Transit Week gets off to rough start as train delays disrupt officials’ commutes

San Francisco officials who took light rail Monday morning to kick off a citywide Transit Week event were held up when trains broke down on two Muni lines.

What was supposed to be a celebration of mass transit became an indictment of the city’s unreliable light rail system.

“This just shows how we need reinvestment in Muni — because we got to a point where it was the first day of Transit Week, and the L Taraval didn’t work,” said Janice Li, a candidate to represent San Francisco on BART’s Board of directors.

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