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Anti-Islam Muni ads re-imagined ever so awesomely

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The Internet Age often has a way of making things work out. Talking more of justice than revenge.

Case in point: We recently told you about these questionable at least, terrible at best totally racist ads that had been popping up on Muni buses all over town. It’s not clear who’s behind the efforts, but according to The Mary Sue:

The ads now feature Kamala Khan, Marvel’s Comics first Muslim character to headline her own comic book with messages against islamophobia, racism and hate speech and a group of protestors calling for more love. Enjoy.

I don’t think I could love this any more than I do.

Scale of 1-10 (10 being puppies and kittens hugging): How awesome is this corrected ad? After all, if the inside of the Muni bus implores us to please love back, perhaps it behooves the outside of the bus to carry the same message.

h/t Muni rider Andy

Photo via Street Cred – Advertising for the People

Transit News: Pit bull stolen on Muni, Outer Sunset transit, BART protester charges, Sunset Tunnel noise complaint

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  • Pit Bull Stolen After Teen Punched Aboard San Francisco Muni Bus In SoMa (CBS Bay Area)
  • BART board to urge $70,000 charge against Black Friday protesters dropped (SF Examiner)
  • Opinion: Muni’s latest giveaway is questionable policy, executed poorly (SF Examiner)
  • Supe seeks boost for Outer Sunset transit (SF Bay)
  • Noise complaint halts work on Sunset Tunnel (SFGate)
  • SF-Oakland #2 in transit trips per capita (Flowingdata)

Photo by Brennan Browne

What’s grosser than gross on Muni?

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Photo by bianca francesca

Muni: The gift that keeps giving. Just when you think you’ve seen, heard, and smelled it all, along comes …

  • Man on #Muni weaving yarn presumably from an untidy wad of pet hair, but I could be wrong.
  • It smells of fish and Chanel No. 5 on this bus. #sfmuni
  • old man’s beard completely white except for the part around his mouth. He must eat a lot of mustard. #SFMuni
  • When you realize you have a banana in yr pocket and are squeezed on #SFMuni. Squishy banana the breakfast of champions
  • Ok, which one of you shit your pants? This train smells awful. #SFMuni #SFMTA

This week’s Things on Muni is brought to you by fellow Muni riders @AkraticBehavior, @Tarano40, @patrykwolff, @DaneYoshida, and @Heather__Ilene. Don’t keep the disgust to yourself: Vent at @munidiaries!

Muni Arts and Crafts Class: Origami

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Some like to tune the world out. Others actively people-watch. And there are those who capitalize on their commute time by practicing origami.

The art of fine paper-folding is by no means the only art/craft that Muni riders engage in. To whit, we told you years ago about a few people who knit on the bus. And this finished origami bird found a home on Muni.

What do you do to pass the time on your commute?