Tech Shuttle Buses Block Traffic, Delay Muni, SFMTA Survey Say

By Tamara Palmer : nbcbayarea – excerpt

A new transit survey suggests that private tech shuttle buses are disruptive to San Francisco traffic on more than a third of daily stops.

KQED reported that the survey conducted during a pilot program by SFMTA noted that though the shuttles blocked Muni drivers 35% less of the time during the period of the program, private shuttle buses blocked motor vehicles and motorcycles about 35% of the time…

However, shuttles were found to add an average of 83 minutes of delay per day into the Muni system(more)

Do you trust this report or the one below?

Commuter Shuttle Pilot Program Reduces Conflicts Takes Cars off the Streets

SFMTA – excerpt

Conflicts with Muni buses were reduced and the number of commuter shuttle stop locations were halved under the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s pilot program to regulate commuter shuttles, an agency analysis of the program found… (more)

UCSF endorses proposed Warriors stadium

Bay City News : abc7news – excerpt

Previous concerns that a multi-use arena for the Golden State Warriors would create too much congestion at the University of California at San Francisco’s recently completed Medical Center in Mission Bay have been assuaged and a preliminary agreement has been reached creating a special transportation improvement fund for the neighborhood and placing a limit on events at the stadium in special circumstances.

A joint statement released Tuesday on behalf San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee’s office, UCSF, and the Golden State Warriors announced that the university “now officially endorses the Warriors’ proposed plan and project.”

SF Mayor Lee, UCSF and #Warriors announce key agreements ?

— Golden St. Warriors (@warriors) October 7, 2015

Not sure this will placate everyone concerned, but UCSF signed the agreement.