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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23 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Construction Schedule Feb. 21-Mar. 6

Central Subway Construction Look Ahead February 21, 2011 to March 6, 2011 (PDF available: Contract 1251 Feb. 21 Look Ahead) Utility Relocation for the Union Square/Market Street Station Geary Street (east and west side of Stockton Street): Continuation of sewer installation O’Farrell Street (east and west side of Stockton Street): Continuation of sewer installation East side […]

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27 January 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Flower Stand on the Move!

Utility relocation along Stockton Street to prepare for the future Union Square/Market Street Central Subway station will begin Monday. There will be construction activity for the next sixteen months on Stockton Street from Post through Market streets and on portions of adjacent side streets including Geary, O’Farrell, and Ellis streets. Construction will be halted during […]

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10 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

UMS Utility Relocation Meeting with BID

Central Subway representatives met with the Union Square Business Improvement District (BID) last Thursday to speak on the upcoming utility relocation for the Union Square/Market Street Station (UMS). The presentation for the BID focused on what should be expected during construction and the protocols that the contractor will be following during the UMS utility relocation […]

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05 August 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Public Art Program Announces Winners

Congratulations to the six artists! The San Francisco full Arts Commission  approved the six selected artists for the Central Subway Public Art Program. Two of the winning artists/artist teams will be commissioned to create two original works at each of the stations: a landmark and a wayfinding artwork. The landmark project will serve as the […]

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12 July 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Public Art Proposals: UMS

The San Francisco Arts Commission(SFAC) in conjunction with the SFMTA’s Central Subway Project has opened the station artwork exhibits in the future station areas of Chinatown, Union Square/Market Street (UMS) and Moscone. These displays contain the conceptual drawings and ideas of the nineteen finalists for the “landmark” and “wayfinding” station art designs. We want you […]

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02 July 2010 ~ 27 Comments

Public Art Proposal Display from July 9-16

Congratulations to the 19 prominent national and local artists and artists teams competing for the Central Subway Public Art Program. Proposals for two permanent public artwork opportunities each at the Chinatown, Union Square/Market Street and Moscone Stations will be on view at the Chinese Culture Center, Contemporary Jewish Museum and Weinstein Gallery from July 9 […]

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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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