Phil Matier: San Francisco Developers Renege On Paying Special Tax For Transbay Terminal, Caltrain Extension
The San Francisco Board Of Supervisors are meeting Tuesday to create a special tax district around the Transbay Terminal to cover the cost of its reconstruction including the Caltrain extension. Downtown developers had earlier promised to pay in, they are now lobbying, and threatening a lawsuit claiming the amounts are too excessive due to soaring property values.
The 6.0 magnitude quake Sunday morning in Napa County triggered multiple shutdowns of rail services throughout the Bay Area, including the cancellation of ACE train special Levi’s Stadium service and suspension of Amtrak’s Capitol Corridor service from Roseville to San Jose while track and bridges are inspected.
BART service has resumed following major delays impacting the Richmond BART line Tuesday morning due to a power outage in South San Francisco.
Caltrain is experiencing delays up to 30 minutes on northbound and southbound trains Monday morning due to switch problems.
3 Money-Saving Tricks To Make Games Affordable That The 49ers And Levi’s Stadium Don’t Always Tell You
Enjoying a 49ers game at the new Levi’s Stadium can cost upwards of $100 just for the a single ticket plus $30 or more for parking, and $5.75 for a bottle of water, meaning a family of four could easily drop $600 or more. We can’t help with the ticket prices, but we’ve found 3 easy ways to seriously save you money on everything else.
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Caltrain is experiencing delays after a man was struck and killed by a southbound train in Burlingame Monday night, Caltrain officials said.
When Caltrain stops running at night, a new ride sharing app called Fleet offers to take people in private cars along the San Francisco to San Jose route.
Levi’s Stadium was designed with mass transit in mind, and the 49ers are banking on heavy use of public transit on game days.
The purchase of new BART cars, planning for new Muni Metro light rail vehicles and Caltrain electrification could be held up if Congress doesn’t reauthorize federal transportation funding by next week.