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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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    trying to get to work
    oh shit, everything’s burned down
    and we hit a horse
    – Jill C., inspired by Market St. streetcar before & after 1906 quake (video)

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    reveal yourself to me
    oh prolific E.K.L.,
    my MUNI muse

    frizzy hair tickles
    furry hoodie makes me sneeze
    itchy, itchy ride

    forgot to get off
    trapped in N-Judah alone
    end of line, doors sealed


    Mister Rogers lied
    back of gripper’s jacket reads:
    “It’s Not A Trolley”
    — jill

    click-click and ding-ding
    cameras snap and big bell rings
    Bay Bridge fades away
    — jill

    sexy F Market
    your classy Italian cars
    whisper “uscita”

    end-to-end Market
    so what *does* the ‘F’ stand for?
    ferries or fairies?

    38 Geary
    snaking, panting sardine can
    you’re king of them all

    35 Eureka!
    you’re really no big surprise
    all Diamond and queens

    dim sum, pasta or
    date at Marina Safeway
    30 Stockton’s there

    trusty 24
    a long ride to Barneveld
    through ghettos and hills


    9X San Bruno
    we don’t like your kind ’round here
    fast track to nowhere

    in Geary’s shadow
    noble, modest, hardworking
    the brave 2 Clement

    1 California
    you’re just like the cable car
    only not as cool

    brakes slam, bodies fly —
    cautious driver or sadist?
    gratuitous lurch