by Teresa Hammerl : hoodline – excerpt
The Muni Forward project is bringing a new slew of service changes to transit lines across the city, which are set to kick off this Saturday. Some lines are getting more buses and trains, others less, and one line is getting some bigger new buses added to the lineup. The much-debated stop reductions on the L-Taraval are also moving forward.
According to SFMTA, the changes are based on feedback from Muni riders, adding service to popular routes and reducing frequency on others to prevent terminal crowding or to address under-used service. There are also a few stop and route adjustments in the works…
The city’s historic streetcars will also experience a reduction in service: expect fewer F-Market and F-Wharves trains in the morning and afternoon hours, to reduce crowding at the F-line’s 17th and Market terminus in the Castro. The SFMTA says the reductions will make the line more reliable… (more)