Do the SFMTA’s New Million-Dollar Kiosk Boxes Come with WiFi? I Certainly Hope So

Well I’d want WiFi if I were cooped up in a box with nothing to do for eight hours at a stretch, that’s for sure.

Still, this cashier-in-a-box gig for MUNI pays about five times as much in compensation as what the people get working the boxes at RPD’s Strybing Arboretum.

Isn’t that funny? You make minimum wage with no benefits working in one guvmint box but get five times as much working in a different guvmint box?

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  2. Noah Webster says:

    The kiosk at the arboretum enjoys a clear advantage; better class of clueless people AND it’s on wheels.

  3. sfcitizen says:

    They were s’posed to cost a million for the pair, under the inchoate “Cadillac Plan,” but that didn’t happen.

    Wonder if the wheeled boxes had an architect as well.

    Wonder if they’re ADA compliant?

  4. Harry says:

    The kiosk workers receive full union salaries while the workers (who are employed by dissolute nonprofit the San Francisco Botanical Garden Society) earn only $10 an hour.

    Amazingly, the Unions strongly supported this privatization.

    To the right of the ticket booth at the main entrance to the Arboretum, a permanent booth is being constructed.