Save Muni’s party this year took place at 111 Minna Gallery in downtown San Francisco.
We awarded a Certificate of Appreciation to long time San Francisco Chronicle columnist Carl Nolte for 50 years of support for public transit. Afterward Carl told us that he’s been riding the Muni for nearly 80 years. Our apologies and even warmer congratulations.
Bob Feinbaum, President of Save Muni announced support for regulation of Transportation Network Companies Uber and Lyft by the City of San Francisco. Now they are regulated by the state Public Utilities Commission which has been called the “protector of corporations not the public” by former Commission chair Loretta Lynch.
Unfortunately MTA Director Jeff Tumlin, who planned to join us, was unable to participate due to an overly long MTA Board meeting. Perhaps next year.
Save Muni’s Secretary Robin Krop provided musical entertainment on the piano. She played and sang transportation songs, and would like to hear suggestions for other songs for next year’s event.
A big thanks to all who helped make this event so successful:. Jean Barrish, Marlayne Morgan, Howard Wong, Michael O’Rourke and Michelle, David and all the great folks at 111 Minna Gallery.