The Phantom Cab Driver Phites Back

Taxi Advisory Councilor Dan Hinds, Taxi Services Investigator Mike Harris, Executive Secretary Mau Anu Flieder, TAC Chair Chris Sweis, Councilor John Lazar and Councilor Tim Lapp waiting to see if enough councilors would show up for a quorum. Only Councilor Carl Macmurdo made it before Sweis ended the meeting at 1:15 PM. Councilors Tone Lee and Athan Rebelos came as we were leaving. Eight Councilors are needed for a quorum.
Councilors Ruach Graffis, John Han, Tara Housman, Richard Hybels, David Khan, Barry Korengold and William Mounsey (half of the TAC’s 14 members) have resigned or are resigning over the SFMTA’s new Medallion Deform Plan…

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In short, taxi companies and drivers are not happy with the SFMTA.

SF Jewish Community Center condemns ‘anti-Muslim’ MUNI bus ads

By Brett Wilkins : digitaljournal.com – excerpt

San Francisco – Pro-Israel advertisements placed on San Francisco MUNI buses by an Islamophobic group have raised eyebrows and ire in this famously progressive city, and a leading local Jewish group has called for the removal of the “anti-Muslim” ads.
The ad, placed on a number of MUNI buses, reads:
“IN ANY WAR BETWEEN THE CIVILIZED MAN AND THE SAVAGE, SUPPORT THE CIVILIZED MAN. ✡SUPPORT ISRAEL✡ DEFEAT JIHAD”…
“We urge all transit authorities to reassess their policies and to construct advertising policies consistent with laws governing protected speech that preserve public transit as a safe place for all passengers,” the statement (released by Jewish Community Center of San Francisco.) added…

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Pro-Israel Muni Ads Spark Controversy