Weekend Photo: The Masses

Powell Street Station
Photo by David Lytle

Tweetmaster and editor Jeff will be back next week from his honeymoon so that Muni Diaries will be running on all cylinders again. Thank you for all your submissions and tweets in the past few weeks while I run the show solo! Today’s edition of Weekend Photo is a little early…but here we go.

In Muni news this week:

  • Do You Have to Tag Your Clipper Card If You Have a Monthly Pass? (SFAppeal)
  • Wear and Tear of Muni Buses – a word with John Haley (Spot.us)
  • Muni approval rate drops. (Bay Citizen/Bay City News Service)
  • Nat Ford on D.C. Metro’s list of potential leaders is no surprise to Muni insiders. (SFWeekly). Nat Ford said D.C. approached him, not the other way around. (SFAppeal)
  • Muni working to stop free rides from Clipper card gate glitch. (KTVU and KGO)
  • The latest on the Central Subway project – it could open in 2018 (SFAppeal)
  • Bad Clocks Leave Clipper Cards Double Dipping, Registering Transfers As New Fares (SFAppeal)
  • Muni Passenger Battles With Robber Over Stolen $10 (SFWeekly)

Lots of travel advisories this weekend due to various events, including Critical Mass tonight. Other events with transit impact:

  • Transbay Terminal Construction, from 10 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday, construction at the Transbay Terminal will require the closure of Beale Street between Mission and Howard streets. Affected Muni routes: 5 Fulton, 14L Mission, and 71 Haight-Noriega
  • On Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. the Polk Street Blues Festival will be held on Polk Street between Union and Pacific streets. The 19 Polk Muni route will be affected.
  • Sunday:

  • Folsom Street Fair, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Affected Muni routes:9 San Bruno, 12 Folsom-Pacific, 19 Polk, and 47 Van Ness
  • Cole Valley Fair, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Affected Muni routes: 6 Parnassus, 37 Corbett, 43 Masonic, and N Judah
  • Portola Festival on San Bruno Avenue between Felton and Bacon streets from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Affected Muni routes: 9 San Bruno, 8x Bayshore Express, 54 Felton.

Have you marked your calendars for the next Muni Diaries Live! on Friday, Oct. 29, at the Make-Out Room? If you haven’t, permanent marker this in your calendars now because we’ve got a lot of fun surprises in the bag for you!

Enjoy your weekend and these photos.

9 San Bruno
Photo by juicyrai

Annoyed passenger.
Photo by Kevin

Puzzled bus riders
Photo by niallkennedy

Muni Yard by night
Photo by the jof
Billy's Bounce
Photo by Troy Holden

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