Archive | February, 2012

28 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Check It Out: Our Project Google Map

We’re excited to announce that we have launched a useful online tool to keep you informed about the Central Subway Project: the Central Subway Project Google Map. The map displays a variety of information about the project and its impacts along the project alignment in SoMa, Union Square and Chinatown. Check back frequently for the latest details […]

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24 February 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Update: Progress on Chinatown Station Property and Contract

The rendering above (top) depicts the design of the future Chinatown Station. Construction is expected to be completed in 2017. The building currently at this site (bottom) will be demolished to make way for the new station. We have exciting news about the Chinatown Station property and contract. The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) […]

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15 February 2012 ~ 1 Comment

President Obama’s budget recommends $150 million for Central Subway

This week, the Central Subway Project has received more promising news from Washington, D.C.: President Obama’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2013 recommends investing $150 million in the Central Subway Project. The funds would come from the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) New Starts program. (See page 30 of the proposed Department of Transportation budget.) For the […]

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10 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Construction Schedule: Feb. 11-March 2

Crews are continuing to relocate utility lines around Union Square to prepare the project alignment for the Union Square/Market Street Station. We expect all utility relocations around Union Square to be completed by June 2012. The complete, current three-week construction schedule is available here (PDF). Work Locations: Stockton Street between Geary and Post streets Geary Street […]

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08 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

With key federal approval in hand, Central Subway moves ahead

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) has received a letter granting federal approval to proceed with a key component of the Central Subway Project. The approval, a letter of no prejudice issued by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), allows the SFMTA to commence with work that will prepare the 1.7-mile project alignment for tunneling […]

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03 February 2012 ~ 10 Comments

Mark Your Calendar: Community Advisory Group Meeting Set for Feb. 16

Join us at our next Central Subway Community Advisory Group meeting on Thursday, February 16. The meeting will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church in Chinatown (925 Stockton Street, 2nd Floor). At the meeting, members of the project team will provide general project updates and discuss the design of […]

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