Archive | September, 2011

28 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Resolution by SF Board of Supervisors

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors released a resolution in support of the Central Subway Project and replacement housing.  The resolution supports “the expeditious completion of all requirements necessary to enter into a Full Funding Grant Agreement with the Federal Transit Administration for the Central Subway project” as well as “a project that will replace all demolished rent controlled […]

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13 September 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Largest Construction Contract Proceeds

Central Subway Moves Forward with Largest Construction Contract Release date: Sept. 13, 2011 **Press Release** San Francisco – The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), which oversees all surface transportation in the City, including the Municipal Railway (Muni), today announced that the initial notice to proceed (NTP) authorization for the Central Subway’s largest construction contract, […]

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13 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

SF Voters Support the Central Subway

A new poll shows that a majority of San Francisco voters support the Central Subway.  The poll results are available below and the results were highlighted in the media by the SF Examiner, Majority of SF voters still back Central Subway, according to new poll. Central Subway Poll Results

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12 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Construction Schedule Sept. 10-Sept. 30

Utility Relocation for the Union Square/Market Street Station Construction Outlook September 10  to September 30 (PDF available: Contract 1251 September 10-September 30 Look Ahead) Description of Work: East side of Stockton Street (O’Farrell to Market streets): Installation of enclosure wall, utilities and backfill Anticipated Completion: October 2011 Stockton Street (Geary to Post streets): Installation of […]

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08 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Media Coverage about CS Progress

MTA director Ed Reiskin joined Central Subway Program Director John Funghi and Central Subway supporters, including David Nadelman, president of the Union Square Business District, and Jim Lazarus, senior vice president of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, to highlight progress made on the project and to announce $20 million in New Starts funds from the federal […]

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07 September 2011 ~ 1 Comment

SFMTA, City Leaders Highlight Progress

SFMTA and City Business Leaders Highlight Progress of the Central Subway Project $20 million in federal New Starts funds recently released to the project will help keep San Francisco moving forward San Francisco—The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), which oversees all surface transportation in the City, including the Municipal Railway (Muni), today was joined by the […]

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06 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Letter from Administrator Rogoff to WSJ

The Administrator of the Federal Transit Administration, Peter Rogoff, wrote a letter to the editor on Saturday, Sept. 3, in response to the Wall Street Journal article about the Central Subway (Aug. 23).  We thank Administrator Rogoff for his support of the Central Subway and other transit projects around the country.  The letter to the editor […]

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01 September 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Response to SF Weekly Article

The latest round of criticism of the Central Subway, including an article in the SF Weekly is not based on any new evidence, but rather on the fact that the project is very close to achieving the Full Funding Grant Agreement. In 2007, Mr. Peskin was very clear in his support of the project stating, […]

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01 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Subway to the Future

Re-posting of the September 1  San Francisco Chronicle Open Forum article ” Subway to the Future” written by Stephen Taber.

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