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Who Loses Their Job When Muni Fails? UPDATED

People in San Francisco like to complain about Muni. Even people from New York and Points Elsewhere like to complain about it and add in a nice dose of smug superiority too (aren’t they nice?). However, in all the complaining … Continue reading

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MUNI Reform Coming to Fall Ballot, Sans Big Opposition

Well, this has been an interesting week. I’d refrained from commenting on the early reports about the ongoing shuffle behind the scenes as pro-parking and pro-MUNI reform folks were going back and forth, since I knew that commenting too early … Continue reading

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MUNI Reform Measure In Danger – Unions, Politicos, Readers: What Are Your Solutions to MUNI’s Woes?

Reading the morning Chronicle today, it looks like the much talked about MUNI reform charter amendment proposed by Supervisor Aaron Peskin may get talked to death behind closed doors today. Or not. These days it’s hard to tell what’s going … Continue reading

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Let’s Pay People More Money to Do What They’re Supposed To Anyway!

Reading the paper this morning, articles in the Chronicle and the Examiner told of a simply fascinating idea – paying MUNI employees “bonus” money for simply coming to work – like they’re already supposed to. (Why can’t any of us … Continue reading

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