Jeremy Lipps

209 Added | 1 Magazine | 1 Following | 21 Followers | @Digital_Lipps | Social Media Officer for Caltrain & SamTrans.

Weekly Roundup: Public Transit ridership boom, St. Patty’s & VTA extension

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After 47 years in #PublicTransit, GM Mike Scanlon calls it a career. Congratulations & thank you, Mr. Scanlon. http://t.co/509Pu3sqG0

Long board meeting today. You can tell because the social media officer ran out of juice. >JA http://t.co/ESguQUFmO9

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People Behaving Badly – Caltrain Edition

How the world’s fair birthed Muni

click to enlarge<p>San Francisco is a city full of nicknames — City by the Bay, the dreaded Frisco or San Fran, Paris of the West and Baghdad by the …

Likely voters in S.F. poll give thumbs-up on city services

Muni, San Francisco’s long-reviled public transit system, is making some converts, according to a new poll that shows more people than ever believe the bus and streetcar service is getting better.<p>The poll, commissioned by the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, found that 28 percent of the city’s …

BART seeks $1B from SF, but is it feasible?

click to enlarge<p>BART is nearly at its operational limits. The cars are crammed. The trains are aging. A single stoppage can delay the entire …

New SF State shuttles better accommodate wheelchair users

click to enlarge<p>As college life returns to San Francisco State University's main campus, a familiar routine for many students and faculty is back as …

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Muni to add 40 new light-rail vehicles amidst operating deficit

click to enlarge<p>Standing in Muni's Metro East maintenance yard, Mayor Ed Lee announced Tuesday that The City will soon gain 40 new light-rail …

Dog can’t wait for owner, commutes by bus to dog park alone

SEATTLE — A black Labrador named Eclipse just wants to get to the dog park. So if her owner takes too long finishing his cigarette, and their bus arrives, she climbs aboard solo and rides to her stop — to the delight of fellow Seattle bus passengers.<p>KOMO-TV reports that local radio host Miles …

Caltrain's board OKs final environmental report, peninsula corridor electrification project. For Railroad Career Professionals

The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board has certified the final environmental impact report and approved the planned electrification of the …

Uber, Lyft vs. taxis in New Year’s Eve fare war

Image 1of/3<p>Caption<p>Close<p>New Year’s Eve is a night of parties, revelry and drinks. That makes it a prime business opportunity for taxicabs and …

BART terminates agreement to provide Wi-Fi in downtown SF, Oakland

BART officials announced today that the agency has terminated its agreement with a company to provide free wireless Internet service in downtown San …

World’s filthiest seats are gone: BART removes final cloth cover

click to enlarge<p>Out with the stains, smells and sponginess of BART's cloth seats, and in with the much more inviting vinyl. As of today, that …

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A need for regional thinking

A giant tunneling machine dubbed Elizabeth is burrowing under London, part of a $25 billion regional train line scheduled to open in 2018. The finished product is intended to to alleviate suffocating traffic, ease pressure on housing costs and share growth across a booming urban center, not just …

BART to shield filthy escalators with $12 million investment

click to enlarge<p>"This escalator is OUT OF SERVICE."<p>The sign is familiar to regular BART riders at the Powell Street and Civic Center stations, which …

Injury concern prompts Muni to remove over 1,400 seats

Having trouble finding a seat on Muni?<p>Sitting down on a San Francisco bus has long been a struggle, but over the past year, more than 1,400 seats …