Archive | May, 2012

29 May 2012 ~ 0 Comments

SFMTA Board Chairman: Central Subway ‘a worthy and crucial investment’

Tom Nolan, chairman of the SFMTA Board of Directors, speaking at a Central Subway press conference in March. “A worthy and crucial investment in San Francisco’s transportation infrastructure.” That’s how Tom Nolan, chairman of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) Board of Directors, described the Central Subway in a recent editorial to the Wall […]

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25 May 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Construction Update: Road and sidewalk restoration to commence near Union Square, utility relocation starting in SoMa

These walls, called guide walls, are being constructed at 4th Street beneath the I-80 overpass to prepare to excavate the site where the Central Subway tunnel will begin. In the next three weeks, road and sidewalk restoration are planned to begin along Stockton Street, and work associated with the tunnel contract is anticipated to commence […]

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09 May 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Why Central Subway? Find out in our new project brochure.

The front page of our new project brochure features photos of the neighborhoods and local destinations the Central Subway will connect. Reducing travel times. Improving San Francisco’s transportation network. Connecting bustling neighborhoods, premier commercial districts, world-renowned tourist destinations and a burgeoning technology and digital-media hub. The Central Subway – a rapid, emission-free alternative to crowded […]

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07 May 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Construction Update: Utility relocation, tunnel site preparation continue to advance

Crews prepare to pour sidewalk on Stockton Street. Since our last three-week construction update, work to prepare the tunnel launch site for tunneling and to relocate utilities around Union Square has continued to progress. In the next three weeks, the following work will be underway: Union Square/Market Street Station Utility Relocation: Crews will continue to relocate utilities to […]

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03 May 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Central Subway FAQs: Muni impacts, ridership, funding and more

With support from Washington and continued progress on construction and contracts, the Central Subway Project has accomplished major milestones in recent months. More achievements – including a commitment from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to provide nearly $1 billion in New Starts funding – are on the horizon, paving the way for tunneling and station […]

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01 May 2012 ~ 3 Comments

Board of Supervisors, SFMTA Board unanimously approve key resolutions to advance Central Subway Project

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed five resolutions to advance the Central Subway Project. Today the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) Board of Directors unanimously passed several resolutions to move the Central Subway Project forward. Both boards passed resolutions approving a contingency funding plan that […]

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