Muni Diaries
Muni Diaries
Feb 21, 2023
Ep. 139: Muni's dramatic origin story
Play • 24 min

In today's episode, public transit advocate, designer and illustrator Chris Arvin shares the dramatic story of how Muni became the first public transit system in a major US city. 

Complaining about the bus might be San Francisco's unofficial favorite past time, but few know about the true origins of our transit system.

You can find Chris at @chrisarvinsf on Twitter, and you can also shop their Transit themed merch at

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