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‚Äôs New Starts program, […]

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12 October 2012 ~ 7 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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11 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Democratic Leader Pelosi, Mayor Lee, FTA Officials Tour Central Subway Alignment

High-ranking local and federal officials toured the Central Subway alignment today. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-San Francisco, Mayor Edwin M. Lee and high-ranking officials from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today toured the Central Subway project alignment and received an update on project progress. Leader Pelosi, a longtime supporter of the Central Subway, and […]

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15 February 2012 ~ 1 Comment

President Obama’s budget recommends $150 million for Central Subway

This week, the Central Subway Project has received more promising news from Washington, D.C.: President Obama’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2013 recommends investing $150 million in the Central Subway Project. The funds would come from the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) New Starts program. (See page 30 of the¬†proposed Department of Transportation budget.) For the […]

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