The SFMTA Board Debacle, in 5 GIFs

May 2020: Supervisors Hillary Ronen and Aaron Peskin remove the lone disability advocate from the SFMTA board.

April — August 2020: Mayor Breed and the people of San Francisco wait for the Board of Supervisors to evaluate additional nominees.

August 2020: Six members of the SF Board of Supervisors reject a qualified, respected transit advocate — again. That’s just petty.

About Face: Supervisor Gordon Mar initially recommended Jane Natoli’s appointment, but changed his mind for the confirmation vote.

Pet·ti·fog·ging — adjective. Placing undue emphasis on petty details. As in, Pettifogging supervisors put politics over constituent needs during a pandemic.



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