CA: Chariot Issued New Guidance Against Duplicating Muni Routes

Feb. 22, 2018
Private transit service companies like Chariot will not be able to compete with Muni service under new rules by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency.

Last October, the SFMTA Board of Directors approved a new permit program for jitneys in The City but left out rules on what could be considered a duplication of a Muni route.

SFMTA transportation planner Alex Jonlin said the transit agency and Chariot — the only private transit service currently operating in The City — have come to an agreement on rules when it comes to Chariot following Muni routes.

Jonlin said Chariot should complement Muni service, not replicate the service.

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