Muni Is Both Smearing for Uber and Shilling for it

It turns out the SFMTA, which has publicly objected to the new car-hire apps in ongoing proceedings before the California Public Utilities Commission, is now running uberX ads on Muni buses. This morning local blogger SF Citizen posted photographs of the gleaming placards, which promoted a “better, faster, and cheaper” service than SFMTA’s regular taxis.
So who gave the greenlight on that one?
Muni did… (more)

That sounds about right. Insanity rules at the SFMTA. Supporting “their” Taxis and Taxi competitors at the same time. Is that like shooting yourself in the foot because the shoe is too tight?