CA: Transit Officials Quickly End Muni Metro Double Stopping Trial

May 27, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU) -- Despite good intentions to improve the experience of its rush hour riders, San Francisco's Muni has suspended its so-called "double stopping" program which it announced just last week.

According to Muni, a computer bug needs to be fixed before twice as many people can get on and off trains at the busiest stations.

Double stopping, the practice of allowing two trains to stop and let passengers off in the station at the same time, began Sunday at the Montgomery, Powell and Civic Center stations, according to Muni officials.

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