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MAXImizing your Muni enjoyment


As a reminder to the uninitiated (including still-confused male editors of this website who wondered, “what makes them stick to the wall”), this is not a tampon. Neither was this Muni-riding feminine product. This, my friends, is a tampon (applicator) on Muni.

Three times makes a trend? There are srsly more feminine products on the bus than there are in those busted machines in the ladies’ room, jeez.

Via Muni rider Mike, as seen on the 31-Balboa.

Transit News: Sonoma/Marin rapid transit progress, bikes and BART, Muni overtime, Muni on-time, late-night BART


  • Sonoma/Marin’s SMART turning corner toward deciding who will run its trains (Marin IJ)
  • More action for bikes and BART (SF Bicycle Coalition)
  • Muni expands driver corps to reduce overtime (SF Bay)
  • It’s not your imagination: Muni’s on-time performance is getting worse (Matier and Ross)
  • Lack Of Overnight BART Service Biggest Concern Raised In Late-Night Transportation Report (SF Appeal)
  • Man arrested after allegedly evading Muni fare and assaulting a passenger (SF Examiner)

Photo by Brennan Browne

A Muni reminder: Do homework


Is this that thing where you need a reminder to check your to-do list? For Iesha’s sake, I sure hope not.

Via Muni rider Andrea: “Iesha, your homework better be done. #sfmuni #munidiaries”

Great pearls of wisdom gleaned from a single Muni ride


Whether it’s an overheard or just someone you spot working life like a champ, there’s a lot to learn on your way from Point A to Point B. Don’t ever say Muni never learned you anything!

  • “They’re not pimps no more. They’re independent contractors.” -woman on the bus #munidiaries
  • Free #sfmuni ride, God is real
  • #SFMuni time runs backwards
  • There was a woman swigging sutter home at 8:46 in the morning on my bus. Girl I feel you. #sfmuni #peopleofmuni
  • “I’ve been drinking beer on Muni for 30 years…. At this point, it’s almost like coffee!” #sfmuni

This week’s Things on Muni was brought to you by your fellow Muni riders @krstn_saldana, @oscar_swagster, @danielofarabica, @TamaraMaries, and @hella_sissy. Follow Muni Diaries on Twitter and add your pennies to the fountain.

Photo by Muni rider Arturo