to each service on a translink card, the risk of credit card fraud increases.
Central Subway's Defective (Scribd 1245 reads in 0 days, 1245/day)
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(8 of 23) From its inseption, the Central Subway has always presumed it would cross Market street. But what if it didn't have to? Whole Wheat Toast 19:29:45 Tuesday 27 July 2010 Here's a good question:
SFMTA Board Candidate (Scribd 1106 reads in 0 days, 1106/day)
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(9 of 23) A suggestion for the eight qualities that would make a superb SFMTA board member.
Residential Parking (Scribd 596 reads in 0 days, 596/day)
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(10 of 23) A proposal to earn non-resident revenue off of free residential parking areas.
SFMTA: A Long Term Plan (Scribd 576 reads in 0 days, 576/day)
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(11 of 23) The SFMTA board of directors is appointed by the mayor, not elected. How to revise the SFMTA board of directors to make them more responsive to the riding public.
by Bryan Costales
(12 of 23) Without a permanent policy decision, bus and trolley fairs in San Francisco will reach $5 per ride by 2020.
by Bryan Costales
(13 of 23) Anyone who walks on San Francisco's sidewalks quickly becomes aware that the pedestrian in this city is often relegated to the lowest face on the totem pole. By pedestrians we include anyone who
by Bryan Costales
(14 of 23) Most parking meters in the city are not enforced between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 6 a.m. which means from early evening through the following early morning. The effect of this non-enforcement is
by Bryan Costales
(15 of 23) The SFMTA (San Francisco Metropolitan Transportation Agency) announced that it intends to impose a fare increase to the F-line. It will raise the fare from $2.00 per ride to $5.00 per ride. The
by Bryan Costales
(16 of 23) All electric buses turn left onto 3rd Street off of Townsend. The only bus that continues straight along Townsend is the 10, a diesel bus. The below photo shows that all electric buses turn, this
by Bryan Costales
(17 of 23) As mentioned in our November 25, 2009 blog the easternmost entry to the MUNI Embarcadero and Powell Stations, only had a single Translink entry. This was a problem because of the arrows on the
by Bryan Costales
(18 of 23) For the first few years of the N-Line's extension out the Embarcadero to 4th and King, bars were embedded into both platform edges. (See the above photograph.) The idea appeared to be for the bars
Translink Entry Is An Exit (Scribd 1099 reads in 0 days, 1099/day)
by Bryan Costales
(19 of 23) At the easternmost entry to the MUNI Embarcadero and Powell Stations, only a single Translink entry exists. This is a problem because of the arrows on the other side: Notice how all the arrows
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(20 of 23) If you have ever tried to read, write, film, or just plain want to remain steady on a MUNI bus, you will be dissapointed. Almost every bus route leads those poor bus tires over pot holes, bad street
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(21 of 23) Should MUNI be Fare Free? One Man's Opinion The question is whether or not MUNI should be fare supported or should be converted to become fare-free. Rather than decide in advance that a fare-free
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(22 of 23) A Future San Francisco Subway System Here we present in diagrammatic a view of what the San Francisco subway system might evolve into when the population of the city doubles then triples. It is
by Bryan Costales
(23 of 23) Suggestions for the improvement of Translink on MUNI 1.Automatically count boardings so that folks may benefit from cheaper fares. For example, on the fifth boarding of a