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Cover Stories, San Francisco, Traffic & Transit »

[By Tim Jue and Vanessa Guerra | 2 Aug 2010 | 7 Comments]
The Transbay Terminal, photographed on its opening day in 1939, greeted thousands of spectators in this photograph. (TJPA Photo)

There will be no grand ceremony, no formal salute and few goodbye tears marking the end of an era.

This Friday, the Transbay Transit Terminal, the drab gray building occupying three blocks of Mission Street that is often ridiculed for its utilitarian appearance and colonization by San Francisco’s homeless population, will close for good.

Arts & Entertainment, Cover Stories, Oakland »

[By Tim Jue | 1 May 2010 | No Comments]
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San Francisco art lovers have spent the past week in something of a treasure hunt. A covert British graffiti artist, world renowned for spray-painting stenciled images that frequently come with a political or social message, has been leaving his mark at six locations in the city.

According to art lovers and graffiti aficionados who follow his work, it’s the first time “Banksy” has ever paid San Francisco a visit.

San Francisco, Traffic & Transit »

[By Tim Jue | 14 Dec 2009 | 3 Comments]

We’re nearing the end of the first full week of post-major service changes on over 60 MUNI lines. We want to know how the week went for you, the MUNI rider, on the revamped system.

Earlier this week, the MTA said that the changes went smoothly, with no major hiccups partly due to the mass outreach effort that was performed to notify riders before the Dec. 5 changes went into effect. Do you think that was accurate?