06 February 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Project Advancements | February 7 – February 16

This post contains brief updates about recent construction activities and a look-ahead for what to expect in Southern SoMa, Northern SoMa, Union Square, Chinatown and North Beach over the next two weeks. For more detailed information, click here or on the links below. You can also find construction, traffic detour, and Muni impact information on […]

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09 August 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Attention 49ers fans: 79X Candlestick Park will be re-routed around Central Subway construction

A 49ers game at Candlestick Park. Photo by Flickr user cho_kettie. Tomorrow the San Francisco 49ers will host their first pre-season game, facing off against the Minnesota Vikings at 6 p.m. at Candlestick Park. To accommodate Central Subway construction on Stockton and 4th streets, the southbound 79X Candlestick Express, which provides express service to the 49ers […]

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03 July 2012 ~ 3 Comments

SFMTA to re-route southbound 8X/8AX/8BX Bayshore Express and 91 Owl bus lines around Central Subway construction

To accommodate Central Subway construction, the Muni 8X Bayshore Express bus line will be re-routed in July.  Starting Wednesday, July 11, the southbound 8X/8AX/8BX Bayshore Express and 91 Owl Muni bus lines will be re-routed to accommodate Central Subway construction in Union Square and SoMa. The re-routes may remain in effect throughout the duration of the […]

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12 June 2012 ~ 2 Comments

Bids opened for Chinatown Station contract

Bids for the contract to construct the Chinatown Station, depicted here, were opened today. Today at the headquarters of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), bids were opened for the contract to construct the Central Subway’s Chinatown Station. The four bids for the contract were submitted by the following firms: Frontier-Kemper/Tutor-Saliba Joint Venture – […]

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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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29 May 2012 ~ 0 Comments

SFMTA Board Chairman: Central Subway ‘a worthy and crucial investment’

Tom Nolan, chairman of the SFMTA Board of Directors, speaking at a Central Subway press conference in March. “A worthy and crucial investment in San Francisco’s transportation infrastructure.” That’s how Tom Nolan, chairman of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) Board of Directors, described the Central Subway in a recent editorial to the Wall […]

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01 May 2012 ~ 3 Comments

Board of Supervisors, SFMTA Board unanimously approve key resolutions to advance Central Subway Project

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed five resolutions to advance the Central Subway Project. Today the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) Board of Directors unanimously passed several resolutions to move the Central Subway Project forward. Both boards passed resolutions approving a contingency funding plan that […]

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19 April 2012 ~ 2 Comments

Now out for bid: The Union Square/Market Street Station contract

The Union Square/Market Street Station will connect residents and visitors to the heart of Union Square and downtown. The contract to construct the Central Subway Union Square/Market Street Station has gone out for bid, marking the latest advance in this major improvement to San Francisco’s public transportation system. The centrally located station will connect residents […]

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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 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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