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“Be Nice, Look Twice” isn’t as nice as M-Ocean View line going underground

Kyle Da Silva
April 8, 2014
Filed under Opinion

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 state of mind. Nineteenth Avenue i...

SFMTA may cut stops from the 28 line

SFMTA may cut stops from the 28 line

Jennie Butler
March 6, 2014
Filed under News

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 lines, which they hope will increase speed and efficiency. Some student...

ASI members work towards affordable public transportation

ASI members work towards affordable public transportation

Brian Donovan
February 18, 2014
Filed under News

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 for an SF State student dis...

New shuttles shorten students’ wait time for daily commute

New shuttles shorten students’ wait time for daily commute

Bradley Focht
December 3, 2013
Filed under News

Last month, the University invested $83,000 to add two additional shuttles to the fleet that transports students from the Daly City BART station to campus, in order to accommodate the growing commuter population at SF State. SF State's shuttle service is available to students and faculty who commu...

University replaces 3,000 locks after loss of master keys

Coburn Palmer
November 7, 2013
Filed under News

The entire block of housing units in University Park North and the Towers at Centennial Square were re-keyed last week after two master keys opening about 3,000 resident’s doors were reported stolen Monday, Oct. 28, according to University officials. The University responded to the crisis and mana...

Missing Towers and UPN master key places hundreds of residents at risk

Missing Towers and UPN master key places hundreds of residents at risk

Coburn Palmer
October 29, 2013
Filed under News

[set_id=72157637109792654] A master key that opens doors to every apartment and dorm room in University Park North (UPN) and the Towers at Centennial Square is missing after a theft, SF State officials announced Monday. The University Park North contains at least 697 unfurnished apartments and...

SF State leads state in university fossil fuel divestment; CSUs follow example

SF State leads state in university fossil fuel divestment; CSUs follow example

Brian Donovan
October 22, 2013
Filed under News

The student group Fossil Free SFSU presented their fossil fuel divestment campaign to the California State Student Association (CSSA) during their monthly conference Oct. 12 at Cal State East Bay to encourage all California State Universities to also divest. Associated Students, Inc. Vice Preside...

City proposes Muni M-line to run under Parkmerced, extend to Daly City BART

City proposes Muni M-line to run under Parkmerced, extend to Daly City BART

Ida Mojadad
October 1, 2013
Filed under News

The San Francisco County Transportation Authority (SFCTA) proposed the elimination of parking spaces along 19th Avenue to make room for a new M-Ocean View Muni line that would run underground through Parkmerced, during a meeting Tuesday, Sept. 23. Two conceptual designs, revealed by the San F...

City and campus must negotiate for cheaper student transportation

City and campus must negotiate for cheaper student transportation

Xpress Staff
September 10, 2013
Filed under Opinion

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 week for an entire semester. SFBay rece...

Water main bursts, Muni veers off track

Water main bursts, Muni veers off track

Wyatt McCall
April 15, 2013
Filed under News

[HTML1] A San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency M-line train veered off the tracks Monday afternoon while passing through a flooded 19th Avenue at 19th Avenue and Sargent Street. Authorities and witnesses on the scene say a water main burst, flooding the street with nearly a foot of water and sand....

Spike in crime at SF State area calls for heightened precaution

Spike in crime at SF State area calls for heightened precaution

Maegan Tingling
March 12, 2013
Filed under News

After a late night study session on campus, philosophy major Elizabeth Mathiasen was walking home around midnight when she noticed she was not alone. "I walked faster and even took a different route home and he was still half a block behind me," she said. Perpetrators such as this, look for opportunit...

Professor proposes SF State shuttle revamp to shorten wait times

Professor proposes SF State shuttle revamp to shorten wait times

Michele Bird
October 16, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

Long lines and extensive wait times are an irritating daily reality for passengers who use SF State's free shuttle service. To counteract common transit issues, SF State decision sciences professor Robert Saltzman has proposed implementing two-door, low-floor shuttles to maintain service as well as min...

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