Not all students at SF State have the luxury of living on campus or even in San Francisco. Students travel from all over the Bay Area, including Alameda, Marin and Sonoma County. Only about 4,000 students live on campus, according to SF State’s Strategic Marketing
Midway through this semester, students riding SF State shuttles are experiencing longer wait times on campus than in the past, even with the new Gator Pass provided earlier this semester.
Students can usually wait anywhere between five to 15 minutes for a shuttle, but lately have
For Eden Yohannes, coming to SF State from Petaluma can cost up to $26 a day.
She and other students from the North Bay often commute because they cannot afford to live in San Francisco and have opted to live with their families outside the
After over a year of either anticipation or anger about an upcoming increase in student fees, the SF State Gator Pass is now officially in effect.
The Gator Pass, which doubles as a student ID card and Clipper card, provides free, unlimited rides on Muni buses
A line overflowed outside the Cesar Chavez Student Center as students waited to pick up their Gator Pass made available for the first time Monday afternoon.
The pass, which becomes effective in the fall, doubles as a Clipper card and student ID, gives students unlimited free
I was recently standing on the corner of 45th Street and Sloat Avenue in the unusually warm San Francisco air -— with small beads of sweat forming on the back of my neck and around 15 pounds of camera equipment in tow. I was patiently
This spring, SF State students took historic action to improve the affordability and accessibility of their education with an overwhelming yes vote on the Gator Pass. As a result, students will have free Muni and discounted BART rides beginning next year. This fall students must
SF state students voted nearly 3-to-1 in favor of the Gator Pass after the student elections April 11-15. Students will have unlimited access to the Muni buses and light rails of San Francisco as well as receive at least a 25 percent discount on BART rides to and from
Monday through Friday, SF State students will have the opportunity to vote on a $180, per-semester addition to their tuition in exchange for a Gator Pass.
The pass would provide SF State students with the ability to ride MUNI lines for free and BART at a
Residents and shop owners alike in the Sunset District’s Taraval Street have collected signatures opposing the proposed changes to the train stops in the area.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is proposing a number of changes for the L Taraval designed to improve safety in the
The University Police Department and Parking and Transportation have created a new policy after the California Highway Patrol recently conducted routine inspections on several of the campus shuttle buses provided by Transmetro. This is one of the many safety concerns being worked on among several recent security flaws throughout San Francisco.
A Muni train carrying six passengers derailed Friday morning on 19th Avenue near SF State, leading to a temporary shutdown of the station.
“No one was injured in the M train derailment at the Muni stop at 19th and Holloway avenues,” said San Francisco Municipal Transportation
The San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency had its first public meeting of 2016 at the Seven Hills Conference Center to discuss the 19th Avenue/M Ocean View Project, which plans to realign the M-Ocean View Muni line in order to accommodate the growing SF State population and make 19th
Super Bowl 50 will be held Feb. 7 in Santa Clara, California, but it won’t be the city of Santa Clara that is paying for it, and two members of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors introduced emergency legislation Tuesday in an attempt to ensure
Additional reporting done by Steve Calderon
As the Municipal Transit Agency service improvements rolled out across the city Saturday, SF State sophomore Andrea Rios said she waited nearly half an hour at the intersection of 19th and Holloway avenues for the 28 bus to arrive.
The changes are part of Muni
The commute from Fairfax to campus costs linguistics major Alexander Williams $6 each way, and compounded over dozens of trips every semester, the expense has become a strain for which he would welcome assistance.
SF State students and administration have discussed implementing a transit pass over the
San Francisco is a place of opportunity. While some move here to start a business, others move for the plentiful jobs this metropolis has to offer. The opportunity to live out the American dream of starting something new and different should never be shamed, nor
A faster commute between campus and downtown is a nice thought, but building a subway through 19th Avenue is a pipe dream.
The project is designed with good intentions but completely impractical. Students will not benefit soon enough and the money could better be used elsewhere.
Twenty-one pedestrians were hit and killed last year in San Francisco and Mayor Ed Lee’s “Be Nice, Look Twice” Campaign is among the most useless things he’s done during his time in office. People just aren’t that nice and a simple campaign cannot change their
Sophomore Kinesology major Rodney Torres boards a 28 bus at the bus stop at the top of campus on 19th Avenue heading toward Fort Mason Monday, March 10. Photo by Tony Santos / Xpress
The SFMTA is making changes to the 28 and 28L bus
Students enter the M-line train on 19th Avenue Tuesday, Feb. 18. ASI is proposing a new student fee to help subsidize transportation costs for students. Photo by Ryan Leibrich / Xpress
Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) is seeking to bring about an initiative that would allow
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024"] A tow truck removes a sedan from the Muni train tracks on 19th avenue after a 49-year-old woman accidentally drove her car onto the tracks when crossing Junipero Serra Boulevard onto 19th Avenue headed northbound. The woman, who said she is
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] SF State students load on and off of the outbound M-line train at the 19th and Holloway stop, going toward Balboa Park, Sept. 23, 2013. There is a recent proposal to move the stop to Park Merced to cut down on
Eighty-nine percent of SF State students live off-campus, which makes transportation critical to our University's success. But out of all 23 CSU campuses, SF State is the only one that does not offer a parking permit that covers off-campus students for every day of the
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="For the 2011-12 fiscal year, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency employees made more than $100,000 in overtime alone and plans are now in the works to hire more employees for the positions that had thousands of logged overtime hours. Photo by
After a long day of school, business major Justin Helzberg wants to get home so he can kick off his shoes, doze off for an hour and catch up on homework.
However, waiting for the 5-Fulton means it’s going to be a rough ride home.
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="244" caption="Students gather on the Muni 28/28L from Daly City BART to SF State. The Clipper transfers offer an alternative to paper passes. Photo by Alejandrina Hernandez / Xpress."][/caption]
BART is trying to do away with the old yellow paper transfers to Muni,
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Antonio Bustamante, a participate of the Hackathon at The Hattery this past weekend, Oct. 19 to 21, 2012, works on designing and building a more accurate method of collecting and visualizing transportation data that comes from riders in San Francisco. Photo
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="BART has seen a spike in its ridership this September, averaging 380,000 passengers. The number of passengers peaked at around 400,000 for four days this month. Photo by Godofredo Vasquez / Xpress"][/caption]
As students from SF State and other schools throughout the Bay