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30 June 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Chinatown Station Plaza: Couplet Contest Winner

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s (SFMTA) Central Subway Project joined the Chinatown Community Development Center to officially announce Carin Mui as the winner of the Chinatown Plaza Couplet Contest at a press event on June 24. In April, the search began for a couplet, which is a pair of prose that is similar in […]

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09 May 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Couplet Composers Wanted!

The Chinese Community Development Center (CCDC) is hosting a couplet contest. The winning couplet will become a permanent part of the Central Subway Chinatown Plaza. Passengers will see the couplet prominently installed at the station plaza with dimension of 9’ by 11.5’ inches high. The contest kicked off on Monday, April 25 at the Chinatown […]

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22 March 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Public Art Program Update

The San Francisco Arts Commission’s Public Art Program is overseeing the creation of a diverse and exciting permanent public art collection in the four Central Subway stations. Each station’s distinct identity will be enhanced by beautiful art that the public can enjoy when the Central Subway opens in 2019. Artwork was selected in accordance with […]

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16 March 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Central Subway Update on KTVU News

Central Subway Program Director John Funghi was interviewed last week by Fox KTVU News reporter Claudine Wong for Bay Area People. Check out the segment in the video below, following the BART and Caltrain reports. For more information on the Central Subway Project, please see our website.  

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15 December 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Skybridge Shined in Chinatown

During the summer of 2015, the Chinese Cultural Center (CCC) unveiled Sky Bridge, a dazzling piece of temporary art designed by artist Beili Lui.   This work transformed the pedestrian bridge located on Kearny Street between the Hilton Hotel and Portsmouth Square. The Skybridge project was the final piece of the Chinese Cultural Center’s multiyear project, […]

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03 December 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Featured Photos – December 3

Union Square Business Improvement District (BID) Executive Director Karin Flood and Central Subway Program Director John Funghi kick-off the second annual Winter Walk. This pop-up open space, features entertainment, Off the Grid food trucks, and is located on Stockton Street between Geary and Ellis during the holiday moratorium. The much-appreciated plaza features a nightly light […]

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24 September 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Featured Photos – September 24

The Central Subway project was recognized at the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Annual Business Meeting and Awards Ceremony on September 17 at the City Club of San Francisco. Project Director John Funghi accepts the ASCE Transportation Project of the Year award on behalf of the Central Subway Project, a 1.7 mile-long extension of […]

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28 August 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Featured Photos – August 27

The Central Subway Community Advisory Group (CAG) and community members learn more about the upcoming 4th & King trackway work. The meeting was held at the Creamery in SOMA. Crews are preparing for the upcoming trackway work which will take place starting 10 p.m., Friday, September 4 through early morning, Tuesday, September 8. During construction […]

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14 August 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Featured Photos – August 13

Upcoming Labor Day Weekend (10 p.m., Friday, September 4 to 5 a.m., Tuesday, September 8) work at 4th & King includes installation of transit signal priority equipment as well as track improvements for the future Central Subway extension of the T Third Line. Traffic will be impacted due to construction as well as weekend activities. […]

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06 April 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Relocation of Bus Stop Near Future Chinatown Station Starting April 9

Due to upcoming construction activity, the bus stop for the southbound 8X/8AX/8BX Bayshore Express, 30 Stockton, 45 Union/Stockton, and 91 Owl routes on Stockton Street between Washington and Jackson streets will be relocated. The new bus stop location is on the northwest corner of Stockton and Jackson streets in front of Little Paradise. The new […]

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