15 April 2015 ~ 0 Comments

New Light Rail Vehicles for Central Subway

New light rail vehicles (LRVs) are being built in Sacramento by Siemens for the city of San Francisco. The first of the vehicles is anticipated to make its way from Sacramento to San Francisco in late 2016. The expansion of the light rail fleet comes at just the right time with the T Third Line […]

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12 March 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Portal Update

If you happen to be near 4th and Harrison streets you will notice the progress on the portal. The ramp structure houses the entrance and exit to the Central Subway tunnels. One traffic lane on 4th Street, between Harrison and Bryant, recently reopened to traffic. The portal structure is expected to be completed by May. […]

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15 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Examiner editorial board: Central Subway will move San Francisco in the right direction

School kids, community members and the Central Subway team show their support for the T Third Line extension. San Francisco needs the Central Subway, said the San Francisco Examiner’s editorial board in a column published this weekend. With major federal funding for the project now approved, this essential public transit investment will “tie together some […]

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15 June 2012 ~ 0 Comments

SF Examiner on the Central Subway Project: It’s time to get onboard

The Central Subway will extend Muni’s T Third Line through central San Francisco. In today’s San Francisco Examiner, the editorial board strongly endorses the Central Subway project, saying the extension of the T Third Line through SoMa, Union Square and Chinatown “will be a major asset to San Francisco”: “It is time for everyone to […]

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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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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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17 February 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Welcome Synergy Project Management!

Here’s the contractor who’s working on the utility relocation contract for the future Moscone Station and  Portal Tunnel on Fourth Street between Howard to Bryant Streets. Utility relocation work will be performed from January 2010 to approximately June 2011. Synergy Project Management, Inc. (SPM), a local San Francisco business with years of experience in construction and engineering began utility relocation […]

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12 February 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Recap of Groundbreaking Ceremony!

Rain was in the forecast but the sun was shining for our groundbreaking event on Tuesday, February 9, 2010.  This was the first exciting step for the project as we broke ground underneath the I-80 Freeway to signify the start of utility relocation work for the future Moscone Station and Tunnel Portal.  SFMTA Executive Director/CEO […]

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24 November 2009 ~ 2 Comments

Connection and Transfer

Twitter users Transbay & SFMuniRy asked us about transferring and connecting at the Union Square/Market Street  Station (UMS) and Chinatown Station, we decided to answer their questions through a blog post and to post an illustration of the connection within the same system. 1)       Why will it take a 5 minute transfer to exit and […]

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17 November 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Thank You to Our Supporters

The Central Subway project team would like to express our gratitude to the entire San Francisco community for your continued support.  Over the past few years, many friends have demonstrated their support by writing letters (link to PDF), attending public meetings and providing input, which we value highly.  From SoMa to North Beach and beyond, […]

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