It's been a long week of Muni reform deals and budget signings. Mayor Gavin Newsom is turning his attention to one of The City's biggest projects: the Transbay Terminal. The mayor plans to drop by Friday morning to check out the work that's going on. Afterward, he will hold staff meetings inside City Hall. Read More
While it may not be a state-of-the-art marvel like its successor is projected to be, the Transbay Terminal, and its unique history, can still draw a crowd. Read More
The federal government will make a $171 million loan for the new Transbay Transit Center, but a decision about larger funding is still pending.
The new transit center is expected to serve more than 45 million passengers annually and contain nine transportation systems. The San Francisco facility is expected to be completed in 2014, with a total cost expected to reach $4.2 billion. Read More
Work to transform a dreary transit center into a dazzling anchor for a new downtown was halted because of a delay in federal stimulus allocations, and when work will resume is unknown.
The aging Transbay Transit Terminal at First and Mission streets is slated to be torn down and replaced.
San Francisco’s tallest skyscraper will flank the new transit hub — and surrounding former freeway lots will fill with new buildings — under closely related redevelopment. Read More
The San Francisco Redevelopment Agency will vote today on a resolution that slams the California High-Speed Rail Authority for exploring alternatives to the Transbay Terminal project that would have the planned line end at a different location. Read More
Catching a bus or train in San Francisco several years from now could involve entering a cavernous work of art created through a collaborative effort between prominent architects and artists. Read More