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Proposed Hub Heights Raised, Impact Report about to Be Drafted

Proposed Hub Heights Raised, Impact Report about to Be Drafted

With San Francisco’s ambitious Central SoMa Plan nearing adoption, the city’s Planning Department is about to start drafting the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the equally ambitious Hub District Plan. In addition to improving and activating the area’s streets, alleys and public realm, the Market Street Hub plan would... Read More »

Target Opening Day for the Salesforce / Transbay Transit Center Set

Target Opening Day for the Salesforce / Transbay Transit Center Set

With little slippage in the expected completion date for San Francisco’s Transbay/Salesforce Transit Center over the past month, the target opening date for the new center and its 5.4-acre rooftop park has been unofficially set for August 12, 2018. Keep in mind that the opening date assumes no major... Read More »

Details and Timing for Mission Bay Ferry and Water Taxi Service

Details and Timing for Mission Bay Ferry and Water Taxi Service

If the Port’s plans are approved as proposed and dredging commences in mid-2019 as currently envisioned, San Francisco’s future Mission Bay Ferry Landing near the intersection of Terry A. Francois Boulevard and 16th Street, cater-corner to Chase Center and adjacent to the future Bayfront Park, could be operational as... Read More »

Plan for a Better Market Street Picked, Aiming for a 2020 Start

Plan for a Better Market Street Picked, Aiming for a 2020 Start

While running a few years behind schedule, the three alternatives and two design options for redesigning the 2.2‐mile segment of Market Street between Octavia Boulevard and The Embarcadero, with the stated goal of revitalizing and improving San Francisco’s busiest pedestrian street, bicycle thoroughfare and transit corridor, “making it safer... Read More »

Tunneling to the Transbay: Most Likely Approach and Timing

Tunneling to the Transbay: Most Likely Approach and Timing

While there are technically three possible routes by which trains are slated to eventually reach San Francisco’s new Salesforce/Transbay Transit Center, in terms of the most probable path, there are really only two. While a Citizens Working Group convened to study the potential paths continue to include a Mission... Read More »

Frustration Mounts as Timing for New Transit Center Slips Again

Frustration Mounts as Timing for New Transit Center Slips Again

As we reported last month: While the 5.4-acre rooftop park atop San Francisco’s future Transbay/Salesforce Transit Center is on track to be fully planted, landscaped and construction complete in June, the timing to complete the $2.3 billion building below has slipped anew. Originally expected to be substantially complete at... Read More »

Timing for San Francisco’s Transit Center Pushed Back

Timing for San Francisco’s Transit Center Pushed Back

While the 5.4-acre rooftop park atop San Francisco’s future Transbay/Salesforce Transit Center is on track to be fully planted, landscaped and construction complete in June, the timing to complete the $2.3 billion building below has slipped anew. Originally expected to be substantially complete at the end of 2017, the... Read More »

The Vision for Connecting SF and the City’s Future

The Vision for Connecting SF and the City’s Future

The City’s proposed vision to guide the future planning and development of transportation in San Francisco is about to be formally released. As we first reported last year, the “ConnectSF” project is a city-wide effort to both consolidate and coordinate all transportation-related planning efforts in the city as well... Read More »

Timing for New Transbay District Parks Pushed Back

Timing for New Transbay District Parks Pushed Back

With the timing to complete San Francisco’s new Transbay Transit Center having slipped, the groundbreaking for the future Transbay Park, which will occupy the middle third of the Temporary Transbay Terminal site, has been pushed back from early this year to sometime in 2019. The projected groundbreaking for the... Read More »

Bus Rapid Transit on Van Ness Pushed Back to Mid-2020

Bus Rapid Transit on Van Ness Pushed Back to Mid-2020

Having finally broken ground last year, which led to some false hopes with respect to the redevelopment of the former McDonald’s site at the corner of Van Ness and Golden Gate Avenues, the projected end of construction and opening date for the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line down Van... Read More »