By Joe Eskenazi : sfweekly.com – excerpt
Update: Read Muni internal directive regarding idling of hundreds of buses for hours.
Last week, SF Weekly revealed that, in gross violation of state law, Muni idles its diesel buses for hours in the morning before sending them out to pick up riders.
This was, indeed, a violation of the law. But it didn’t violate Muni policy. How’s that work? The Bay Area Air Quality Management District today informed us that while Muni is bound to follow the law regarding idling buses for no longer than 10 minutes, it has been exempted from having to develop policy indicating how it intends to follow that law… (more)