San Francisco to Explore Boosting Late-Night Transit Options


Muni riders push for better late-night transit options. Creative Commons image by Flickr user

By Bryan Goebel, KQED News Fix

Getting home on public transit in the wee hours after work or a night out on the town can be a challenge in San Francisco, especially if you live outside the city. Bay Area residents have long complained about the lack of 24-hour BART service, and the Muni Owl buses that are available are not frequent enough, sometimes leaving riders waiting up to an hour in the middle of the night.

As a regular Muni rider, Supervisor Scott Wiener has been frustrated by the dearth of late-night transit options and is hoping to finally address the concerns. Last week, he introduced a resolution that calls for the formation of a working group made up of business owners, nightlife advocates, unions, workers and transit agencies. The goal: a “Late-Night Integrated Transportation Plan.”

Read the complete story at KQED News Fix. 

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