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14 August 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Artist Tomie Arai discusses planned art installation for Chinatown Station

Artist Tomie Arai met with some of the San Francisco community on August 7 about her art installation for the future Central Subway Station in Chinatown. More than thirty people attended the event produced in conjunction with the San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) and hosted by the Chinese Culture Center (CCC). The presentation was done […]

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06 June 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Mayor Lee, public officials, community members celebrate TBM Mom Chung and upcoming start of tunneling

A tour group visits tunnel boring machine Mom Chung beneath busy 4th Street. Tunnel boring machine Mom Chung is almost assembled and just about ready for launch. This summer, the 350-foot-long, 750-ton tunnel-building behemoth will begin her journey north beneath the streets of San Francisco, constructing the city’s first new subway tunnel in decades. Last […]

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10 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Mayor Lee visits tunnel launch site, meets tunneling machine Mom Chung

San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee takes a look at tunnel boring machine Mom Chung in the excavation under 4th Street where tunneling will begin. Yesterday, Mayor Edwin M. Lee paid a visit to the construction site where tunneling will begin and saw Mom Chung, the 350-foot-long tunnel boring machine currently being assembled underground. Speaking […]

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09 January 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Attention SBE firms: Meet the potential prime contractors for the stations, track and systems contract

A recent prime/sub-contractor meet-and-greet event for the Central Subway stations, track and systems contract. The SFMTA invites all interested Small Business Enterprises (SBEs), Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) and Local Business Enterprises (LBEs) to participate in a series of small business opportunity meetings with the potential prime contractors for the contract to construct the Central Subway […]

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16 March 2012 ~ 2 Comments

Mayor Lee, local leaders unveil decorative wrap at Chinatown Station site

Mayor Lee spoke about the benefits of the Central Subway today at a press conference in Chinatown. The Central Subway will improve public transportation in San Francisco, create thousands of jobs and enhance the quality of life of residents and visitors alike. That’s what Mayor Edwin M. Lee and other local leaders and community members […]

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03 February 2012 ~ 0 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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25 January 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Check It Out: Our Winter Project Newsletter

Our latest project newsletter is now available online. In it, we highlight recent project milestones and provide updates on what to expect in 2012. Articles feature the following topics: The status of our grant application with the Federal Transit Administration The major project milestones we expect to accomplish this year The dazzling public art installation […]

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02 June 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Central Corridor Walking Tour

The first of two Central Corridor Walking Tours hosted by the San Francisco Planning Department was held on June 1.  A crowd of several dozen gathered in SoMa to listen to a variety of speakers organized by SF Planning, including Central Subway External Affairs Manager Brajah Norris who discussed the Central Subway’s future impacts on the study […]

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28 April 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Smart Jobs Workshop

The SFMTA, in conjunction with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), hosted a Smart Jobs Workforce Development workshop on April 27, 2011 to highlight opportunities within the Central Subway Project.  The workshop was part of a community engagement plan and diversity efforts to encourage disadvantaged business enterprises (DBE) from around […]

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14 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Meet & Greet with the Primes and Subs

On January 11, 2011 the SFMTA in concert with the Central Subway team hosted the Prime/Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Meet and Greet Event for the construction and specialized service contractors at the San Francisco Hilton Hotel (Financial District). The purpose of this event was to provide an opportunity for subcontractors to meet and speak with […]

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