San Francisco Municipal Railway-The
San Francisco Municipal Railway (Muni) is the
seventh-largest public transit system in the United
States, as measured by ridership. Muni has approximately
700,000 boardings on an average weekday. Its fleet of
about 1,000 vehicles, over half of which are electric,
consists of subway-surface light-rail vehicles (Metro
streetcars), electric trolley buses, diesel buses, the
world-famous cable cars, the only ones in the world still
operating, and a unique collection of historic streetcars.
The first publicly owned streetcar system in a major city
in the U.S., Muni has been taking the people of San
Francisco where they want to go since 1912.
Metropolitan Transit Authority in Houston, Texas--METROís
multimodal system began more than 20 years ago when the
sole mission was to keep Houstonians moving. Although the
service is far more diverse, the goal hasnít changed.
The bus service, which is now 100% accessible, moves more
than 320,000 people a day. It offers an ever-growing fleet
of nearly 1,500 buses to access more than 130 different