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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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    From ‘Third’ came ‘T’, yet
    There’s no J-Judah, C-Church.
    Off to a bad start.
    –Javier Ruiz

    T- Third [+]

    Lo mass transients
    Faces turned towards nextbus
    Rejoice in your plight

    Malign twists of fate
    Give ample inspiration
    For haiku, beloved
    –Javier Ruiz

    Divisible by
    Two, Three, Four, Six, Eight, & Twelve
    Your sum: less than parts.
    –Javier Ruiz


    To Metro surf:
    Remove hands from poles and loops,
    Hang ten over stairs,
    —Javier Ruiz

    Spread your lovely legs,
    As far apart as you dare,
    Elicit weird stares.
    —Javier Ruiz

    “I wonder, Metro,
    Ever crushed a tagger flat?
    Would you report it?”
    —Javier Ruiz

    More men on Muni
    Pretty girls always get rides
    With their rich boyfriends
    —Javier Ruiz

    Saw a tourist map
    Where F was the only line
    Which is a good thing
    —Javier Ruiz

    Stalwart Twenty-Nine
    Caresses the touristless
    Vastness of SF
    —Javier Ruiz