These two lines and how they relate to the transit agency and the city’s history make them integral to Muni’s operation. And despite the challenges involved in keeping services such as this in operation, Ford knows it’s what makes his job so great.
“[It’s] a challenging mix in terms of our operation, but it is uniquely San Francisco. We found a way to deal with it. And it does have its challenges, but we’re able to better fit some needs in some ways with the services and how we provide that.”