20 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Check it out: Our fall 2012 project newsletter

SFMTA Director of Transportation Edward D. Reiskin speaks at a ceremony announcing federal funding for the Central Subway Project. Hot off the presses: It’s the fall 2012 edition of the Central Subway newsletter. Download it in English or Chinese to read about the latest project news and to gain insight into construction progress, funding milestones and more. In addition to the […]

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20 November 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Central Subway Project awarded $85 million in New Starts funds

When the Central Subway is complete, T Third Line trains will continue straight at the intersection of 4th and King streets instead of turning right onto King Street. The U.S. Department of Transportation recently awarded $85 million in federal funding to the Central Subway Project. The funding, from the Federal Transit Administration’s New Starts program, […]

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12 October 2012 ~ 8 Comments

Major news for San Francisco: Federal funding for the Central Subway Project has been approved

Federal, state and local officials gathered in Union Square yesterday to announce approval of federal funding for the Central Subway Project. Yesterday Mayor Edwin M. Lee and key officials announced that an agreement dedicating $942.2 million in federal funds to the Central Subway Project has been approved. This major funding news finalizes the financing for […]

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27 June 2012 ~ 3 Comments

California Transportation Commission unanimously approves commitment of state bond funds for Central Subway

The Central Subway will tie directly into the proposed future high-speed rail service at the 4th and King street Caltrain station. (Photo credit: Bill Lim, Flickr) Today at their meeting in Ontario, Calif., the California Transportation Commission unanimously approved a commitment of $61.3 million in state high-speed rail connectivity funds to the Central Subway Project, […]

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04 June 2012 ~ 2 Comments

$48.4 million in state funds awarded to Central Subway Project

The Central Subway will vastly improve travel along crowded Stockton Street. (Photo by Flickr photographer Frank Chan.) The Central Subway Project will receive $48.4 million in funding from a state transit-investment program, allowing for continued progress on extending the T Third Line through SoMa, Union Square and Chinatown. The funds come from the state Public […]

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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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03 April 2012 ~ 2 Comments

Proposed SFMTA budget includes significant portion of Central Subway funds

The Central Subway will extend Muni’s T Third Line from SoMa to Chinatown. It is scheduled to open to the public in 2019. Last week the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) released its proposed two-year budget, outlining the Agency’s vision for improving and maintaining San Francisco’s rail and bus transit systems, bike network, walkways, […]

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16 December 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Central Subway gets $6M in Fed. Funding

An early present to the Central Subway project! The Department of Transportation has awarded $6 million to the SFMTA for the project. We are very thankful for Speaker Pelosi who obtained this funding as part of the fiscal year 2010 appropriations process. Check out this press release from Speaker Pelosi’s office.

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21 May 2010 ~ 0 Comments

CTC awards the Central Subway $27M

The Central Subway Project received great news this week! The project has been awarded $27 million in tunnel component funds from the California Transportation Commission (CTC).  These funds are awarded for the Central Subway’s future connection to the California High Speed Rail that is currently in planning.  The route of the High Speed Rail is […]

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25 February 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Project Funding Update

With the February utility relocation for the future Moscone Station and Portal Tunnel groundbreaking for the Central Subway Project and the significant economic challenges across the U.S., there has been new interest and questions regarding the funding and progress of this project. Along with many other major cities, the Central Subway is for the improvement […]

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