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    What is MUNI Haiku?

    MUNI is the San Francisco Municipal Railway. MUNI Haiku celebrates and shakes a fist at all that is good, bad and curious about SF public transit.

    The world-famous and locally-reviled fleet is made up of gas buses, electric buses, connector buses, historic streetcars, lightrail trains and the iconic cable cars. It's complemented in some parts of town by BART, the subway that connects SF to its outskirts.The creator of this site absolutely worships the Italian orange F Markets.

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    6.27.11

    Clipper reader out
    Driver looks at me and pouts
    Hey man, not my fault
    -Joshua, aka baldmale

    31 Balboa [+]

    Sweaty, smelly man
    Don’t ride with arms in the air
    Armpit B.O. kills
    -JC

    20 dollar bill:
    Why should I break you again?
    Just to wait in M’s delay?
    -Josh

    he is still standing?
    welcome to eternity
    for that man who waits
    -mergy

    will you step inside
    or shall I push you outside
    back door step stander?
    –Megan Anderson

    Get to West Portal
    Big delay, I walk back home
    No school once again!

    “1 California
    To Clay & Drumm beep beep beep”
    Outside my window

    Castro rains glitter
    Man tries to clean sparkle splash
    Dude, wash behind ears

    Full of yuckiness,
    Pistachios all over
    Greasy seat nonsense
    -AJ

    Everyone looks down
    Staring at their screens with frowns
    Stop and smell the muni!
    -Joshua[aka baldmale]

    1.26.11

    Wheelchair ramp is long.
    Longer than driver knows
    Hits bus stand, bus down

    1.25.11

    A man grabs transfers
    Driver leaves bus crazy chase
    Drama on Van Ness
    -DW

    A rolling trash can
    Outspoken inmates advise all
    Desperate transit
    -DW

    You saved me again.
    3 dollars versus 30
    now I can buy gas

    crowded twenty-two,
    oh my god, what is that smell?
    b.o, sweat, dog, fish

    Men too drunk to stand,
    Two, lost foreign backpackers,
    Dodginess abounds

    12.14.10

    Swaying quietly,
    my neighbors’ friendly faces,
    Early morning rain.
    -flossofur

    boys on the bus with
    Gumby haircuts, smelling of
    chronic and grape gum.
    -cdg

    running uphill in
    kitten heels I could not catch
    the bus, now I’m late
    -cdg

    10.1.10

    Who started this trend?
    Stand in the aisle, but there’s seats!
    I call you “door trolls”

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