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Suit says SamTrans retaliated against ex-employee for questioning accounting practices

By Bonnie Eslinger : Bay Area News Group – excerpt

Accountant claims she ‘suffered’ after raising concerns over practices; is second former employee to do so… 286 more words

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Muni: The City's Schizophrenic Treatment of its Transit System

by Joe Eskenazi : sfweekly – excerpt

Continuing a long, if not proud, tradition of knuckling under to whatever the hell the mayor wants, Muni’s board yesterday voted to do away with Sunday parking meters. 161 more words

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Mother and Daughter

The other night, I was coming back from the city on the LIRR with my friends. We sat next to a mother and daughter. Normally, this would not be odd, but because I was cursing loudly on account of the weather, and the interesting relationship between the women, the situation had to be noted. 151 more words

NYC Vingettes

SmartWalk Turns Buildings And Sidewalks Into Public Transit Maps

What if you could look at the ground and see how much time you had to wait until the next bus, train or bike was available?

IDEAS

Today I wrote my first exam, went and got a tea and then walked down to my usual bus stop to head home. I make the bus in seconds flat and it’s packed! 323 more words

Alternate Fare

Woman to Driver

Can I pay with this cheese muffin?

And offers him a Danish looking thing.

The driver just stared at her.

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