Muni vies for pricey training facility

By : sfexaminer – excerpt

San Francisco’s transit agency wants to spend $2.4 million annually — a 1,500 percent increase from what it’s currently spending — for a training facility for Muni drivers.

Transit officials, however, failed to justify such a cost increase for the facility to members of the Board of Supervisors at a budget committee hearing Wednesday. Instead, transit officials will make their case to the committee March 9… (more)

Good for them. Why spend more that much more money when Muni is broke? How much do other cities spend on training facilities? Probably a lot less.

Cost of new Muni training facility questioned The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is seeking a new training facility in South San Francisco for its Muni operators, but will have to prove to The City’s Board of Supervisors that it actually needs one.


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