Crimes on Muni

Monthly Muni crimes per 100,000 vehicle miles.

Measure description

This is a Citywide indicator metric that tracks the number of crimes occurring on Muni per 100,000 miles traveled.

Why this measure is important

This measure aims to improve security throughout the Muni system by identifying and reducing criminal activity. 

This measure is part of SFMTA's equity values as noted in their FY21-24 Strategic Plan.

This measure shows the rate of crimes related to Muni for every 100,000 miles of Muni service. Its purpose is to improve security throughout the Muni system by identifying criminal activity and applying data-driven police deployment to high-crime Muni lines, with targeted enforcement where it is most needed. It is a key performance indicator for the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA)’s strategic objective to improve security for transportation system users.

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Chart description

This chart shows the number of Muni-related crime incidents per 100,000 vehicle miles over time. The Y axis shows the number of crimes per 100,000 vehicle miles. The X-axis shows the calendar year. The unit of measurement is number of crimes. 

How performance is measured

This measures includes crimes reported to the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD). Beginning in January 2013, this metric expanded expanded the definition of Muni-related incidents to include those that occurred off Muni vehicles. Reported results are subject to change as data quality improves or new data become available.

The number displayed on the scorecard page represents a fiscal year average of the values in the chart above.

Additional information

Data notes and sources

Primary data source: Click here to view the source data from SFMTA's Performance Portal.

This data is also available in the Scorecards Dataset on DataSF

Please note this data has an approximately 2 month lag time (e.g. August 2024 data will be available in October 2024.)

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This page is part of the City Performance Scorecards. 

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