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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

5 Reasons You Don't Want to Share Your Muni Seat with School Kids

Posted By on Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 1:25 PM

In yet another mark of a failing education system, San Francisco's school board cut transportation service for our youngsters, which means we now have to share the Muni and BART with dozens of kids jacked up on sugar everyday.

As if our ride home wasn't odious enough.

We agree with parents on this one -- letting kids loose on the city's public transit system is all around a bad idea, and here's why:

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5. We Don't Want to Get Shot, Stabbed, Beaten, or Robbed: Plain and simple. It's enough that we have to wonder whether our Muni driver will get us from Point A to Point B safely. Now we have to worry about kids killing us? It's been well documented that Muni has become a breeding ground for kid-on-kid crime, and it's just not fair to put us in the middle of that crossfire.

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Erin Sherbert

Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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