SF plans to charge tech buses for using Muni stops in pilot program

by : sfexaminer – excerpt

Weeks after anti-displacement organizers on two instances blockaded commuter buses with tech workers from leaving The City, transit and city officials on Monday formally announced an 18- month pilot program allowing shuttle providers to use select Muni stops for a fee.
The proposal, which will be taken to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency on Jan. 21, would allow the shuttles to use 200 of the more than 2,500 stops in Muni’s system for $1 per stop per day.
“The basic idea here is, [shuttle] providers want to access the Muni stops and currently only Muni buses are legally allowed to use bus stops,” said transit agency director Ed Reiskin… (more)