15 January 2013 ~ 2 Comments

Vote to name the Central Subway’s tunnel boring machines

Vote now to help name the Central Subway’s tunnel boring machines after historic San Francisco women. From left to right: Lillie “Firebelle Lil” Hitchcock Coit, “Big Alma” de Bretteville Spreckels, Margaret “Mom” Chung, Juana Briones and Mary Ellen Pleasant. Now’s your chance – help us choose the names of the tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that […]

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21 June 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Building Communities With Transit

As everyone is well aware – especially friends visiting from out of town – San Francisco is hilly.  The steep hills limited the growth of the City during the early days.  The main mode of transportation was literal horse power and very few streets were paved in the city. This led to the majority of […]

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11 June 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Everything Old is Made New Again

Public transit is nothing new. The vehicles and modes may have changed, yet the idea is still the same. Transit gets the person from point A to point B and every other letter after that. Ideas thought to be antiquated and out-of-touch has begun to reemerge because their usefulness is being recognized by a new […]

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