The Saddest MUNI-Related Scene I’ve Seen This Year So Far – Historic F-Market Streetcar Driver, Post-Accident

Here’s your accident scene* on Market betwixt Battery and Sansome on August 3rd, 2012…

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…and here’s the streetcar driver, sitting inside of his streetcar, old 1811, pondering developments:

Wow.

Just because the SFMTA MUNI DPT is corrupt and evil and the worst large public transit agency in America and it has spokespeople who are famous for lying all the time, just because of that, doesn’t mean that the average SFMTA MUNI DPT is a bad person or anything…

*Maybe there’s some blame to go around here, having to do with maintenance or procedures or maybe the Mom-ish Subaru driver went on the wrong side of Market for a while only to suddenly pull in front of the streetcar and slam on the brakes – these things are possibilities, I suppose. But, man, things don’t look good for this operator.

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3 Responses to “The Saddest MUNI-Related Scene I’ve Seen This Year So Far – Historic F-Market Streetcar Driver, Post-Accident”

  1. fred says:

    He does look sad but he’ll be fine.

    It’s not possible to be fired from Muni. He’s probably bumming over all the paperwork he has to do.

  2. Nancy says:

    I’m very critical of MUNI but the drivers have to accept responsibility as well. They are often careless and thoughtless. Cars can maneuver better than the old cable cars so I’d put equal blame on the driver who had no business being in that lane.

  3. John Murphy says:

    Given the length of the car and how badly it got smashed up – there is a pretty decent probability that if the car wasn’t in the way, the street car would have nailed the bus….