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Brandon West

Cyclists Strap on Your Helmets & Turn on Your Lights – It’s Been a Rough Summer

Santa Cruz is more than a beautiful beach town – it’s also a rich and diverse haven for cyclists of any discipline. With no shortage of back roads, challenging hill climbs, some of the best mountain…

Claude Wyle

Semi Truck Collision with Amtrak Passenger Train on Way to San Francisco

Sorry I have to report that a semi truck and an Amtrak train collided in Nevada last week en route from Chicago to San Francisco. The crash took six people’s lives and was said to have occurred…

Claude Wyle

Another MUNI Crash Just As San Francisco MUNI Defends Its Safety, Reports MUNI Accident Attorney

Just as San Francisco’s MUNI was defending its safety record, another MUNI accident occurred causing multiple personal injuries. This incident highlights the debate happening right now at the…

Claude Wyle

Muni Driver Leaves Injured Bicyclist at Scene After Muni Driver Runs Over Bike

Sometimes when we read the news we’re shocked and sometimes we’re saddened and sometimes both. The San Francisco Chronicle is reporting today that after an injured bicyclist fell off her…

Claude Wyle

San Francisco Muni Accident Caught on Camera, but Who is Watching?

Last November, Muni told us that the “DriveCam” system would use interior and exterior cameras to record collisions and other unsafe driving behavior. The cameras are able to record…

Claude Wyle

Bus crash injures 19 people in Los Angeles

They say that misery loves company, and if so, this might be one of the few times that San Francisco loves LA. A Los Angeles county bus collided with another vehicle last week in the Silver Lake…

Claude Wyle

New Safety Guidelines Implemented After Muni Accident

Many people have been injured or killed in public transit accidents over the last four months. The most current incident is last week’s crash here in San Francisco, in which nearly fifty…

Claude Wyle

Video of West Portal Muni Light Rail Crash Released

I’ve been keeping my readers updated on last Saturday’s Muni Metro accident in the West Portal station, including today’s earlier post about how switching to manual control before entering a station…

Claude Wyle

Disengaged Safeguards Focus of Muni Light Rail Crash

It has been less than a week since two Muni Metro trains collided in San Francisco, injuring nearly fifty people. This crash has been only the latest in a series of accidents that have made the last…

Claude Wyle

San Francisco Muni Light Rail Trains Collide

In the last three months, nine people have been killed, and more than 170 injured in a series of crashes on the nation’s aging public transit systems. This horrific streak began in Boston, on…